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Sébastien Bras runs Le Suquet, a restaurant in southern France that first won its three stars in 1999. He cited the pressure of anonymous visits from the guide's inspectors two or three times a year.
Sept. 21, 2017
Urine, sweat and sunscreen interact with chlorine in pools to create irritating chemicals called chlormines. Those chemicals sickened dozens of swimmers and staff at an Ohio waterpark.
Sept. 21, 2017
Blue states have emerged as powerful adversaries against some of Trump's more controversial initiatives, and they could thwart efforts to impede the probe of Russian interference in the election.
Sept. 21, 2017
Hurricane Irma hit Florida's citrus groves hard. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ellis Hunt Jr., a Florida citrus grower and Chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission about the damage.
Sept. 21, 2017
The National Flood Insurance Program backs most flood insurance policies, but has many problems. Around one percent of insured homes have been responsible for around a quarter of the claims paid out.
Sept. 21, 2017
Germany goes to the polls on Sunday, and Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term as Chancellor. But disruption from the far-right and the hangover of the migrant crisis have made this campaign more difficult than Merkel is used to.
Sept. 21, 2017
The heiress may be remembered for the l'affaire Bettencourt which spilled into French politics and saw a confidante accused of exploiting the elderly woman for lavish gifts.
Sept. 21, 2017
The bill's sponsors say their plan to reallocate federal health funding among states is more equitable. It also would cause largely Democratic states to lose funding while Republican states gain.
Sept. 21, 2017
Girls are vulnerable, boys are strong. It's a dichotomy that researchers observed in 15 countries around the world — and one that has big consequences for children's health and success.
Sept. 21, 2017
"You'd think cake would be apolitical, and yet here we are," says one of several D.C.-area pastry chefs who wrought their support for gay marriage into elaborate wedding cakes.
Sept. 21, 2017
The Spanish government says the Oct. 1 vote on Catalan independence is illegal. Tens of thousands of people marched in Barcelona to support the scheduled vote, clashing with police overnight.
Sept. 21, 2017
There are numerous ways to donate in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes across the Caribbean and earthquakes in Mexico.
Sept. 21, 2017
The girl, 12, has been able to communicate with emergency crews, and she has wriggled her fingers for them through the wreckage at the Enrique Rebsamen School, south of the capital.
Sept. 21, 2017
President Trump said Thursday he is preparing to announce additional sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program.
Sept. 21, 2017
Also: The man Oklahoma City police shot and killed was deaf; earthquake rescue efforts in Mexico; and for some reason, a Singaporean baggage handler decided to swap people's luggage tags.
Sept. 21, 2017
"I immediately said, 'Oh, no, no, it can't be crustaceans.' That was my knee jerk reaction," a paleontologist said. The prehistoric snacking was likely intentional and linked to mating behaviors.
Sept. 21, 2017
"We are without power, the whole island is without power," Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico's resident commissioner, tells NPR.
Sept. 21, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set to return for a fourth term as Germans head to the polls Sunday. But who her coalition partners will be, and how influential a far-right party will be, are unclear.
Sept. 21, 2017
Through the Rubenstein Test Kitchen project, librarians and staff re-create historical recipes from thousands of cookbooks in the collections. Some dishes are very culturally telling ... and comical.
Sept. 21, 2017
The police department's spokesperson said he didn't know if officers heard witnesses yelling that the man was deaf and couldn't hear the officers' commands.
Sept. 21, 2017

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