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President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress unveiled their framework for a tax code overhaul, but many details still have to be negotiated.
Sept. 27, 2017
A month after a Houston chemical plant flooded and caught fire, nearby residents are still under a health advisory. Multiple investigations are looking into what went wrong.
Sept. 27, 2017
At the San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico, many residents are camping out while waiting for a flight as others are coming to seek refuge, assuming the airport has power, water and cell service.
Sept. 27, 2017
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with activist and professor Fawziah Al-Bakr, who took part in a driving protest in 1990, about what the change means for Saudi women, and what changes she'd still like to see.
Sept. 27, 2017
The wave was generated by the merging of two spinning black holes, and took nearly 2 billion years to reach Earth. It is the fourth gravitational wave detection announced so far.
Sept. 27, 2017
President Trump's preferred candidate for an Alabama Senate race lost Tuesday, exposing a sharp divide among the conservative base.
Sept. 27, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Phillip Carter, Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, about aid the U.S. military could provide to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Sept. 27, 2017
Iraq's Kurdish region has overwhelmingly voted in favor of independence. Now the Iraqi government says it will block international flights to and from the region's airports in retaliation.
Sept. 27, 2017
The grocery industry is in an intense price war. Two German competitors — Aldi and Lidl — are a major driving force. They're known for very low prices, and they're planning scores of new U.S. stores.
Sept. 27, 2017
The school's interim president, Gregory Postel, called it "a dark day" for the university, after a federal fraud investigation was found to implicate its basketball program.
Sept. 27, 2017
The company says it wants to give users more room to express themselves. But many users worry it will rob Twitter of its microblogging soul.
Sept. 27, 2017
The Jones Act restricts shipping of goods between U.S. coasts to American ships. But the island, a U.S. territory, is struggling to recover after Hurricane Maria and needs more supplies.
Sept. 27, 2017
The central African country has good relations with Washington and has been a partner in the regional fight against terrorism. Chadians are puzzled.
Sept. 27, 2017
In 2015, black youths were five times more likely than white youths to be incarcerated — the widest disparity since the start of the century. But advocates say crime rates are not to blame.
Sept. 27, 2017
A group of aviation companies and advocacy groups, backed by Boeing, have announced a competition to develop a safe and easy-to-use personal flying vehicle in the next two years.
Sept. 27, 2017
Amos Yee was detained by the U.S. government for months longer than he was imprisoned by Singapore, despite a federal immigration judge's ruling in March that initially granted his asylum request.
Sept. 27, 2017
They're better educated than men and have lower rates of unemployment. Yet they still run up against the patriarchy. A group called Women for Change wants to change that.
Sept. 27, 2017
The damage left by Hurricane Maria has disabled running water for many in Puerto Rico. People are driving to mountain springs to fill empty soda bottles and heading to rivers to do their laundry.
Sept. 27, 2017
With schools in Puerto Rico shut down, school districts on the U.S. mainland are getting ready to help relocate students displaced by Hurricane Maria.
Sept. 27, 2017
After months of private negotiation, President Trump and GOP congressional leaders have revealed the outline of their tax plan. It calls for cuts in both individual and corporate tax rates.
Sept. 27, 2017

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