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The National Weather Service warned that some places could see as much as 10 inches of rain. Parts of Texas suffered fatal flooding just weeks ago.
June 15, 2015
The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.
June 15, 2015
Yoga is supposed to bring inner calm. So why are some people in India up in arms about the upcoming International Day of Yoga?
June 15, 2015
Sam Colt founded the company in 1855. Colt Defense filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday.
June 15, 2015
If a starfish loses a limb, a new arm buds and grows in its place. But young moon jellies have a different strategy for self-repair: Existing limbs rearrange themselves to regain symmetry.
June 15, 2015
That's right: The Italian food chain has jumped on the food truck craze. And this weekend it parked in Boston's North End, where Italian food is most sacred and many eateries go back generations.
June 15, 2015
President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court in 2009 on charges that he committed war crimes and genocide in Darfur, where 300,000 people died.
June 15, 2015
Dolezal made news after it emerged that she had been presenting herself as being of mixed race, when she was born to white parents.
June 15, 2015
The landmark birthday prompted a Google Doodle in Britain depicting a man in chains — a reference to the rights that were eventually extended beyond the nobility.
June 15, 2015
The court said while pot use is legal in the state, it is still a federal crime, so employees are not protected by a statute that bars employees from being fired for partaking in lawful activities.
June 15, 2015
Jozef Wesolowski, the former Vatican ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will be the first to face a trial over the charges. He could face up to 12 years in jail.
June 15, 2015
Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.
June 15, 2015
This summer in Spain, "Winter is coming" — a reference to HBO's Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed there, and a popular slogan for a left-wing, grassroots political party.
June 15, 2015
Americans play more golf than any other sport. So how much exercise do you get from an afternoon on the links? Players clipped on pedometers and Fitbits to help us find out.
June 15, 2015
Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports as children. By the time people are in their late 20s, only about a quarter do.
June 15, 2015
The Golden State Warriors moved to the verge of the NBA championship by posting their second straight victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 behind a 37-point effort by Stephen Curry.
June 14, 2015
It's crunch time for the U.S. Supreme Court as consequential decisions will be coming soon. The biggest issues left: same-sex marriages, subsidies under Obamacare and lethal-injection drugs.
June 14, 2015
Belmokhtar, a leader of al-Qaida's arm in North Africa, masterminded the 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian gas plant in which 38 foreign hostages were killed.
June 14, 2015
Like many former Soviet satellite states, Poland is suspicious of Russian intentions these days. Poles are joining homegrown militias, and authorities have placed observation towers along the border.
June 14, 2015
NPR's Arun Rath talks to journalist Safa Al Ahmad about her time embedded with Houthi rebels in Yemen and the situation on the ground on the eve of Monday's U.N. peace talks in Geneva. Nearly 2000 Yemeni civilians have died in fighting since March.
June 14, 2015

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