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Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are trying to show unity, while Trump is sowing division that could doom the party's fall agenda.
Aug. 24, 2017
Congress could arrange for state elections officials to view high-level secrets about potential threats to their elections. First, they need security clearances.
Aug. 24, 2017
Handy Variety in Watertown, Mass., sold the winning ticket for the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. It's the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history.
Aug. 24, 2017
Drones have delivered everything from pizza to condoms to hot dogs. In Tanzania, they have a bold new mission.
Aug. 23, 2017
U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued the injunction, writing that changes did not "fully ameliorate" the law's "discriminatory intent." She had struck down the original law in 2014.
Aug. 23, 2017
An Amnesty International report depicts the terrors faced by the Syrian civilians trapped by ISIS fighters. Among those terrors: errant airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition pushing to liberate them.
Aug. 23, 2017
State wildlife officials have asked the public to catch as many of the non-native Atlantic salmon as they can after an estimated 5,000 escaped from an aquaculture farm.
Aug. 23, 2017
Dropping a request for some 1.3 million IP addresses, the Trump Administration says its will instead focus "on evidence of the planning coordination and participation in a criminal act."
Aug. 23, 2017
Originally envisioned as a method of organization, the hashtag has gone from an obscure idea to an indelible part of our communication landscape.
Aug. 23, 2017
The black tarps are a gesture of the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, who was struck and killed by a driver while she was protesting against a white supremacist rally on Aug. 12.
Aug. 23, 2017
President Trump has told the military to ban transgender people from serving. Many transgender veterans wonder what that will mean for them and the VA services they have come to depend on.
Aug. 23, 2017
Wildland firefighters in the West are using precious time to clean equipment in order to avoid bringing invasive species into sensitive areas. It's an attempt to avoid billions of dollars in damage.
Aug. 23, 2017
California lawmakers are considering a Sanctuary State bill to prevent local and state police from enforcing federal immigration law. Oregon passed a similar measure more than 30 years ago.
Aug. 23, 2017
As oil wells and new housing fight for the same space, one Denver suburb aims to be a model for co-existence. It's proposing quieter rigs, sound walls, and lots of landscaping.
Aug. 23, 2017
John Abercrombie helped define the sound of jazz guitar: from jazz-rock fusion to funky organ combos to the distinctive less-is-more sound he created on dozens of albums for the ECM label.
Aug. 23, 2017
President Trump spoke of his administration's achievements in reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs. NPR's Quil Lawrence fact checks the president.
Aug. 23, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Thomas E. Mann, resident scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley, about the relationships between presidents and congressional leaders.
Aug. 23, 2017
Presidential envoy Jared Kushner arrives in Jerusalem to take another attempt at restarting peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians. But relations have gotten even worse recently.
Aug. 23, 2017
President Trump said, "We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists." Ex-intelligence officers say expect a more intense CIA role on both the Afghan and Pakistani sides of the border.
Aug. 23, 2017
We take a look at the ways President Trump is already campaigning for re-election — from Trump TV to rallies.
Aug. 23, 2017

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