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A little wing flap came more than 24 hours after the first "pip" — a hole in eggshell — was spotted, bringing sighs of relief and joy to the baby bird's fans.
March 18, 2016
Steve Inskeep talks with film critic Kenneth Turan about director Jeff Nichols' new film. Turan says Nichols is a director to watch and his latest effort reminds him of Steven Spielberg — only darker.
March 18, 2016
It's the first jury trial in the U.S. that involves a homeland attack in the name of ISIS, according to the Justice Department.
March 18, 2016
President Dilma Rousseff named a former president charged with corruption to her cabinet. Brazil's congress has formed a committee to begin investigating the charges, says Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.
March 18, 2016
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio's confident that he will follow through with promises, such as building a "wall."
March 18, 2016
The Hay Initiative is advising the candidates on foreign policy, national security and defense. Steve Inskeep speaks to the group's leader Brian Hook, who's concerned about Trump's foreign policy.
March 18, 2016
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, who says that popular games draw betters, not because it's the profitable choice, but because they're also a fan.
March 18, 2016
A fairy-tale romance between a dancer from Connecticut and a young Cuban studying at Columbia turned into a political thriller — and resulted in the unlikely birth of a new art form in Cuba.
March 18, 2016
The chief judge of the federal district court in Washington retired under a disability statute, the same day a Utah woman sued him over sexual relations they had in 1981, when she was 16.
March 18, 2016
NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Lauren Frayer about the EU summit in Brussels. EU leaders are working to finalize an agreement there with Turkey aimed at helping Syrian refugees fleeing war.
March 18, 2016
Republican voters in Florida are wrestling with how they'll vote If Trump ends up facing a Democrat nominee. Some say a Trump nomination would force them to vote for a Democrat — or not at all.
March 18, 2016
The Senate Majority Leader refuses to hold a hearing on the Supreme Court nominee. After Obama named Garland, McConnell has maintained his position that the pick should be made by the next president.
March 18, 2016
A group of Virginia Tech researchers exposed the drinking water contamination in Flint, Mich., last summer. Now, they are back to retest the waters — and determine if the water is still dangerous.
March 18, 2016
In an interview with NPR, the president says Senate Republicans owe it to the Founding Fathers to give Judge Merrick Garland a Supreme Court confirmation vote.
March 18, 2016
Doctors, hospitals and insurers are balking at a Covered California proposal to eject providers of care that have inordinately high costs and low quality from its networks.
March 18, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jonathan Gold is as much a culinary anthropologist and cultural philosopher as he is a food critic. A new documentary follows him across Los Angeles.
March 18, 2016
The rapper presumably meant to tag his location as Bogotá, Colombia, but instead checked in at Bogata, Romania, a small village which had some fun with the mistake.
March 17, 2016
The latest missile firing comes amid heightened tensions on the peninsula, following wide international condemnation for the North's January nuclear test.
March 17, 2016
Angelo Bruno, known as the "Gentle Don," ran the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1960s and 1970s. He was shot and killed outside of his home in 1980.
March 17, 2016
The Democrat eked out a slim victory of just 1,531 votes over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who said he wouldn't ask for a recount in the state's primary.
March 17, 2016

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