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A video of NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn asking a question about a policy to expand the Beijing region got millions of views on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter. Here's why.
March 18, 2017
Customs and Border Protection is asking for designs and prototypes from contractors to build Trump's proposed wall. Some requirements: It has to be at least 18 feet tall and "physically imposing."
March 18, 2017
When it was introduced a few years ago, Google Glass was labeled as the next big thing. But it flopped. Now, it's finding new uses with workers in manufacturing and other industries.
March 18, 2017
Chinese immigrants came to the Mississippi Delta as agricultural laborers. Many moved on to become grocers in African-American neighborhoods. Some stores remain, but many folks have moved on and away.
March 18, 2017
The wearing of the red honors the patron saint of Sicily. But the real celebrating centers around extravagant altars filled with traditional food, religious symbols and tributes to loved ones.
March 18, 2017
Trump's proposed 13 percent budget cut is the top education story of the week. Also: What's happening with student aid.
March 18, 2017
Flights are being redirected and thousands of people have evacuated from Paris' Orly Airport.
March 18, 2017
A Swedish billionaire wants you to think of a better way to run the world — and get rid of problems like violence and extreme poverty.
March 18, 2017
Advocates in Virginia and beyond hope voters will be more engaged in the wake of the 2016 and ready to take on redistricting reform.
March 18, 2017
Antibiotic-resistant staph infections don't always start in hospitals, and they aren't always particularly dangerous. But, even after a MRSA-infected wound heals, the bacteria often remain.
March 18, 2017
Nashville ends decades old Frederick Douglass mystery.
March 18, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in the executive branch, but the president doesn't control it, which he says is unconstitutional. Agency supporters say independence is its strength.
March 17, 2017
After saying she wouldn't seek the death penalty, a state attorney was removed from prosecuting a high-profile killing case by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The state death penalty continues to be debated.
March 17, 2017
It's hard to imagine two more different political figures. Whether these polar opposites can collaborate may be the single biggest factor in determining the future of the transatlantic partnership.
March 17, 2017
KLP is pulling millions of dollars it has invested in companies building and owning the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision was reportedly driven by pressure from Norway's indigenous Sami peoples.
March 17, 2017
Before President Trump's second travel ban could take effect, two judges blocked it. The Justice Department has filed a notice of appeal in one of those cases, setting up another showdown.
March 17, 2017
Ukraine is considered one of the world's most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country's tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.
March 17, 2017
It is unclear what information was on the agency-issued laptop, though a spokeswoman says the computers "are not permitted to contain classified information." An investigation is ongoing.
March 17, 2017
Most of the millions in the U.S. who are infected with hepatitis C can't afford the cure. Some say the U.S. could save money and cure more people if it bought the drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc.
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

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