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The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt's sovereign territory.
Jan. 16, 2017
Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Jan. 16, 2017
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.
Jan. 16, 2017
If your mom had to run though the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it's probably because you're all in a mental folder labeled "loved ones."
Jan. 16, 2017
More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
Jan. 16, 2017
Pittsburgh will face New England in the AFC championship game. Green Bay defeated Dallas with a 51-yard field goal as time expired to make it to the NFC championship game to play against Atlanta.
Jan. 16, 2017
Just days after Congressional Republicans took the first major step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bernie Sanders headlined Democratic opposition at a rally in Michigan.
Jan. 16, 2017
The senior pastor of a Georgia megachurch whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer.
Jan. 16, 2017
Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, is accused of paying tens of millions of dollars in bribes to a confidant of President Park Geun-hye in a growing influence-peddling scandal.
Jan. 16, 2017
Senator Bernie Sanders and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer try to mobilize grassroots support to save Obamacare from GOP repeal. They rallied as part of Democrats' so-called "Day of Action."
Jan. 15, 2017
NPR and the polling firm IPSOS have a new poll out that suggests the public might not be as enthusiastic about repealing Obamacare as their representatives are.
Jan. 15, 2017
St. Louis-based singer-songwriter Beth Bombara explains why it was difficult for self-employed musicians like her to obtain health insurance before the Affordable Care Act.
Jan. 15, 2017
Ahead of her final speech in office, Attorney General Loretta Lynch reflects on her time leading the U.S. Justice Department.
Jan. 15, 2017
Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments for Lee v. Tam, which is a First Amendment case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, brought by the rock band The Slants.
Jan. 15, 2017
After pressure from animal rights groups and changing entertainment tastes, world famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they'll be ending performances in May.
Jan. 15, 2017
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania's Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum is going out of business after almost 60 years. Now, they are auctioning off their collection of the first 44 U.S. Presidents.
Jan. 15, 2017
Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set...a replica of NPR Headquarters.
Jan. 15, 2017
Bishop Eddie Long built New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the nation's largest churches with some 30,000 members. The Atlanta megachurch pastor has died at age 63.
Jan. 15, 2017
The Atlanta birth home of Martin Luther King Jr. is reopening just in time for the Monday holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Visitors will be able to tour the first floor of the house.
Jan. 15, 2017
Lynch told the congregation at a historic church in Birmingham, Ala., that progress cannot be taken for granted, echoing a sentiment she stressed in a Sunday interview with NPR.
Jan. 15, 2017

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