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The suspect in the weekend bombings, 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami of New Jersey, is a U.S. citizen and is afforded legal counsel and due process — under the Constitution.
Sept. 19, 2016
Ahmad Khan Rahami, suspected in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey, is a naturalized U.S. citizen, was sued in small claims court in 2012 and was evicted from an apartment in 2013.
Sept. 19, 2016
"WANTED," blared New York's alert. "Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-year-old male." This year, non-federal authorities have sent as many wireless emergency alerts as in the previous three years put together.
Sept. 19, 2016
The Syrian military accused rebels of violating the seven-day cease-fire and declared the truce over. Trucks carrying food and medicine to an area west of Aleppo were attacked from the air.
Sept. 19, 2016
The 90-minute event will be the first onstage matchup for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. It will be before a live audience and contain no commercial breaks.
Sept. 19, 2016
A study of 17 people who have been blind since birth found that areas of the brain usually devoted to visual information become active when a blind person is solving math problems.
Sept. 19, 2016
The plan would also help the rich more than the middle class, according to the Tax Foundation. And there's still one huge, $1.5-trillion uncertainty in the plan.
Sept. 19, 2016
Gov. Pat McCrory said the suit he filed against the Justice Department, which defends a bill that regulates who uses what bathrooms and allows for discrimination against LGBT people, is too expensive.
Sept. 19, 2016
They're wondering about the impact of the family's poverty on the tragic turn of events — and whether the government does enough to help the impoverished.
Sept. 19, 2016
Julia Louis-Dreyfus issued a personal apology for the political climate and Jeb Bush called Jimmy Kimmel a "Godless Hollywood Hippie."
Sept. 19, 2016
"The important thing is to get this individual quickly and to continue to be strong and vigilant," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
Sept. 19, 2016
At least one incident of ballot-stuffing was caught on camera, but Sunday's vote brought a big win for President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party and its allies.
Sept. 19, 2016
A new study says sixth-graders do better when they attend K-8 schools, so they're not the youngest.
Sept. 19, 2016
A new study by the Brennan Center for Justice has found violent crime and homicides on the rise this year, but analysts said a small number of cities such as Chicago account for much of the increase.
Sept. 19, 2016
The former president talks to NPR about the prospect of stepping away from the Clinton Foundation if his wife is elected — and why even false accusations of impropriety can stick.
Sept. 19, 2016
As it transitions away from manufacturing, Springfield relies more on lower-paying service jobs. For many, a middle-class life is out of reach. But some see signs of hope for the local economy.
Sept. 19, 2016
Television stars are being honored on Sunday at the 68th annual Emmy Awards. Follow along with NPR's TV critic and colleagues, while they tweet the drama as it unfolds.
Sept. 18, 2016
NPR Books editor Petra Mayer was in the Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday when she saw what looked like a pressure cooker on the sidewalk. Suddenly she found herself at the heart of the night's news.
Sept. 18, 2016
Tennis star Venus Williams is a backer and Sallie Krawcheck heads a new investment company aimed at women. They talk about why they think a platform like this is needed.
Sept. 18, 2016
A U.S. airstrike on Syrian military forces aligned with Bashar Assad has challenged the already tenuous cease-fire in Syria.
Sept. 18, 2016

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