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In a short TV appearance Saturday night, Maduro told his nation that 500-bolivar notes that are meant to replace the 100-bolivar currency are delayed.
Dec. 18, 2016
Nationwide students with autism are enrolling in college in relatively low numbers, even compared to students with other disabilities. One program in New York City is trying to change that.
Dec. 18, 2016
Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman concerned about her boyfriend's use of pornography.
Dec. 18, 2016
President-elect Trump has financial interests that will conflict with his new job duties. He says having his sons run the business will end the problem. The federal ethics office says no. Now what?
Dec. 18, 2016
Evacuations could resume Sunday as the U.N. Security Council prepares to vote on a resolution that calls for sending international monitors to the besieged city.
Dec. 18, 2016
The tunnels and offices of Capitol Hill bustle with lawmakers, lobbyists, reporters and — dogs. NPR's Ailsa Chang takes her dog Mickey to meet some Congressional canines.
Dec. 18, 2016
Racism has been illegal in Brazil ever since an African-American dancer was barred from a hotel in the 1950's. But the problem persists.
Dec. 18, 2016
A new website called Radio Garden allows users to spin a virtual globe and click on live radio around the world. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with the site's designer Jonathan Puckey.
Dec. 18, 2016
I, Daniel Blake, the new film from esteemed British director Ken Loach, won the top prize at this year's Cannes International Film Festival — and it's sparking protest across the U.K.
Dec. 18, 2016
Slate's Mike Pesca has a word for the National Football league this year: mediocrity. Mike make his case and also previews today's big games.
Dec. 18, 2016
Facebook says it will work with third party fact checkers to weed out fake news on its site. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Alexios Mantzarlis of the Poynter Institute, a partner in this effort.
Dec. 18, 2016
Some say Hillary Clinton's overemphasis on voters' ethnic or gender identities cost her the election. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Christine Emba of the Washington Post, who defends "identity politics."
Dec. 18, 2016
Longtime toymakers are broadening their horizons — offering dolls and other figures with hearing aids, wheelchairs and insulin pumps in city scenes, not just hospitals. That's a start, activists say.
Dec. 18, 2016
An 86-year-old international jewel thief was nabbed after trying to shoplift a bracelet at a mall north of Atlanta.
Dec. 18, 2016
On Monday, the electoral college will vote for the next president of the United States. The 538 electors have enormous power and are supposed to vote as the people of their state voted. On rare occasions, some electors don't.
Dec. 18, 2016
A new report says ISIS is manufacturing large quantities of sophisticated weapons. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to James Bevan of the research group Conflict Armament Research, which issued the report.
Dec. 18, 2016
Everyone celebrates the holidays differently. For some, the holidays mean stuffing men into sparkling dresses, using a giant candy cane as a stripper poll, and making the yuletide as gay as possible.
Dec. 18, 2016
We asked our coworkers to tell us their deepest, darkest, most stressful dreams. And boy did they deliver. Then we asked Robert Stickgold, a neuroscientist who studies dreams, what it all means.
Dec. 18, 2016
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with University of Michigan professor Alex Stern, who has completed a database of the thousands of people recommended for sterilization when California had eugenics laws.
Dec. 18, 2016
Most of the almost 10,000 residents of the Jada'a camp for internally displaced people are from the Mosul area. Hundreds of families were expelled from their villages after relatives joined ISIS.
Dec. 18, 2016

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