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Public attitudes about social media's impact on political and civic engagement differ according to race and ethnicity, a recent study by the Pew Research Center finds.
Aug. 5, 2018
A spokesman for the president says the leader was targeted by drones armed with explosives during a speech at a military event on Saturday, injuring seven service members.
Aug. 4, 2018
Guinness spent $90 million on the Open Gate Brewery near Baltimore, Md., where it hopes to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
Aug. 4, 2018
The Chinese dissident artist tells NPR his studio is in the process of being demolished. The workspace is located in Beijing's Songzhuang District, on the outskirts of the city.
Aug. 4, 2018
The National Rifle Association says insurance companies are backing away from the organization, threatening its ability to operate.
Aug. 4, 2018
A European court tightens rules on genetically engineered foods while the U.S. approves a "bleeding" veggie burger that relies on gene editing, sending mixed messages to the industry and consumers.
Aug. 4, 2018
As marijuana legalization spreads, police are asking for better tools to detect drugged drivers. Some police are now working with researchers to try to bring a THC breathalyzer to market.
Aug. 4, 2018
"Churches are taking over the leadership role which was supposed to be in the hands of the political powers," says a Catholic youth group member in the Brazilian town of Central do Maranhão.
Aug. 4, 2018
Democrats are playing a weak hand in the battle over Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. Unlike Republicans, Democrats have not played the long game when it comes to focusing on the judiciary.
Aug. 4, 2018
From trade and immigration to the treatment of political allies, Trump thinks a lot of things are unfair. His version of social justice has shaped his priorities for the country.
Aug. 4, 2018
States across the country are in the process of money from the federal government for election security. But local officials worry the money isn't enough to make systems safer for the next election.
Aug. 4, 2018
Projects helping to improve medical care for moms and babies in poor countries want to scale up. But first they need to master the art of the pitch.
Aug. 4, 2018
It's the third federal court to rule that the government had failed to justify its decision to end the program. The administration has 20 days to appeal, before immigrant protections are reinstated.
Aug. 3, 2018
Police investigating the October 2017 attack said they've been able to answer the "who, what, when, where and how" of the massacre, but as the probe ends, officials cannot explain the "why."
Aug. 3, 2018
The water, collected by scientists with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, measured 78.6 degrees Fahrenheit. "It really is weird," a research scientist said. It all started with the blob.
Aug. 3, 2018

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