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After Kim Davis was found in contempt of court, a federal judge ordered her jailed and then set about finding someone at the Rowan County Courthouse who is willing to issue marriage licenses.
Sep. 3, 2015
A new study from the Migration Policy Institute shows a slowdown in apprehensions of at the U.S. border, thanks in part to increased efforts by Mexico.
Sep. 3, 2015
Photos of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who drowned when his family was attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Greece, had many news outlets struggling with the decision to publish — or not publish.
Sep. 3, 2015
In a new sign that Iran might consider freeing Jason Rezaian, a powerful Iranian politician tells NPR that there are ways to liberate the Washington Post reporter and other prisoners.
Sep. 3, 2015
Colorado's experiment with long-lasting birth control proved a big success in reducing unplanned pregnancies and abortions. But political backing has been hard to come by.
Sep. 3, 2015
Last week, Bundesliga fans brought welcome banners to stadiums. Now soccer giant FC Bayern Munich is following suit, opening its heart and wallet to help refugees adjust to life in Germany.
Sep. 3, 2015
Carson is rising in Iowa. He's drawn big crowds in the state and he's catching up with Donald Trump in the polls there. Like Trump, the retired neurosurgeon has no background in elected office.
Sep. 3, 2015
Federal prosecutors say that Navinder Singh Sarao used a computer program to "spoof" the markets, sending the Dow down 600 points in a matter of minutes in 2010.
Sep. 3, 2015
Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.
Sep. 3, 2015
Over 4,000 French farmers took to the streets over falling food prices. The protests are a fallout of EU's agricultural struggle to stay competitive globally.
Sep. 3, 2015
Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.
Sep. 3, 2015
The state is often a step ahead of the status quo when it comes to environmental policy, and climate change is no exception. New legislation includes a plan to cut gasoline use in vehicles by half.
Sep. 3, 2015
Police have arrested five Rutgers players and four others, accusing them of crimes that range from assault to home invasion and rioting.
Sep. 3, 2015
Roof has been charged with murdering nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina in June. He also faces federal hate crime charges.
Sep. 3, 2015
Back in February, NPR published this look at Syrian refugees entering Europe. The crisis has only intensified since then and we are republishing the original story.
Sep. 3, 2015
The filmmaker is 21. He had to direct and star in a movie — his first movie, in fact. He was really, really stressed. Would he make the deadline?
Sep. 3, 2015
Officials say the collision between two tow boats near Paducah, Kentucky, occurred last night. One of them is discharging oil into the river.
Sep. 3, 2015
The president got more than he bargained for during what was supposed to be a routine photo op at a fishing village in Alaska.
Sep. 3, 2015
The billionaire businessman is expected to sign the RNC's loyalty pledge today, promising he won't run as an independent. But there's still no guarantee he'll abide by it.
Sep. 3, 2015
A sheep found in the wild in Australia had to undergo emergency shearing — 89 pounds, 3 ounces of wool was cut away. The sheep's weight reportedly dropped by half.
Sep. 3, 2015

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