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When a child suffers a concussion, it's very hard to tell if the brain injury will cause long-term problems. An experimental test that looks for bits of genetic material in spit might help.
Nov. 20, 2017
The stadium, which has been around since 1992 and played host to the 1996 Olympic Games, saw its final hours Monday morning. Watch the storied building come down in a planned implosion.
Nov. 20, 2017
Also: Zimbabwe's leader ignores a call to resign; an Argentine submarine is still missing; and actor Jeffrey Tambor may leave 'Transparent' over sexual harassment allegations.
Nov. 20, 2017
The Czech star won the singles Wimbledon title, 16 doubles Grand Slams and three Olympic medals. The Women's Tennis Association said the Hall of Famer died Sunday "after a long battle with cancer."
Nov. 20, 2017
The president pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, has teased that he could pardon others and this week, the week of Thanksgiving, he will again.
Nov. 20, 2017
As Puerto Rico students settle into high school on the mainland — one big question emerges: What happens to my college plans? That's especially scary for seniors, as application deadlines loom.
Nov. 20, 2017
New guidelines have lowered the threshold for high blood pressure to 130/80, which makes it even more important to get an accurate reading. Here's how to increase the odds of getting it right.
Nov. 20, 2017
Lots of families fight over politics at the holiday table. But decisions about which foods to put on the table can also whip up stress and squabbles.
Nov. 20, 2017
For decades, Tulsa planned carefully and imposed regulations to prevent the kind of devastating floods that used to make national headlines. Now other cities are noticing.
Nov. 20, 2017
A six-panel judge unanimously dismissed a pair of petitions challenging the Oct. 26 vote that was boycotted by the opposition led by rival Raila Odinga.
Nov. 20, 2017
Meetings in the wake of September's election have left the German chancellor empty-handed. Without a deal, her government could collapse, with Germany potentially forced into new elections.
Nov. 20, 2017
The ARA San Juan disappeared last week off the coast of Patagonia. Argentine officials say that they can't confirm that satellite signals received over the weekend came from the sub.
Nov. 20, 2017
The murders of actress Sharon Tate and six other people in a span of two nights gave Manson a unique and infamous position in the American cultural imagination.
Nov. 20, 2017
"I know this photo looks bad. But, remember, it also is bad," said Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost of the image appearing to show Franken groping a sleeping woman.
Nov. 19, 2017
At least four people were killed overnight into Sunday in what the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, called "state-sponsored thuggery."
Nov. 19, 2017
After dozens of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein came out, a torrent of survivors' stories seemed to emerge — in sports, in business, in politics and in the media, including at NPR.
Nov. 19, 2017
The near-four decade rule of Robert Mugabe appeared to be coming to an end after the ruling ZANU-PF party voted to remove him.
Nov. 19, 2017
The Air Force failed to report the Texas shooter's criminal history to the FBI, which would have blocked his gun purchases. But concerns over military crime reporting have been raised for years.
Nov. 19, 2017
You don't have to be in the military to have experiences that could lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, a doctor says.
Nov. 19, 2017
Mature and introspective, the 20-year vet displayed a rare glimpse of vulnerability as he rapped about his pressure to be perfect and his fall from prominence in the game.
Nov. 19, 2017

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