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After three years of training and a battle with USA Boxing over its uniform policy, Amaiya Zafar will fight in her first competitive bout on Saturday. She says she fell in love with the sport at 13.
April 25, 2017
New York City's plan for universal preschool for 3-year-olds aligns with a growing body of research showing that the benefits of high-quality pre-K can persist for years.
April 25, 2017
The documentaries attempt to complete the picture of what transpired in LA in 1992 after Rodney King was beaten by police, including how the riots affected a wide swath of Los Angelenos.
April 25, 2017
President Trump said he "will always stand with the Jewish people." His administration has been criticized for its reaction to recent anti-Semitic attacks, among other controversies.
April 25, 2017
With limited accomplishments chalked up, as he approaches 100 days in office, the president still seems to be stuck on one thing: how many people are tuning in.
April 25, 2017
A gang of some 50 bandits assaulted a private security company and reportedly made off with millions of dollars in what's being called a crime of the century on Paraguay's border with Brazil.
April 25, 2017
As North Korea marked its military's anniversary with artillery drills, a U.S. guided missile submarine docked in South Korea and U.S. Navy ships conducted exercises with South Korea and Japan.
April 25, 2017
Earning a spot on the author's list of most beloved drinks was no small feat. But bartender Constantino Ribalaigua, of Havana's now 200-year-old El Floridita, created a still-legendary cocktail.
April 25, 2017
El Tratado de Límites de 1970 dispone que los funcionarios estadounidenses y los funcionarios mexicanos se pongan de acuerdo antes de construir estructuras que pudieran afectar el flujo del Río Bravo.
April 25, 2017
The heads of the House Oversight Committee described "troubling" classified documents about former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and said the White House is refusing to release some data.
April 25, 2017
"The common understanding in the watchdog community is that we're going to have to hold the Trump administration responsible, because no one else is going to do it," says strategist Fred Wertheimer.
April 25, 2017
The device kept fetal lambs alive for about a month, allowing them to continue to mature. It has not been tested in humans, and some say the device raises ethical questions.
April 25, 2017
On May 8, two Obama administration officials — former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper — will appear before the House investigation.
April 25, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Ford treated mentally ill inmates in New York City for more than a decade. It was almost universal, she says, that they had suffered abuse or significant neglect as children.
April 25, 2017
It's a pilot project to reach youth who are at risk of infection — and reluctant to come to clinics because of the stigma around HIV/AIDS. Is anyone buying?
April 25, 2017
By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
April 25, 2017
Some urge ending funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program, and moving those 8 million kids to marketplace plans. But research shows the out-of-pocket costs to many families would soar.
April 25, 2017
Siegel has spent more than 40 years at NPR — and more than three decades as host of All Things Considered. He says he will be leaving that role in January to "begin a new phase of life."
April 25, 2017
The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.
April 25, 2017
A new study finds that preschool-aged children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the preteen years.
April 25, 2017

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