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Dr. Adam McMahan comes to Klukwan, a tiny town in Southeast Alaska, just two days a week. But he's come to know his patients well, and attends to more than just their medical needs.
May 13, 2017
Just months before he was nominated for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch sided with a New Mexico seventh-grader, arrested for burping in class. Now, the boy's mother is appealing to the Supreme Court.
May 13, 2017
The White House is moving swiftly to fill the vacancy left by sacked FBI Director James Comey. President Donald Trump tells reporters he may find a replacement by the end of the coming week.
May 13, 2017
The "little shepherds" were small children when they reported a vision of the Virgin Mary one hundred years ago today in Fatima, Portugal. The farm town has since become an important Catholic shrine.
May 13, 2017
After meeting with G-7 finance ministers, Mnuchin says the trading partners are more comfortable with U.S. trade policies.
May 13, 2017
Amid the wreckage of economic crisis in Puerto Rico, a local food movement is taking root. Hopeful farmers are leasing long-abandoned land. But why was the land abandoned in the first place?
May 13, 2017
NPR'S Scott Simon speaks with Matt Tait, of Capital Alpha Security in the United Kingdom, about the ransomware hacks in dozens of countries on Friday.
May 13, 2017
American presidents began surreptitious recordings in the White House in 1940 under Roosevelt, unbeknownst to Congress or the public. After Nixon, they were believed to stop, but did they?
May 13, 2017
The former first lady got fired up talking about the issues she championed during her eight years in the White House. Last week the Trump administration announced changes to school nutrition rules.
May 13, 2017
Photographer Stephanie Sinclair won a prestigious award for "courage" in documenting the lives of girls and women. See her short documentary on a couple in Nepal who married as young teens.
May 13, 2017
Our weekly education news roundup: The secretary of education's commencement speech at an HBCU; aid denied to low-income students; an update on federal aid applications.
May 13, 2017
Pennsylvania authorities filed criminal charges after local officials found insufficient evidence to make a case against the engineer who was operating the train at twice the speed limit.
May 12, 2017
The U.S. has given the green-light for China to start sending cooked poultry to America. It's part of a long-simmering trade deal that will open China's huge beef market to U.S. producers.
May 12, 2017
The QLine opened to the public on Friday morning, after 10 years of planning and political wrangling. Its backers say the project should be seen primarily as economic development, not transit.
May 12, 2017
President Trump's attorneys say his tax returns don't show financial ties to Russians, with some exceptions, such at the time he got $95 million from a Russian billionaire.
May 12, 2017
There's a lot more going on in the shadowy world of America's spies than just the controversy over the abrupt dismissal of James Comey as director of the FBI.
May 12, 2017
Chief Steven Eric Disario responded to a report of a man with a gun at the Pine Kirk nursing home Friday morning. Disario had been on the job for only three weeks.
May 12, 2017
The World Health Organization says one case was confirmed and nine people total were suspected of contracting the virus. The cases were "in a very remote zone ... so we are a little lucky," WHO says.
May 12, 2017
Immigration and Customs Enforcement documents show that for years, law enforcement in hundreds of jurisdictions, including major sanctuary cities, are feeding information into regional databases.
May 12, 2017
The ad comes amid intense scrutiny over sexism within the Marine Corps, including a scandal over male Marines sharing nude photos of female Marines without the women's consent.
May 12, 2017

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