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Ruffled by President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't been warm lately. Hopes remain that Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel might help reset the relationship.
March 17, 2017
A pandemic is likely to crop up in the next few decades, many scientists predict. To help readers prepare, NPR created its first-ever Pandemic Preparedness Kit. But it's not your traditional kit.
March 17, 2017
What questions do you have about the toll that climate change is taking — and about possible solutions?
March 17, 2017
Ruffled by President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't been warm lately. Hopes remain that Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel might help reset the relationship.
March 17, 2017
Following a White House meeting, President Trump says he moved some conservative Republicans opposed to the healthcare bill into the "yes" column.
March 17, 2017
The authors — who won awards in the fiction and nonfiction categories, respectively — were just two of the writers who emerged Thursday with one of the literary world's most renowned prizes.
March 17, 2017
About one quarter of medical residents in the U.S. are graduates of foreign medical schools. Many practice medicine in communities that have a hard time recruiting doctors.
March 17, 2017
The creators of the risk assessment score say they want to help primary care physicians better identify patients who need extra counseling and follow-up.
March 17, 2017
Ruffled by some of President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't exactly been warm lately. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House on Friday may change matters.
March 17, 2017
The Nobel Prize winner celebrated his Caribbean homeland and described its brutal colonial history. "You didn't make yourself a poet," he said. "You entered a situation in which there was poetry."
March 17, 2017
Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the '60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region's simple, self-sustaining way of life.
March 17, 2017
The injectible drug Repatha is spectacularly good at lowering cholesterol. But the first big clinical trial of its ability to prevent heart attack and stroke finds smaller benefits.
March 17, 2017
President Trump's budget blueprint isn't the administration's only effort to downsize and reorganize the government. It's something many presidents have tried before him.
March 17, 2017
One day after saying diplomatic efforts "have failed" to affect North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. would consider all military options if compelled to act.
March 17, 2017
Critics of the bill say it could lead to more suicides — in one recent year, an average of 20 veterans died from suicide, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
March 17, 2017
Authorities say they've found more than 250 bodies in what may be Mexico's largest mass grave site. The area has been marred by violence as warring drug gangs battle for control of the state.
March 17, 2017
The Chelsea Milling Company is known as the manufacturer of Jiffy baking mixes: for muffins, cakes, biscuits, and more. Here's how the family-owned manufacturer has managed to thrive for generations.
March 17, 2017
Algae was long a part of Irish cuisine. Nutrient-rich, it helped some survive the Great Famine. Irish cooks reviving the practice say it's not just good for you – it's a zap of flavor from the sea.
March 17, 2017
Advocates on both sides of the aisle say the GOP health care bill will be bad for Texas because it will lead to more people without coverage and punish the state because it did not expand Medicaid.
March 17, 2017
The outline released Thursday by the White House reduces funding for public housing, Meals on Wheels, community grants and more. Trump's lead budget official says such programs aren't proven to work.
March 17, 2017

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