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The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alma mater, the University of Southern California.
Jan. 10, 2017
Many of the questions during Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general centered on whether he would stand up to the president-elect's more controversial stances.
Jan. 10, 2017
Rising temperatures and thawing permafrost threaten tiny Newtok. Its residents want President Obama to declare an official disaster, to unlock the millions it needs to move the community.
Jan. 10, 2017
The painting is one of hundreds on display in a U.S. Capitol hallway as part of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The artist is from the Missouri district that includes Ferguson.
Jan. 10, 2017
Potatoes, tomatoes and bell peppers belong to the nightshade family. Newly discovered fossils in Patagonia suggest that family started much earlier than believed, perhaps when dinosaurs roamed.
Jan. 10, 2017
The scared deer splayed on the frozen river was broadcast live by multiple television channels on Monday, in some cases for more than three hours, as rescue workers tried to get it to safety.
Jan. 10, 2017
NPR listeners first heard Barack Obama in the 1990s before he became a politician. Here are some of his earliest appearances as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review and as an activist.
Jan. 10, 2017
Theories that a preservative in childhood vaccines could cause autism have been dismissed and disproven. But that's not stopping the incoming president from launching a commission looking into it.
Jan. 10, 2017
Dylann Roof, 22, murdered nine people in the basement of a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. He told the jury that prosecutors "don't know what real real hatred looks like."
Jan. 10, 2017
The explosions near the parliament building in Kabul killed at least 30 people and injured at least 70. Bombings in two other provinces Tuesday also caused multiple casualties.
Jan. 10, 2017
Two Pennsylvania voters who buy health insurance on HealthCare.gov are frustrated with how expensive the plans have become. They voted for Trump in hopes he can bring down health insurance costs.
Jan. 10, 2017
Some surgeries are being postponed due to a lack of nursing staff.
Jan. 10, 2017
The FBI director, appearing with other top U.S. intelligence chiefs at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, said Russia targeted Republican National Committee Web domains no longer in use.
Jan. 10, 2017
When Republicans attacked the proposed Affordable Care Act by falsely claiming that it contained "death panels," the White House initially saw the charge as being so absurd that no one would buy it.
Jan. 10, 2017
The 22-year-old said in court documents that the results of a Google search shaped his beliefs on race years before he murdered nine people in a historically black South Carolina church.
Jan. 10, 2017
In a decade, soccer's biggest tournament is set to become even bigger. FIFA, the game's governing body, unanimously voted to expand the tournament from 32 teams starting in 2026.
Jan. 10, 2017
A paper version of a spinning children's toy can replace laboratory centrifuges to process blood tests. The "paperfuge" may help diagnose malaria and other diseases.
Jan. 10, 2017
As an activist, Clare Hollingworth saved thousands of refugees from Hitler's forces. Then, a few days into her career as a reporter, she uncovered the scoop of a lifetime: Germany was invading Poland.
Jan. 10, 2017
Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's death leaves the moderate wing in Iran without one of its strongest voices. His death comes just months before an election that will test President Hassan Rouhani.
Jan. 10, 2017
Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly would be the first non-civilian to head the sprawling department, which oversees areas ranging from immigration to airport security.
Jan. 10, 2017

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