NPR News

Esme Nicholson, with NPR in Berlin, was born in England but became a German citizen after Britain voted to leave the European Union. She reflects on what it means to be German in today's Europe.
March 7, 2017
There's not enough good evidence to make the call as to whether an annual pelvic exam is a good screening tool, The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.
March 7, 2017
Over the weekend, the two countries expelled each other's ambassadors over the airport murder of Kim Jong Nam. Now, they have both imposed exit bans, in apparent violation of international agreements
March 7, 2017
Indoor and outdoor air pollution is one of the most extreme threats to children's health — and is on the rise, according to the World Health Organization reports.
March 7, 2017
Two House committees will take up the replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, but many in the rank and file have doubts.
March 7, 2017
"There may have been a time when that monument reflected who we were as a city, but times change. And so do we," Mayor Mitch Landrieu said when he announced the plan.
March 7, 2017
Amid an uproar over soaring drug prices, three GOP senators are seeking an investigation into whether the Orphan Drug Act is being manipulated to jack up the cost of medications for rare diseases.
March 7, 2017
China has opposed the move, which the U.S. is calling a defensive measure against North Korea.
March 7, 2017
A program that allows poor students to choose a private school can also enrich the people who fund it.
March 7, 2017
From counting steps to hours of sleep, many people are tracking aspects of their lives. Now one company is merging energy saving with the interest in quantifying — making lowering electricity a game.
March 7, 2017
Many of America's farmers are successfully fending off environmental regulation, from the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule to a lawsuit in Iowa that's aimed at reducing nitrates in rivers.
March 7, 2017
Joe Rogers Sr. and Tom Forkner opened the first Waffle House in 1955. Since then, the yellow Waffle House sign has become a familiar landmark in the Southeast.
March 7, 2017
Sessions said he was clarifying the testimony he gave at his Senate confirmation hearing, and said there wasn't a "continuing exchange of information" between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
March 6, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-3 decision that trial courts may look into jury deliberations if there is clear evidence of racial bias. Deliberations are normally off-limits after a verdict.
March 6, 2017
After weeks of internal debate, House Republicans have released their plan for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. It faces challenges from within the GOP, from interest groups — and the public.
March 6, 2017
Tossing a coin into a pool is believed to be good luck. But it proved to be terrible luck for an endangered sea turtle who consumed nearly 1,000 coins thrown into her pool.
March 6, 2017
President Trump accused his predecessor of monitoring his communications. Here is a rundown of the allegations, federal surveillance powers, and what we do and don't know.
March 6, 2017
Until recently, Russia took a narrow view of masculinity. Real men weren't supposed to worry about hair or skincare. Now there's a barbershop boom in Moscow, and young men are trying different styles.
March 6, 2017
The state auditor found $100,000 in retention payments were made to a chancellor who resigned amid a furor, only to be rehired months later.
March 6, 2017
After Germany cancelled a Turkish political rally in the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likened the German government to the Nazis.
March 6, 2017

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