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Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions.
Oct. 6, 2017
The Tennessee Republican says he will oppose upcoming tax legislation if he believes it will add to the deficit, which BCorker considers the greatest threat facing the nation.
Oct. 6, 2017
The prize was announced in Oslo, Norway, on Friday morning. The campaign, known as ICAN, seeks an international legal prohibition on nuclear weapons.
Oct. 6, 2017
Increasingly, employers require employees to resolve disputes about anything from harassment to discrimination through individual arbitration. That means they can't join class-action suits.
Oct. 6, 2017
Those who knew Stephen Paddock say they can't believe he committed that terrible act. And investigators have yet to identify any sort of grievance that might have motivated his crime.
Oct. 5, 2017
After three years of congressional hearings and three inspector-general audits, the scandal still ricochets around Capitol Hill.
Oct. 5, 2017
The law places sharp limits on how state and local law enforcement agencies can comply with federal immigration authorities. That puts California in conflict with President Trump.
Oct. 5, 2017
Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, made the announcement following a New York Times story that he sexually harassed employees and actresses for decades.
Oct. 5, 2017
A new study of how birds react to the annual light tribute to September 11th in New York City provides compelling evidence for how artificial light can disorient large numbers of migrating birds.
Oct. 5, 2017
Catalonia already enjoys a great deal of autonomy, so many Spaniards ask why they want independence, and to violate a Democratic constitution that 90 percent of Catalans supported just 40 years ago.
Oct. 5, 2017
The Tennessee Republican may be a make-or-break vote on the GOP's top priority: tax cuts. And since Corker announced last week he's not running for reelection, he's speaking more freely on the issue.
Oct. 5, 2017
Football star Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, made an openly sexist comment regarding a female reporter on Wednesday. The NFL called Newton's words wrong and disrespectful.
Oct. 5, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) about bipartisan legislation he's planning to introduce banning the sale of bump stocks.
Oct. 5, 2017
Law enforcement is investigating whether Stephen Paddock, the gunman in the Las Vegas shooting, had planned other attacks, and whether someone was helping him.
Oct. 5, 2017
An inspector general for the IRS has found the agency went after many progressive as well as conservative groups in 2013, casting a shadow on GOP efforts to punish the agency for a "witch hunt."
Oct. 5, 2017
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was involved in nearly a dozen deals over the past three decades, starting small with apartments, then working up to multi-million dollar properties.
Oct. 5, 2017
Austin Rogers — a New York City bartender who claims to have analysed hundreds of episodes to deduce patterns in the questions — has become a viral sensation.
Oct. 5, 2017
As the Trump administration looks to cut spending at the U.N., officials are reviewing every peacekeeping mission. UN officials say the Central African Republic mission needs more resources, not less.
Oct. 5, 2017
The U.N. calls it the world's fastest developing refugee emergency. And it appears far from over. More than half a million Muslim minority Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh following a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's military.
Oct. 5, 2017
Stephen Paddock, the shooter who left 58 dead before killing himself this week, was part of a high-roller gambler culture in Las Vegas and Reno, where his girlfriend was a high-end casino cocktail waitress.
Oct. 5, 2017

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