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An Idaho judge concluded an attack on a black, mentally disabled teenager, in which his white teammate kicked a coat hanger up his rectum, was not a sexual assault or racially motivated attack.
Feb. 27, 2017
The repealed Securities and Exchange Commission rule required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas payments. It was meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption.
Feb. 27, 2017
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is on a mission to document every captive animal species in the world. He talks about getting an arctic fox to hold still, and Photoshopping out poop.
Feb. 27, 2017
Former President George W. Bush repeatedly declined to criticize Obama or offer him unsolicited advice. But on NBC's Today, Bush weighed in on President Trump's travel ban, Russia and the media.
Feb. 27, 2017
Authorities cut off service to the capital, Santiago, following torrential rains that contaminated the water supply. People are now scrambling to find alternative sources of drinking water.
Feb. 27, 2017
The Trump Justice Department will ask a federal court to dismiss the Obama DOJ's earlier claim that the ID law was enacted with the intention of discriminating against minority voters.
Feb. 27, 2017
"When you look at the way that, African American men are treated when they're armed, already the deck is stacked against people who are judged or perceived to be a threat." Caroline Light
Feb. 27, 2017
The off-Broadway play, in which a barber's clients become filling for meat pies, may make you lose your appetite. But former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses bakes a tempting pre-theater treat.
Feb. 27, 2017
"My instincts tell me this is all part of a coordinated effort," an Ann Arbor police detective tells Michigan Public Radio, discussing threats made in the city.
Feb. 27, 2017
Teens should be included in efforts to mitigate their online risks, researchers say, but apps focus more on parents controlling access by monitoring and blocking sites.
Feb. 27, 2017
More than 8 in 10 fires are started by people. Researchers say humans are not only causing the vast majority of wildfires, they're extending the normal fire season around the U.S. by three months.
Feb. 27, 2017
In the first look at his spending plan, the president is proposing boosts for the military and law enforcement — at the expense of other domestic spending. Congress will need to write the final plan.
Feb. 27, 2017
Do you look like a Joy? Genes and culture may make it more likely that names and faces align. But researchers say people also may adjust their expressions to match social expectations of their name.
Feb. 27, 2017
Mack Beggs is prohibited from competing against boys, under Texas rules. His controversial win comes soon after President Trump rescinded Obama administration guidelines on transgender students.
Feb. 27, 2017
It wasn't a terribly exciting or unusual Academy Awards telecast — until all of a sudden, it made all kinds of history.
Feb. 27, 2017
"I told them I didn't want to make a scene about it, but my conscience wouldn't let me talk to him," says William Owens of the chance to meet President Trump. Owens' son died in a raid in Yemen.
Feb. 27, 2017
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, seen as China's response to the rival TPP, has benefited from a shift in American politics.
Feb. 27, 2017
It's not a "State of the Union" address, but Trump's mood about the country will matter, along with whether he gives Congress direction on policy priorities like health care and taxes.
Feb. 27, 2017
Think about what do we do at NPR: We tell stories. If your resume, your cover letter and your writing samples don't tell us a story, we're not interested.
Feb. 27, 2017
First-time candidates are seeking offices across the country. And several nonprofits are helping American Muslims get involved in the political process.
Feb. 27, 2017

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