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A suspect allegedly in the "advanced stages" of planning an attack in France was arrested northwest of Paris, and security forces locked down the area during a search, the interior minister said.
March 24, 2016
A tribunal in the Hague has sentenced former Bosnian Serb leader to 40 years in prison. NPR's Tom Gjelten, who covered the Bosnian war, explains the twists and turns in the case.
March 24, 2016
Based on government documents, the U.K. government is "providing a grant of up to £16m to Dyson to support research and development for battery technology."
March 24, 2016
The vice president said Obama's pick of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court was a deliberate effort. "We've reached out," Biden said. "Who do you want?"
March 24, 2016
Best known for his work on the pioneering cable television comedy series, The Larry Sanders Show, Shandling died following a "medical emergency," the Los Angeles Police Department said.
March 24, 2016
"It's not easy to tick me off. I don't get angry often," Cruz told reporters while campaigning in Wisconsin. "But you mess with my wife, you mess with my kids, that'll do it every time."
March 24, 2016
The Canadian radio host was fired from the CBC in 2014 after several women came forward with assault allegations. The court said it had doubts about "the reliability or sincerity" of the complainants.
March 24, 2016
Kids these days: Microsoft's millennial chatbot, Tay, turns into a genocidal maniac. A day later, the company took it offline, with a final tweet: "c u soon humans need sleep now."
March 24, 2016
A mother in Ivory Coast defiantly brings her children to the resort town where al-Qaida terrorists killed 19 people on March 13. A new music video reinforces her stand.
March 24, 2016
In engineering the cell, researchers paired away nearly all genes that weren't essential to life. It might eventually serve as a basic framework for different sorts of cellular factories, they say.
March 24, 2016
The Greek coast guard reported a sharp drop in the number of migrants crossing between Turkey and Greek Islands on Thursday. Officials believe that bad weather and new restrictions both played a part.
March 24, 2016
Aimed at preventing cyberbullying, the online tool, called Reword, flags insulting phrases and crosses them out with a red line. So far, the product is available for Google's Chrome web browser.
March 24, 2016
Cultures around the world decorate eggs to celebrate spring. Modern artists continue those traditions, reflecting the fragility and beauty of life.
March 24, 2016
Disney and its Marvel subsidiary have threatened to boycott the state if the governor signs the controversial measure. Other companies are now urging the governor to veto the bill.
March 24, 2016
To figure out how the outbreak began, scientists decoded the genomes of Zika viruses in Brazil. The findings suggest Zika could be hiding out in other corners of the world.
March 24, 2016
Air crash investigators have looked at debris found on the coast of Mozambique, and say it "almost certainly" came from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
March 24, 2016
In 1996, NPR's Scott Simon interviewed first lady Hillary Clinton about her battles with Republicans and her own time as a young booster of Barry Goldwater.
March 24, 2016
You might have heard that double-frying food gives you a thicker, crunchier, more soul-completing crust. Here's why it works.
March 24, 2016
The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.
March 24, 2016
Rats can smell TB. They can identify it faster than a lab technician. And they work cheap — a bit of banana will do. USAID just gave a grant to a pioneering program.
March 24, 2016

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