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China's legislature is limiting reforms in Hong Kong, drawing battle lines in what opposition groups warned would be clashing visions of the political future of the city and of China.
August 31, 2014
Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.
August 31, 2014
Donetsk is under the control of pro-Moscow separatists but public services are still provided by Ukrainian government employees. Though under fire, workers are still trying to keep the lights on.
August 31, 2014
She visited Africa with her presidential parents and found her calling. Barbara Bush talks about Global Health Corps, the group she started, and shares a "tweet of advice" for her volunteers.
August 31, 2014
Alarmed by the rapid decline of wild salmon populations, a company has invented a novel way to help migratory fish over blocked rivers. It uses air pressure to fire them out of a cannon.
August 31, 2014
American and other forces have launched an offensive to free the town of Amerli, surrounded by Islamic militants for more than two months and desperately short on food and clean water.
August 30, 2014
NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.
August 30, 2014
Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.
August 30, 2014
It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.
August 30, 2014
The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.
August 30, 2014
Early Saturday, soldiers in the tiny kingdom completely surrounded by South Africa took to the streets amid gunfire, forcing the prime minister to flee. The army has denied a takeover.
August 30, 2014
Dozens of blue-helmeted Filipino soldiers were extracted after a firefight with militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
August 30, 2014
Four miners remain trapped after 22 others were rescued at a gold and silver mine near the south central city of Bonanza.
August 30, 2014
The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.
August 30, 2014
In a recent report, the U.S. Department of Labor broke down different economic outcomes among Asian-American and Pacific Islander ethnic subgroups.
August 30, 2014
The U.S. Navy warrant officer recruited his son, brother and a friend to help him steal and sell classified message keys to the USSR over a 17-year period.
August 30, 2014
Speaking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the West needs to make an "appropriate response" to the Kremlin's aggression.
August 30, 2014
The fiancée of Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy, jailed in Cairo, stays in touch with him and plans their wedding, even as the case languishes and world attention on it dims.
August 30, 2014
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jane Harman, director and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center, about the threat of ISIS and the United States' counterterrorism strategy.
August 30, 2014
Latest news from Novoazovsk, Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces are defending the port city from what they say is a Russian invasion. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson from Novoazovsk.
August 30, 2014

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