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In Missouri, a nonprofit group affiliated with Gov. Eric Greitens published the personal phone number of a lawmaker who criticized the governor's policies.
May 6, 2017
"It all just looks really bad," said anti-corruption expert Stuart Gilman. "It looks like Trump is trying to simply protect his properties."
May 6, 2017
Dozens of states and cities require businesses to offer paid sick leave. But some employers are looking for ways to pre-empt those requirements, including at the federal level.
May 6, 2017
Already 129 people have filed to run for president in 2020. Among them: Donald Trump. Prominent people are considering it, but these elections receive outsize attention compared to office's power.
May 6, 2017
Only a tiny fraction of federal prosecutions are thrown out because a judge finds evidence of government misconduct. Pharmacist Reddy Annappareddy's is one of them.
May 6, 2017
The charges brought against two U.S. doctors for alleged female genital mutilation brought renewed attention to the ritual. We interview a World Health Organization specialist to learn more.
May 6, 2017
The loss of jobs has stung as the coal industry has declined. Renewable power — especially solar — is now where the jobs are. Solar jobs outnumber those in coal, but coal jobs pay more.
May 6, 2017
Our weekly education roundup: A big investigation into sexual assault in K-12 schools; achievement gaps persist in high school graduation rates.
May 6, 2017
An "identity matrix" is a trap that presents itself as the answer to broad-brush generalizations about Muslims as terrorists or radicals, but actually ends up being similarly simplistic.
May 6, 2017
"The Sports World is Forever Changed," Big Baller Brand said in introducing NBA prospect Lonzo Ball's shoes — though some aren't exactly feeling moved. But wait, you ask, what about the $220 sandals?
May 5, 2017
Tennessee State Sen. Mark Green blasted what he called "false and misleading attacks." Opponents cited what they called his discriminatory views and comments.
May 5, 2017
Chinese Americans see the parallels between the political climate of the exclusion era and today.
May 5, 2017
President Trump campaigned on fighting the opioid crisis. Now a preliminary White House budget document, obtained by NPR, calls for significant cuts to the office quarterbacking the federal response.
May 5, 2017
Midfielder Sulley Muntari is from Ghana. When spectators hurled racial epithets at a match in Italy, he complained to the referee. The ref gave him a yellow card.
May 5, 2017
Bears Ears in Utah is on land considered sacred to Native Americans. But some local residents say the 1.35-million-acre national monument is being pushed by extreme out-of-state environmentalists.
May 5, 2017
President Nicolas Maduro is pushing for a new constitution — but protesters are pushing back. As the political tug-of-war unfolds, violence and international criticism continue to escalate.
May 5, 2017
British publications were keen to point out that the "bin-focused party" won as many seats — one — in Thursday's elections as the right-wing UK Independence Party.
May 5, 2017
The Office of Global Women's Issues deleted a retweet plugging Ivanka Trump's book. It is the second time the State Department has faced complaints about touting the first family's business interests.
May 5, 2017
The airline is offering compensation and an apology to Brian Schear after a crew member said agents would put the parents in jail and place their children in foster care for a "federal offense."
May 5, 2017
After criticism that the controversial Corey Lewandowski promised access to the president and hadn't registered as a lobbyist, he's stepping aside and says he will focus on speaking engagements.
May 5, 2017

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