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A Yale historian's new book explores America's changing tastes, and what they say about our culture — from class mobility to civil rights to women's changing status.
Sept. 21, 2016
Conservative groups have filed about a dozen lawsuits against election officials around the country, claiming that they're not maintaining their voter registration lists as required by law.
Sept. 21, 2016
One Nigerian man saw a big problem in his community: too many women were dying in childbirth. So he turned to the region's Islamic leaders for help.
Sept. 21, 2016
Such a treaty would be the first between China and Canada. The U.S. has refused to discuss such an agreement with the Chinese, citing human rights concerns.
Sept. 21, 2016
A look at major indicators suggests that while African-Americans lag behind the rest of the country in many key areas, they've also experienced steady economic and socioeconomic gains.
Sept. 21, 2016
Authorities in New York said they wanted to talk to the two men, who they believed found a pressure cooker bomb in a piece of luggage. They took the bomb out but took the luggage.
Sept. 21, 2016
In testimony prepared for a Congressional hearing, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch says the company makes about $50 in profit on each EpiPen. Analysts say it's still a hefty margin.
Sept. 21, 2016
A new Pew Research Center study finds that a third of Clinton and Trump supporters are most strongly motivated by opposition to Trump and Clinton.
Sept. 21, 2016
David Kittos, who fled Cyprus as a child, took the photo that appeared in a controversial tweet likening refugees to candy. He tells the BBC he didn't give Trump Jr. permission to use the image.
Sept. 21, 2016
A French aid organization said its emergency medical staffers were killed near Aleppo on Tuesday, a day after the cease-fire collapsed.
Sept. 21, 2016
"I've always felt that the Republicans align with my beliefs," said Judith Martinez, 51, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Mexico.
Sept. 21, 2016
When men put on a gut and grow love handles it's not such a bad thing, according to a Yale anthropologist. That pudge might help them reproduce and pass on longevity genes to their offspring.
Sept. 21, 2016
Police say that Keith Lamont Scott was carrying a gun when an officer fatally shot him; his family says he was unarmed. Overnight protests shut down I-85, but the interstate has since been reopened.
Sept. 21, 2016
Archaeologists have found the glassy remains of burnt cheese in an ancient pot. It seems trial and error is a timeless method to the madness of creating good food.
Sept. 21, 2016
New rules, new reviews, and new funding for young, low-income children.
Sept. 21, 2016
Blobs in space emitting eerie, unexplained light have been puzzling astronomers for more than 15 years. Now, they think they are on to the cause of the mysterious glow.
Sept. 21, 2016
"I'm very clear that we're going to make a success of coming out of the European Union," the British prime minister tells NPR's Steve Inskeep.
Sept. 21, 2016
Authorities used tear gas to disperse protesters in Charlotte, N.C., after the fatal shooting of a black man by police who said he was armed and posed a threat.
Sept. 21, 2016
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that immigrant minors cannot sue the U.S. for legal representation until their deportation proceedings are exhausted, and they must do it individually.
Sept. 20, 2016
In a TV interview, Trump accused all of the scheduled presidential debate moderators of being Democrats. But NBC's Lester Holt is a registered Republican.
Sept. 20, 2016

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