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The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will be the first to allow figure skaters to perform to vocal music. Organizers hope the change will help create a new generation of fans for the sport.
Jan. 13, 2018
Victims' ages range from 3 to 89 years. On Saturday, as the search continued for victims, emergency crews in Montecito, Calif. turned off gas and power to further clear mud and debris.
Jan. 13, 2018
More than 100,000 civilians have had to flee homes and refugee camps because of violence in Idlib province. "Barrel bombs are just falling on the heads of these people," says a civil defense worker.
Jan. 13, 2018
Oil paintings on display at CIA headquarters — and therefore invisible to the public — can now be seen in a collection of wall calendars. They depict declassified missions from the agency's past.
Jan. 13, 2018
Exiled from Trumpworld, Steve Bannon is headed to the House Intelligence Committee. The president might talk to Mueller — or not. And Sen. Feinstein released a big transcript over GOP objections.
Jan. 13, 2018
Finding a place to live is just the start. A doctor shares his experiences with two hurricane refugees.
Jan. 13, 2018
On Thursday, President Trump described Haiti and most of Africa with a vulgar term. Here's why that shouldn't surprise you.
Jan. 13, 2018
Plus, DACA students living in limbo as proposals fly in Washington and new concerns about school funding inequality.
Jan. 13, 2018
After initially expressing "regrets and my apology," he told a Dutch newspaper that comments he made in 2015 about Muslims burning politicians in the Netherlands were "just wrong."
Jan. 13, 2018
Prosecutors say Phillip Durachinsky created malware that enabled him to remotely access and turn on the cameras and microphones of computers. Charges include the production of child pornography.
Jan. 12, 2018
Back in the 19th century, Norwegians began coming to the United States in droves. And they were among the poorest of the poor.
Jan. 12, 2018
The leaders of the intelligence community sat in the Oval Office with the president and urged him to walk back his criticism of a controversial surveillance law.
Jan. 12, 2018
The car company said Friday that it has filed a petition with the Department of Transportation to deploy its fourth-generation Cruise AV. GM says the vehicle has no manual controls.
Jan. 12, 2018
Indiana is one of the states poised to get permission to require Medicaid recipients to work. Advocates say work requirements may be good politics but they're bad policy.
Jan. 12, 2018
A new study says unusual patterns of the polar jet stream circling the Northern Hemisphere may have led to dramatic weather in Europe and North America.
Jan. 12, 2018
The entrepreneurs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas have some interesting ideas. But what about the follow-through?
Jan. 12, 2018
John Feeley's resignation is not a response to President Trump's reportedly vulgar remarks on African countries. Feeley, a career diplomat, had already informed U.S officials before the comments.
Jan. 12, 2018
Trump canceled a trip to open the new U.S. embassy, and complained it was an undesirable location. The revitalized area of south London includes multimillion-dollar waterfront apartments.
Jan. 12, 2018
Without notice 63 Sam's Club stores closed Thursday, leaving up to 11,000 employees without work. Sam's Club is owned by Wal-Mart, which announced yesterday a raise in employee wages. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Business Insider reporter Hayley Peterson, who broke the Sam's Club closure story yesterday.
Jan. 12, 2018
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Rita Bourbon, who survived the California mudslides in her home, but sadly found her neighbor's body in her backyard.
Jan. 12, 2018

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