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Two days after Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán was transferred to a prison near Juárez, Mexico, a city near the U.S. border, a federal judge in Mexico said the extradition process meets legal requirements.
May 9, 2016
A coalition of more than 200 agriculture groups wrote an open letter urging Congress to approve the trade deal, saying it'll help U.S. farmers stay competitive in an increasingly crowded world market.
May 9, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte is known for shocking language and has been linked to extrajudicial killings. He has won support from Filipinos who are looking for someone to crack down on crime and corruption.
May 9, 2016
O'Rourke will be voting for Hillary Clinton, but he's not happy about it. "She's wrong about absolutely everything, but she's wrong within normal parameters," he said.
May 9, 2016
The aid industry focuses on issues about women and is dominated by female staffers. So why are they often absent in high-level public conversations?
May 9, 2016
North Carolina is going to court over its new law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Renee Montagne gets the latest from WUNC reporter Jeff Tiberii.
May 9, 2016
Last week, the Department of Justice said the "bathroom bill" violates the Civil Rights Act, and gave the state until Monday to respond. State lawmakers have said they plan to miss that deadline.
May 9, 2016
ProPublica's Charles Ornstein spoke with Niall Brennan about making health data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services more widely available outside the government.
May 9, 2016
The ride-hailing apps spent millions trying to persuade city voters to reject rules requiring drivers to be fingerprinted. But they lost, and now say they're "pausing" operations in Texas' capital.
May 9, 2016
For its latest anti-tobacco campaign, the the Food and Drug Administration wants to harness hip-hop swagger to reach minority teens — who disproportionately suffer the consequences of smoking.
May 9, 2016
North Korea's powerful are gathering for its first ruling party conference in decades. Kim Jong Un is working to consolidate his power at home — and regionally — with an expanded nuclear arsenal.
May 9, 2016
For Mother's Day in 2007, Michel Martin interviewed Cheryl Coleman, who was searching for her son. Since then, she's found him — but says she's spending this year's Mother's Day without him again.
May 8, 2016
Stargazers, ready your (solar-filtered) telescopes: Mercury will pass directly across the sun on Monday for more than seven hours. And you can watch when it does — if you do it just right.
May 8, 2016
North Korea's leader was speaking at the country's highest-level political gathering since 1980. This comes after it has conducted a series of provocative weapons tests.
May 8, 2016
A fuel tanker collided head-on with two buses. It happened between Kabul and Kandahar, on a road where drivers are known to speed to avoid militant checkpoints.
May 8, 2016
Antonio Pampliega, José Manuel López, and Ángel Sastre crossed into Turkey from its northern border with Turkey last July to report on the fighting in Aleppo. They hadn't been heard from since.
May 8, 2016
Playoffs are underway in the NBA and NHL, so Mike Pesca, host of Slate's podcast The Gist, takes this opportunity to debate the merits of the leagues with NPR's Melissa Block.
May 8, 2016
Donald Trump has become the de facto Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton still has a wide lead in delegates. On Tuesday, voters in Nebraska and West Virginia will cast their ballots.
May 8, 2016
For Mother's Day we're going to hear about one woman's experience with an open adoption and how she stayed in touch with her son years after giving him up to another family.
May 8, 2016
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus no longer uses elephants in its shows. The animals are heading for retirement in Florida. But their work isn't done yet.
May 8, 2016

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