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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with New York State Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes about the sudden resignation of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, following multiple accusations of physical and verbal assault.
May. 8, 2018
Early findings on infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome are reassuring, and doctors are optimistic that normal development can continue. Making sure parents are treated for addiction is key.
May. 8, 2018
This week, the Senate is on track to confirm six more federal appeals court judges nominated by President Trump. NPR looks at who they are as they make their way to the judicial bench.
May. 8, 2018
"Most of them would really like to have their health back, but that's not going to happen," says the food safety lawyer representing 58 victims who fell ill after eating tainted greens from Arizona.
May. 8, 2018
Blankenship could win West Virginia's GOP Senate primary, despite spending a year in prison after 29 miners died in an explosion at a mine owned by the company he led. Trump isn't backing him.
May. 8, 2018
President Trump has long been a critic of the multi-nation agreement, criticism that began even before he was sworn in to the Oval Office.
May. 8, 2018
Just half a month after demonstrations ousted the country's longtime leader, the former journalist who led those protests, Nikol Pashinyan, has been elected prime minister.
May. 8, 2018
The federal lawsuit stems from the department's decision to postpone a requirement that funding recipients study how inclusive their communities are and plan how to overcome historic segregation.
May. 8, 2018
One campaign ad in Georgia, in which the candidate for governor points a gun at a young man, has spurred national outrage. Clinging to gun rights has been a strategy in some GOP primary races.
May. 8, 2018
A dozen lawyers are helping other women in the Swat Valley with divorce, custody and inheritance cases. Some of the women lawyers defied the Taliban to study law and continue to endure threats.
May. 8, 2018
But Cyrus Vance Jr.'s probe of Eric Schneiderman is complicated: Schneiderman has been investigating Vance for his involvement in the decision not to prosecute producer Harvey Weinstein.
May. 8, 2018
An ugly West Virginia contest features controversial coal executive Don Blankenship. President Trump said he could jeopardize a key GOP Senate target. Ohio Democrats have a big contest for governor.
May. 8, 2018
Cattle ranchers know that making the best steak starts with the genetic makeup of the herd. Now those genetics have taken a historic leap thanks to new, predictive DNA technology.
May. 8, 2018
Also: More volcanic fissures develop on Hawaii's big island; Italy lurches toward fresh elections; and an interim memorial opens today in Orlando for Pulse nightclub victims and survivors.
May. 8, 2018
The former Communist Party chief in Chongqing was the youngest member of the Politburo and being groomed for the Chinese leadership's inner sanctum when he was arrested in July.
May. 8, 2018

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