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By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
April 25, 2017
Some urge ending funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program, and moving those 8 million kids to marketplace plans. But research shows the out-of-pocket costs to many families would soar.
April 25, 2017
Siegel has spent more than 40 years at NPR — and more than three decades as host of All Things Considered. He says he will be leaving that role in January to "begin a new phase of life."
April 25, 2017
The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.
April 25, 2017
A new study finds that preschool-aged children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the preteen years.
April 25, 2017
Donald Trump is a man who's made a life out of branding. But as president, it's muddled — a proctectionist looking out for the little guy or has he gone "mainstream"? Or does he just act on instinct?
April 25, 2017
Sonny Perdue grew up on a farm in central Georgia and has owned several agriculture companies. He is not associated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms.
April 25, 2017
In a dispute that dates back decades, the Trump administration announced it will levy a 20 percent tariff on imports of softwood lumber from Canada, which is used primarily in housing construction.
April 25, 2017
The 1970 Boundary Treaty requires U.S. and Mexican officials on the International Boundary and Water Commission be in agreement before building structures that might affect the flow of the Rio Grande.
April 25, 2017
It's the first time since 2008 that the federal government has released its assessment of U.S. eighth-graders in the arts. While there are some signs of progress, troubling achievement gaps remain.
April 24, 2017
Justice Anthony Kennedy appears likely to cast the deciding vote in a Supreme Court case involving a death row inmate's right to help from a mental health expert who is independent of the prosecution.
April 24, 2017
The Anti-Defamation League counts 541 attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions so far in 2017. The advocacy organization says attacks also rose in 2016 by 34 percent.
April 24, 2017
A federal government website has a page on President Trump's private Florida resort. Critics say taxpayer-funded resources should not be used to tout the so-called Winter White House.
April 24, 2017
Zen was published by William Morrow in 1974, after being rejected by 121 publishing houses. The book has endured as a work of popular philosophy, and inspired many a road trip across the West.
April 24, 2017
In the 1950s, the television producer captivated audiences with the hit game show Twenty-One. Freedman later admitted that he had given questions and answers to contestants in advance.
April 24, 2017
Transmission was eliminated in the United States in the early 1950s. But a new report sees a surprising trend.
April 24, 2017
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
April 24, 2017
Suspended Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says the executives tried to intimidate her by arranging to have her private communications spied on and fed to Twitter accounts acting on the network's behalf.
April 24, 2017
The blacklisted people work on weapons development for Syria, the administration says. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the sanctions "target the scientific support center" for the attack.
April 24, 2017
A new film profiles influential chef Jeremiah Tower. When one of the most hated men in U.S. politics walked in for dinner at Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse, where Tower worked, a colorful scene ensued.
April 24, 2017

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