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Bac Duong, 43, reportedly approached a civilian on the street and said he wanted to turn himself in. He and the two inmates who are still on the run are charged with violent crimes.
Jan. 29, 2016
In honor of the Iowa caucuses, NPR Politics has a gift for you: everything you need to know about the caucuses and this election season in one handy PDF download.
Jan. 29, 2016
Two new studies find that exposure to food advertising can lead adults and children to eat more and gain weight. The researchers say it's more evidence for why we need policies that restrict the ads.
Jan. 29, 2016
A federal judge ordered the leader of the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation, Ammon Bundy, and his brother held without bail. Despite Ammon Bundy's advice, four militants continue the occupation.
Jan. 29, 2016
"The really important thing to remember about Iowa is not that it's first because it's important. Iowa is important because it's first," said one political columnist.
Jan. 29, 2016
Scientists studied the genomes of more than 64,000 people and found that those with the debilitating psychiatric disease were much more likely to possess mutations of a particular gene.
Jan. 29, 2016
Campaigning in New Hampshire, he takes more swipes at rival Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president, calling him "an anchor baby in Canada."
Jan. 29, 2016
Project Nourished uses a variety of tricks to fool the mind into thinking it's eating. The goal: to let us consume our favorite tastes without unwanted extras — like food allergens or just calories.
Jan. 29, 2016
One strain of dog flu causing outbreaks in the U.S. appears to be especially contagious, making it likely more dogs than usual will get sick, veterinarians say. Still, 90 percent of cases are mild.
Jan. 29, 2016
The NFL says increased concussion reporting shows a positive "culture change" in the league, which is under pressure to make the game safer.
Jan. 29, 2016
Researchers have uncovered a juicy tidbit that could be the parasite's undoing.
Jan. 29, 2016
The state now will recognize concealed-carry permits from other states. In exchange, control advocates got more stringent laws on gun shows and protection for domestic abuse victims.
Jan. 29, 2016
The guitarist and singer channeled his passion for politics and science fiction to become a prolific songwriter. Kantner helped define the San Francisco sound in the 1960s.
Jan. 29, 2016
An investigation into the link between the virus and the brain-damaged babies born in Brazil to infected moms is finding signs of a different type of microcephaly.
Jan. 29, 2016
The International Olympic Committee is sending an advisory to participants on how to deal with the mosquito-borne virus. The games in Rio de Janeiro begin in 189 days.
Jan. 29, 2016
The decision by a judge in Texas was a blow to prosecutors. They wanted Ethan Couch, who was deported Thursday from Mexico, to be held in an adult jail while he awaits a hearing next month.
Jan. 29, 2016
The proposal would require companies with more than 100 employees to submit data, affecting more than 63 million workers.
Jan. 29, 2016
Labor organizers are urging boards of two of the biggest farming counties in the state to adopt a Farm Worker Bill of Rights to protect them from wage theft, abuse and health and safety threats.
Jan. 29, 2016
Four miners who survived a gypsum mine collapse in eastern China had been trapped since late December.
Jan. 29, 2016
Xerox doesn't just make printers and copiers, it offers business services. Now, months after activist investor Carl Icahn announced a stake in Xerox, the operations will become independent firms.
Jan. 29, 2016

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