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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced a "regulatory reset" for predatory for-profit colleges, and students and others are speaking out in testimony.
July 12, 2017
The Senate Judiciary Committee and a host of human rights and civil liberties groups have questions for Christopher Wray, the president's nominee to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
July 12, 2017
"I had been reading about [Clinton] scandals that people were probably underreporting for a long time, so maybe it was something that had to do with one of those things," Donald Trump Jr. told Fox.
July 11, 2017
The new bill will be released Thursday and could come to the floor next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has also delayed the Senate's August recess by two weeks.
July 11, 2017
Trump Jr.'s email exchange concerning a meeting with a Russian attorney last year has raised questions about a federal law that prohibits foreign nationals from aiding U.S. political campaigns.
July 11, 2017
In answering a reporter's question, the French president characterized Africa as a continent of failing states with high birth rates. Viviane Rutabingwa shares her perspective.
July 11, 2017
The terrorist network seized her town in 2014. Now they're gone and she's back. But life is not the same.
July 11, 2017
The new category recognizes those who sacrifice their lives for others. The pope announced the pathway on Tuesday, and it is seen as one of the biggest changes to the process in centuries.
July 11, 2017
The 2011 law, which bars wearing clothing that "partially or totally covers the face" in public, had come under fire for allegedly violating Muslim women's rights to privacy and freedom of religion.
July 11, 2017
Voting in favor of the Brexit referendum has proved to be a dating deal-breaker for many who wanted Britain to stay in the European Union. New dating apps connect those seeking other pro-EU voters.
July 11, 2017
The decision is a blow to the Bureau and to Washington's suburbs, who had hoped to land the project.
July 11, 2017
Paris and Los Angeles are the only remaining contestants for 2024 after four other cities dropped out. The committee's decision means the 2024 loser can avoid mounting an arduous new bid for 2028.
July 11, 2017
In 2012, it estimated that the Gaza Strip would be unlivable by 2020. "Gaza's 2 million people are seeing faster and faster decline in their living conditions," says the U.N.'s Gaza Coordinator.
July 11, 2017
Giving people who have serious mental illness peer support has proved so helpful that some states are starting to pay these peer specialists to bridge the gap when there aren't enough professionals.
July 11, 2017
Trump Jr. tweeted images of an email chain about the 2016 meeting in which an intermediary said he could connect Trump with damaging information about Hillary Clinton. NPR journalists add analysis.
July 11, 2017
Nearing the anniversary of the coup attempt, Fethullah Gulen tells NPR's Robert Siegel that if he were to be extradited, he'd "go willingly." As for Turkey's president: "I want to spit in his face."
July 11, 2017
Puppeteer Steve Whitmire has voiced the iconic star of the Muppets since 1990, when he took over after show creator Jim Henson's death. Now, longtime Muppets veteran Matt Vogel is assuming the mantel.
July 11, 2017
The tax on individuals earning over $250,000 will generate an estimated $140 million in new annual revenue. Seattle's mayor says it will help replace funds cut by President Trump's "austere budget."
July 11, 2017
A bus came under gunfire Monday evening in the disputed region. Indian politicians condemned the violence Tuesday, yet praised the actions of the driver who carried the rest of the pilgrims to safety.
July 11, 2017
The president's son has tweeted out the email chain that set up his controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign.
July 11, 2017

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