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A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.
July 10, 2014
The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.
July 10, 2014
Off the coast of Tuscany, prisoners serving the end of their sentences are learning to make wine from a 30th-generation winemaker. It's a unique approach to rehabilitation that seems to be working.
July 10, 2014
Service members are prescribed narcotic painkillers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.
July 10, 2014
President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the influx of immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate Appropriations Committee is holding a hearing about the request.
July 10, 2014
The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.
July 10, 2014
When we read about a way to stave off intoxication in Esquire, we were dubious. So we bought a breathylzer, a few IPAs and tested out the kooky theory.
July 10, 2014
There's plenty of evidence that playing with a concussion increases the risk of long-term problems. But athletes, coaches and parents can be reluctant to call a halt. Then how can doctors do no harm?
July 10, 2014
Miriam Carey, 34, was fatally shot by two police officers last fall after she led them on a high-speed pursuit from the White House to the U.S. Capitol.
July 10, 2014
LG's KizON wristband lets you keep tabs on your child. But some experts say such devices send the wrong message about the world we live in. And the gadgets raise questions about kids' privacy rights.
July 10, 2014
People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.
July 10, 2014
One of Kenya's oldest tribes has held on to a traditional lifestyle but it's not uncommon to see members holding a cellphone in one hand while wearing their cultural robes, or shukas.
July 10, 2014
Health officials are trying to convince families to bring the ill to health centers and to change the way their bury their dead to rein in the disease, which has killed hundreds across the region.
July 10, 2014
The Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a dispute over access to sensitive materials on enhanced interrogations. The power struggle relates to a long-running Senate probe over the mistreatment of detainees after Sept. 11.
July 10, 2014
Germany has asked the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country. This comes as two Germans are under investigation for spying for the U.S. in Germany. While tensions between the allies are high, both countries are trying not to strain relations too far.
July 10, 2014
Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.
July 10, 2014
China's one-child policy, introduced more than three decades ago, has had some unintended consequences. One is that, in the event of a child's death, many older parents lack a source of support.
July 10, 2014
As co-founder of the Ford Modeling agency, she was instrumental in promoting such superstars as Lauren Hutton and Christine Brinkley.
July 10, 2014
People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.
July 10, 2014
The decision brings a muted end to a power struggle that had undermined relations between the intelligence community and the Senate Intelligence Committee.
July 10, 2014

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