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German police said at least nine people were dead and at least 50 people were injured. The driver survived and fled the scene.
Dec. 19, 2016
Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Stanford University student Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman. The state judicial discipline agency found no evidence of sentencing bias.
Dec. 19, 2016
Employees of Pakistan International Airlines sacrificed the animal to mark the first flight of an ATR turboprop plane since the fleet was grounded following a December 7 crash.
Dec. 19, 2016
House Bill 2 was passed in response to an anti-discrimination measure in Charlotte. Now the city has voted to rescind the measure, and state legislators say there will be a vote to repeal HB2.
Dec. 19, 2016
Engineers made a radio receiver with building blocks the size of two atoms. One benefit of a radio so small you can barely see it: The machine works at extremely high temperatures.
Dec. 19, 2016
Andrei Karlov was shot "multiple times" Monday evening as he delivered a speech at an exhibition opening in Ankara, Turkish state media reported.
Dec. 19, 2016
Alabama boosted its graduation rate with questionable methods.
Dec. 19, 2016
If male doctors were as good as their female counterparts at caring for older people in the hospital, about 32,000 fewer patients a year would die. What do women doctors do better than men?
Dec. 19, 2016
By comparing the light from anti-atoms with the light from regular atoms, they hope to answer one of the big mysteries of our universe: Why is there so much regular old matter and not much antimatter?
Dec. 19, 2016
A French court ruled that the current head of the International Monetary Fund improperly oversaw a case when she was France's finance minister. She was not sentenced to any prison time.
Dec. 19, 2016
The president said Democrats have "ceded too much territory" to Republicans in local races. Obama sees his role after leaving office as helping a new generation "rise up."
Dec. 19, 2016
Multiple cease-fires have failed and evacuation efforts halted in the dwindling rebel-held enclave in Aleppo, partly over disputes about two regime-friendly villages. Now buses are moving again.
Dec. 19, 2016
Schools in Jefferson County, Ala., have been under a desegregation order for decades. Now that a majority white city wants to secede, a federal judge must decide if it's segregation all over again.
Dec. 19, 2016
In traditional Lebanese Christian homes, Christmas Eve dinner is not complete without this earthy and symbolic dish. But some fear traditions are fading in the wake of the country's long civil war.
Dec. 19, 2016
In a wide-ranging interview, NPR's Steve Inskeep asks President Obama about Russian interference in the U.S. election, executive power, the future of the Democratic party and his future role.
Dec. 19, 2016
The president tells NPR that Donald Trump should work through Congress, and says if the new president overturns his own executive actions "that's part of the democratic process."
Dec. 19, 2016
As electors cast their ballots in each of the 50 states, we try to answer some questions about the process like who are these people, how are they selected and can they really vote however they want?
Dec. 19, 2016
Babies exposed to marijuana smoke have metabolites of the drug in their urine, researchers say. They think that secondhand marijuana smoke will prove to be as dangerous as secondhand tobacco smoke.
Dec. 19, 2016
The screen siren was probably most responsible for the notion of "famous for being famous." NPR's Neda Ulaby looks back at Gabor's contributions to pop culture and to our ideas about celebrity.
Dec. 18, 2016
After nearly 25 years on radio, conservative host Charlie Sykes discusses his decision to leave his talk show. He was a strong opponent of Donald Trump's campaign.
Dec. 18, 2016

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