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All demonstrations that "might disturb the electoral process" have been outlawed ahead of President Nicolas Maduro's vote on delegates to rewrite the constitution. But protesters remain undeterred.
July 27, 2017
A 12-year-old girl was raped in a field. Then, on the orders of the tribal council, the girl's brother sexually violated the sister of the first rapist.
July 27, 2017
Thousands of troops from 20 nations led by the U.S. have been carrying out essentially one-sided warfare for most of the past month in southeast Europe.
July 27, 2017
Outside the immigration detention center in Tacoma, Washington, a group of volunteers waits for people being released. They offer the former detainees food, clothing, cash, and help getting home.
July 27, 2017
The president's announcement that he will ban transgender people from the military is generating strong reaction. Some say it's a diversionary tactic. Others say trans people affect unit cohesion.
July 27, 2017
In a recent tweet, President Trump stated that he has the "complete power to pardon." NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg explores what the possible limits of that power might be.
July 27, 2017
June Foray voiced many cartoon characters but she was best known as the voice of Rocky the flying squirrel and Natasha Fatale in Rocky and His Friends, a TV series that ran from 1959 through 1964.
July 27, 2017
Foxconn hasn't had much presence in the U.S., but it's the largest corporate employer in China. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Brian Merchant, a tech reporter for Vice, about the company.
July 27, 2017
Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn says it will build its first major U.S. manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Wisconsin offered Foxconn up to $3 billion to locate there.
July 27, 2017
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has been nominated to a State Department post, ending his tenure as one of the least popular governors in the country.
July 27, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Governor of Montana, Democrat Steve Bullock, about a bipartisan letter he signed to with his colleagues to oppose the "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act.
July 27, 2017
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell forced Republicans to take a vote on a measure that would have repealed parts of Obamacare and saw that effort fail. The Senate will continue those efforts.
July 27, 2017
As oil and gas pipeline projects increase, and more environmentalists protest, a Pipeliners union wants to make sure it's part of the public conversation.
July 27, 2017
In a letter to survivors and families of those killed in the fire, Metropolitan Police say local authorities may have committed the crime, which can result in a fine but no jail time.
July 27, 2017
Sen. Lindsey Graham warns President Trump that there will be "holy hell to pay" if Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fired. Other Republicans are making clear that they support the embattled Sessions.
July 27, 2017
"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Michael Surbaugh said. His apology came after Trump derided Obamacare and "fake media" in remarks to the National Jamboree.
July 27, 2017
The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight, and even returning to older, slower-growing chicken breeds.
July 27, 2017
"Girls have expressed a ton of interest and have been very vocal about their desire to do more STEM," a Girl Scouts regional representative says.
July 27, 2017
New York Times correspondent Peter Baker has covered the last four presidents. He says President Trump has crossed so many boundaries that "it's easy to become inured to it."
July 27, 2017
The words "strong" and "inspiring" are not usually assigned to garden slugs. But slug slime inspired materials scientists to invent a new kind of adhesive that could one day help heal human wounds.
July 27, 2017

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