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Armed anti-government activists have occupied a building in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon to protest the federal prosecution of two ranchers.
Jan. 3, 2016
Through her unconventional focus on addressing poverty, Superintendent Tiffany Anderson has been credited with rapidly improving the school district of Jennings, Mo.
Jan. 3, 2016
Saudi Arabia's execution of Sheik Nimr al-Nimr has inflamed sectarian feelings in the region. Iran's supreme leader said Saudi Arabia would face divine retribution for the bloodshed.
Jan. 3, 2016
In an interview with CBS, Donald Trump said that the terrorist organization uses other people in its videos too. "I have to say what I have to say," Trump said.
Jan. 3, 2016
Little Spring Hill, Tennessee stands among the country's biggest cities at the new frontier of library services. Available for check-out here are Wi-Fi hotspots, leased to patrons for free.
Jan. 3, 2016
Ammon Bundy, one of the leaders of the occupation, said he wants ranchers to be able to freely use the Malhuer National Wildlife Refuge lands protected by the federal government.
Jan. 3, 2016
Saudi Arabia executed 47 prisoners charged with terrorism Saturday, sparking sectarian outrage across the region. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Deb Amos about how the events have further divided Sunnis and Shiites.
Jan. 3, 2016
As Nigeria's new president cracks down on former officials who embezzled billions, corruption remains endemic. And sometimes that corruption can have tragic consequences.
Jan. 3, 2016
The Chicago Police Department is doubling its supply of Tasers in an effort to reduce the use of lethal force. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former Baltimore police officer Peter Moskos about the effectiveness of Tasers in de-escalating conflicts.
Jan. 3, 2016
Until recently, retired Marine Gen. John Allen led the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Allen about U.S. strategy in Iraq and Syria and whether it's working.
Jan. 3, 2016
Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016 and what can we expect?
Jan. 3, 2016
Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016 and what can we expect?
Jan. 3, 2016
It took a British doc, a simple recipe for liquid morphine and a lot of re-education.
Jan. 3, 2016
A peaceful protest Saturday in support of an eastern Oregon ranching family facing jail time for arson was followed shortly afterward by an occupation of a building at a national wildlife refuge.
Jan. 2, 2016
Angry over the execution of Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia, protesters gathered at the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, reports Iran's semi-official news agency. Some entered the building.
Jan. 2, 2016
Russian tourists love the beaches of Egypt and Turkey. But the recent losses of a Russian civilian plane in Egypt and a military plane along the Turkish border have changed their plans.
Jan. 2, 2016
The country executed 47 people today, including a prominent cleric for the minority Shia in the Kingdom. Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was a vocal critic of the Saudi monarchy and was arrested in 2012.
Jan. 2, 2016
Translation: Global Health and Development is not an acronym-free zone. Hope this helps you make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms.
Jan. 2, 2016
Years after urging his Senate colleagues not to undo a national election because Bill Clinton had been unfaithful to his wife, Bumpers wrote a memoir titled The Best Lawyer in a One Lawyer Town.
Jan. 2, 2016
Welsing is being mourned by many – including musician Chuck D, who credited her with providing the inspiration for the 1990 Public Enemy album Fear of a Black Planet.
Jan. 2, 2016

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