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The move to arrest several Saudi royals — including one of the richest men in the world — shows the kingdom's up-and-coming crown prince shaking things up. But democracy isn't part of the deal.
Nov. 6, 2017
The Texas gunman who carried out the mass shooting during a church service is originally from a San Antonio suburb. Devin Patrick Kelly grew up in New Braunfels, Texas where residents are reeling from Sunday's events.
Nov. 6, 2017
One of President Trump's signature projects during his days as a businessman was Trump SoHo in Manhattan. Now the Mueller investigation is reportedly looking into the finances of that project, developed by a firm called Bayrock. NPR's Embedded podcast looked at the checkered history of the Bayrock Group and one of its key figures, Felix Sater.
Nov. 6, 2017
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has significant holdings in a Russian shipping company that does business with an energy company who's owners include Vladimir Putin's son-in-law and an oligarch subject to U.S. sanctions. Ross failed to disclose the connection in his confirmation hearings, but says there's nothing improper.
Nov. 6, 2017
In an interview with NPR, longtime Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani says his people are re-evaluating their close alliance with the U.S. after the U.S. didn't back the failed independence push that led to his resignation.
Nov. 6, 2017
Devin Patrick Kelley was charged with domestic violence while serving in the Air Force. He was sentenced to confinement for a year. Authorities are now investigating whether he could legally buy a gun.
Nov. 6, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Gregory Gause, head of the International Affairs department at Texas A&M University, about changes in political power in Saudi Arabia, and what it means for the region and U.S.-Saudi relations.
Nov. 6, 2017
In Catalonia's industrial heartland, people who voted for independence from Spain say they're already living in a new country. The mayor took down the Spanish flag. But no other country recognizes it, and there's been an exodus of Catalan businesses.
Nov. 6, 2017
North Korea will dominate the agenda for President Trump as he heads to South Korea for the second stop of his tour of Asia. In Japan, he met with Japanese Prime Minister Abe and discussed the pressing issue.
Nov. 6, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, about yesterday's mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. Paxton says worshippers should consider taking their guns to church to protect against such attacks.
Nov. 6, 2017
Authorities in Texas have said that there was a domestic situation going on with the family of the gunman from Sunday's shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At least 26 people were killed.
Nov. 6, 2017
The weekend's arrests don't mean Saudi Arabia is opening up to democracy. The rulers are unelected monarchs with a record of jailing critics and minorities. But the sweep of arrests marks a change.
Nov. 6, 2017
People who have Type-1 diabetes would love to be free of insulin injections and pumps. Researchers in San Francisco are now testing in animals an implantable pouch of living, insulin-releasing cells.
Nov. 6, 2017
Devin Patrick Kelley was convicted of assaulting his then-wife and fracturing his stepson's skull, according to a former Air Force chief prosecutor. Under federal law, he couldn't possess a firearm.
Nov. 6, 2017
Scientists have found an underlying reason why it's dangerous to drive when you're sleepy. Brain recordings show cells involved in perception fire more slowly in somebody who has been up all night.
Nov. 6, 2017
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Queen Elizabeth, and a key ally to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are among the rich and powerful whose offshore financial dealings are being scrutinized.
Nov. 6, 2017
The lack of clean water, sanctions and ISIS have all contributed to depleting the supply of fish that is salted, fire-roasted and shared by Iraqis of all sects and political persuasions.
Nov. 6, 2017
After a gunman shattered the calm of a Sunday morning church service, residents gathered outside the Sutherland Springs Post Office to light candles, remember those lost and pray for the survivors.
Nov. 6, 2017
The Moneyball author is writing a series of articles for Vanity Fair about President Trump's picks to lead federal agencies — and the consequences of those appointments.
Nov. 6, 2017
The Cook County public defender wants authorities to find a way to stop men in custody from exposing themselves to female attorneys. "It's disgusting, it's awful and my lawyers are being assaulted."
Nov. 6, 2017

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