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Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in county jail for sexual assault. Prosecutors had recommended six years in prison. An online petition seeks the judge's recall.
June 6, 2016
Clinton is the first woman ever to head a major-party ticket in this country. She now has the 2,383 delegate commitments necessary to become the presumptive nominee, according to The Associated Press.
June 6, 2016
The death penalty will be official if upheld by a judge at a sentencing hearing. Sixty-three-year-old Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was convicted in the murders of nine women and a teenage girl.
June 6, 2016
At a campaign event, Donald Trump said Bob Guillo gave his Trump University program the highest rating possible. Guillo says he paid $35,000 only to be taught to use Trulia and other common websites.
June 6, 2016
A year ago, the government said the personal information of millions of employees and others was stolen by hackers. Federal officials say they've boosted cybersecurity, but there's more work to do.
June 6, 2016
The former president tells why it's taken nearly 30 years to bring the Guinea worm to near extinction — and what's next on his agenda.
June 6, 2016
The NPR staffers who worked with Gilkey pick a favorite photo and share some memories.
June 6, 2016
The Taliban have kept up a drumbeat of attacks since their leader was killed last month in a U.S. drone strike. Hopes that a new leader might improve the climate for peace are fading fast.
June 6, 2016
California has so much solar energy that some days, there's too much. One solution is to join forces across state borders. But in the West, that's sparking some not-so-neighborly opposition.
June 6, 2016
U.S. employment is one of many uncertainties Federal Reserve officials are weighing as they consider raising interest rates. Overall, Yellen expects ongoing economic recovery and growth to continue.
June 6, 2016
The world has only wiped out one human disease: small pox. Guinea worm disease looks like it's on the verge of being the second.
June 6, 2016
Economic studies suggest that when people feel economic pain, they punish the sitting president's party.
June 6, 2016
In his new book, journalist Roger Thurow chronicles the obstacles that women around the globe face in raising healthy babies.
June 6, 2016
They are the two largest economies in the world, and increasingly interdependent. But as leaders gather for high-level talks in Beijing, tensions have flared on several fronts.
June 6, 2016
Muhammad Ali was a great athlete and humanitarian. He was also a symbol of defiance for black men around the world.
June 6, 2016
The speech reveals some of Clinton's early thoughts on politics and the political process as she attempts find a a balance between idealism and practicality.
June 6, 2016
Voters took a dim view of a plan that would have mandated a basic monthly income for all of Switzerland's 8.1 million residents, regardless of employment status.
June 6, 2016
NPR's Philip Reeves remembers Zabihullah Tamanna, a brave Afghan journalist who brought compassion to his work. Tamanna was killed along with NPR photojournalist David Gilkey in Afghanistan on Sunday.
June 6, 2016
The NPR photographer kept heading back to the front lines in Afghanistan to gauge how the Afghan military was faring against the Taliban. It's a story that's been largely ignored.
June 6, 2016
The boy's mother "did not act in any way where she presented this child to some harm," the county prosecutor says of the May 28 incident.
June 6, 2016

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