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Canadian officials gave no details about how Colin Rutherford's release happened, but thanked the government of Qatar for its help.
Jan. 13, 2016
South Korea is again blaring news, music and propaganda from banks of loudspeakers along the border. At minimum, it seems to annoy North Korea.
Jan. 13, 2016
Aravena, 48, is known for his socially conscious, sustainable design, often executed at staggering speed and on minuscule budgets.
Jan. 13, 2016
The South Carolina governor says she did have Donald Trump in mind when she criticized the "angriest voices" within the GOP in her State of the Union response.
Jan. 13, 2016
A Los Angeles-based clothing company has identified Joaquin Guzmán's flashy shirt, as seen in his photo with actor Sean Penn, as one of its own — and it's seizing the moment of fame with a splashy ad.
Jan. 13, 2016
Doctors are experimenting with direct primary care, a lower-cost version of cash-only concierge care. Patients pay a flat monthly free for primary care, including email and phone contact.
Jan. 13, 2016
FIFA had previously banned both Valcke, its secretary general, and Sepp Blatter, its president, for 90 days, citing an inquiry into allegations of improper payments and mismanagement of funds.
Jan. 13, 2016
"There are no indications that the sailors were harmed during their brief detention," the Department of Defense says, confirming the release of nine men and one woman.
Jan. 13, 2016
"It's one of the few regrets of my presidency," Obama said in a moment of self-critique, "that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better."
Jan. 13, 2016
Military service does not guarantee U.S. citizenship, which has meant a group of veterans has wound up together just over the border in Tijuana, Mexico, at a refuge they've dubbed "The Bunker."
Jan. 13, 2016
It's called "the beautiful game," but sports commentator Frank Deford says that's because of who plays soccer, not because of how it's played.
Jan. 13, 2016
Adding a new, complex, technical subject to the curriculum won't be easy. We hear from students, teachers, entrepreneurs and educators about the challenges.
Jan. 12, 2016
Read South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican address that follows President Obama's final State of the Union speech.
Jan. 12, 2016
In his final State of the Union, Obama painted a portrait of a country very much in its prime instead of one in decline. He defended his policies but also expressed one regret.
Jan. 12, 2016
The NFL will be returning to LA for the first time in two decades. The vote, however, left a third applicant — the Oakland Raiders — out of the deal.
Jan. 12, 2016
President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. ET. NPR reporters will be providing context.
Jan. 12, 2016
Florida ranks second in the nation in the number of death row inmates, with 390 men and women currently awaiting execution, and the ruling casts doubt on their status.
Jan. 12, 2016
MetLife says it's planning to break off its part of its U.S. life insurance business because of stiffer federal regulations regarding the amount of capital the company is expected to hold.
Jan. 12, 2016
Tension is building along a major fault in the seabed off Alaska's coast, research shows. Devastating tsunamis from sudden slips in certain sections could directly hit Hawaii and Central California.
Jan. 12, 2016
Mohammed al-Nimr says he felt relieved following his father's execution because the sheikh was abused for years by Saudi authorities.
Jan. 12, 2016

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