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After marathon negotiating sessions, there were reports on Monday that an announcement on a deal was imminent. Of course any deal would still have to be approved by various capitals.
Jul. 13, 2015
David Letterman popped up Friday to make a few cracks about the brashest, most famously follicled candidate for the 2016 Republican Party presidential nomination.
Jul. 13, 2015
Using lenses and meta-materials, science is finding new ways to bend or reroute light. Like Harry Potter's cloak or H.G. Wells' chemical concoction, it could make an object impossible to see.
Jul. 13, 2015
International negotiators appear close to a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Vienna.
Jul. 13, 2015
NPR's Cokie Roberts previews Hillary Clinton's speech on the economy and Scott Walker's official announcement that he's running for president.
Jul. 13, 2015
As European leaders announced a deal to address the Greek financial crisis, it's not clear when the country's banks will reopen — or when they will have sufficient funds to cover people's paychecks.
Jul. 13, 2015
A simple job as a cook at a school can help women in Northern India make big changes in their lives — including escaping domestic violence. For Saroj, it freed her from decades of abuse.
Jul. 13, 2015
The Justice Department is challenging North Carolina's 2013 elections law, a sweeping overhaul that could affect African-American voter turnout disproportionately.
Jul. 13, 2015
An by the Miami Herald raises questions about a Florida task force that busted a huge money-laundering ring. Did the unit help catch criminals, or just enrich two small law enforcement departments?
Jul. 13, 2015
In the past, the White House's once-a-decade summit on aging was a multi-day event attended by thousands, but this time there was no funding. So it's a one-day event for a couple of hundred guests.
Jul. 13, 2015
The international film star, best known for Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence Of Arabia, represented a bygone era for many secular Egyptians — though not many could get to his funeral on Sunday.
Jul. 13, 2015
It has been 20 years since the massacre at Srebrenica, Bosnia, when some 8,000 Bosnian men and boys died or went missing. Bosnian-Americans now living in Missouri can't escape the memories.
Jul. 13, 2015
The acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration says he was shocked by how many people die every day from heroin or opiate overdoses. He gives NPR his first interview since taking the job.
Jul. 13, 2015
One of Mexico's most notorious cartel leaders, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escaped from prison this weekend — for a second time. A manhunt is underway after he fled his cell through a mile-long tunnel.
Jul. 13, 2015
A frantic weekend of activity in Brussels resulted in a new financial rescue deal for Greece, preventing a near-term exit from the Eurozone.
Jul. 13, 2015
The current vaccine for shingles loses its protective value as people get older. A vaccine in the works maintains its strength over time. But the biggest challenge may be getting adults to use it.
Jul. 13, 2015
A frantic weekend of activity in Brussels resulted in a new financial rescue deal for Greece, preventing a near-term exit from the Eurozone.
Jul. 13, 2015
Edgar Diaz poured his heart into building a yogurt company whose product won accolades. So why did he burn down his factory? The answer is a kind of love story: an ill-fated love affair with yogurt.
Jul. 13, 2015
The company announced Iwata's death in a brief statement Sunday night. As chief of the company since 2002, he oversaw the successful releases of the Nintendo DS and Wii consoles.
Jul. 12, 2015
Convicted drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escaped his maximum security cell through an elaborate, nearly mile-long tunnel, Mexican officials say. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Carrie Kahn in Mexico City about Guzmán, his escape and his Sinaloa drug cartel.
Jul. 12, 2015

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