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The GOES-R satellite is scheduled to enter orbit Saturday. It'll sit 22,000 miles above the Americas, monitoring weather on the planet — and in space.
Nov. 18, 2016
Baseball scribes have selected two of the game's most electrifying sluggers as MVPs for 2016.
Nov. 17, 2016
In the wake of his party's significant losses across the Rust Belt in last week's elections, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is stepping up to challenge Pelosi's nearly 14-year grip on the House Democratic caucus.
Nov. 17, 2016
Janet Yellen warned Congress Thursday the timing might not be right for infrastructure spending and questioned Donald Trump's assertions that the Dodd-Frank stock market rules stifle economic growth.
Nov. 17, 2016
Two backers of president-elect Donald Trump invoke ignominious and discredited ideas in support of Muslim registration.
Nov. 17, 2016
"This is an avoidable disaster," says one expert. And there are at least three things you can do to help.
Nov. 17, 2016
Defeat DD is raising awareness for the No. 2 killer of children under five around the world — by getting people to write haikus about poop.
Nov. 17, 2016
Sanders was also very clear on where he disagreed with Trump, saying, "there are places where there can be no compromise — racism, homophobia, sexism, Islamophobia."
Nov. 17, 2016
Acknowledging a "bumpy phase" in politics, President Obama says a majority of Americans are comfortable with the pace of globalization. But, he adds, "Democracy is hard work."
Nov. 17, 2016
U.S. officials say the bank had a program to hire the friends and relatives of Chinese government officials who could send business its way.
Nov. 17, 2016
An appeals court did not uphold a previous order that Dassey be released from prison while the state appeals a judge's decision to overturn his conviction for murder and sexual assault.
Nov. 17, 2016
The humble, hardy gray jay is poised to become a national symbol, but that's definitely controversial among fans of the Canada goose and the common loon. Also the snowy owl and black-capped chickadee.
Nov. 17, 2016
Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader, Japan's Shinzo Abe, comes during a week when he's been taking calls from leaders around the world — but hasn't asked for input from the State Department.
Nov. 17, 2016
Bloomberg's Joshua Green discusses Bannon's work in the far right wing of the Republican party. Trump's chief strategist, Green says, was "one of the major figures" in Clinton's defeat.
Nov. 17, 2016
A new report finds $85 million in loans for a U.S.-supported hotel and apartment project in Afghanistan are gone, and that the buildings are unfinished and appear to be abandoned.
Nov. 17, 2016
Warming and longer summers in Greenland have raised hopes for expansion of agriculture on the island. But the summers have been drier, causing a decline in the number of sheep farms on the island.
Nov. 17, 2016
The President-elect's team is rolling out staff to carry out the transition with Obama administration staff at various agencies, as Trump talks with more world leaders and potential cabinet picks.
Nov. 17, 2016
NPR examined what the president-elect has said about the 10 issues voters care most about.
Nov. 17, 2016
The government's measure of consumer prices showed supermarket food prices dropped in October for the sixth straight month. The Farm Bureau's measure of Thanksgiving meal prices dropped, too.
Nov. 17, 2016
The toxin comes from tiny frogs in Colombia — the ones that pack a punch on the tip of poisonous darts. In the past, research on poisons like this has led to some pretty amazing drug discoveries.
Nov. 17, 2016

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