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"When you're not doing business, he is a very pleasant person to deal with," says a former Obama administration official. Otherwise, "he's a tough Russian negotiator, deeply suspicious of the U.S."
July 19, 2017
In the U.S., at least 11 states currently forbid retailers from adding surcharges to credit card transactions. Several also allow discounts for customers paying via cash rather than plastic.
July 19, 2017
Elon Musk is warning that artificial intelligence is a "fundamental existential risk for human civilization." Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is looking into how states can respond.
July 19, 2017
This story begins with four roommates in Florida. It ends with two dead and two in jail. The improbable case brings together security threats that rarely intersect: radical Islam and the far right.
July 19, 2017
If confirmed, Huntsman would take over a high-profile post amid ongoing probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential ties between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.
July 19, 2017
Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.
July 19, 2017
The House budget slashes safety net spending and boosts military spending, but arguably the most important thing it does is serve as a vehicle for tax overhaul.
July 19, 2017
Trump seems to have wanted to show up for the trophy ceremony, not for the game. But even if Trump had plunged into the trenches, his presence there may not have made the difference.
July 19, 2017
Researchers in three countries found that patients with memory loss and other cognitive problems responded well to programs aimed at increasing their sense of control and independence.
July 19, 2017
The panel has faced credibility problems right from the start and the concerns have only grown after it asked all 50 states to send detailed voter registration records.
July 19, 2017
In the feed, users will get a stream of news, photos and more based on their search histories and interests across Google products. The company promises a different, less friend-filtere d experience.
July 19, 2017
A White House official says that although the talk at the summit in Germany was not previously disclosed, the administration wasn't trying to hide it.
July 18, 2017
Market analysts see parallels with Tesla and Amazon as the company spends big to grow its business ahead of immediate profits.
July 18, 2017
Chipotle temporarily closed a Sterling, Va., restaurant to sanitize it. A company representative told NPR that the reported symptoms were consistent with norovirus.
July 18, 2017
Millions of people in Yemen and sub-Saharan Africa are facing food shortages and severe malnutrition. Host Audie Cornish talks with Justin Forsyth of UNICEF about the crisis.
July 18, 2017
The Snapchat video went viral over the weekend. The woman's outfit would be unremarkable in the U.S., but Saudi Arabia has a strict, conservative dress code for women.
July 18, 2017
Legislatures and city halls are battling over who gets to set the minimum wage, and increasingly, the states are winning. Business groups argue that complying with disparate city laws is too complex.
July 18, 2017
"Ike" Kaveladze, a businessman based in California, was born in the former Soviet Union. He figures prominently in a New York Times article dating from 2000 about money laundering.
July 18, 2017
Two bodies have been discovered in a shrinking glacier by a worker from a ski-lift company, according to Swiss media, and they are believed to be a couple who disappeared some 75 years ago.
July 18, 2017
They're less common than they were a decade ago, but still the most expensive and riskiest way to pay for college.
July 18, 2017

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