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The show's plot and very existence provokes larger questions around race, representation and casting.
Oct. 5, 2017
Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.
Oct. 5, 2017
Underscoring the severity of the U.S. overdose crisis, a first-of-its kind opioid intervention court aims to get drug-addicted criminal defendants into recovery before their criminal case is heard.
Oct. 5, 2017
President Trump seems pessimistic about Puerto Rico's ability to pay its debts. That view may, in part, reflect his own financial experience there, where he once got stung by a golf course bankruptcy.
Oct. 5, 2017
The White House claims that Chicago has a high crime rate despite its stricter gun laws. This claim doesn't work on two levels.
Oct. 5, 2017
May planned to use her speech at the Conservative Party conference to reassert her leadership after a disappointing June election — but her less-than-stellar performance might have made things worse.
Oct. 4, 2017
A bill passed by the California Legislature requires drugmakers to give 60 days' notice before raising a drug's price by 16 percent or more over two years, and to justify the price increase.
Oct. 4, 2017
The president told Fox News "you can say goodbye" to Puerto Rico's $73 billion in debt. But the White House quickly walked back the remarks.
Oct. 4, 2017
Republicans and Democrats alike are upset about the massive hack of Social Security numbers and other sensitive information at the consumer credit reporting company.
Oct. 4, 2017
They were honored for developing a new way to generate 3-D images of biological molecules. Researchers are using the technique to study everything from the Zika virus to Alzheimer's disease.
Oct. 4, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with former Secretary of State George Shultz about his time in public service and his thoughts on current world affairs.
Oct. 4, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with gun expert Paul Glasco to learn more about the device found in Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room, which can enable a semi-automatic rifle to fire continuously.
Oct. 4, 2017
The president met with first responders and survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Oct. 4, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration wants the Nashoba Brook Bakery to remove the word "love" from its ingredients on granola. But owner John Gates thinks this is not FDA's business.
Oct. 4, 2017
Senate Investigators do not yet know whether anyone in the U.S. knowingly cooperated with the Russian influence campaign during the 2016 election.
Oct. 4, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., about the bill he co-sponsored to close the loophole on devices which make semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire automatic weapons.
Oct. 4, 2017
Officials released more details about the weapons used in the shooting in Las Vegas and federal agents met his girlfriend when she returned to the U.S. But many unanswered questions remain.
Oct. 4, 2017
President Trump has given young, undocumented immigrants six months before phasing out DACA, the program that allows them to work and go to school in the U.S. But many must reapply before then.
Oct. 4, 2017
Three days after attending to the wounded in Las Vegas, EMT Caitlin Medina was back on her regular shift today, reflecting on all she'd been through and adjusting to the new normal.
Oct. 4, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed the press to refute a report that he considered quitting his job. But the episode raises more questions about the workings of the Trump administration.
Oct. 4, 2017

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