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NPR's Michel Martin checks back in on Houston resident Jada Wilson, who was trapped in her grandparents' home during Hurricane Harvey last week, as floodwaters were rising.
Sept. 2, 2017
In Houston, floodwaters have mostly receded and residents are starting to turn toward rebuilding. But in places farther east like Beaumont and Pasadena, many communities are still under water.
Sept. 2, 2017
The U.S. State Department is investigating what is behind a series of mysterious attacks that have caused life-threatening health ailments for American citizens.
Sept. 2, 2017
Los Angeles County's La Tuna Fire is one of 29 burning across the state, and "is the largest fire in the history of L.A. city," said Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Sept. 2, 2017
Emphasis moves from rescue to recovery, as President Trump asks Congress to appropriate nearly $8 billion in post-Harvey funding.
Sept. 2, 2017
The government has told the English-language Cambodia Daily it must pay a $6.3 million tax bill by Sept. 4. The paper has long been a thorn in Prime Minister Hun Sen's side.
Sept. 2, 2017
After Godwin Ndosi found success renting out his family's house to tourists, he vowed to expand his business and go to grad school. Did he stick with the plan?
Sept. 2, 2017
At the only emergency department providing care in downtown Houston, staff stayed in the hospital throughout the week to care for patients. It was an emotional experience.
Sept. 2, 2017
The General Services Administration approved the Trump Organization's lease for the Washington, D.C., property. But now, the GSA Inspector General's Office is taking another look at the contract.
Sept. 2, 2017
Summer's coming to an end, and whether for health or ethical reasons, more people are flipping veggie burgers — which have come a long way since the sanitarium-created concoctions of the 19th century.
Sept. 2, 2017
When microbiologist Sheng Chen and his team sequenced the microbes found in the pneumonia infections, they were shocked at what they saw.
Sept. 2, 2017
New demographic figures on enrollment; hundreds of thousands of students in limbo while schools recover from Harvey; and more education news of the week.
Sept. 2, 2017
Some residents have found they can stay and begin cleaning up, but a lack of drinking water and the still-rising floodwaters are driving many others out.
Sept. 1, 2017
Government flood maps may need to be withdrawn following Harvey. That, in turn, could have implications for insurers.
Sept. 1, 2017
One of the nation's most influential judges, Posner has written more than 3,300 opinions in nearly 36 years on the bench, along with scores of books.
Sept. 1, 2017
Along with Bob Newhart and Lenny Bruce, Shelley Berman helped change the tone and tenor of American humor.
Sept. 1, 2017
The historic rain and high winds have caused refineries throughout the Gulf Coast to shut down or reduce production.
Sept. 1, 2017
After Florida's Supreme Court said the governor could reassign her first-degree murder cases, State Attorney Aramis Ayala said she respects the decision and announced new review measures.
Sept. 1, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the Houston police chief Art Acevedo about the week following Hurricane Harvey's landfall in Texas.
Sept. 1, 2017
Since a militant attack last week, the military has cracked down on the mostly Muslim minority, whom Myanmar doesn't consider citizens. More than 27,000 people have fled for Bangladesh in a few days.
Sept. 1, 2017

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