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The president says he's pushing for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership in part to boost "Made in the U.S.A." products around the world. So why make the pitch at Nike?
May 05, 2015
After the earthquake struck, they began using social media to find out the extent of the damage, who needs help — even where aid groups are setting up shop.
May 05, 2015
The president says he's pushing for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership in part to boost "Made in the U.S.A." products around the world. So why make the pitch at Nike?
May 05, 2015
Venezuela's economic woes provide plenty of fodder for comedians. But the government doesn't seem to have a sense of humor: comics say they are being targeted and prevented from performing.
May 05, 2015
Lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve the measure. The legislation, which must still be approved by the country's Senate, has been criticized as highly intrusive.
May 05, 2015
London completely dominates the political, cultural and economic life of the U.K. to an extent rarely seen in other countries. That imbalance has been an issue in the run-up to Thursday's election.
May 05, 2015
Fresh fighting around Najran comes after a nearly six-week Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels. Aid agencies urge a halt to bombing Yemen's airports so humanitarian supplies can be delivered.
May 05, 2015
People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world. So who made the GMO?
May 05, 2015
Loretta Lynch is also scheduled to meet with police, local officials, members of Congress and community groups.
May 05, 2015
Infections with C. difficile are a big problem for people in hospitals and nursing homes. An experimental treatment with spores from a harmless version of the bacterium prevented new infections.
May 05, 2015
Huckabee, who previously sought the presidency in 2008, hosted a television program on Fox until January when he ended the eponymous show to consider his political furture.
May 05, 2015
Effectiveness of the vaccine within one year of the final booster was 73 percent. But it fell to 34 percent in two to four years, an analysis of a Washington state epidemic found.
May 05, 2015
Between 1886 and 1919, Andrew Carnegie planted nearly 1,700 libraries across America. Over the years they grew. Now they are trying to survive.
May 05, 2015
A Harvard economist and colleagues looked at data for millions of families. They found that kids living in Baltimore City went on to make less money than their peers in adulthood.
May 05, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry took a surprise trip to Somalia on Tuesday. The visit is a first for a U.S. secretary of state. For more on Kerry's visit, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner.
May 05, 2015
Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. has had a rapid rise. In about three years, he went from a one-star general to a four-star one. He is currently the commandant of the Marine Corps.
May 05, 2015
Kerry became the first United States secretary of state to visit Somalia. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud called the visit "a great moment" for his country.
May 05, 2015
In a news bulletin, the Islamic State said the two suspects were "soldiers from the soldiers of the Caliphate." U.S. officials said they were still investigating a link to international terror.
May 05, 2015
This isn't Mike Huckabee's first time at the GOP presidential rodeo. He had the advantages of being a novelty upstart underdog in 2008. That's not the case this time around.
May 05, 2015
A South Korean student arrested for crossing illegally into North Korea tells CNN he is doing well, and that he went into the rogue state hoping to improve relations between North and South.
May 05, 2015

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