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The high court will be even more polarized as future nominees become more ideologically extreme. The Senate will also be changed, as will faith in U.S. democratic institutions in general.
April 6, 2017
This new sound became "trendy" in Great Britain. The mainstream media lapped it, and Billboard declared "British Asian Scene on Brink of Mainstream," as it tried to normalize the movement.
April 6, 2017
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the number of people arrested or "deemed inadmissible" along the Southwest border continued to drop in March, after showing sharp declines in February.
April 5, 2017
The Iraqi commander coordinating the battle tells NPR the Iraqi military will slow an offensive pushing into the crowded old district of the city, using fewer U.S. and Iraqi air strikes.
April 5, 2017
It took awhile to get going, but the White House has settled on its alternate narrative to potential connections between the Trump team and Russia's meddling in the U.S. election.
April 5, 2017
The FBI alleges the business represented Chinese nationals under a program that awards green cards for investing a half-million dollars in job-creating projects. But the projects were never built.
April 5, 2017
"Their faces had turned yellow and they had stopped breathing," a Syrian activist tells NPR. "As I'm describing the incident to you now, my hands are shaking. No, my whole body is shaking."
April 5, 2017
The bidding period has closed for the companies hoping to design and deliver the president's signature campaign promise. Here's a glimpse of some proposals — from wire mesh to 30-foot pipe organs.
April 5, 2017
In a suspected chemical weapon attack like the one in Syria on Tuesday, children are the most vulnerable targets.
April 5, 2017
Pepsi said it was trying to project a message of unity with its ad set at a protest, starring Kendall Jenner. But on Wednesday the company apologized, saying it had missed the mark.
April 5, 2017
Nigerian army radio says that the dog grappled with the teen girl bomber until the explosives went off, killing them both. Most of the residents of the village were reportedly present at the wedding.
April 5, 2017
Nasal versions of sedatives and overdose drugs are increasingly popular in emergency departments. Doctors like that they act quickly and don't require an IV to administer.
April 5, 2017
The billionaire's visage temporarily graces cans of Cherry Coke, newly launched in China. Buffett, a Coke shareholder, is apparently quite popular there — and he's famously fond of Cherry Coke.
April 5, 2017
The Trump administration has launched an investigation into the cause of trade deficits with U.S. trading partners. But most economists, say Trump appears to misunderstand what a trade deficit means.
April 5, 2017
NASA's Cassini's spacecraft will begin the final stages of its 20-year mission to Saturn before diving into the planet and ending its lengthy stretch orbiting the planet.
April 5, 2017
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Fisal Itani about the chemical attacks in Syria and what Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's strategy is in using chemical weapons.
April 5, 2017
President Trump met at the White House with King Abdullah of Jordan on Wednesday, in the wake of a gruesome attack on civilians in Syria. The leaders held a joint press conference.
April 5, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with David Rothkopf about what President Trump's meetings this week with world leaders say about his foreign policy.
April 5, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri about using the nuclear option against the Democratic filibuster of the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
April 5, 2017
Diabetes has become a public health crisis in Mexico. The government is struggling to pay for care and slow the rate at which people develop the life-threatening metabolic disorder.
April 5, 2017

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