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The administration — hoping refugees will not flood the southern border — is expanding a program that helps refugees, including minors, to reunite with their families in the U.S.
July 26, 2016
First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.
July 26, 2016
Alpena, Mich., has turned the shipwrecks off its shores into a tourist attraction. Now, other Great Lakes towns are hoping to create freshwater marine sanctuaries of their own.
July 26, 2016
Consumers often blame drug companies for the rapidly rising costs of some commonly used generic drugs. But changes made by insurers influence the price of these drugs, too, it turns out.
July 26, 2016
A 2,200-year-old mummy going on display in Israel shows some of the same ailments modern people suffer from: osteoporosis, tooth decay, and other effects of an inactive, carbohydrate-rich lifestyle.
July 26, 2016
The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference. The rigorous test is only in its fifth year, but nearly 600 people have passed it already. Industry experts say the exam is necessary because of the evolving standards in the growing American cheese business.
July 26, 2016
Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening. Though he's not the nominee, many of his supporters are in Philadelphia to express their views and frustration.
July 26, 2016
Two men attacked a church in Normandy, France, Tuesday morning during Mass. They took five people hostage and killed a priest before French police shot and killed them. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.
July 26, 2016
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to California Attorney General Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Convention about the Democrats' positions on Black Lives Matter and criminal justice reform.
July 26, 2016
Bill Clinton speaks Tuesday night after his wife Hillary Clinton formally becomes the Democratic nominee for president. One open question is how smoothly the nominating process will go.
July 26, 2016
Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
July 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?
July 26, 2016
The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi, where its journey began 17 flights ago in March 2015. Alternating with another pilot, Bertrand Piccard flew around the world with no fuel.
July 26, 2016
Americans are more afraid of crime, even though the crime rates are down, Nikki Usher of George Washington University tells NPR's Robert Siegel. Usher says that the media is reporting crime more, and in new ways. The more people consume bad news in the world, she explains, the more they believe it is more dangerous than it really is.
July 26, 2016
Friends and associates of Hillary Clinton often describe her as warm and humorous in private, which often clashes with the image the public has of her. Her campaign is trying to change that.
July 26, 2016
NPR's Emily Harris reviews the past three years in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which have been marked by a lack of serious peace talks and new, sometimes extreme, approaches by both sides.
July 26, 2016
Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins is just four hits shy of 3,000 hits. He's expected to reach that milestone during Tuesday's game. The 42-year-old came to U.S. Major League Baseball from Japan in 2001, when he was met with much doubt. Only 30 baseball legends have hit 3,000.
July 26, 2016
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to State Rep. Diane Russell of Maine, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland, who was booed by Sanders supporters, about the divisions plaguing the Democrats.
July 26, 2016
Trump has been seizing on the turmoil at the DNC as a talking point on the campaign trail.
July 26, 2016
Federer announced that he needs more time to recover from knee surgery. The Grand Slam champion said he plans to put his energy towards coming back strong and healthy in 2017.
July 26, 2016

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