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Even as Detroit attempts to exit municipal bankruptcy and wipe away its debt, the city still suffers widespread unemployment. Experts say it will take Detroit years to become healthy again.
November 08, 2014
A year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, leaving a path of destruction. In the city of Tacloban, the damage is less visible, but the effects of the typhoon are still present.
November 08, 2014
Six weeks ago, 43 students were kidnapped in Mexico. Now three suspects have confessed to killing them and burning their bodies. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Mexico City correspondent Carrie Kahn.
November 08, 2014
President Obama is set to announce his nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general on Saturday. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.
November 08, 2014
In England, cheese-making is an art stretching back hundreds of years. But recently, scientists have become interested in the microbes that make the country's artisan cheeses so tasty.
November 08, 2014
A new documentary film follows protesters who occupied a research farm owned by the University of California. The film has become a symbol of the subversive possibilities of urban farming.
November 08, 2014
It's not just American drivers who are mourning the death of Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi. He reached a global audience as well.
November 08, 2014
A profile of the new U.S. technology chief , how the FBI took down the latest online bazaar for black market goods, and the other tech headlines you need to read, all in this week's roundup.
November 08, 2014
In England, cheese-making is an art stretching back hundreds of years. But recently, scientists have become interested in the microbes that make the country's artisan cheeses so tasty.
November 08, 2014
It's not just American drivers who are mourning the death of Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi. He reached a global audience as well.
November 08, 2014
The Rockefeller Foundation will pay 100 cities to hire people who can help them prepare for future shocks and stresses.
November 07, 2014
A lead federal prosecutor in New York City, Lynch will be introduced by President Obama at the White House on Saturday. Her office has handled old-school Mafia busts, cutting edge cybercrime and more.
November 07, 2014
Post elections, Molly Antopol and Jason Sheehan reflect on the results by turning their favorite political books, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.
November 07, 2014
North Dakota and Colorado voters struck down the "personhood" measures, which would give legal rights to fetuses. But Tennessee's Amendment 1 passed with 53 percent of the vote.
November 07, 2014
In Texas, more than 100 people had been monitored for the 21-day period that marks Ebola's incubation period.
November 07, 2014
Britain's Doctor Who series finishes its first season with new hero Peter Capaldi on Saturday. TV critic Eric Deggans says Capaldi's portrayal of the Doctor is often better than the stories he's in.
November 07, 2014
At a two-hour lunch meeting with leaders of both parties and both chambers, Obama said he would judge ideas not on whether they are from Democrats or Republicans but on whether they work.
November 07, 2014
The unemployment rate tells only a partial story about the labor market and the state of American workers. Five other measures provide a fuller understanding of the economy and the nation's workforce.
November 07, 2014
Virunga, a new documentary on the Congolese park, premieres today on Netflix. We spoke to the chief warden about endangered mountain gorillas, oil speculators and the power of tourism.
November 07, 2014
The Associated Press reports that after years of refusing to review the kingdom's ban on women drivers, a key council now says that with restrictions, female drivers could be allowed.
November 07, 2014

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