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Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke announced that he's running for president.
The FAA has grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the U.S. as investigators probe the cause of the crash in Ethiopia. Also, new information suggests the special counsel's investigation is done.
In Venezuela, oil production and exports have been disrupted by the political and economic crisis that has caused massive blackouts and supply shortages.
Police got wind of a potential art heist from an Italian church, so they replaced the valuable painting with a copy.
The Senate will likely reject President Trump's emergency declaration Thursday. We explain the vote and the Republicans who are expected to break with the president.
Steve Inskeep talks to education journalists Nikole Hannah-Jones and Alexandra Robbins about the college admissions scandal and the role of pay-for-admission in perpetuating education inequality.
Children who've forgotten their native language and cultural identities and women repeatedly sold into slavery are among the Yazidis kidnapped by ISIS and now finding freedom.
We have reviews of two shows that premiere on Friday: Turn Up Charlie starring Idris Elba on Netflix, and Shrill starring Aidy Bryant on Hulu.
At an NBA game, a woman was delighted when her boyfriend asked into a microphone, "Will you Grit N Grind with me forever and ever babe?" It's the slogan for the Memphis Grizzlies.
Starting next month, the Pentagon will allow recruits to enlist only as the gender given to them at birth. David Greene speaks with Army Capt. Alivia Stehlik about her transition and the new policy.
Andrew Weissmann, one of the best-known lawyers in special counsel Robert Mueller's office, is set to depart soon from that job and the Justice Department, NPR has learned.
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"I was born realizing the flaws in the criminal justice system," the senator and former prosecutor says. In an interview with NPR, Harris discusses immigration and how reparations is a health issue.
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The criminal case about parents who allegedly paid bribes to get their children into top schools spotlights the admissions process. Officials look for aspects of the applications that reveal lies.
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Regulators around the world have grounded hundreds of Boeing's 737 Max planes. The company faces potential hits to its bottom line and its reputation. Delivery delays could affect its suppliers, too.
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Defying international calls for the activists' release, a Saudi Arabian court began legal proceedings on Wednesday for Loujain Alhathloul and several other women.
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Alia Wong, staff writer at The Atlantic, talks to NPR's David Greene about the legal ways that wealthy parents have essentially tried to buy their kids' way into selective schools.
New Mexico lawmakers are set to pass what could be the country's most aggressive push for 100 percent clean energy. It's happening even as the state is in the middle of a record-setting oil boom.
David Greene talks to Stefanie Niles, vice president for enrollment and communications at Ohio Wesleyan University, about pressures of getting into college after an admissions scandal was made public.
Del Hall is on a 46 day beer-only fast. On his Day 3 weigh-in, he tweeted that he was doing well and had lost seven pounds. Hall says he won't eat solid food until Easter Sunday.
A lawmaker wanted a document from the Department of Public Safety, which declined to provide it. Another agency fined DPS. The Clarion Ledger reports DPS has spent thousands challenging the fine.