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NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Sadanand Dhume of the American Enterprise Institute about the results of the Indian election.
May 18, 2014
Sam Brownback's reelection as the GOP governor of Kansas might have been a slam dunk, but he's managed to anger enough constituency groups — including some Republicans — that now he faces a real race.
May 18, 2014
Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.
May 18, 2014
Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.
May 18, 2014
Economists say too much income inequality is a bad thing. But they also say some inequality is necessary, and even good for society. Here are suggestions for finding that balance.
May 18, 2014
It's dry. Empty. Rocks everywhere. About 10,000 feet up in the Andes. Then, all of a sudden you see an enormous, lime green, tasty-looking lump. Should you lick it?
May 18, 2014
If California Chrome wins the Belmont Stakes in June, he will become the 12th Triple Crown winner and the first since 1978.
May 17, 2014
Veteran Tom Tarantino says allegations of delayed health care for veterans should be taken more seriously. But he says the care can be great, "once you actually get in" the system.
May 17, 2014
In a statement New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. defended the sacking of the executive editor of the venerable publication.
May 17, 2014
In a cabinet shuffle, Obama is considering tapping the Democratic rising star Julían Castro to lead HUD and moving the incumbent, Shaun Donovan, to the Office of Management and Budget.
May 17, 2014
Though the denomination still considers homosexuality a sin, some leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention are telling pastors to rein in harsh rhetoric and accept that gay people are in their pews.
May 17, 2014
Improving access to clean water can reduce the spread of diarrheal diseases in developing countries. The "Drinkable Book" should help: It has water safety tips and each page works as a filter.
May 17, 2014
An Illinois man is the third known case of MERS infection in the U.S. He was apparently infected after visiting an Indiana man who contracted the virus abroad.
May 17, 2014
George and Laura Bush said even though Barney received all the attention, Miss Beazley "never held a grudge against him."
May 17, 2014
Nearly 20 percent of Americans have physical or mental disabilities, yet only a small fraction of medical schools teach students how to talk with disabled patients about their needs.
May 17, 2014
GOP Rep. Mike Simpson has a pretty solidly conservative voting record. But he's still facing a tough Tea Party primary challenge in a race marked by millions of dollars in outside spending.
May 17, 2014
The election of Narendra Modi is historic, marking a shift away from a party that has dominated politics in the world's largest democracy.
May 17, 2014
On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Attorney General Eric Holder and first lady Michelle Obama said racism is still alive and there is work yet to be done.
May 17, 2014
Remembering a time in America when chameleon coiffures and sand baths were all the rage.
May 17, 2014
District Judge Gladys Kessler also ordered the government to keep all videotapes that show the force feeding of Jihad Dhiab. Kessler had previously been critical of the Obama administration.
May 17, 2014

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