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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is promising to bring back the department's "swagger," testified at a budget hearing Wednesday about his plans for Iran, North Korea and his own department.
May. 23, 2018
During his tenure, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presided over a tumultuous time for the intelligence community. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Clapper about his new book, Facts and Fears, and what he sees as the future of the intelligence community.
May. 23, 2018
Amnesty International alleges a Rohingya insurgent group killed dozens of villagers last August. Afterward, Myanmar launched a campaign that one U.N. official says bears the "hallmarks of genocide."
May. 23, 2018
Bike commuting, access to health care and racial diversity contribute to higher levels of well-being in communities.
May. 23, 2018
It's been around in the U.S. for 3 years. It involves the selling of red noses to fight children's poverty. And it's definitely not a joke.
May. 23, 2018
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the president and his aides cannot block critics from seeing his Twitter account simply because they had posted caustic replies to his tweets in the past.
May. 23, 2018
As a child, I found my father's love of the national anthem utterly bewildering. His was the generation of men born free but shackled by bigotry. So why did he sound so proud, singing that song?
May. 23, 2018
A growing number of schools are offering training for emotional and social skills that can benefit kids in school and throughout their life.
May. 23, 2018
Berlinah Wallace had been found guilty of flinging sulfuric acid onto a man who had angered her for ending their relationship.
May. 23, 2018
The Philippines is one of only two countries where divorce remains illegal. But a new bill permitting it has passed the House. A recent survey found 53 percent of Filipinos favor allowing divorce.
May. 23, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "the medical indications are very similar and entirely consistent" with symptoms reported by American diplomats in Cuba, where there were reports of sonic attacks.
May. 23, 2018
The NFL Players Association says the athletes were not consulted about the policy. Anyone who doesn't want to stand can stay in the locker room, the NFL says.
May. 23, 2018
A study of patients with low back pain finds that those who got physical therapy first needed fewer pricey scans and surgeries and had "significantly lower out-of-pocket costs" for treatment overall.
May. 23, 2018
The union representing the hospitality workers says they could walk out as early as June 1 if their demands, including protection against sexual harassment and technology advances, are not met.
May. 23, 2018
President Trump argues the story about the FBI investigating his campaign's potential conspiracy with Russia actually is a story about unlawful surveillance.
May. 23, 2018

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