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A government shutdown has shuttered state parks and beaches. But photos showed Christie and his family enjoying the empty shoreline. "Run for governor, and you can have a residence there," he said.
July 3, 2017
After a decade of drought, high snow levels this year are melting and turning California rivers into dangerous hazards. At Kern River, at least six people have died this year.
July 3, 2017
The first of Tesla's significantly more affordable Model 3 cars should finish production by next weekend, CEO Elon Musk announced late Sunday.
July 3, 2017
The journalist who thought up this fake news game says she saw the need before 'fake news' was even in the vernacular.
July 3, 2017
In NPR's Elise Tries series, correspondent Elise Hu tries out new experiences in East Asia. In Tokyo, she checks out Japanese purikura photo booths, which produce selfies to decorate and print out.
July 3, 2017
The "marshmallow test" is a famous experiment for studying kids' self-control. For the first time, a psychologist gave the test to kids outside Western culture. And they crushed it.
July 3, 2017
Treatment for opioid addiction can be expensive and difficult to coordinate. That might make some people tempted to think they can overcome the addiction on their own. This rarely works.
July 3, 2017
Ahead of July Fourth celebrations, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds an overwhelming majority of Americans believe civility between the two parties has gotten worse since November 2016.
July 3, 2017
The eagle was unable to fly and is recovering at a rehabilitation center.
July 2, 2017
Police were able to intercept two suicide car bombers just outside Damascus's city center, while a third car was able to make it through before blowing up.
July 2, 2017
As tensions rise between the Trump Administration and the U.S. media, Joel Simon, executive director for the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about the safety of journalists around the world.
July 2, 2017
Sunday marks 10-day deadline Saudi Arabia gave Qatar to meet several demands in the ongoing fight between the two U.S. allies. The U.S. is trying to keep both countries in the fight against ISIS.
July 2, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Javier Corrales, a professor at Amherst College who studies Latin American democracies, about Venezuela's economic and political crises.
July 2, 2017
On Saturday some restaurants were allowed the remove the once-mandatory partition meant to shield the view of drinks being mixed and poured.
July 2, 2017
The Sunday morning tweet led some in the media to question if the president was threatening the network. A White House spokesman said, "I think that no one would perceive that as a threat."
July 2, 2017
A court in India declared its holiest river is entitled to the same rights as a person that would include the right to sue polluters. Still, many think the divine waters are unimpacted by pollution.
July 2, 2017
Luiz Carlos da Rocha earned the nickname White Head because he lived like a "ghost," say police, evading capture for close to three decades, thanks in part to facial plastic surgeries.
July 2, 2017
As they drill more wells to water crops, drought-stricken farmers in southwest Spain confront environmentalists in Doñana National Park, a migratory bird refuge that's lost 80 percent of its aquifer.
July 2, 2017
Their work on politics, music and local issues is tolerated by the state, but can still be censored or shut down. "They are committed to expressing themselves through this format," says a Cuba expert.
July 2, 2017
Emily Ekins pushes back against the idea of one type of Trump voter. Her research for the Voter Study Group reveals the coalition that delivered President Trump the White House.
July 2, 2017

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