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The New York Times reported on a charity auction where the item for sale is face time with Ivanka Trump. One bidder told the newspaper he was hoping to gain insight into the president-elect's plans.
Dec. 16, 2016
Local officials say an asphalt emulsifier entered the city's water system. Some areas have been cleared to use tap water; other residents are still warned to rely entirely on bottled water.
Dec. 16, 2016
At a time when South Sudanese need aid more than ever, staffers from one of the biggest humanitarian groups in the country were expelled — with no explanation.
Dec. 16, 2016
Thousands of civilians and dozens of wounded people have been evacuated from the small section of Aleppo still controlled by surrendering rebels. But now the movement out of the city has stopped.
Dec. 16, 2016
Few coffee aficionados are putting a Mr. Coffee machine on their wish list. But 40 years ago, it would've been at the top. The appliance revolutionized the quality and speed of home brewing.
Dec. 16, 2016
By tickling rats and then photographing them, researchers found that a rat's ears are more pinkish and are positioned at a more relaxed angle when it is experiencing positive emotions.
Dec. 16, 2016
A father talks to his daughter about growing up poor in Mexico and the challenges he overcame that make him able to provide her a life filled with opportunity.
Dec. 16, 2016
NPR revisits four voters whom we first met as Barack Obama was campaigning for president. They reflect on the past 8 years, react to Donald Trump's victory and share their hopes for the future.
Dec. 16, 2016
Donald Trump announced he will nominate bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman to be U.S. ambassador to Israel. Friedman is a longtime supporter of Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Dec. 16, 2016
President Obama tells NPR in a new interview that the U.S. response to Russia's suspected interference in the 2016 election may be both "explicit" and not.
Dec. 15, 2016
An NPR investigation has documented dramatic spikes in complicated black lung, the most serious stage of the deadly coal miners' disease.
Dec. 15, 2016
The state plans to kill up to 15 mountain lions and 25 black bears beginning in the spring. Some biologists worry the plan ignores the threats of habitat destruction and energy development.
Dec. 15, 2016
The National Park Service says it is applying longstanding rules about who gets a demonstration permit for which location. Pro-and anti-Trump groups are expected to turn out.
Dec. 15, 2016
Turner Sports NBA court side reporter Craig Sager died Thursday at age 65.
Dec. 15, 2016
The rule was written to apply to all miscarriages and abortions and was due to take effect Dec. 19. A hearing on a lawsuit filed by abortion-rights groups is set for early January.
Dec. 15, 2016
Six drug companies are being sued for working together to manipulate prices on their generic versions of two widely used medicines.
Dec. 15, 2016
A federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina has found Dylann Roof guilty of all 33 counts related to the killings of nine black worshippers at the Emanuel AME Church in 2015.
Dec. 15, 2016
Former U.S. ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, says he's not at all surprised that the hacking of U.S. election could lead all the way up to Vladimir Putin.
Dec. 15, 2016
A special session of the North Carolina legislature could change the political landscape there. Republican lawmakers are trying to significantly reduce the power of the incoming Democratic governor.
Dec. 15, 2016
Tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of protestors are expected in Washington, D.C. around the Inauguration Day. But they've been unable to get permits to demonstrate on National Park Service grounds.
Dec. 15, 2016

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