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The comedic actress was loved for her roles on The Dick Van Dyke Show and, later, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. To this day, however, it's her comedy that endures.
Jan. 25, 2017
"As much as I have a fear of heights, I decided that I would do this because the risks are so great and so tremendous at this point with this administration," said Greenpeace's Karen Topakian.
Jan. 25, 2017
Opponents of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines say that Trump's new executive memo is a disappointment. But it's one that they've been gearing up for.
Jan. 25, 2017
Journalist Evan Osnos discusses the high-tech survivalists who are stockpiling food and weapons and investing in luxury underground bunkers. "They feel a sense of fragility in our politics," he says.
Jan. 25, 2017
Tree crops like pistachios, peaches and almonds need a certain amount of cold weather every year. But scientists say that California's climate may become too warm for them to grow there.
Jan. 25, 2017
A wall would be expensive — up to $40 billion, according to one estimate. Experts say it's impractical, and a majority of Americans are actually against it. But it was a big Trump campaign promise.
Jan. 25, 2017
Bolt left Rio with a perfect triple-triple, having one three golds in three consecutive Olympics. But his record unraveled after a re-analysis found his Beijing relay teammate used a banned substance.
Jan. 25, 2017
The Department of Justice is already working with the Chicago Police Department, and local authorities are cooperating with the DEA, ATF and FBI to investigate and combat violent crime in the city.
Jan. 25, 2017
China tries to discredit the press and to convince citizens not to believe their own eyes. Trump's White House seems to favor similar tactics, writes Frank Langfitt, NPR's former China correspondent.
Jan. 25, 2017
President Trump has suggested an import tax of up to 45 percent on goods made by U.S. firms overseas. But it's illegal to single out individual companies and it's unclear what form the tax would take.
Jan. 25, 2017
Having a first period by age 11 and never having children were both associated with premature menopause, which this study defines as menopause by age 40.
Jan. 25, 2017
The attack happened during a particularly sensitive political process that al-Shabab is trying to disrupt. Somalia has recently sworn in a new Parliament and is planning presidential elections.
Jan. 25, 2017
"My parents told me to never give up," American skier Robby Kelley says. When he crashed near the finish of a World Cup race Tuesday, he hiked back up the mountain to get it right.
Jan. 25, 2017
A Trump official says he expects peer-reviewed research will be subject to vetting during the transition period. If such a rule became permanent, it would be a radical departure from existing policy.
Jan. 25, 2017
It's the most common learning disability, yet it's hard to understand. We asked six artists who have dyslexia to share their experiences in images.
Jan. 25, 2017
"Among many other things, we will build the wall" along the U.S. border with Mexico, the president said last night.
Jan. 25, 2017
Cheese is gaining popularity in this South Asian country, but it is mostly imported and expensive. An Indian-based monastery with Italian roots is trying to change that — by making it themselves.
Jan. 25, 2017
President Trump's statements that aren't true challenge many newsrooms. NPR will report what it can verify, says news chief Michael Oreskes.
Jan. 25, 2017
People in the six states where aid in dying is legal can have trouble finding a doctor or hospital to assist. Reasons cited include religious objections and doctors' discomfort with hastening death.
Jan. 25, 2017
Apple is about to join Amazon and Netflix and get into the content making business, sources say. Apple stands to boost revenue, analysts say, but finding success in Hollywood isn't easy.
Jan. 25, 2017

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