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After days of deliberation, the judge in the comedian's case has declared a mistrial.
June 17, 2017
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Goldie Taylor, editor at large at the Daily Beast, about the mistrial declared today in the case of Bill Cosby.
June 17, 2017
After days of deliberations, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision in the high-profile trial. Scores of women have accused the comedian of assault, but only one case led to criminal charges.
June 17, 2017
Avildsen won his Oscar in 1977 for Rocky, which was also named best picture. The director, who delivered a string of inspirational and enduring box-office successes, died Friday of pancreatic cancer.
June 17, 2017
Analysts say Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods could hasten the growth of online grocery shopping. So, where does this leave brick-and-mortar stores? The store of the future may look very different.
June 17, 2017
There are hundreds of kids who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico. Every day they walk across the border to go to school in California.
June 17, 2017
Photographer Nichole Sobecki saw how the worsening drought is transforming people's lives.
June 17, 2017
It's the most recent flare-up in a series of long-running tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. This time, analysts say, there will be no easy or quick resolution.
June 17, 2017
In southeast Alaska, the commercial king salmon fishing season has been shut down a month early, because the number of wild salmon returning to rivers to spawn is at an all-time low.
June 17, 2017
A potential weakening of campus civil rights enforcement, a big transition at Harvard and more in our weekly roundup.
June 17, 2017
When Greg O'Brien found out he'd be a grandfather, he was excited. He was also sad. His granddaughter, he knew, would never know the real him.
June 17, 2017
Los Angeles County report leaves the cause of death undetermined, but also points to heart disease and Fisher's drug use as contributing to her death in December.
June 16, 2017
The destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with the Philippine-flagged vessel in the early morning hours Saturday local time. "The extent of damage is being determined," the U.S. Navy says.
June 16, 2017
The number is expected to rise further as rescue workers continue to search for victims, an operation that could take weeks. British authorities are launching a criminal investigation.
June 16, 2017
Authorities have identified the man who they believe set off the explosion Thursday, killing himself and seven others and injuring dozens more. Police say they found bomb-making materials at his home.
June 16, 2017
More than 124,000 suspected cases have been reported over the past six weeks. And the health-care system is collapsing.
June 16, 2017
It's highly unusual for the government to restrict the ability of Americans to go abroad. A full-on ban would have to come from Congress, but the secretary of state has authority to restrict travel.
June 16, 2017
After five days of deliberations, a jury has found a Minnesota police officer not guilty of manslaughter over the deadly shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last July.
June 16, 2017
The longtime German chancellor, who led West Germany and later a unified country, died Friday. Kohl helmed two vast integration projects: Germany's reunification and efforts to forge a European Union.
June 16, 2017
Michelle Carter's defense attorney had maintained that the case was one of suicide, not homicide. But a judge said her "wanton and reckless conduct" resulted in Conrad Roy's death.
June 16, 2017

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