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Most young people in the tiny Indian village of Chanka dream of life in the big city. But Girindra Nath Jha give up his New Delhi life to return to his birthplace.
April 17, 2017
Forces from 27 countries took part last month in U.S.-led counterterrorism exercises to fight extremist violence by Boko Haram, the flow of foreign fighters and trafficking in the Lake Chad region.
April 17, 2017
Treating addiction is expensive and patients often relapse. A new company is offering better results at a price that's lower in the long run — and clients get treatment right at home.
April 17, 2017
Veteran activists who helped make ACT UP and its affiliates a potent force in the fight against AIDS are now helping train activists opposed to the policies of the Trump administration.
April 17, 2017
European election observers said in preliminary findings that Sunday's referendum "took place on an unlevel playing field." The nationwide vote vastly expands presidential powers.
April 17, 2017
Advocates hope the recent law out of N.M., banning school staff from shaming kids for not having lunch money, helps to shape policies the USDA is requiring school districts write by July 1.
April 17, 2017
Edna Kiplagat won the women's race in 2:21:52. Geoffrey Kirui took the men's race in 2:09:37 — his first-ever marathon victory. For both Kenyan athletes, it was their first time competing at Boston.
April 17, 2017
Arkansas had sought to execute eight men before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires. Judges blocked the killings, but the state appealed. The first execution was set for tonight.
April 17, 2017
Park, who was impeached and removed from power, faces charges that range from bribery to the leaking of state secrets. The bribery charge alone carries a possible life sentence in prison.
April 17, 2017
"All options are on the table," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during his visit to South Korea, amid rising tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile program.
April 17, 2017
With a vegetables-only restaurant in Napa Valley, chef Jeremy Fox was a rising star. But the stress was too much and it all fell apart. Now he is back with a vegetable cookbook.
April 17, 2017
Imprisoned Palestinians are staging a mass open-ended hunger strike to protest their conditions. It's being led by prominent Palestinian political figure Marwan Barghouti.
April 17, 2017
Nearly 90 percent of Kentucky's electricity is from coal — the cheap energy source that helped build its manufacturing economy. Now it's struggling to respond as more businesses want clean energy.
April 17, 2017
A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding were removed from a flight on Saturday. The airline said the passengers repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating which they did not purchase.
April 17, 2017
Results of a new Ipsos poll conducted for NPR suggest Americans may be sending a garbled message when they voice their opinions on taxes.
April 17, 2017
Rather than resent Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C, for rebellious moves like torpedoing the GOP's replacement for Obamacare, voters outside Asheville are showing support for the legislator.
April 17, 2017
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have figured out why shoelaces seem to come untied at the worst moments, like when you're running.
April 17, 2017
Native Americans are 60 percent more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic whites. The Coeur D'Alene Tribe in Idaho is using traditional dance to get fit and lose weight. They call it "Powwow Sweat."
April 17, 2017
Last year nearly 4.5 million people without Social Security numbers filed federal tax returns. Many were in the U.S. illegally. But there are signs that fewer such immigrants are filing this year.
April 17, 2017
The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.
April 17, 2017

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