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A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition on the continent.
June 28, 2016
Britain is being described as the first country to leave the European Union. That may be true on a technicality, but others left the pan-European body in the past.
June 28, 2016
In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.
June 28, 2016
Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says his record low favorability ratings show that he hasn't won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.
June 28, 2016
An explosion has been reported at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport, where at least 10 people have died, according to the Turkish Justice Ministry.
June 28, 2016
Democrats hope to contest as many as four congressional seats in the Empire State, a place that could prove critical to whether they're able to flip the 30 they need to win back the House.
June 28, 2016
NPR's politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton's Monday speech on the economy.
June 28, 2016
According to newly released records, victims called 911 as they heard and saw Omar Mateen shooting inside the club. The records show Mateen holed up in the bathroom shortly after he started shooting.
June 28, 2016
The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations.
June 28, 2016
Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.
June 28, 2016
The furniture company began offering free wall-anchoring kits for tall dressers last year after two children died in accidents. Now, following a third death, it is recalling the dressers altogether.
June 28, 2016
For the first time the nation's pediatricians point to bullying, both online and in real life, as increasing the risk of suicide for teenagers.
June 28, 2016
This primary season Oklahoma educators are running for state office in record numbers. The nearly 40 teachers and principals say they're fed up with low funding, over-testing and teacher shortages.
June 28, 2016
Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.
June 28, 2016
The 800-page report follows a lengthy and politically contentious investigation that had thrust Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state into the spotlight.
June 28, 2016
When children up to the age of 26 can stay on the family health insurance plan, it can be difficult for them to keep their medical information private from Mom and Dad.
June 28, 2016
In the historic civil settlement, VW will buy back or repair cars sold as "clean" but in fact polluted above legal levels. The company will also pay nearly $5 billion for environmental reparations.
June 28, 2016
The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.
June 28, 2016
Summitt coached the University of Tennessee Lady Vols for nearly 40 seasons, winning eight national championships. She has the most wins by a Division I college basketball coach — men's or women's.
June 28, 2016
Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
June 28, 2016

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