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Texas is in the midst of a fracking boom, which is opening up huge energy reserves and bringing in jobs. But traffic fatalities, some involving inexperienced and fatigued truck drivers, have surged.
Oct. 12, 2014
Getting around Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital, has become more challenging since the Ebola outbreak began. Passengers and drivers tell NPR how they're coping.
Oct. 12, 2014
Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.
Oct. 12, 2014
The worker, who helped care for the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., reported a low fever Friday night.
Oct. 12, 2014
A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner Star Wars Uncut, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation that shows both the contributors' talents and their passion for the original.
Oct. 11, 2014
The antibiotic-resistant bacteria C. difficile can be deadly. Fecal transplants often can cure infections, but have a major ick factor. Capsules of fecal matter deliver the cure more politely.
Oct. 11, 2014
The new product brings several advances, but it also has a steep price tag, reported at $1,125 per tablet. Its maker reported billions in sales of a related drug approved last year.
Oct. 11, 2014
On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.
Oct. 11, 2014
The No Child Left Behind law famously set this year as the date when, well, no children would be left behind. So now what?
Oct. 11, 2014
The two have agreed not to mess with each other's yard signs. "This office is bigger than us," a candidate for a county sheriff's post in northern Kentucky says.
Oct. 11, 2014
Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a national crusader against illegal immigration, but this year some of his GOP brethren are turning against him as he struggles to win reelection.
Oct. 11, 2014
The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.
Oct. 11, 2014
Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.
Oct. 11, 2014
Millennials are the most likely to favor traditionally pro-environment policies and believe climate change is man-made. But they are also the least likely generation to identify as environmentalists.
Oct. 11, 2014
Cottrell died last Friday in Plano, Tex. His do-it-yourself product brought more affordable curly hair to the masses.
Oct. 11, 2014
The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.
Oct. 11, 2014
Twitter sued the federal government because it stopped the tech company from disclosing government requests for user information. Twitter says the current disclosure rules aren't transparent enough.
Oct. 11, 2014
For the International Day of the Girl Child, we wanted to bring to light issues that are often hidden from view. So we turned to five photographers who devote much of their time to girls' issues.
Oct. 11, 2014
On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.
Oct. 11, 2014
Conflict Armament Research tracks the weapons the self-proclaimed Islamic State uses. As Damien Spleeters tells NPR's Scott Simon, the group traced weapons back to more than 20 countries.
Oct. 11, 2014

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