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NPR · 1h ago

House And Senate Reach Deal On Sanctions For Russia, Iran And North Korea

The sanctions would punish three countries; the bill also aims to prevent President Trump from relaxing sanctions without lawmakers' consent. A House vote is expected on Tuesday.
NPR · 4h ago

Fate Of Poland's Supreme Court Is Now In President's Hands, Despite Protests

The U.S. State Department issued a statement urging all sides "to ensure that any judicial reform does not violate Poland's constitution."
NPR · 8h ago

U.S. Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed

The strike hit Afghans who were in a compound that local media describe as a security outpost in a village that had come under attack.
NPR · 8h ago

NAACP Holds First Trump-Era Convention With New Interim Leader

The nation's oldest civil rights group is facing questions about its leadership and next steps under Trump as it opens its annual meeting in Baltimore. The group's president recently stepped...
NPR · 10h ago

Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, and there's more talk now of trying to work out bipartisan fixes for Obamacare. But most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote ...
NPR · 10h ago

What Really Happened At That Robotics Competition You've Heard So Much About

The controversy surrounding a highly anticipated robotics competition for teens from around the globe sometimes overshadowed an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids, robots and changing th...
NPR · 11h ago

Former Child Bride Is Pedaling Her Way To A Brighter Future

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate for the U.N. Foundation.
NPR · 11h ago

A Bother, A Brotherhood: Living Among The Mines In Coal Country

When Mary Jo and Mike Picklo bought their house in 2003, they expected to retire in it — until a coal mine opened across the street. They don't want it there, but they are nearly alone in th...
NPR · 12h ago

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

More girls are taking the AP computer science exam, House Republicans rejected school choice expansions in Trump's initial budget request, and the education secretary spoke in Denver amid pr...
NPR · 13h ago

As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity

Logging and fishing once dominated the economy in rural Gold Beach, Oregon. NPR's Jeff Brady returned to his hometown, finding a new focus on tourism and other pursuits.