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Russian International Affairs Council director Andrey Kortunov discusses the consequences of Vladimir Putin expelling U.S. diplomats. The move was in response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress.
Aug. 1, 2017
The I-35W bridge was one of Minnesota's busiest, carrying 140,000 cars a day over the Mississippi River. It collapsed during rush hour on Aug. 1, 2007. Ten years later, the disaster still looms large.
Aug. 1, 2017
Christopher Ruddy, CEO of conservative media company Newsmax, talks about President Trump's decision to remove Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director less than 2 weeks after being named to the job.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles, but not in 2024 as organizers had first hoped. In a deal with the International Olympic Committee, the summer games return in 2028 instead.
Aug. 1, 2017
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders on his plans to push forward with a bill for a single-payer health insurance system, in the wake of Republican failures to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 1, 2017
Nineteen Texas law enforcement agencies signed agreements to work with U.S. immigration agents. Immigrant advocates say the effort will ramp up racial profiling by officers and fear among immigrants.
Aug. 1, 2017
The U.S. government is scheduled to make large payments to health insurance companies to help offset discounts required by the Affordable Care Act. President Trump has threatened to stop the payments.
Aug. 1, 2017
The president says he may cut off payments to insurance companies. These are federal payments that help insurers discount the price of the health plans they sell to people who have lower incomes.
Aug. 1, 2017
Kids who start school behind in math tend to stay behind. But could early predictors in preschool help educators put them on a path to success?
Aug. 1, 2017
Christopher Msando was found tortured and killed, say elections officials, about a week before Kenya's presidential election.
July 31, 2017
"I am happy to be reunited with the Cubs family and positively moving forward with my life," Steve Bartman said after receiving the ring.
July 31, 2017
Entertainment Weekly reports that the alleged hackers also claim to have "written material" from an upcoming Game of Thrones episode, but haven't proved it. HBO won't confirm what material was stolen.
July 31, 2017
While the number of Asian-Americans lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are few Asian-American lawyers in top positions in the legal field.
July 31, 2017
Using search and app data, combined with third-party credit card records, Google can link online ad viewing to purchases at physical stores. User privacy may be at risk, an advocacy group says.
July 31, 2017
The move freezes "assets of Nicolas Maduro [that are] subject to U.S. jurisdiction," the Treasury Department says. It's only the fourth time the U.S. has imposed sanctions on a sitting head of state.
July 31, 2017
Israel's Antiquities Authority says the dealers, arrested early Sunday morning, were involved in sales of antiquities to Hobby Lobby — including items that U.S. authorities determined were smuggled.
July 31, 2017
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt, stemming from a 2011 racial profiling case. Arpaio faces a maximum of 6 months in jail and a monetary fine.
July 31, 2017
Russian President Vladimir has ordered the U.S. to cut its embassy and consulates staff in Russia by 755 people, in retaliation for new U.S. sanctions against Moscow.
July 31, 2017
Supporters hope John Kelly, a retired Marine general and former Homeland Security secretary, will bring a fresh start and new discipline to the administration.
July 31, 2017
Sam Shepard was both a prize-winning playwright and an an acclaimed actor. He won a Pulitzer for Drama for Buried Child in 1979 and wrote more than 40 other plays as well as short stories and essays. He died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 73.
July 31, 2017

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