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Another, larger chunk has fallen off the monolith rising over Yosemite Valley in California. One injury is reported. In yesterday's fall at the same place, one climber was killed and one injured.
Sept. 28, 2017
Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault lost a re-election bid after a controversial campaign to block the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Sept. 28, 2017
The agency is banning unauthorized unmanned aircraft from the air over sites such as the Statue of Liberty and Hoover Dam, citing national security.
Sept. 28, 2017
Authorities say truck drivers to move the food, water, medicine and other items around the island are scarce, as is diesel. Whether roads are too damaged is disputed. Crates are stacking up.
Sept. 28, 2017
The U.S. Census Bureau's advisory committee members raised concerns over a proposal to remove the question from a marketing survey for the 2020 Census.
Sept. 28, 2017
The speech said to be by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rallies supporters while ISIS has steadily lost its territorial claims. It's the first such audio released since November last year.
Sept. 28, 2017
After Roy Moore defeated the president's chosen candidate, Trump acted to remove evidence of his support. Transparency advocates argue the move is part of a larger pattern of poor record-keeping.
Sept. 28, 2017
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't cross any legal line by making the speech at the Trump Hotel in D.C., but ethics experts say the optics surrounding the event don't look great.
Sept. 28, 2017
Support for the far-right in last Sunday's German election came largely from those in what was formerly East Germany — a sign that the country has still not overcome its Cold War division.
Sept. 28, 2017
While safety concerns may have led to some of the quick demolitions, some residents fear developers and city officials are trying to destroy evidence of shoddy building and lax government oversight.
Sept. 28, 2017
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Rev. Jeff Neevel from St. Thomas about what life is like there after Hurricane Maria. Neevel's congregation has been working on outreach and relief efforts on the island.
Sept. 28, 2017
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Gary Baum, senior writer at The Hollywood Reporter, about Hugh Hefner's business empire, Playboy, and what will happen to the brand after his death.
Sept. 28, 2017
The Equifax CEO resigned earlier this week, and now the interim CEO says consumers will be able to lock and unlock access to their Equifax credit files free of charge for life. While that will provide some protection, there are still ways to exploit the stolen data and harm consumers.
Sept. 28, 2017
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., returned to the Capitol today, three months after being shot during a congressional GOP baseball practice.
Sept. 28, 2017
The job of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price could be at stake after it was revealed he had flown on private jets at taxpayers' expense.
Sept. 28, 2017
Puerto Ricans say their island remains paralyzed because of a lack of diesel distribution owing to a lack of truck drivers. Additionally, there are concerns that there are many more Hurricane Maria-related deaths than the 16 confirmed so far.
Sept. 28, 2017
In Jerusalem, devout Jews recite special all-night prayers ahead of Yom Kippur. And non-religious Israelis flock to the city on guided tours to get a taste of the experience.
Sept. 28, 2017
The long ball is back. Major League Baseball players broke the single season record for home runs. But, how did this happen? And do we have to start wondering about steroids again?
Sept. 28, 2017
The White House's latest travel ban revision was meant to calm concerns over anti-Muslim bias. But for nearly two decades, traveling while Muslim has ranged from uncomfortable to frightening for many.
Sept. 28, 2017
Chaos around expected airport closures was the first sign of the strong reaction and backlash Iraqi Kurds are facing after they voted this week to split-off from Iraq.
Sept. 28, 2017

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