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Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.
Sept. 24, 2017
Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc spent four years making portraits of women around the world. "In the end, I think beauty just means just being yourself," she says.
Sept. 24, 2017
Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.
Sept. 24, 2017
In remarks Friday night in Alabama, Trump took issue with NFL players who have knelt in protest during the national anthem. And on Twitter Saturday, he targeted Stephen Curry of the NBA.
Sept. 23, 2017
After Maria hit, airport operations in San Juan are limited. Flights to Puerto Rico have been booked, boarded — then returned to the gate, to send weary travelers back for another round of bookings.
Sept. 23, 2017
All year, NPR member station reporters around the country have asked people how they would be affected by proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Here are five of those stories.
Sept. 23, 2017
The National Weather Service warned locals to evacuate, but with most communications down, it remained unclear how many would heed the alerts.
Sept. 23, 2017
The singer, inspired as a teen by James Brown, didn't release his first album until 2011, at the age of 62. For the six years that followed, through a battle with cancer, he never wasted a moment.
Sept. 23, 2017
The quake occurred close to the site where the country detonated a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.
Sept. 23, 2017
Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico, speaks with NPR's Scott Simon from the island, where he's aiding in the disaster recovery efforts.
Sept. 23, 2017
Researchers used an innovative method to come up with the data for the years from 2000 to 2015. What's behind the encouraging trend?
Sept. 23, 2017
Police found the bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, a U.S. citizen, in their Istanbul apartment, Their deaths have left family and the wider Syrian diaspora fearing for their lives.
Sept. 23, 2017
Those relying on the federal government's safety net are grandmothers, the kid next door, your supermarket cashier — maybe even you.
Sept. 23, 2017
Obamacare made it easier for people to leave jobs to start their own ventures and entice others to join, knowing they could buy insurance independently. Some entrepreneurs worry that could change.
Sept. 23, 2017
The ACLU is challenging a Michigan practice that allows private child-placing agencies contracted by the state to deny services based on religious objections.
Sept. 23, 2017
On Sunday — the same day as the German national election — Berliners will vote on whether to keep their city airport when a new one opens just south. Tegel Airport has fierce defenders — and critics.
Sept. 23, 2017
As Hispanic Heritage Month gets under way, it's worth noting that the idea of people from the Latin American diaspora referring to themselves as 'Hispanic' or 'Latino' or 'Latinx' is a fairly new one.
Sept. 23, 2017
Amid hurricanes and working with Democrats to keep the government open and raise the nation's debt limit, Trump's approval rating has stopped its decline and has even rebounded slightly.
Sept. 23, 2017
The poster tradition dates back hundreds of years and serves as an equalizer in modern-day German elections. But some of today's messaging has been provocative to the point of causing offense.
Sept. 23, 2017
The week in education, from student aid rules to HBCUs.
Sept. 23, 2017

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