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How will 19-year-old Amina Ali Nkeki remake her life? The experiences of former captives suggest what might help — and what will not.
June 7, 2016
The three-day auction of more than 2,000 items started Tuesday in London. The soccer star says he will donate a portion of the proceeds to a children's hospital in Brazil.
June 7, 2016
Why don't traditional diets work for many people? Blame your brain, suggests Sandra Aamodt. Her new book delves into the science of why eating and weight have become such a sizable problem.
June 7, 2016
Researchers report that performance standards set by federal health officials may have led to many patients being dropped from transplant lists without an improvement in survival rates.
June 7, 2016
Slice parlayed videos of his street fights into a career as an MMA fighter. He reportedly died Monday at a Florida hospital of as-yet-undisclosed causes.
June 7, 2016
Tamanna died on Sunday, along with NPR photojournalist David Gilkey, when the Afghan convoy they were traveling in was attacked by Taliban fighters.
June 7, 2016
Beyond pesky, mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year. And the bites aren't random. A mouth packed with sensors, drills, spears and straws guides the bug to blood.
June 7, 2016
The golden retriever was euthanized Monday in Cypress, Texas, near Houston. Searching through the rubble of ground zero was her very first deployment as a search and rescue dog.
June 7, 2016
A blast during the morning rush hour killed seven police officers and four civilians, and injured at least 36 others.
June 7, 2016
It wasn't easy for Clinton to clinch the nomination — she got there by applying lessons from her failed 2008 bid and forming strong alliances with Democrats, President Obama and voters of color.
June 7, 2016
Black and Hispanic students are disproportionately suspended, expelled, and have unequal access to education, according to the latest Civil Rights Data Collection.
June 7, 2016
Bernie Sanders didn't acknowledge that the Associated Press declared Hillary Clinton as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. But some of his supporters did.
June 7, 2016
Two California Democrats could advance to the Senate general election. And in a North Carolina race that pits conservatives against the GOP establishment, the first GOP incumbent of 2016 may lose.
June 7, 2016
Eight years ago, on the night Barack Obama was declared the "presumptive nominee," Hillary Clinton held out. But four days later, she conceded. Will Bernie Sanders come around to the same reality?
June 7, 2016
Speaker Ryan is leading the effort to outline the GOP's goals after this election. The series of proposals will leave room for presumptive nominee Donald Trump to put his stamp on the party platform.
June 7, 2016
Ancient Chinese poetry and quick metaphors are the go-to rhetorical aids in the latest meet-up between American and Chinese counterparts.
June 7, 2016
It's been nearly a year since a gunman killed nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. The attack shocked the community and exposed lingering racial tension.
June 7, 2016
Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in county jail for sexual assault. Prosecutors had recommended six years in prison. An online petition seeks the judge's recall.
June 6, 2016
Clinton is the first woman ever to head a major-party ticket in this country. She now has the 2,383 delegate commitments necessary to become the presumptive nominee, according to The Associated Press.
June 6, 2016
The death penalty will be official if upheld by a judge at a sentencing hearing. Sixty-three-year-old Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was convicted in the murders of nine women and a teenage girl.
June 6, 2016

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