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The little-known Foreign Agents Registration Act was long considered a joke — until Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought his first indictments. Legal observers are asking whether he might take a "toothless" old law and give it new fangs.
Nov. 23, 2017
Russia's president has had a flurry of meetings with leaders from the Middle East and beyond. Critics say he's trying to exploit what the Kremlin sees as inattention from the Trump administration.
Nov. 23, 2017
Ninety miles west of the White House, the National Park Service was selling Trump Wine at Shenandoah National Park — raising questions about Park Service rules and presidential influence.
Nov. 23, 2017
In Mexico, 1 in 5 girls marry before they're 18 — some as young as 11. Unlike the rest of the world, child marriage rates have barely fallen in the last 30 years.
Nov. 23, 2017
A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.
Nov. 23, 2017
The president also said multiple times that the U.S. armed forces were better off under his leadership than under the Obama administration.
Nov. 23, 2017
A comparison of brain tissue from monkeys, chimps and humans suggests that our brains produce the chemical messenger dopamine, which plays a major role in pleasure and rewards, far differently.
Nov. 23, 2017
After Robert Mugabe resigned, Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to his country Thursday and asked "all genuine patriotic Zimbabweans to come together."
Nov. 23, 2017
For EllynAnne Geisel, aprons are a way to connect to past generations, often women, who once wore them. For years she has collected different designs and shared the joy they bring her with others.
Nov. 23, 2017
The Texas Republican said that he sent the photo to a woman he was in a consensual relationship with while separated from his second wife, and regrets not having used "better judgment."
Nov. 23, 2017
Myanmar says it is ready to accept refugees back into the country, but many details of the deal are unclear.
Nov. 23, 2017
It's one of many varieties in Madagascar that are being studied as part of a project to bring better nutrition to people. And no, it's not the same as a sweet potato.
Nov. 23, 2017
If Lucy Nabiki Takona passes the silver guiding exam this month, she will be only the second Maasai woman to reach this level.
Nov. 23, 2017
The Trump administration is considering asking about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census. It could have far-reaching implications for redistricting and anti-discrimination laws.
Nov. 23, 2017
"Fall is the annual middle finger this country gives Native Americans," says one member of the Oglala Lakota nation.
Nov. 23, 2017
A poll found that 38 economists agree the GOP tax plan will not pay for itself through growth. In fact, they're doubtful that growth will happen anyway.
Nov. 23, 2017
In the latest NPR Politics Podcast, we explain why Democrats and Republicans are feeling so differently about the inevitable talk of politics during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov. 23, 2017
Our sibling relationships are the longest-lasting family ties we have, and can help us weather the pains and challenges of adulthood, including illness and the death of parents.
Nov. 23, 2017
For millions of Americans working in retail, Thanksgiving is the start to the most intense stretch of the year. One woman shares the story of her first Thanksgiving without a work shift in 23 years.
Nov. 23, 2017
Three sailors are still missing after the C-2A Greyhound transport plane went down on Tuesday. Eight others have been rescued.
Nov. 23, 2017

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