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The New York representative runs a real risk of losing to Dominican-American rival Adriano Espaillat in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Rangel is one of the longest-serving members of Congress.
June 23, 2014
There's been a quadrupling of hospitalizations for heart attacks in China since 2001. An in-depth look finds improvements in some heart attack care and significant quality gaps for others.
June 23, 2014
Days after Kiev announced a unilateral weeklong halt in the fighting, forces belonging to the self-declared "Donetsk People's Republic" say they will honor it.
June 23, 2014
Over the summer, All Things Considered will explore exactly what it means to be a man in America these days. Today's men have to reconcile old ideas about masculinity with new economic realities.
June 23, 2014
Despite a deflating tie with Portugal, the U.S. is in a good spot: A tie or win against Germany moves them to the round of 16. A loss would unleash a complex scenario.
June 23, 2014
An all-male panel has convicted Kate Kelly, a founder of Ordain Women, of apostasy and canceled her church membership.
June 23, 2014
Drugmakers offer medicines at a bargain price to hospitals that treat large numbers of poor patients. Hospitals sometimes resell the drugs at full price and make hefty profits.
June 23, 2014
The horrible memory of overcooked vegetables can and should be overcome, because yes, kale is really good for you. A cookbook author shares tips for making sure these veggies actually taste good, too.
June 23, 2014
Suthep Thaugsuban, who led months of anti-government rallies prior to last month's putsch, tells supporters that he's had the ear of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha since 2010.
June 23, 2014
In a solidly conservative state, GOP Sen. Tom Coburn's retirement has set off a heated GOP primary between two rising Republican stars. Immigration is a key issue.
June 23, 2014
A web-based program that puts Mom and Dad back in the learner's seat appears to improve their teenagers' driving performance, while getting them more time on the road.
June 23, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is touching on a number of complex foreign policy issues this week — from violence in Iraq, to political instability in Egypt and the conflict in Ukraine.NPR's Jackie Northam is on the trip and talks with All Things Considered.
June 23, 2014
An Egyptian court issued its verdict in the trial of three journalists from the Al Jazeera English network. Though evidence of their alleged crimes was never presented in court, two of the journalists were slapped with seven-year sentences and one with a ten-year sentence. The decision has been met with international condemnation.
June 23, 2014
The Iraqi prime minister once boasted that he brought stability to the country, but as Iraq looks more like a Sunni vs. Shiite battlefield, critics say Nouri al-Maliki's policies have led to the mess.
June 23, 2014
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical weapons has announced that Syria has handed over the last of its declared chemical weapons stockpile. Despite the milestone, what questions remain about chemical weapons in Syria?
June 23, 2014
The Supreme Court Monday ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency has the right to regulate power plant and factory emissions of greenhouse gases. While the court set some limits on EPA's powers of regulation, the 7-2 decision largely dealt the agency a victory.
June 23, 2014
On Monday, a federal court made public a long-secret memo that lays out the Obama administration's legal justification for killing an American citizen in a drone strike. The memo, which concerns the 2011 killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki, says that the man presented an imminent threat to the United States.
June 23, 2014
Ned Parker, the Baghdad bureau chief for Reuters, speaks with Melissa Block about the ways in which the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has moved to take control of the border between the two countries.
June 23, 2014
Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 25. He has applied his skills as a documentary filmmaker to show what it's like to quickly lose the ability to walk.
June 23, 2014
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Burger King Extra Long BBQ Cheeseburger. It's like a regular BBQ Cheeseburger, but longer.
June 23, 2014

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