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Advocates hope the recent law out of N.M., banning school staff from shaming kids for not having lunch money, helps to shape policies the USDA is requiring school districts write by July 1.
April 17, 2017
Arkansas had sought to execute eight men before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires. Judges blocked the killings, but the state appealed. The first execution was set for tonight.
April 17, 2017
"All options are on the table," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during his visit to South Korea, amid rising tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile program.
April 17, 2017
Park, who was impeached and removed from power, faces charges that range from bribery to the leaking of state secrets. The bribery charge alone carries a possible life sentence in prison.
April 17, 2017
With a vegetables-only restaurant in Napa Valley, chef Jeremy Fox was a rising star. But the stress was too much and it all fell apart. Now he is back with a vegetable cookbook.
April 17, 2017
Nearly 90 percent of Kentucky's electricity is from coal — the cheap energy source that helped build its manufacturing economy. Now it's struggling to respond as more businesses want clean energy.
April 17, 2017
Imprisoned Palestinians are staging a mass open-ended hunger strike to protest their conditions. It's being led by prominent Palestinian political figure Marwan Barghouti.
April 17, 2017
A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding were removed from a flight on Saturday. The airline said the passengers repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating which they did not purchase.
April 17, 2017
Getty Images photographer Justin Sullivan's "before-and-after" images show how recent rains in California swelled formerly dry reservoirs and turned brown landscapes green.
April 17, 2017
The tech company pays retirement-age employees a stipend to transition to jobs with mission-driven nonprofits. And for some, the fellowship can turn into a second act.
April 17, 2017
The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.
April 17, 2017
Last year nearly 4.5 million people without Social Security numbers filed federal tax returns. Many were in the U.S. illegally. But there are signs that fewer such immigrants are filing this year.
April 17, 2017
Native Americans are 60 percent more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic whites. The Coeur D'Alene Tribe in Idaho is using traditional dance to get fit and lose weight. They call it "Powwow Sweat."
April 17, 2017
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have figured out why shoelaces seem to come untied at the worst moments, like when you're running.
April 17, 2017
Rather than resent Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C, for rebellious moves like torpedoing the GOP's replacement for Obamacare, voters outside Asheville are showing support for the legislator.
April 17, 2017
Results of a new Ipsos poll conducted for NPR suggest Americans may be sending a garbled message when they voice their opinions on taxes.
April 17, 2017
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
April 16, 2017
In the video posted to Facebook Live on Sunday, Steve Stephens, the suspect, says he has killed more than a dozen other people, but police have not verified that claim.
April 16, 2017
Set to be implemented in 2030, the plan would merge Beijing, the port city of Tianjin and Hebei province into a mega-region to push economic development. Some are skeptical resources will be shifted.
April 16, 2017
Turkey's historic constitutional referendum was held to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On Sunday, the Turkish people voted "yes."
April 16, 2017

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