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Read South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican address that follows President Obama's final State of the Union speech.
Jan. 12, 2016
In his final State of the Union, Obama painted a portrait of a country very much in its prime instead of one in decline. He defended his policies but also expressed one regret.
Jan. 12, 2016
The NFL will be returning to LA for the first time in two decades. The vote, however, left a third applicant — the Oakland Raiders — out of the deal.
Jan. 12, 2016
Florida ranks second in the nation in the number of death row inmates, with 390 men and women currently awaiting execution, and the ruling casts doubt on their status.
Jan. 12, 2016
President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. ET. NPR reporters will be providing context.
Jan. 12, 2016
MetLife says it's planning to break off its part of its U.S. life insurance business because of stiffer federal regulations regarding the amount of capital the company is expected to hold.
Jan. 12, 2016
Tension is building along a major fault in the seabed off Alaska's coast, research shows. Devastating tsunamis from sudden slips in certain sections could directly hit Hawaii and Central California.
Jan. 12, 2016
Mohammed al-Nimr says he felt relieved following his father's execution because the sheikh was abused for years by Saudi authorities.
Jan. 12, 2016
Members of the National Rife Association continue to hold classes and events locally, and many say they're OK with the new rules. Meanwhile, response from the NRA's national leadership has been muted.
Jan. 12, 2016
The details of why the crews of two small riverine patrol boats were detained are still sparse, but a Defense official said the U.S. has been in touch with the Iranians.
Jan. 12, 2016
He was the first musician to package his future royalties into a bond and sell them to investors.
Jan. 12, 2016
Archaeologists have found well-preserved houses, textiles, tools, and even pots of food. They say a fire had destroyed the settlement. The people had to leave everything behind.
Jan. 12, 2016
Mexican marines swarmed Joaquin Guzmán's safe house in Los Mochis, but he managed to flee through a secret tunnel leading to the sewer system. Authorities caught him on a highway in a stolen car.
Jan. 12, 2016
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill training program for physician assistants recruits veterans and gives them credit for their experience.
Jan. 12, 2016
A blockade by rebel forces has kept vital medicines and supplies from reaching hospitals. Everyone is suffering, from war victims to cancer patients.
Jan. 12, 2016
The sole meeting between the local sheriff and the militants' de facto leader went nowhere. And law enforcement isn't saying what, if any, action it might be planning to take against the occupiers.
Jan. 12, 2016
Republican Gov. Mark Bevin follows through on a campaign promise to end Kynect, the state's health plan marketplace. He also said he will change the state's approach to Medicaid.
Jan. 12, 2016
An ad for a skin lightening pill has called attention to bias against dark skin in many countries. NPR contributor Wilbur Sargunaraj has a new video on the topic: 'Mirror Mirror.'
Jan. 12, 2016
Hospitals are on the front lines of the battle against antibiotic resistance. Increasingly, they're trying to walk the talk by serving more antibiotic-free meat in their cafeterias.
Jan. 12, 2016
The EPA says Volkswagen is responsible for nearly 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles that are now producing harmful air pollution in the U.S.
Jan. 12, 2016

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