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A woman who received a uterus transplant recently delivered a healthy baby boy. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the doctors working on the experiment about its ethics, risk, and cost implications.
Dec. 5, 2017
Two major network news divisions are addressing problems at the organizations after unrelated incidents. ABC News president James Goldston denounced his own journalists on Monday for a botched story about the federal investigation of President Trump's inner circle. NBC News is facing skepticism from staff as the organization addresses the backlash over the Matt Lauer sexual harassment scandal.
Dec. 5, 2017
Fewer people are trying to sneak across the Southwest border, while more undocumented immigrants are being picked up in the interior of the country, according to data released by the Homeland Security Department. It's the most comprehensive data to date on how arrest patterns have changed dramatically under the Trump administration.
Dec. 5, 2017
Justices at the Supreme Court appear sharply divided as to whether a baker may refuse to create a wedding cake for a same sex wedding. The case, heard on Tuesday, has generated emotional responses from both sides.
Dec. 5, 2017
More than 15 women made allegations of unwanted sexual advances by Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with one of the women, Jessica Leeds as those stories are getting fresh look in the post-Weinstein era.
Dec. 5, 2017
When sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore emerged, many Republicans distanced themselves. But gradually they moved back. The cycle parallels to aftermath reaction to then-candidate Donald Trump's Access Hollywood tape.
Dec. 5, 2017
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency about the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Russian athletes can still compete, but it will be under the Olympic flag.
Dec. 5, 2017
A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has burned more than 70 square miles north of Los Angeles. Santa Ana winds are fanning the flames and about 30,000 people have been evacuated.
Dec. 5, 2017
In Honduras, protesters defied a dusk to dawn curfew to take to the streets and make noise in anger over the nation's disputed presidential election. Irregularities have sown widespread distrust in unofficial results that show the incumbent president with a slim lead. The opposition is calling for a recount.
Dec. 5, 2017
Congress is racing to pass two big priorities in the coming days — a final GOP tax bill and funding to keep the government from shutting down.
Dec. 5, 2017
President Trump has set a new precedent for using Twitter as his main way of communicating to the public and sharing his opinions. With the Russia investigations in progress and the recent guilty plea of Michael Flynn, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with lawyer Peter Zeidenberg, a special prosecutor with the Justice Department during the George W. Bush administration, about whether Trump's tweets could be used as evidence for obstruction of justice.
Dec. 5, 2017
The longest serving member of the House is resigning. Democrat John Conyers, 88, has represented Detroit since 1965. He's stepping down amid accusations that he sexually assaulted several aides over the years. He denies the allegations, but announced on Tuesday that he is retiring, effective immediately. At the same time he endorsed his son John Conyers III to succeed him in congress. A special election is required to fill the seat.
Dec. 5, 2017
The International Olympic Committee decided on Tuesday to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The decision comes after a widespread doping program in Russia. Russian athletes can still compete, but it will be under the Olympic flag.
Dec. 5, 2017
Carles Puigdemont and four other former Catalan ministers have been fighting extradition from Belgium. But national warrants remain, meaning the five will face detention if they return to Spain.
Dec. 5, 2017
Each paid at least 50 euros to "adopt" the castle and help restore it. The campaign is part of an effort to crowdfund the protection of the country's cultural heritage sites.
Dec. 5, 2017
A report finds the Army, Navy and Marines fail to submit required fingerprint and conviction data to the FBI in more than one-third of criminal cases. But the Air Force shows signs of improvement.
Dec. 5, 2017
The White House says President Trump will announce his decision on the embassy's location in the coming days. Key Arab and Muslim allies of the U.S. warn such a move could spark anger — or violence.
Dec. 5, 2017
Myanmar's tea shops have long been central as public spaces to meet and talk, especially during the military regime. But with the country's "opening" to Western influence, their prominence is fading.
Dec. 5, 2017
The special counsel's office has reportedly subpoenaed the German financial giant for Trump family financial records. The president and his aides have warned those inquiries might cross a red line.
Dec. 5, 2017
It took 20 years and $1.5 billion dollars to develop a vaccine for dengue, a deadly mosquito-borne virus. After it finally got approval in many countries, a complication has surfaced.
Dec. 5, 2017

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