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"Boys and girls of the country will have a happy Christmas," says Venezuela's national superintendent for the defense of socioeconomic rights.
Dec. 11, 2016
A bipartisan group of senators tacitly rebuked President-elect Donald Trump in a statement Sunday on the CIA assessment that Russia used cyberattacks to influence the election.
Dec. 11, 2016
In a new book, journalist and author John Pomfret tackles a relationship that stretches back to America's earliest years and is now more important — and challenging — than ever.
Dec. 11, 2016
Instead, the president-elect again says he will allow his grown children to run his vast network of companies, and won't have anything to do with day-to-day operations.
Dec. 11, 2016
The 6 winners include a job app for out-of-work youth, radio shows that talk about sex and love and a solar lamp you can pay off in tiny increments.
Dec. 11, 2016
U.S. officials approved the deal in September, months after Iran emerged from sanctions.
Dec. 11, 2016
Condolences pour forth after the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority in years.
Dec. 11, 2016
Rex Tillerson, a 64-year-old oil executive, has no government experience. His longtime ties to Russia, including President Vladimir Putin, are already drawing scrutiny from critics.
Dec. 11, 2016
The roommates set out to climb a Bolivian mountain and find the black box from a plane crash more than 31 years ago. They succeeded where others had failed, but questions remain.
Dec. 11, 2016
Months after ISIS was pushed out of Palmyra, the extremist group is again fighting for the Syrian city in the face of heavy air strikes by Russia's military.
Dec. 11, 2016
The deluge of fake news suggests we live in a "post-truth" era. But NPR's Steve Inskeep says it would be better to call this a "post-trust" era. Here are his tips to sniff out the suspect sources.
Dec. 11, 2016
Using light-conductive materials, researchers have built a robot hand that can sense shapes and textures. Soft robotics holds promise for better prosthetics or machines with a more "human" touch.
Dec. 11, 2016
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to venture capitalist and Hillary Clinton supporter Chris Sacca about a reported meeting this week between Silicon Valley technology leaders and President-elect Trump.
Dec. 11, 2016
About the House is a collection of stories, essays and poems by Ron Slate and his daughter, comedian Jenny Slate. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to the Slates about their collaboration.
Dec. 11, 2016
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with ornithologist David Bird about his effort to make the gray jay the national bird of Canada. The race to choose which bird is ruffling some feathers.
Dec. 11, 2016
John Boch, executive director of gun rights group Guns Save Life, also co-chairs Trump's Second Amendment Coalition. He speaks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about his hopes for the next administration.
Dec. 11, 2016
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with attorney Mike Schissel of law firm Arnold & Porter. He is leading the firm's litigation on gun safety, and is part of a new coalition of law firms advocating gun control.
Dec. 11, 2016
German Prime Minister Angela Merkel, under pressure to combat Islamist extremism, has called for restrictions on full-face veils.
Dec. 11, 2016
Donald Trump is widely expected to name the Exxon Mobil chief executive to be secretary of state.
Dec. 11, 2016
San Diego is one of two U.S. cities with a civic organist. The job requires some very unique musical skills, including playing the world's largest outdoor pipe organ.
Dec. 11, 2016

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