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A local regulatory body has filed a civil suit against the Southern California Gas Company over the ongoing natural gas leak near Porter Ranch in Los Angeles.
Jan. 27, 2016
Using video to teach good parenting habits when children are babies leads to better behavior in kids later on, a study finds. The program is aimed at helping children in low-income families.
Jan. 27, 2016
Some Latin American countries are calling on women to postpone getting pregnant. Women's rights activist Monica Roa thinks that's "naive and ineffective."
Jan. 27, 2016
People sometimes put together policies, such as short-term and critical illness plans, instead of buying more expensive health coverage. But they likely will be penalized under the federal health law.
Jan. 27, 2016
From the debut of the Daytona 500, Barney Hall missed calling the race only four times. He was revered for navigating any situation with steady intelligence.
Jan. 27, 2016
NPR correspondents answer your Zika virus queries: Who's at risk? What are the implications for pregnant women? Will there be a vaccine?
Jan. 27, 2016
Christiane Taubira opposed a push to strip dual nationals convicted of terrorism of their French citizenship.
Jan. 27, 2016
Now on its third issue, The Tenth wants the fashion industry to stop seeing queer blacks folks as "the flavor of the month."
Jan. 27, 2016
Seattle Police detectives "believe the five victims were specifically targeted," the department says.
Jan. 27, 2016
High almond prices led many California growers to put in new plantings in recent years. Too many, it seems: Oversupply has helped push prices down by about 20 percent.
Jan. 27, 2016
Many students had complained the new version was too hard. Because of the change, tens of thousands of students could potentially get their high school equivalency diplomas retroactively.
Jan. 27, 2016
The President will propose in his 2017 budget that families who qualify for subsidized school meals receive benefits to buy an extra $45 in groceries per child each month when school is out.
Jan. 27, 2016
A third of the 12,000-mile long Great Wall of China lies in ruins. Its modern-day defenders confront what may be the world's greatest challenge in cultural preservation.
Jan. 27, 2016
The VA says it overpaid 2,200 incarcerated vets $24 million, including Clay Hull, who despite filing required paperwork to forfeit part of his checks while in prison, was still sent the full amount.
Jan. 27, 2016
Opponents say the movement to take back Nevada land that some ranchers want for grazing has stopped federal workers from safeguarding public property.
Jan. 27, 2016
Ammon Bundy, leader of the group of militants that has occupied a federal wildlife refuge for weeks, has been arrested along with other members of the group, according to state and federal officials.
Jan. 26, 2016
GOP front-runner Donald Trump, upset over his treatment by Fox News and by top anchor Megyn Kelly, is threatening to boycott the final debate ahead of the Iowa caucuses.
Jan. 26, 2016
Take the train to the Queens neighborhood of Flushing, and you'll find newcomers who are reshaping the largest Chinese community of any city outside of Asia.
Jan. 26, 2016
The spread of Zika is probably limited by window screens and other mosquito-control measures in common use in the U.S. Also, the primary mosquito that carries Zika has a somewhat limited range.
Jan. 26, 2016
The famed astrophysicist got into a Twitter spat with the rapper, which then turned into a bonafide rap battle.
Jan. 26, 2016

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