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Government auditors can't determine if the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program costs too much because the program lacks adequate IRS oversight, according to testimony before Congress.
Aug. 1, 2017
Officials say attackers stormed the place of worship with guns and grenades, ultimately detonating a suicide vest. By the time the scene settled, dozens of people were also wounded.
Aug. 1, 2017
The law had meant that a minor without parental consent for an abortion could face a legal proceeding involving the district attorney, her parents and a person representing the fetus.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Senate has easily confirmed Christopher Wray to be the next FBI director, placing him atop the law enforcement agency after the ouster of former Director James Comey in May.
Aug. 1, 2017
Davino Watson was imprisoned as a deportable immigrant for 1,273 days, despite having U.S. citizenship. Now a court says he's not eligible for $82,500 in damages he was awarded.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Met delivered the Greco-Roman vase to New York prosecutors, who issued a warrant for it last week. A forensic archaeologist says the artifact was likely "unlawfully removed from Italian soil."
Aug. 1, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security announces that it would waive environmental and other laws to ensure the "expeditious construction" of barriers and roads near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Fox News Channel and a supporter of President Trump concocted a story about the death of a young Democratic National Committee staffer, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Aug. 1, 2017
Republicans are feeling pressure to deliver the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years after the collapse of the long-promised dismantling of the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 1, 2017
Venezuelans are in the streets after a vote Sunday for a special assembly that will rewrite the constitution. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to a man in Caracas about his concerns.
Aug. 1, 2017
Nearly 500 people — mostly military officers — went on trial Tuesday, charged with trying to overthrow the government in last year's failed coup. Ankara has detained some 50,000 people since then.
Aug. 1, 2017
Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about cost sharing reductions — federal reimbursements to insurance companies that are key to the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 1, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence is completing a trip to U.S. allies along the eastern edge of Europe. In Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro, he told local governments that Washington would support them — even after President Trump's many calls for improving ties between the U.S. and Russia.
Aug. 1, 2017
Warsaw's populist government has approved large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza Forest, despite an injunction by Europe's highest court. The forest is a World Heritage Site.
Aug. 1, 2017
Famous basketball players usually charge more when their names appear on them. But what happened when an NBA All-Star tried to use his name to charge less?
Aug. 1, 2017
The International Olympic Committee made an unusual deal by announcing two cities, Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028, as hosts for the Summer Olympics. LA will try to do something extraordinary: host the games without going into crushing debt.
Aug. 1, 2017
In Venezuela, the arrest of opposition politicians overnight mark a shift towards dictatorship.
Aug. 1, 2017
Investors in Lebanon's port city of Tripoli hope its proximity to Syria makes it the hub for hundreds of billions of dollars in reconstruction when the Syrian civil war ends — someday.
Aug. 1, 2017
The retired Marine general has said that he believes ISIS and the Taliban should be denied safe haven in Pakistan and that he fears women in combat roles risks lowering military physical standards.
Aug. 1, 2017
While the state's public schools could open on time, some school districts say they will run out of money by October if the legislature and governor can't agree on a school funding formula soon.
Aug. 1, 2017

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