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The short-term rental platform has hired Eric Holder as outside counsel to help it craft a new anti-discrimination policy. Individuals and researchers have reported racial bias by the site's users.
July 20, 2016
Erdogan says the state of emergency will make it easier to question and try the thousands of people accused of backing the failed coup attempt over the weekend, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.
July 20, 2016
For the last eight days, Fedor Konyukhov has had a tiny amount of sleep in an open gondola hurtling at high speeds through below-freezing air that is too thin to breathe. And he has four more to go.
July 20, 2016
Economists say it'll be good for Africa, making it easier for businesspeople, workers and tourists to cross borders.
July 20, 2016
Administrators at Phillips Exeter Academy agree that they should not have handled a case of alleged assault by requiring the accused student to bake and deliver bread to his alleged victim.
July 20, 2016
Pavel Sheremet, who was killed Wednesday, clashed with Russian authorities over his investigative reporting. He thought he'd found a safe home in Ukraine. NPR's Joanne Levine met him just last month.
July 20, 2016
"Our party now has a nominee," Cruz said. As if on cue, the billionaire businessman's plane emblazoned with "TRUMP" across the side flew overhead to land nearby.
July 20, 2016
We don't call Hollywood a "Dream Factory" for nothing. If you have a vision of the sort of place you'd like to live, Tinseltown can bring it to life.
July 20, 2016
With rising awareness of opioid abuse, some pain patients say doctors are less likely to prescribe them. One Montana sufferer goes to great lengths to get his prescription — he flies to California.
July 20, 2016
The money — which U.S. officials say was used to buy a $35 million jet, art by Van Gogh, rights to The Wolf of Wall Street — was raised by a fund with ties to Malaysia's prime minister and his family.
July 20, 2016
The 5th Circuit ruled that the law might not intentionally violate voters' rights, but does have a discriminatory effect. It called for a lower court to fix the problem before the November elections.
July 20, 2016
Gene Demby talks with NPR's Cheryl Corley and Eyder Peralta, who reported on Philando Castile's encounters with local police — 46 of them — before he was killed during a traffic stop.
July 20, 2016
A terrible drought hit Ghana in the 1400s, far worse than today's conditions. Yet people had enough to eat, while today they go hungry. What changed? In a word, colonialism, a new study suggests.
July 20, 2016
Twitter says it's reviewing its hateful-conduct policy. The suspension of conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos has prompted a new focus on the company's ongoing struggle to reign in abusive messages.
July 20, 2016
Video footage shows a man standing in front of the first tank. When it doesn't stop, he runs backward a few steps, then throws himself on the ground — and passes safely between the tank's treads.
July 20, 2016
"This was my mistake and I feel terrible for the chaos I have caused Melania and the Trumps, as well as to Mrs. Obama. No harm was meant," wrote speechwriter Meredith McIver.
July 20, 2016
Take a virtual reality tour and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Rocky Mountain National Park.
July 20, 2016
Scientists have tested all sorts of strategies to keep Lyme disease ticks from biting us. One is to make it less likely you'll cross paths with the critters in your yard. Sawdust mulch, anyone?
July 20, 2016
Pavel Sheremet was assassinated when a car he was driving exploded in Kiev on Wednesday. The Ukrainian president has called for an investigation.
July 20, 2016
The suspension of Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos comes amid a recent campaign in which users tweeted hundreds of racist and abusive messages at Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones.
July 20, 2016

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