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EgyptAir Flight 181 was headed from Alexandria to Cairo but was forced to land in Cyprus. The hijacker claimed to have had explosives on board. Associated Press reporter Menelaos Hadjicostis explains.
March 29, 2016
At the top of her list? Pass a bill to help end global hunger, plan for future infectious disease outbreaks and catch up on her aid acronyms.
March 29, 2016
Belgian playwright Ismael Saidi is taking his anti-radicalization message to schools in heavily Muslim neighborhoods. He finds extremism still has appeal, even after last week's terrorist attacks.
March 29, 2016
The American College of Physicians will lobby Congress to allow the reimportation of medicines from other countries and to let Medicare bargain with drugmakers over price. Will lawmakers go along?
March 29, 2016
A man hijacked a Cairo-bound EgyptAir plane departing from the coastal city of Alexandria. Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister says there are seven people still on board the plane.
March 29, 2016
Most people who end up facing eviction simply can't afford to pay their rent. Many low-income tenants work, but their rent outpaces their wages. An unexpected bill or a lost job can mean homelessness.
March 29, 2016
Corporations in Atlanta have a long history of supporting a focus on business, not social conservatives' issues. Now the governor is vetoing a bill that LGBT groups say would lead to discrimination.
March 29, 2016
In March 1867, the U.S. purchased Alaska. This igloo-shaped, torched-meringue dessert came as a fringe benefit. Was it a sweet flash of genius, political satire — or maybe a bit of both?
March 29, 2016
Teachers explain how they're applying the social media app to lessons and homework.
March 29, 2016
The plane was diverted while flying from the Egyptian Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo, and later landed in Cyprus where some women and children were allowed to deboard.
March 29, 2016
The Justice Department has asked a federal court to vacate its order that Apple write software to help the FBI access data in the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone.
March 28, 2016
The 23-year-old founder says sci-fi writers love to use virtual reality as a backdrop for conflict, but the future is "probably not going to be nearly as interesting."
March 28, 2016
The Justice Department says it is withdrawing its legal action against Apple, because it has been able to get data from a terrorist's phone. A spokeswoman says the FBI is reviewing the data.
March 28, 2016
The hashtag trended for hours Sunday. It was led by people of color who support the Vermont senator's presidential bid.
March 28, 2016
In federal court in New York City, Rafael Callejas admitted to taking bribes over lucrative broadcast rights. He was head of the Honduran soccer federation from 2002 to 2015.
March 28, 2016
NPR's congressional correspondent Ailsa Chang explains what happened Monday at the Capitol complex, where a man with a weapon entered the Visitor Center and was shot by Capitol police.
March 28, 2016
Two academics suggest that loans financed by the private sector could be one way to help patients to cover the cost of expensive, curative pharmaceuticals. Think mortgages.
March 28, 2016
Belgian playwright Ismael Saidi is taking his anti-radicalization message to schools in heavily Muslim neighborhoods. He finds extremism still has appeal, even after last week's terror attacks.
March 28, 2016
Belgium is divided linguistically, culturally and politically. Yet the Brussels bombings have also brought citizens together in ways they hadn't expected.
March 28, 2016
The federal lawsuit filed by multiple plaintiffs argues that the law, signed by Gov. Pat McCrory last week, is causing harm to the state's LGBT community.
March 28, 2016

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