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Also: A Pennsylvania congressman won't seek re-election after a report of an abortion request; President Trump's Puerto Rico golf venture; and the grave of St. Nicholas is reportedly discovered.
Oct. 5, 2017
For many people, it's just not Fall without this tasty combo. And when the first cars hit the roads, farm stands began selling the drink along with a fried treat made by a new machine.
Oct. 5, 2017
The Nobel Prize in literature has always been a tough award to predict. Many were surprised when last year's award was won by Bob Dylan.
Oct. 5, 2017
Across the country, so-called DREAMers have been scrambling to renew their DACA benefits for the last time before the Trump Administration begins phasing out the program in March.
Oct. 5, 2017
The Republican congressman has voted to impose tighter restrictions on abortion access. He reportedly asked a woman with whom he had an affair to get an abortion.
Oct. 5, 2017
Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.
Oct. 5, 2017
The show's plot and very existence provokes larger questions around race, representation and casting.
Oct. 5, 2017
Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.
Oct. 5, 2017
Underscoring the severity of the U.S. overdose crisis, a first-of-its kind opioid intervention court aims to get drug-addicted criminal defendants into recovery before their criminal case is heard.
Oct. 5, 2017
President Trump seems pessimistic about Puerto Rico's ability to pay its debts. That view may, in part, reflect his own financial experience there, where he once got stung by a golf course bankruptcy.
Oct. 5, 2017
The White House claims that Chicago has a high crime rate despite its stricter gun laws. This claim doesn't work on two levels.
Oct. 5, 2017
May planned to use her speech at the Conservative Party conference to reassert her leadership after a disappointing June election — but her less-than-stellar performance might have made things worse.
Oct. 4, 2017
A bill passed by the California Legislature requires drugmakers to give 60 days' notice before raising a drug's price by 16 percent or more over two years, and to justify the price increase.
Oct. 4, 2017
The president told Fox News "you can say goodbye" to Puerto Rico's $73 billion in debt. But the White House quickly walked back the remarks.
Oct. 4, 2017
Republicans and Democrats alike are upset about the massive hack of Social Security numbers and other sensitive information at the consumer credit reporting company.
Oct. 4, 2017
They were honored for developing a new way to generate 3-D images of biological molecules. Researchers are using the technique to study everything from the Zika virus to Alzheimer's disease.
Oct. 4, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with former Secretary of State George Shultz about his time in public service and his thoughts on current world affairs.
Oct. 4, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with gun expert Paul Glasco to learn more about the device found in Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room, which can enable a semi-automatic rifle to fire continuously.
Oct. 4, 2017
The president met with first responders and survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Oct. 4, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration wants the Nashoba Brook Bakery to remove the word "love" from its ingredients on granola. But owner John Gates thinks this is not FDA's business.
Oct. 4, 2017

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