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The Taliban have kept up a drumbeat of attacks since their leader was killed last month in a U.S. drone strike. Hopes that a new leader might improve the climate for peace are fading fast.
June 6, 2016
California has so much solar energy that some days, there's too much. One solution is to join forces across state borders. But in the West, that's sparking some not-so-neighborly opposition.
June 6, 2016
U.S. employment is one of many uncertainties Federal Reserve officials are weighing as they consider raising interest rates. Overall, Yellen expects ongoing economic recovery and growth to continue.
June 6, 2016
The world has only wiped out one human disease: small pox. Guinea worm disease looks like it's on the verge of being the second.
June 6, 2016
Economic studies suggest that when people feel economic pain, they punish the sitting president's party.
June 6, 2016
In his new book, journalist Roger Thurow chronicles the obstacles that women around the globe face in raising healthy babies.
June 6, 2016
They are the two largest economies in the world, and increasingly interdependent. But as leaders gather for high-level talks in Beijing, tensions have flared on several fronts.
June 6, 2016
Muhammad Ali was a great athlete and humanitarian. He was also a symbol of defiance for black men around the world.
June 6, 2016
The speech reveals some of Clinton's early thoughts on politics and the political process as she attempts find a a balance between idealism and practicality.
June 6, 2016
Voters took a dim view of a plan that would have mandated a basic monthly income for all of Switzerland's 8.1 million residents, regardless of employment status.
June 6, 2016
NPR's Philip Reeves remembers Zabihullah Tamanna, a brave Afghan journalist who brought compassion to his work. Tamanna was killed along with NPR photojournalist David Gilkey in Afghanistan on Sunday.
June 6, 2016
The NPR photographer kept heading back to the front lines in Afghanistan to gauge how the Afghan military was faring against the Taliban. It's a story that's been largely ignored.
June 6, 2016
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

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