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The Obama administration has removed Arctic locations from planned oil and gas leases for the next 5 years. Ten of the 11 approved lease areas are in the Gulf of Mexico.
Nov. 18, 2016
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top law enforcement officer. Sessions' anti-immigrant views and past allegations of racism are sure to draw scrutiny.
Nov. 18, 2016
The judge has set Monday's hearing to decide if Dylann Roof is mentally competent to be tried in the murders of nine people. The judge said the hearing will be closed to help assure Roof a fair trial.
Nov. 18, 2016
But it's too early to say whether the epidemic isn't has bad as the agency first predicted back in February.
Nov. 18, 2016
Eric Schneiderman called the settlement "a stunning reversal by Donald Trump and a major victory for the over 6,000 victims of his fraudulent university"
Nov. 18, 2016
Negotiators had hoped the meeting would be the first step in implementing last year's Paris agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But the U.S. election has cast their plans into doubt.
Nov. 18, 2016
Iraqi security forces, paramilitaries and international allies still face stiff resistance from ISIS in the city's outskirts. Inside the city, soldiers say civilians are being used as human shields.
Nov. 18, 2016
If Donald Trump continues personally tweeting as president it will be an extension of commanders in chief going around the media. Though, it may also be unorthodox.
Nov. 18, 2016
Law enforcement is scrambling to get ahead of the opioid, which is far more chemically potent than heroin. Most illegal fentanyl is made in China. As soon as one version is outlawed, another pops up.
Nov. 18, 2016
Lewis speaks of growing up in Alabama in this 2009 interview. At the time, there was a county whose population was 80 percent African American that didn't have a single registered black voter.
Nov. 18, 2016
Questions surround the circumstances of the blast in the province of Tete, which killed at least 56 people and injured more than 100 others. The government has declared a three-day mourning period.
Nov. 18, 2016
Food works better than valium but shouldn't be your sole comfort, therapist Jean Fain advises clients. But, she says, making muffins as a meditative practice is a reliable source of comfort and hope.
Nov. 18, 2016
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Nov. 18, 2016
Everyone has diarrhea from time to time. For most, it's often no more than an inconvenience. But with the right mix of toxic circumstances, it can prove deadly.
Nov. 18, 2016
The case is described as the first of its kind: A 14-year-old girl with cancer asked a court to grant her last wish, that her body be preserved in case future technology allows her to be revived.
Nov. 18, 2016
California boasts one of the lowest rates of tobacco smoking in the nation. Researchers worry that pot smoking will lead the way to cigarette smoking.
Nov. 18, 2016
Both sites have faced recent legal challenges centering on whether their contests amount to games of skill or gambling. They hint that reducing legal costs was a factor in the decision to join forces.
Nov. 18, 2016
Data about the number of unvaccinated kids in individual public schools aren't available to parents in Texas. Some of them are looking to change the reporting requirements.
Nov. 18, 2016
The retired general was one of the first ex-military officers to back Donald Trump. His brazen comments and partisan political work trouble some of his former colleagues.
Nov. 18, 2016
There are more than 2 million single parents enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. Some schools, like Wilson College in Pennsylvania, have figured out what it takes to help them succeed.
Nov. 18, 2016

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