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NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.
June 20, 2017
The Supreme Court has for decades forbidden racial gerrymandering, but it has repeatedly shied away from addressing partisan gerrymandering.
June 20, 2017
On assignment in Russia last week, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly wondered if she was being watched. As she was typing, her cursor moved on its own. And why was she referred to a man in a blacked-out Volga?
June 20, 2017
Not since World War II have there been so many people who've fled their homes due to conflict. And children are hit especially hard by the crisis.
June 20, 2017
Named Operation OKRA, the Australian Defense Force's effort to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria consists of around 780 personnel.
June 20, 2017
"Even though NSA says it's likely that we opened them, we did not," VR Systems COO Ben Martin says of emails that came into the company's system.
June 20, 2017
Across the U.S., locals are hosting meals designed to help the community meet the refugees who live among them as neighbors, and to break barriers by breaking bread together.
June 20, 2017
The Young Pioneers company has also updated its North Korea FAQ page, starting with its top question: "How safe is it?"
June 20, 2017
Georgia's sixth-district special congressional election will be held 130 days after it was first announced. That's far longer than full national elections take in places like the U.K. and Mexico.
June 20, 2017
The Remote Area Medical charity holds dozens of free health clinics each year. Low-income patients waited in their cars and on blankets for the clinic to open one recent Saturday morning.
June 20, 2017
A new study finds that a yoga class designed specifically for lower back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in easing pain. The class and teacher manuals are available on-line, for free.
June 20, 2017
The Census director said "there was no federal data need" to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data. But documents show the Housing Department and other agencies requested it.
June 20, 2017
Over the years the president has had an up-and-down relationship with big commercial lenders. But as president, Trump could find himself in a conflict of interest with any amount of debt.
June 20, 2017
The contest between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel has obliterated spending records. A win for Democrats would be a blow to President Trump, but the race remains incredibly close.
June 20, 2017
UPS plans to charge retailers a fee for orders placed around Black Friday and Christmas. Retailers now have to decide whether they will raise shipping fees on consumer orders.
June 20, 2017
Without the votes to block a Republican bill, Senate Democrats are trying to draw attention to the GOP's closed-door process for drafting health care legislation.
June 19, 2017
British media say 47-year-old Darren Osborne of Cardiff, Wales, is in custody on alleged terror offenses.
June 19, 2017
A new study says that Ethiopia could lose more than 50 percent of its coffee growing regions to climate change. But, higher altitude areas could become more suitable for coffee in the coming decades.
June 19, 2017
Police spotted the tunnel Monday morning and believe the escapees remain nearby.
June 19, 2017
The six men, all of Arab or South Asian descent, were in the U.S. illegally when they were detained. They say they were held under harsh conditions after the September 11 attacks.
June 19, 2017

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