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Rep. Jim Bridenstine is a fighter pilot who wants Americans to return to the moon but doesn't believe that humans are causing climate change.
Sept. 4, 2017
Washington's ambassador to the United Nations called on the U.N. Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang after its latest nuclear weapon test.
Sept. 4, 2017
The La Tuna fire near Los Angeles — one of several burning in California, Montana and Oregon — is one-third contained. But firefighters warn there is still much to be done to bring it under control.
Sept. 4, 2017
Education activist Malala Yousafzai criticized Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her ongoing silence over the violence that has led to tens of thousands of Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh.
Sept. 4, 2017
Bashar Abdul Jabar's son was trapped when his legs were crushed during Iraq's military campaign to retake Mosul from ISIS. The family had to leave him behind. "We have no comfort," says Abdul Jabar.
Sept. 4, 2017
Khaled Khatib captured much of the footage for The White Helmets, an Oscar-winning documentary about search and rescue volunteers in war-torn Aleppo. What's he doing now?
Sept. 4, 2017
Oklahoma City school leaders announced they wanted the community to decide whether to change the names of four schools, only to find that some important details about the schools may be lost to time.
Sept. 4, 2017
In upcoming elections, the labor movement has among its challenges reaching every union member in a personal way about what's at stake and what the facts are, the head of the AFL-CIO told NPR.
Sept. 4, 2017
Sam Clovis has a doctorate in public administration, is skeptical that humans have a role in climate change and pushed theories suggesting former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya.
Sept. 4, 2017
If you sit too much during middle age — at work and at home — your ability to exercise or even walk in late decades is at risk, a study hints. And, of course, your risk of heart disease climbs, too.
Sept. 4, 2017
The company is holding a contest to find a new and natural, low-calorie sweetener. The challenge comes at a time when many Americans are cutting back on sugar due to obesity and diabetes risks.
Sept. 4, 2017
No self-respecting cook would admit to using the food-nuker for anything more than heating up last night's pasta, but it's hard to deny the influence this little machine has had on American life.
Sept. 4, 2017
Texas authorities conducted a "controlled burn" on the six remaining trailers at the Crosby facility to prevent the risk of explosions, which poses no additional risk to the community, Arkema said.
Sept. 3, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds us that shots — not a nasal spray — are the most effective way to protect kids 6 months and older against the flu.
Sept. 3, 2017
Although his enigmatic poems confounded literary critics and peers who heaped praise on him, his abstract, modernist style reinvented literature for a generation of writers.
Sept. 3, 2017
Writer Fawn Weaver spent last year digging into the unknown story of Nearest Green, mentor of whiskey distiller Jack Daniels and, per her research, the U.S.'s first African-American master distiller.
Sept. 3, 2017
Natural disasters and human suffering have long challenged people of faith because they don't understand why God would allow such things to happen. It's a core problem facing believers.
Sept. 3, 2017
In honor of Labor Day weekend, we spotlighted the work of the late author Studs Terkel, who spent the early 1970s talking to people about their jobs for his collection of oral histories titled Working.
Sept. 3, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Louisiana State University professor Joy Osofsky to better understand the grief and trauma victims experience after a natural disaster.
Sept. 3, 2017
Across Houston, both the pastors and the congregants are finding comfort in their faith as they begin recovering from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey and returning to their churches.
Sept. 3, 2017

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