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Tomlinson was known for his gifted storytelling and award-winning journalism in both public radio and television. A colleague said he was "a foreign correspondent straight out of central casting."
Dec. 2, 2016
Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since the U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.
Dec. 2, 2016
Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Dec. 2, 2016
Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.
Dec. 2, 2016
Dallas County prosecutor agreed to drop assault charges against the former Browns quarterback, as long as meets conditions such as attending an anger management course and a substance abuse program.
Dec. 2, 2016
Civilians in the rebel-held side of the city are fleeing for their lives, dodging crossfire along the front line to reach the regime-held part of the city. "It was all so sudden," one woman tells NPR.
Dec. 2, 2016
On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."
Dec. 2, 2016
The legal actions seek to prevent election recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania and halt the ongoing process in Wisconsin. The move could make it difficult for states to meet the completion deadline.
Dec. 2, 2016
A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Dec. 2, 2016
The jury is considering the case of Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. Jurors told the judge they could not agree, and the judge told them to try one more time.
Dec. 2, 2016
The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
Dec. 2, 2016
Legally, recently-retired generals aren't eligible to serve as Secretary of Defense. While praising George Mattis' service, some Democrats question whether he should lead the Defense Department.
Dec. 2, 2016
On the eve of a debate among DNC chair candidates, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is facing criticism about his past remarks about Israel.
Dec. 2, 2016
In poor countries, only 1 in 27 people received minimally adequate care. In wealthy countries, it's 1 in 5.
Dec. 2, 2016
Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing, and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
Dec. 2, 2016
Sweeping legislation that would reshape how the Food and Drug Administration reviews new products and bolster National Institutes of Health funding is moving closer to becoming law. What's at stake?
Dec. 2, 2016
As the death toll continued to rise from a wildfire that destroyed parts of Gatlinburg, Tenn., officials began to assess the response to a blaze that grew out of control in a matter of minutes.
Dec. 2, 2016
Election officials say an opposition candidate has defeated Gambia's longtime leader in the country's presidential vote. It remains to be seen how the current president will react to the news.
Dec. 2, 2016
The U.S. added 178,000 new jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which was about what was expected. However, wages dropped slightly, after an 11-cent gain in October.
Dec. 2, 2016
As Republicans debate how to keep their promise to dismantle Obamacare, a Kaiser poll suggests that the law has strong support for some key provisions.
Dec. 2, 2016

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