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The trade agreement has helped the U.S., Mexico and Canada sell a lot more food to one another. That's meant more seasonal produce for the U.S., and more processed food and supermarkets for Mexico.
February 13, 2015
Yusuf Ahmed Abukar did stories about Somalia's poor and suffering souls. He was critical of the government and of militants. Then one day he got a text message that said someone was coming for him.
February 13, 2015
The Islamist extremist group which has killed and kidnapped thousands in Nigeria, is increasingly expanding its area of operation as it reportedly tries to establish an independent state.
February 13, 2015
Despite Thursday's breakthrough, "The enemy shelled positions of the 'anti-terrorist operation' forces with the same intensity as before," a Ukrainian military official said Friday.
February 13, 2015
Plenty of uninsured people will discover they owe a penalty as they file their taxes over the next two months, and will also learn they could be locked out of buying insurance to solve the problem.
February 13, 2015
The Obama administration promotes a framework for sharing information about data breaches, hoping to prevent or limit attacks like those that recently hit Sony and Anthem Inc.
February 13, 2015
An indictment in Florida is likely to draw heightened scrutiny to potential billing fraud in privately run Medicare plans. It also raises questions about the effectiveness of government oversight.
February 13, 2015
The U.S. is moving to digitize health care with electronic medical records, web portals and mobile apps. But as medical data goes online, it is becoming a hot commodity for hackers.
February 13, 2015
Led by a celebrated Yazidi fighter, a small band of Kurdish peshmerga survived a months-long ISIS onslaught. Unlike others in Syria and Iraq, this sacred place still stands, nearly unscathed.
February 13, 2015
People move to Austin's Mueller neighborhood to become part of a progressive community. But some black residents say they haven't always felt welcome — so Mueller decided to do something about it.
February 13, 2015
World Radio Day was created to celebrate the medium's ability to reach all corners of the globe, due to its affordability and portability. But how common are radios that still fit that description?
February 13, 2015
The latest episode of NPR's Invisibilia takes us online. Some people think interacting with these machines is changing us all — for better and worse.
February 13, 2015
One of the young students killed in Tuesday's shooting in Chapel Hill, N.C., Yusor Abu-Salha, spoke to StoryCorps last year with her former third grade teacher.
February 13, 2015
The widely read journalist died after collapsing in the newsroom, a colleague reported late Thursday. Carr was also known for his memoir, investigating his own addiction to alcohol and drugs.
February 12, 2015
Obama has been known to try to reach out to a younger generation by appearing on silly web videos. This is no exception.
February 12, 2015
Manning, convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in American history, announced she was a woman in the summer of 2013. This is the first time the military makes such an accommodation.
February 12, 2015
Markus Kaarma argued self-defense after shooting an unarmed German high school exchange student in his garage. But the judge ruled that Kaarma wasn't protecting his home, he "went hunting."
February 12, 2015
Kitzhaber has been engulfed in a strange influence-peddling scandal that has put the four-term governor in a politically precarious position. And the sage just got stranger.
February 12, 2015
A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a probate judge in Mobile must issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
February 12, 2015
James Comey says both systematic and societal factors play a part in disconnect between law enforcement and communities of color.
February 12, 2015

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