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The Justice Department has indicted FedEx for shipping prescription drugs from illegal online pharmacies. FedEx had been warned, and now faces up to $1.6 billion in fines if found guilty.
July 20, 2014
Dutch editor Willem Schouten tells NPR's Arun Rath that people in the Netherlands are saddened and outraged over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. Nearly 200 of victims were Dutch.
July 20, 2014
NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in eastern Ukraine.
July 20, 2014
Israel sent more troops into Gaza on Sunday, stepping up tank fire and air strikes ahead of the short-lived cease-fire.
July 20, 2014
Actor James Garner, whose rugged but affable character made hits out of the TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, has died. He was 86.
July 20, 2014
World leaders are demanding that the Russian leader use his influence with rebels to get international teams full access to the area where Malaysia Airlines MH17 crashed last week.
July 20, 2014
Back pain is common. Nearly all of us have at least one episode in our lives, and two-thirds of us will have it repeatedly. Exercise, though it may seem counterintuitive, is often the best medicine.
July 20, 2014
Triathlete Tim Bomba has spent a decade helping people feel comfortable swimming in the ocean. But before he could do that, he had to overcame his own fear of the water at the age of 52.
July 19, 2014
Propaganda has always been a part of war. Social media is expanding the battlefield, but sometimes it also creates a space for mutual respect.
July 19, 2014
Virginia Democrat Rep. Jim Moran and a dozen others are on the list of people who will not be allowed to travel to Russia.
July 19, 2014
Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he had a "very intense" conversation with Vladimir Putin about the Russian leader using his influence with Moscow-backed rebels to secure access to the scene.
July 19, 2014
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July 19, 2014
The 13 states that lifted their minimum wage levels on January 1 experienced added jobs at a faster pace than the 37 states that kept wage levels steady.
July 19, 2014
The Sunni town fought back when Sunni Muslim extremists from the Islamic State tried to impose their rule. The extremists leveled the town as a warning to Sunnis who won't accept their brutal rule.
July 19, 2014
Writer Will Potter raised money through Kickstarter to buy drones and other equipment to investigate animal agriculture in the U.S. He says drones will help him circumvent so-called "ag-gag" laws.
July 19, 2014
Arturo the polar bear, living in a cramped and hot zoo enclosure in Argentina, is the subject of an online campaign that includes, among others, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
July 19, 2014
International correspondent Ari Shapiro talks with NPR's Scott Simon from Jerusalem about about the second day of the Israeli military invasion of the Gaza Strip.
July 19, 2014
Asia correspondent Anthony Kuhn talks with NPR's Scott Simon from Kulala Lumpur about the reaction to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday, killing 298 people.
July 19, 2014
Sunday is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Buzz Aldrin about his new Youtube channel, where people around the world can share memories from the historic day.
July 19, 2014
Saturday is the second day of protests by those opposed housing migrant children in their towns. Murrieta, Calif., is among those cities, but many say the protesters don't represent their city.
July 19, 2014

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