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The government is suppressing rallies against President Joseph Kabila extending his term past the constitutional two-term limit. There are reports more than 20 people have been killed at protests.
Dec. 21, 2016
Politico reporter Michael Crowley discusses President-elect Donald Trump's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "There's something I think we don't completely understand," Crowley says.
Dec. 21, 2016
Donald Trump won. Hillary Clinton lost. But 2016 is the election that no one — even Trump himself — just can't get over.
Dec. 21, 2016
As ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq, police in Europe are concerned the group may step up attacks in the holiday season. Meanwhile, Muslims in Europe report increased harassment and discrimination.
Dec. 21, 2016
More refugees have settled in Texas than in any other state. In San Antonio, students at the University of Texas Health Science Center help them get long-deferred medical and dental care.
Dec. 21, 2016
Made from hawthorn berries, the lotion called boyaryshnik is high in alcohol — but a bad batch in Siberia contained methanol, officials say.
Dec. 21, 2016
State health officials say they will cut off millions of dollars of federal funding in 30 days. Federal courts have struck down similar moves in at least three other states.
Dec. 21, 2016
Visitors to icy lakes are sometimes treated to the sounds of a space age blaster battle. Why? NPR's Skunk Bear takes on the cold case in their latest video.
Dec. 21, 2016
A deal between Charlotte leaders and state lawmakers called for the repeal of both a local ordinance and the controversial state law. Now Republicans have accused city leaders of acting in bad faith.
Dec. 21, 2016
Consumers who want to sign up for health coverage on the federal marketplace after the usual deadline passes may need to do extra work to show they qualify for special enrollment later.
Dec. 21, 2016
At this national contest in North Carolina, these intricate and gravity-defying works of edible ingenuity might just make Hansel and Gretel think that warring with a witch was worth it.
Dec. 21, 2016
Police had arrested one man, but released him after not finding evidence he was driving the truck that killed 12 people Monday. Now they say they found a Tunisian man's ID papers in the truck cab.
Dec. 21, 2016
"If you're just protesting, and it just stops there," Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin noted, "you're not going to get anything done."
Dec. 21, 2016
Some campuses are testing new tools that give professors access to real-time data on student engagement and performance.
Dec. 21, 2016
Some members of Congress are calling on the government to crack down on food labels like soy milk or hemp milk. They say the "milk" label is legally reserved for only one beverage source: cows.
Dec. 21, 2016
Donald Trump should deal with how to handle his business holdings before he takes office, Newt Gingrich says. The former House speaker suggests a panel of experts monitor Trump's business conflicts.
Dec. 21, 2016
In 2016, 30 people were sentenced to death in America, and 20 people were executed. Both numbers are the lowest in decades, but voters in three states also voted to keep execution on the books.
Dec. 20, 2016
An online invitation to a charity event raised questions about exchanging huge charitable donations for face time with Trumps' oldest sons. The invitation was later removed from the event website.
Dec. 20, 2016
A fireworks market outside of Mexico City exploded Tuesday. Mexican authorities reported a preliminary death toll of nine, but that could climb much higher. Dozens of people were injured.
Dec. 20, 2016
Two top running backs, Stanford's Christian McCaffrey and LSU's Leonard Fournette have said they won't play in their respective bowl games in order to start preparations for the NFL draft.
Dec. 20, 2016

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