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The boy's mother "did not act in any way where she presented this child to some harm," the county prosecutor says of the May 28 incident.
June 6, 2016
The ban, which covers drinking both on- and off-base, will remain in place until sailors "understand the impact of responsible behavior," the Navy says.
June 6, 2016
The $10 billion Veterans Choice has not cut backlogs, critics say. This problem can be particularly urgent when it comes to mental health cases.
June 6, 2016
Beekeepers make money renting out hives to pollinate crops. But in California, thefts are on the rise. That's led to a hive shortage that is driving up demand, costs — and more thefts.
June 6, 2016
Interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna was killed Sunday along with photojournalist David Gilkey. "Zabi," as he was known, was hired by Philip Reeves, who calls the Afghan "a lovely man" with "deep wisdom."
June 6, 2016
Citing the attack's timing to coincide with the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, a Jordanian spokesman calls it "a clear evidence of those terrorists' criminal behavior and extremism."
June 6, 2016
Threats of 3-5 inches of rain – and the possibility of 8 inches in some places — have people in northwest Florida bracing for floods.
June 6, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said he will contest every last vote. But does anyone think he will command as much attention next weekend as he did this past weekend?
June 6, 2016
A seizure caused by fever is frightening, even though they don't harm long term. And a few vaccines do slightly raise the risk of a febrile seizure. But not being vaccinated poses a greater risk.
June 6, 2016
The political evolution Rep. Renee Ellmers has undergone since 2010 could cost the North Carolina Republican her job in Tuesday's special GOP congressional primary.
June 6, 2016
David Gilkey, who chronicled pain and beauty in war and conflict, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday along with NPR's Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna.
June 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton stands on the verge of history, as she looks to become first woman to win the nomination of a major party with contests on Tuesday.
June 5, 2016
Gregory Cheadle tells NPR he was not offended when presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump pointed to him at a recent California campaign rally and said, "Look at my African-American over here."
June 5, 2016
David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna were killed while traveling on a convoy with an Afghan army unit.
June 5, 2016
Why are chefs adopting sea greens in their cuisine? They're tasty and nutritious and growing them is good for the planet. In Maine the budding seaweed business is boosting a declining coastal economy.
June 5, 2016
When Ethiopia barred its best distance runner from competing in the 2016 Olympics, many saw it as an act of ethnic discrimination. Another runner from the same ethnic group says he was exiled.
June 5, 2016
In his book Scapegoats, human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar says Muslims are the newest group in the U.S. to be ostracized. But there is a long history of groups before them facing discrimination.
June 5, 2016
The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.
June 5, 2016
Donald Trump has been the presumptive Republican nominee since last month. Hillary Clinton expects to grab that title Tuesday. But that isn't the same thing as officially securing the nomination.
June 5, 2016
Clinton is all but assured to secure enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination Tuesday. But Bernie Sanders is still campaigning.
June 5, 2016

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