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FBI Director Christopher Wray will face questions about Russian election interference, social media attacks by President Trump and a host of other issues at his first congressional oversight hearing.
Dec. 7, 2017
The vote in Australia's House of Representatives follows passage in the Senate last week. The measure means that same-sex marriages in Australia could take place as soon as January.
Dec. 7, 2017
The incident, which Beijing calls a violation of its territorial sovereignty, follows renewed border tensions between the two countries.
Dec. 7, 2017
The National Rifle Association has long pushed for the measure, which allows gun owners to carry concealed firearms between states where the practice is legal.
Dec. 7, 2017
The absolute risk is very low. But low-dose formulations of birth control pills and other hormone-releasing contraceptives pose about the same risk to breasts as older formulations, a big study finds.
Dec. 6, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio has confirmed with a Democratic official who has spoken to Sen. Al Franken and key aides who say Franken will resign his Minnesota Senate seat on Thursday.
Dec. 6, 2017
A county clerk's race in Kentucky rose to national prominence after David Ermold announced he will run against Davis, who opposes gay marriage and denied him and his partner a marriage license.
Dec. 6, 2017
Oliver Schmidt admitted to conspiring to defraud the United States by misleading federal regulators about the emissions of diesel cars and violating clean air laws.
Dec. 6, 2017
Today's suitcases can charge your phone, track their location and even propel themselves behind you. But concerns about their batteries igniting in cargo holds have led airlines to issue new policies.
Dec. 6, 2017
Atlanta's mayoral race is likely on its way to a recount. The tally separating the two candidates was fewer than 800 votes. The election has featured a lot of discussion about race. The candidate currently trailing, if elected, would be the first white mayor of Atlanta in decades.
Dec. 6, 2017
The price of Bitcoin has skyrocketed more than 1,200 percent this year. That's got people talking about the digital currency and wondering why it has climbed so high and whether its rise is a bubble which will burst.
Dec. 6, 2017
Despite international opposition, President Trump announced the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He's keeping a campaign promise and insists he is still committed to Mideast peace.
Dec. 6, 2017
Democrats want a permanent legal fix to protect so-called DREAMers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in this country with their parents when they were young children. The Democrats want to resolve the issue as part of year-end negotiations over funding the federal government. President Trump pushed back on their demands Wednesday.
Dec. 6, 2017
President Trump's announcement that the United States will now recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sent shock waves through the Middle East and throughout the world. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Husam Zomlot, the head of the Palestinian delegation to the U.S., about the Trump administration's decision.
Dec. 6, 2017
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ventura, Calif. Mayor Neal Andrews about the wildfire that has consumed more than 50,000 acres and thousands of homes. Andrews took office the evening the fire started.
Dec. 6, 2017
Airlines including American, Delta, and Alaska have announced restrictions on "smart luggage" due to the risk of fire caused by the lithium-ion batteries found in many of the bags.
Dec. 6, 2017
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ambassador Dennis Ross, a longtime U.S. diplomat, about the history of Jerusalem since partition and the implications of Wednesday's announcement by President Trump. Ross has a long history of involvement in seeking peace in the Mideast in both Republican and Democratic administrations.
Dec. 6, 2017
Several Democratic senators have called for Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., to resign in light of allegations of sexual misconduct against him. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of the senators who says Franken should step down.
Dec. 6, 2017
President Trump's announcement that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has generated a wide variety of reaction around the world. Michael Anton, senior national security adviser to President Trump, explains the White House rationale for making the decision.
Dec. 6, 2017
President Trump has announced a reversal of long-standing U.S. policy to declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Palestinians object that the city's status is the subject of negotiations and the U.S. is no longer a fit mediator.
Dec. 6, 2017

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