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It's over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.
July 22, 2016
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR's Colin Dwyer has.
July 22, 2016
The social media company's high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.
July 22, 2016
Investigators say Philip Esformes, 47, used his access to thousands of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to perpetrate a massive and profitable fraud.
July 22, 2016
We asked everyone we met why they were supporting Trump. Here are some of their answers.
July 22, 2016
After last week's truck attack, "We're lost," says one resident. "We just don't know how to deal with it. We're living in endless doubt."
July 22, 2016
"This is not a case of a rogue cop, this is not a case of police abuse," the head of the Dade County police union says, adding that the officer who shot Charles Kinsey is praying for his recovery.
July 22, 2016
El Nino ruined this spring's harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?
July 22, 2016
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
July 22, 2016
More people have been Googling the term "white people" recently, perhaps prompted by this election cycle's racial issues. But we're trying to figure out a couple other spikes over time.
July 22, 2016
More than 20 athletes who won Olympic medals in Beijing are among those implicated. The new findings nearly double the number of implicated athletes from those games.
July 22, 2016
Trump's speech was studded with statistics that had fact-checkers working feverishly into the wee hours — often finding numbers to be distorted or downright specious. But it didn't seem to matter.
July 22, 2016
Of debris that's turned up, officials note that "none of it had provided information that positively identified the precise location of the aircraft."
July 22, 2016
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
July 22, 2016
He's the man with a seemingly endless stream of science fun facts at his command. He's also a great gourmet. We talk to the famed scientist about how his two great passions collide in the kitchen.
July 22, 2016
A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.
July 22, 2016
Cass Frankenstein started wearing sunglasses to protect himself from bullies. Decades later, he still wears them. Some friends and relatives say that holds people at bay. But he says it's worth it.
July 22, 2016
NPR Politics adds context, analysis and checks facts in Trump's Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention.
July 21, 2016
Peter Thiel is an openly gay libertarian billionaire financier, co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor. "Fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline," he says.
July 21, 2016
With two outsize white bows in her hair, 6-year-old Heavenly Joy brought the house down at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Thursday night.
July 21, 2016

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