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Milan Vaishnav's new book, When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics, examines why so many criminals become politicians in India — and why so many voters embrace them.
Feb. 11, 2017
Tennessee becomes the latest reason to doubt much-touted improvement in the nation's high school graduation rate.
Feb. 11, 2017
President Bush faced little resistance when he stiffened immigration rules. But after 15 years and few attacks, politicians, the public and the courts are pushing back against President Trump.
Feb. 11, 2017
Pat Brown was a renowned biomedical researcher. But he left that to tackle what he saw as the biggest problem facing Earth: animal agriculture. His solution: a veggie burger so beef-like it bleeds.
Feb. 11, 2017
Traditionally, presidents restrain from criticizing judges, and our system depends on everyone abiding by court rulings. President Trump has broken protocol by belittling judges who rule against him.
Feb. 11, 2017
A commenter on NPR's Facebook page called Jamie Ruppert an "idiot" for voting for Donald Trump. We brought them together to talk it out.
Feb. 11, 2017
A quarter of doctors practicing in the U.S. went to medical school elsewhere. Many of these physicians practice in parts of this country that the government says need more primary care providers.
Feb. 11, 2017
The lifelong Detroiter opened his first store with his wife, Marian, in the Detroit suburb of Garden City in 1959. Today its parent company says it's the world's largest carryout pizza chain.
Feb. 10, 2017
ICE says it was targeting people with criminal records. Immigrant advocates charge the administration with creating a climate of fear.
Feb. 10, 2017
The Trump administration reportedly wants to refocus an Obama administration program on exclusively Islamic extremism. Muslim leaders and some counterterrorism experts say such a change may be unwise.
Feb. 10, 2017
The country's Department of Conservation says the stranding of more than 400 whales is one of its worst on record. Rescue attempts are underway for the survivors, which number upwards of 100.
Feb. 10, 2017
As a federal court considers the state's appeal of a decision last month blocking its three-drug lethal injection protocol, Gov. John Kasich announced he was putting executions on hold until May.
Feb. 10, 2017
On Tuesday, a tornado caused damage to parts of New Orleans. For some, it's the second time they'll need to rebuild homes since Hurricane Katrina swamped the city in 2005.
Feb. 10, 2017
This week, armed men ambushed and killed the field workers in Afghanistan. Two others are missing. So far, no one knows who did it — or what the motive was.
Feb. 10, 2017
The message was prompted by the deportation Thursday of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, a mother of two in Arizona who for years had regularly checked in with U.S. immigration authorities.
Feb. 10, 2017
A three-judge panel ruled that the Trump administration had failed to show that anyone banned from U.S. under the Jan. 27 executive order had committed acts of terror.
Feb. 10, 2017
The U.S. president and the Japanese prime minister met at the White House on Friday. Before they resume talks at Trump's Florida golf course Saturday, they're addressing the media together.
Feb. 10, 2017
Questions rise again about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. — and whether he did anything improper.
Feb. 10, 2017
The nation's doctors are more Democratic, female, and supportive of the Affordable Care Act than their physician counterparts in Congress.
Feb. 10, 2017
Hunger was Douglass' constant companion as a boy. As a young man, he escaped slavery and became a heroic abolitionist who revealed how food was a key tool in the immoral mechanics of slavery.
Feb. 10, 2017

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