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The legislation criminalizes abortions that are motivated solely because of a fetus' potential disability, as well as other factors such as its sex or race.
March 25, 2016
"We are systematically eliminating ISIL's cabinet," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a press conference Friday.
March 25, 2016
The city's police are buying riot gear and bringing in officers from other cities to prepare for a political convention that could draw protesters from across the political spectrum.
March 25, 2016
The long-running television show set in the Depression-era Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia told a story based on Hamner's youth through the characters of John Boy Walton and his loving family.
March 25, 2016
Speaking in Brussels Friday, Kerry said he was grieving with "the loved ones of those who have been very cruelly taken from us — including Americans." It's the first confirmation of American deaths.
March 25, 2016
The six people were rounded up Thursday night in connection with the attacks this week that killed at least 31 and injured hundreds. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Brussels.
March 25, 2016
The NRA is publishing a series of twists on classic tales — picture Gretel with a rifle in the witch's gingerbread house. The stories themselves are remarkably devoid of violence.
March 25, 2016
Intricately crafted replicas of all sorts of dishes and drink — cakes, sushi and even beer — are ubiquitous window displays in Japan. A new book visually explores the culture of Nearly Eternal food.
March 25, 2016
In protest against the EU migrant deal with Turkey, international aid agencies are suspending some of the work they do at detention centers holding migrants in Greece. International Rescue Committee's Greece country director, Panos Navrozidis >, explains why they are taking this position.
March 25, 2016
Peabody Coal, one of the largest coal producers in the world, is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. It would be the latest in a string of major coal companies going under. But drive through Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where 40 percent of U.S. coal is mined, and it's as if nothing has changed, even at sites owned by bankrupt companies.
March 25, 2016
A biotech company says its genetically engineered mosquitoes could help Brazil and other countries fight the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which spread Zika and other viruses.
March 25, 2016
More babies are being born dependent on opioids. The good news is they can safely be weaned from the drug. But there is little research on which medical treatment is best, or on the long-term effects.
March 25, 2016
A suspect allegedly in the "advanced stages" of planning an attack in France was arrested northwest of Paris, and security forces locked down the area during a search, the interior minister said.
March 24, 2016
A tribunal in the Hague has sentenced former Bosnian Serb leader to 40 years in prison. NPR's Tom Gjelten, who covered the Bosnian war, explains the twists and turns in the case.
March 24, 2016
Based on government documents, the U.K. government is "providing a grant of up to £16m to Dyson to support research and development for battery technology."
March 24, 2016
The vice president said Obama's pick of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court was a deliberate effort. "We've reached out," Biden said. "Who do you want?"
March 24, 2016
Best known for his work on the pioneering cable television comedy series, The Larry Sanders Show, Shandling died following a "medical emergency," the Los Angeles Police Department said.
March 24, 2016
"It's not easy to tick me off. I don't get angry often," Cruz told reporters while campaigning in Wisconsin. "But you mess with my wife, you mess with my kids, that'll do it every time."
March 24, 2016
The Canadian radio host was fired from the CBC in 2014 after several women came forward with assault allegations. The court said it had doubts about "the reliability or sincerity" of the complainants.
March 24, 2016
Kids these days: Microsoft's millennial chatbot, Tay, turns into a genocidal maniac. A day later, the company took it offline, with a final tweet: "c u soon humans need sleep now."
March 24, 2016

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