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Compensation in recent years for the CEOs of the largest U.S. health care companies has far outstripped the wage growth of nearly all Americans, an investigation by the news site Axios has found.
July 26, 2017
President Trump has made it a priority to deport members of the violent gang Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13. In Houston, the gang's crimes are disproportionately brutal, Police Chief Art Acevedo says.
July 26, 2017
The Trump administration places sanctions on 13 Venezuelans involved in the country's upcoming elections. It comes as opponents to the government are about to start a national strike.
July 26, 2017
As the Trump administration looks to fill Republican vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board, experts expect the rollback of Obama-era labor policies to intensify.
July 26, 2017
Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air pollution.
July 26, 2017
The website Snopes has been debunking rumors and conspiracy theories since 1995. Now, its future is in danger. NPR's Kelly McEvers discusses the issue with with media correspondent David Folkenflik.
July 26, 2017
Six weeks after being shot while practicing baseball with other Republican lawmakers, Rep. Steve Scalise has been discharged from the hospital.
July 26, 2017
A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and American.
July 26, 2017
President Trump has made it a priority to deport members of the violent gang Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13. In Houston, the gang's crimes are disproportionately brutal, Police Chief Art Acevedo says.
July 26, 2017
One of the 10 people who died in a tractor-trailer in Texas was returning to the U.S. from Guatemala. Frank Fuentes graduated from high school in the Washington, D.C. area and had been deported.
July 26, 2017
From his early endorsement of then-candidate Trump February 2016, through his time so far as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been one of the most loyal supporters of Trump and his populist agenda.
July 26, 2017
President Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that transgender people will be banned from serving in the U.S. military. He took the Pentagon by surprise and raised questions about implementing the policy.
July 26, 2017
As expected, the Federal Reserve says it will hold interest rates in a range between one and 1.25 percent. It said job gains have been solid and the labor market continues to strengthen.
July 26, 2017
The scientists introduced genes from two other flowers that allowed the mums to mimic the chemical process producing blue pigment. This might be applicable to other flowers, like roses and lilies.
July 26, 2017
An expert told federal agents, "if someone had been bitten by one of the cobras, they likely would have died as there is not a ready source of anti-venom" nearby.
July 26, 2017
Cyberattacks and data breaches are common at health care facilities, and they can put patients' health at risk. Hospitals are behind the curve in beefing up defenses, industry analysts say.
July 26, 2017
A dengue fever outbreak has left some hospitals so full that they're turning away patients.
July 26, 2017
The pioneering hip-hop radio duo drop by the Code Switch podcast to talk about making their way in a traditionally black genre and their new NPR interview show, What's Good? with Stretch & Bobbito.
July 26, 2017
"Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers," Gov. Eric Greitens said after lawmakers approved the legislation.
July 26, 2017
As congressional scrutiny of Russian interference expands, the panel is looking at the advocacy of foreign government on Wednesday — though key witnesses will not be appearing as originally planned.
July 26, 2017

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