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A parade of Republican presidential hopefuls took turns blasting the Obama administration but showed their differences on energy subsidies at the Iowa Agriculture Summit in Des Moines Saturday.
Mar. 8, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the mayor of Selma, Ala., George Patrick Evans, about the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and how the small city is dealing with the international attention.
Mar. 8, 2015
President Obama, declaring in Selma, Ala., that the "march is not yet over," joined other dignitaries to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and honor veterans of the civil rights movement.
Mar. 8, 2015
A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?
Mar. 8, 2015
After you hear her story, you'll never think the same way about the disease. That's the goal of Visual Epidemiology, which makes videos about individual battles instead of the big picture.
Mar. 8, 2015
The first comprehensive report into the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed Sunday that the battery of an underwater locator beacon had expired more than a year before the plane vanished.
Mar. 8, 2015
The streaming service plans to release Beasts Of No Nation, starring Idris Elba, in theaters and online at the same time. But at least four major movie theater chains won't be showing it.
Mar. 7, 2015
If they can pull it off, this year's Kentucky Wildcats would be the first undefeated team in almost 40 years. But back in the 1970s, flirting with perfection was practically routine.
Mar. 7, 2015
The message purporting to be from the Nigerian extremist group was posted to Twitter pledging to follow the Caliph and to obey ISIS "in times of difficulty and prosperity."
Mar. 7, 2015
Many, including Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and Hosea Williams, became household names. Others' stories are not as well known.
Mar. 7, 2015
Thousands of people gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national correspondent Debbie Elliott in Selma.
Mar. 7, 2015
At a time when many are connected to hundreds, if not thousands, of people on social media, a company called the Front Porch Forum is building smaller networks.
Mar. 7, 2015
Mary Catherine O'Brien says when she first married her husband Greg in 1977, he was funny and outgoing. Alzheimer's disease has stolen much of that, she says, but the two are closer than ever.
Mar. 7, 2015
The president, speaking at an even in Selma, Ala., to commemorate the march, said "our union is not yet perfect. But we are getting closer."
Mar. 7, 2015
The sparrow-sized bird, native to Myanmar, hadn't been seen since 1941 when a team of scientists recorded its call and played it back, attracting more of the tan-colored subspecies.
Mar. 7, 2015
Authorities say an officer was assaulted after responding to a call about reckless driving. It is not clear whether the man was armed.
Mar. 7, 2015
A group of conservative representatives in the House are unhappy with House Speaker John Boehner and they want to replace him. Can they do it?
Mar. 7, 2015
With unemployment dropping, the "misery index" is at its lowest level in more than 50 years. So why aren't Americans feeling cheerful? Economists say meager wages and big debts are still problems.
Mar. 7, 2015
The ill-fated airliner disappeared a year ago and despite an intensives search in the southern Indian Ocean, no definitive clues have turned up.
Mar. 7, 2015
Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his Muslim assistants work in poor neighborhoods where many residents are immigrants from Islamic countries. January's terror attacks only made him more determined.
Mar. 7, 2015

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