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Researchers say there's huge potential for harnessing ocean waves to create electricity. The Energy Department is backing one effort in Oregon.
Nov. 15, 2017
The island is a major center for drug and medical device manufacturing. After Hurricane Maria, those products, including small IV bags, are running short throughout the U.S.
Nov. 15, 2017
Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees."
Nov. 15, 2017
"We have dysfunction in Congress; we have dysfunction, I think, in the presidency; and we have dysfunction in the lobbying community" — reform lobbyist Meredith McGehee
Nov. 15, 2017
The former vice president and Senate veteran also responds to a new book by former DNC head Donna Brazile in which she writes that she considered Biden replacing Hillary Clinton as the nominee.
Nov. 15, 2017
Tehama County authorities say one of the first victims killed Tuesday was a woman who had sought protection from the shooter earlier this year. Other victims may have been chosen randomly.
Nov. 14, 2017
President Robert Mugabe's party has warned that Zimbabwe will not succumb to military pressure. The army commander had threatened to "step in" to calm political unrest and party infighting.
Nov. 14, 2017
Ten sperm whales beached themselves on the shores of the Indonesia's Aceh Province of Indonesia. Professionals and volunteers saved six of them but the rest died.
Nov. 14, 2017
Congress is grappling with how to change the culture on Capitol Hill, as a wave of sexual-harassment allegations have swept the country in every industry.
Nov. 14, 2017
The doll is modeled after fencer Ibtihaj Muhammed, the first U.S. Olympic athlete to compete in a hijab, who said she would sew head scarves onto her Barbies as a child.
Nov. 14, 2017
India's authorities have a message to share for all takes of selfies: Stay away from wild animals, cliffs, crashing surf and monsoon floods. Is anyone listening?
Nov. 14, 2017
Abilify MyCite is a tablet with an embedded sensor activated by fluid in the stomach. Although the drug's approval is a big step for digital medicine, there are concerns about privacy and cost.
Nov. 14, 2017
Republican leaders expressed confidence that the measure could pass the Senate. It is likely to face even fewer hurdles in the House, as the GOP aims to pass a tax bill by Christmas.
Nov. 14, 2017
A shooter in Northern California killed at least four people and left at least others 10 injured. Police killed the gunman, bringing the death toll to five.
Nov. 14, 2017
After a loss to Sweden Monday night, Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who played in his last international game, was in tears and La Gazzetta Dello Sport said for "Italy, this is the Apocalypse."
Nov. 14, 2017
Allan Simmons has been accused of cheating in a professional Scrabble Championship in June. The former British Scrabble champion has now been banned from professional competition after he was found to have peeked at the tiles he was drawing.
Nov. 14, 2017
NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Rev. Mike Allison of the Madison Baptist Church about why he still supports Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, following allegations of sexual contact with a 14-year-old and the assault of a 16-year-old.
Nov. 14, 2017
Senate Republicans are continuing to call for Roy Moore to drop out of the Alabama Senate race, but there are not many clear or good options for the GOP establishment.
Nov. 14, 2017
For the first time in more than four decades, a Congressional committee, on Tuesday, examined an exclusive power held by the U.S. president that has no institutional checks: the sole authority to order a nuclear strike. North Korea's drive for a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. and President Trump's bellicose rhetoric toward Pyongyang have prompted some lawmakers to call for reconsidering a system that allows one person to start a nuclear war.
Nov. 14, 2017
For the past 24 years, a non-profit network of volunteers have been tracking refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants who have lost their lives trying to cross the borders of the European Union. This year, their list reached 33,000 people. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with the founder and director of the network, Geert Ates about his work and mission.
Nov. 14, 2017

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