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A bill making its way through the Kentucky legislature might end a decades-old busing program in one of the state's largest — and most segregated — cities.
March 16, 2017
Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party is celebrating a resounding win over populist Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom, in a result that's being welcomed by centrists and progressives.
March 16, 2017
The lightly seasoned meat and veggie pie, prevalent in the Upper Peninsula, is pure fuel. Popularized by Cornish miners in the 1800s, it's come to symbolize tenacity in the face of trying conditions.
March 16, 2017
The document released on Thursday is more of a political statement than an actual budget, as Congress will need to approve a final plan. But it does indicate the president's priorities.
March 16, 2017
Richard Kahlenberg of The Century Foundation argues that it's time to take a closer look at integration.
March 16, 2017
A medical residency program is the next training step for newly minted doctors, and awaiting "the match," can be tense. For some international students, Trump's travel ban has made the tension worse.
March 16, 2017
Amid the rise of far-right political parties in Europe, Spain has no similar movement. That may be due to its history under a dictatorship and Spaniards' own experience as impoverished migrants.
March 16, 2017
Lee Baca, 74, who's in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, headed the nation's largest sheriff's department for 15 years before resigning in 2014 as the jail abuse scandal grew.
March 16, 2017
President Trump's budget blueprint calls for a 10 percent increase in military spending, along with deep cuts in foreign aid and the Environmental Protection Agency.
March 15, 2017
President Trump said at a Nashville campaign rally wished he had stuck his ground and fought for his original, much stricter executive order. His second travel ban was temporarily halted Wednesday.
March 15, 2017
If the exit polls are accurate — indicating a three-way tie for a distant second place finish — the tallies will be seen as a significant defeat for Wilders and his brand of ethno-nationalism.
March 15, 2017
The reigning world champions say they won't defend their title. Along with higher pay, they want more marketing and training support from USA Hockey. USA Hockey said it was "disappointed" by the move.
March 15, 2017
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told NPR's Robert Siegel she doesn't think President Trump "has the faintest idea" about health care.
March 15, 2017
Three patients were blinded after getting stem cells from fat at a Florida clinic. But another patient shows promise after treatment in Japanese study using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
March 15, 2017
It's complicated to confirm a death. But a new study gives a minimum number of health workers who've been killed since the war began six years ago.
March 15, 2017
The director of National Drug Control Policy under President Obama, Michael Botticelli, says the proposed GOP health bill would decrease access to treatment in the middle of an opioid crisis.
March 15, 2017
McCartney has long sought control of The Beatles hits he co-authored and has filed a court case against the company that controls them.
March 15, 2017
The Fed also said it is looking to increase rates three times in 2018, as inflation approaches the central bank's target annual rate of 2 percent and the unemployment rate appears stable.
March 15, 2017
The speaker continues to make the case for the American Health Care Act despite growing resistance within the GOP and tepid public support from President Trump.
March 15, 2017
On a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, a passenger's personal headphones caught fire while she was sleeping, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says.
March 15, 2017

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