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The United Nations has complained that Nepal's bureaucracy is getting in the way of relief efforts. Government officials in Kathmandu say they aren't receiving enough of the right kind of aid.
May 02, 2015
She is credited with being a pioneer of the psychological thriller and wrote more than 60 books.
May 02, 2015
The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.
May 02, 2015
Black-clad demonstrators hurled stones and other objects as authorities responded with pepper spray and flash bangs.
May 02, 2015
The march comes a day after the city's chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.
May 02, 2015
Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.
May 02, 2015
NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman chat about tonight's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.
May 02, 2015
After the Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the case, the state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit accusing it of providing inadequate representation to poor young people.
May 02, 2015
Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.
May 02, 2015
Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR's Scott Simon she's celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.
May 02, 2015
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.
May 02, 2015
Protests turned to celebrations in Baltimore after a prosecutor announced charges against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. The police union is crying foul.
May 02, 2015
U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.
May 02, 2015
A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.
May 02, 2015
Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.
May 02, 2015
Earlier this week, we reported on "acceleration": jumping ahead by either skipping a grade or entering kindergarten early. We asked if any of you had done it ... and how it all turned out.
May 02, 2015
Just hours after she checked into the hospital in early labor, the Duchess of Cambridge delivered a baby.
May 02, 2015
Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.
May 02, 2015
The Duchess of Cambridge checked into a London hospital and is in the early stages of labor, according to reports.
May 02, 2015
Also, we recommend pieces exploring a hidden online drug bazaar and the Syrian regime's sinister, new weapon.
May 01, 2015

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