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It's hard to imagine two more different political figures. Whether these polar opposites can collaborate may be the single biggest factor in determining the future of the transatlantic partnership.
March 17, 2017
KLP is pulling millions of dollars it has invested in companies building and owning the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision was reportedly driven by pressure from Norway's indigenous Sami peoples.
March 17, 2017
Before President Trump's second travel ban could take effect, two judges blocked it. The Justice Department has filed a notice of appeal in one of those cases, setting up another showdown.
March 17, 2017
Ukraine is considered one of the world's most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country's tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.
March 17, 2017
It is unclear what information was on the agency-issued laptop, though a spokeswoman says the computers "are not permitted to contain classified information." An investigation is ongoing.
March 17, 2017
Most of the millions in the U.S. who are infected with hepatitis C can't afford the cure. Some say the U.S. could save money and cure more people if it bought the drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc.
March 17, 2017
Ruffled by President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't been warm lately. Hopes remain that Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel might help reset the relationship.
March 17, 2017
A pandemic is likely to crop up in the next few decades, many scientists predict. To help readers prepare, NPR created its first-ever Pandemic Preparedness Kit. But it's not your traditional kit.
March 17, 2017
What questions do you have about the toll that climate change is taking — and about possible solutions?
March 17, 2017
Ruffled by President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't been warm lately. Hopes remain that Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel might help reset the relationship.
March 17, 2017
Following a White House meeting, President Trump says he moved some conservative Republicans opposed to the healthcare bill into the "yes" column.
March 17, 2017
The authors — who won awards in the fiction and nonfiction categories, respectively — were just two of the writers who emerged Thursday with one of the literary world's most renowned prizes.
March 17, 2017
About one quarter of medical residents in the U.S. are graduates of foreign medical schools. Many practice medicine in communities that have a hard time recruiting doctors.
March 17, 2017
The creators of the risk assessment score say they want to help primary care physicians better identify patients who need extra counseling and follow-up.
March 17, 2017
Ruffled by some of President Trump's past comments, U.S.-German relations haven't exactly been warm lately. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House on Friday may change matters.
March 17, 2017
The Nobel Prize winner celebrated his Caribbean homeland and described its brutal colonial history. "You didn't make yourself a poet," he said. "You entered a situation in which there was poetry."
March 17, 2017
Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the '60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region's simple, self-sustaining way of life.
March 17, 2017
The injectible drug Repatha is spectacularly good at lowering cholesterol. But the first big clinical trial of its ability to prevent heart attack and stroke finds smaller benefits.
March 17, 2017
President Trump's budget blueprint isn't the administration's only effort to downsize and reorganize the government. It's something many presidents have tried before him.
March 17, 2017
One day after saying diplomatic efforts "have failed" to affect North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. would consider all military options if compelled to act.
March 17, 2017

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