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Laws that ban tapping on a phone while driving have become common, but in Hawaii, a new escalation targets pedestrians.
July 29, 2017
In Portland, Ore., little girls are soldering copper, pouring concrete and running electrical wiring. At the Girls Build camp, local tradeswomen teach them the ins and outs of construction.
July 29, 2017
North Korea fired a missile on Friday that experts say had the capability of striking U.S. cities. Korea observers argue with each successive test, the U.S. and allies lose leverage with Pyongyang.
July 29, 2017
Even as the GOP's assault on Obamacare lurched and stumbled to a stop, America's attention was divided by other stories — some important, some of lesser consequence and some of greater shock value.
July 29, 2017
The drama on the Senate floor early Friday morning was the culmination of months of opposition — and concerns expressed — by moderate Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.
July 29, 2017
We're going to tell you anyway.
July 29, 2017
Trump told a crowd gathered in Long Island that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were "liberating our towns" from gang violence.
July 28, 2017
Walter Shaub, former head of the federal ethics office, says that unless compliance laws are toughened, American ethical norms will fade away. They will be replaced by new, lower standards, he fears.
July 28, 2017
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns after the country's supreme court disqualified him on corruption charges related to last year's release of the Panama Papers.
July 28, 2017
The footage shows a Palm Beach Gardens officer telling the tennis star he won't cite her: "You just got stuck in a bad situation." She is being sued for wrongful death of a man in the other vehicle.
July 28, 2017
John Kelly, who had been serving as Trump's secretary of Homeland Security, takes a key role at the White House after a week of staff turmoil and infighting.
July 28, 2017
Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma discusses why he's disappointed that the health care vote failed and on the announcement that Reince Priebus is out as White House chief of staff.
July 28, 2017
The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell this week said it now expects oil prices to remain low forever. The global oil glut of recent years shows no sign of diminishing. Energy demand has leveled off.
July 28, 2017
The U.S. economy gained momentum in the second quarter as consumers and businesses picked up their spending. Gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.6 percent.
July 28, 2017
NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reviews the dramatic changes that have occurred on her beat this year, including the election of Emmanuel Macron and France's resurgence in global politics.
July 28, 2017
Tom Grove of The Wall Street Journal bureau in Moscow talks to NPR's Kelly McEvers about the state of relations between the U.S. and Russia after Moscow's announcement that it would order the Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.
July 28, 2017
The video shows a man knocking over a Mexican vendor's cart. It's ignited tensions around street vending, which is both ubiquitous and illegal in LA, and about the racial discrimination vendors face.
July 28, 2017
As speculation abounds over Attorney General Jeff Session's future, a crowded field of contenders are jockeying for position ahead of the Aug. 15 GOP primary in Alabama to choose his successor.
July 28, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing sweeping changes to how it regulates cigarettes and related products, including reducing the amount of nicotine allowed in tobacco cigarettes.
July 28, 2017
The Pentagon says North Korea has launched another intercontinental ballistic missile. The Pentagon estimates that it traveled about 620 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan.
July 28, 2017

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