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Libya's facing some of its most serious upheaval since the fall of Moammar Gadhafi three years ago. NPR's Leila Fadel spoke to the prime minister who wasn't even in office a week before being forced out Monday.
June 09, 2014
Before former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stepped down, he ordered an audit of the VA system, hoping to find how many hospitals were lying about wait times. The audit found that approximately 100,000 veterans are waiting too long for care at the VA.
June 09, 2014
Water is scarce in California, and prices are all over the map. Some farmers are paying almost 100 times more than others. Should water flow to the highest bidder?
June 09, 2014
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the brand new creation from Taco Bell labs, the Quesarito. It's a quesadilla combined with a burrito.
June 09, 2014
The executive action will expand the number of students whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.
June 09, 2014
Juice seems more natural and healthful than soda because it comes from fruit. But a study found that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, which may make them just as unhealthful for you.
June 09, 2014
Most people don't want to die in the hospital hooked up to machines, but it can be hard to make those wishes known. A doctor's order with more force than an advance directive can help, a study finds.
June 09, 2014
Mass killings carried out by disturbed young people are frightening for the public. Along with the grief of victims' families, we explore how families of the killers deal with the trauma.
June 09, 2014
How can the Department of Veterans Affairs recover after its scandal? The Cato Institute's Michael Cannon and Ed Dorn, former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, offer suggestions.
June 09, 2014
The agency's audit also found that more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at Veterans Affairs facilities more than 90 days after requesting them.
June 09, 2014
Envy, pride, lust and the rest ... a new interactive explores the shifting morality of our always-connected lives.
June 09, 2014
In these pre-apocalyptic times, fashion seems to be tilting toward safety and protection. Can frou-frou flak jackets be far behind?
June 09, 2014
A version of the hit "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.
June 09, 2014
If children turn 21 while their parents' immigration application is still pending, that means some have to go to the back of the line and start all over.
June 09, 2014
Two officers were killed after an ambush at a pizza restaurant in Las Vegas. The shooters then went into a Wal-Mart where they committed suicide.
June 09, 2014
Audra McDonald walked off the stage as the most decorated actress in the event's history Sunday night. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.
June 09, 2014
Two more states opt out. Politics are heating up. What's next?
June 09, 2014
The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a growing hunger catastrophe.
June 09, 2014
One day after being the scene of a gun battle that killed at least 23 people, the largest airport in Pakistan is slated to reopen Monday. The Taliban says it ordered the attack.
June 09, 2014
Two suspects shot and killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas restaurant Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Wal-Mart, authorities said.
June 09, 2014

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