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Scientists say research has establish a connection between Zika and microcephaly. More research is needed to establish how much danger a fetus is in if a pregnant woman becomes infected.
March 31, 2016
Delrish Moss, who has worked in Miami Police public information and community relations, joins a department where a federal probe found routine violations of residents' constitutional rights.
March 31, 2016
The international scientific consensus is that Zika and microcephaly are linked. More research is needed to establish how much danger a fetus is in if a pregnant woman becomes infected.
March 31, 2016
After days of criticism, the Smithsonian says the National Museum of African American History and Culture will make reference to the assault accusations against the comedian.
March 31, 2016
The vote, however, was delayed for several hours as regulators negotiated a budget deal on another issue: the expansion of a phone subsidy to begin covering Internet access.
March 31, 2016
The water crisis in Flint, Mich., raised an alarm about the dangers of lead in our water supply, but it is not new knowledge. Madison, Wis., knew about it and removed all its lead pipes 15 years ago.
March 31, 2016
Mountain lions are known to be scary lone hunters, but a biologist aims to prove us wrong with thousands of videos showing the big cats in their natural habitat.
March 31, 2016
The state police say a suspect is in custody and that the incident is under investigation.
March 31, 2016
After this week's NCAA basketball games, the daily fantasy sites say they will cease all contests on college sports competitions, saying it is "the best path forward" for the industry.
March 31, 2016
Headlines once warned the global quinoa boom was putting the nutritious crop out of the reach of those who grow it. New studies put those fears to rest. But bad news may loom for Andean farmers.
March 31, 2016
New Mexico is using time-motion studies to sue a chain of nursing homes for fraud. State prosecutors say the facilities couldn't possibly have provided the care promised — and billed for.
March 31, 2016
For the first time in more than a half-century, Myanmar is being governed by civilians, including Aung San Suu Kyi, who is the foreign minister. But the military still has considerable clout.
March 31, 2016
Prescription painkiller abuse sparked an HIV outbreak in rural Indiana. Kelly McEvers takes NPR's new podcast, Embedded, inside the home where IV drug users meet.
March 31, 2016
The Constitutional Court says Zuma must pay back a portion of the millions spent on a supposed security upgrade to his home. That included an amphitheater, cattle kraal, chicken run and swimming pool.
March 31, 2016
Salah Abdeslam, who was arrested in Belgium days before deadly bombings struck Brussels, is a step closer to going to France to face charges of being part of November's Paris attacks.
March 31, 2016
The company says it's getting out of the financial services industry and should no longer be subjected to so much federal government oversight.
March 31, 2016
Hadid was first famous for spectacular designs that were never built — but later proved her ideas worked in the real world, not just on paper. She was the first woman to win the Pritzker prize.
March 31, 2016
Donald Trump made some highly controversial statements on abortion yesterday, then took them back hours later.
March 31, 2016
"I think that we've proven our worth over the years," Carli Lloyd says of the team that's been ranked No. 1 in the world since last July.
March 31, 2016
Migrants often have trouble getting medical care in the country where they've resettled — especially if they're considered "illegal." But not in Thailand.
March 31, 2016

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