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Legislatures and city halls are battling over who gets to set the minimum wage, and increasingly, the states are winning. Business groups argue that complying with disparate city laws is too complex.
July 18, 2017
"Ike" Kaveladze, a businessman based in California, was born in the former Soviet Union. He figures prominently in a New York Times article dating from 2000 about money laundering.
July 18, 2017
Two bodies have been discovered in a shrinking glacier by a worker from a ski-lift company, according to Swiss media, and they are believed to be a couple who disappeared some 75 years ago.
July 18, 2017
They're less common than they were a decade ago, but still the most expensive and riskiest way to pay for college.
July 18, 2017
Pinkies up, Janeites! We mark the bicentennial of Austen's death with a look at her relationship with a beloved cuppa.
July 18, 2017
Special counsel Robert Mueller may be a long way from charging anyone with wrongdoing, let alone the president. But a debate has raged since the country's finding about indicting a sitting president.
July 18, 2017
Officials say Liu Xia is "free" but foreign reporters who've sought her out say they were harassed by security officials. Friends say her isolation during house arrest has thrown her into depression.
July 18, 2017
The Knightscope K5 is a state-of-the-art machine, a patrol bot built to rove complexes in search of "unusual activity." But on Monday, it appeared to have a little trouble with stairs.
July 18, 2017
Amidst the lapping waves, a baby deer was in over its head. Then an English golden retriever came to the rescue.
July 18, 2017
The president was blindsided by the latest collapse of a Republican health care bill, which happened just after a White House dinner he held with seven lawmakers.
July 18, 2017
Murder and manslaughter charges against former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing have ended in two mistrials over his fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose.
July 18, 2017
At least four federal agencies asked the Census Bureau to add questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to the American Community Survey, NPR has learned.
July 18, 2017
Author Joshua Green says that although Steve Bannon was instrumental to Donald Trump's election, it now appears that the president lacks the ability to implement Bannon's nationalist vision.
July 18, 2017
Three GOP senators, Lisa Murkowski, Shelley Moore Capito and Susan Collins, say they will oppose any measure to kill the Affordable Care Act without a suitable replacement.
July 18, 2017
Some of the products showcased at a White House event were clearly iconic, like Stetson cowboy hats from Texas. Some were less obvious, like door hinges from Missouri.
July 18, 2017
A poster offers advice on how a bystander can help someone experiencing anti-Muslim harassment — without challenging the harasser. "Education is key to fighting intolerance," the mayor says.
July 18, 2017
The West Bank resident liked the elevated, computerized planters funded by USAID. But he wanted to figure out a way to build the system without relying on grants.
July 18, 2017
Several rights groups are suing President Trump's commission looking into election fraud, saying the panel is skirting a federal law that allows public access to its meetings.
July 18, 2017
Republicans are toying with repealing the Affordable Care Act and then coming up with a replacement a few years later. But insurance rates could soar, and millions could lose coverage within a year.
July 18, 2017
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art can only display a fraction of its collection at any given time. Now, you can text a word or emoji and the museum will send back a corresponding work of art.
July 18, 2017

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