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Judge Daniel Ottolia ruled that the California Legislature was hasty in passing the 2015 law, but he put the decision on hold for five days to give the state time to file an emergency appeal.
May. 16, 2018
The blast reportedly blew out walls and an entire floor of the building. Authorities said the size of the explosion made it suspicious but that they were still investigating.
May. 15, 2018
The volcano, which began a period of increased activity earlier this month, is sending ash plumes drifting downwind in what could be a potential threat to aircraft in the area.
May. 15, 2018
The number of children and teens who visited the hospital for suicidal thoughts or attempts doubled from 2008 to 2015. Rates were highest during the school year.
May. 15, 2018
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., has unveiled a portrait of Lacks, whose cells have been used for decades — without her consent — to find medical breakthroughs.
May. 15, 2018
The Russian leader jumped behind the wheel of an orange dump truck, leading the charge across the 12-mile bridge connecting the two regions for the first time in history.
May. 15, 2018
The nominee to be CIA director makes her remarks in a letter that brings immediate support from three Democractic senators. She now appears to have sufficient backing to win Senate confirmation.
May. 15, 2018
The day after Israeli troops shot dozens dead during protests on the Gaza border, envoys traded barbs at the U.N., countries confronted ambassadors — and Guatemala readied an embassy move of its own.
May. 15, 2018
North Korea canceled a meeting with South Korea and said the U.S. should think about the fate of the summit "in light of this provocative military ruckus." The U.S. said summit planning continues.
May. 15, 2018
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Jason Johnson, professor of politics and journalism at Morgan State University and politics editor at The Root about a series of recent incidents of white people calling police on black people in public spaces.
May. 15, 2018
Several states plan to move quickly to make sports betting legal in the wake of Monday's decision. But they will be competing with an established black market that lacks tax forms.
May. 15, 2018
In addition to the record rise in cases of sexually transmitted diseases, the state has seen a spike in the number of stillbirths caused by syphilis.
May. 15, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo, with a suspected 19 deaths so far from the virus, is turning to an as-yet-unlicensed vaccine with a very promising track record.
May. 15, 2018
Since President Trump came into office, it sometimes feels like every other week is infrastructure week. But why have there been so many?
May. 15, 2018
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Monica Devlin a retired school teacher who, house was destroyed when lava flowed into her neighborhood. Devlin says she has no house to go back to she says, but she is happy to be alive.
May. 15, 2018

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