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NPR · 29m ago

Army Awards Medal For Heroism To 3 JROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting

Freshman cadets Peter Wang, Martin Duque and Alaina Petty were given the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps' highest medal for heroism. Wang, 15, was also posthumously admitted to West Po...
NPR · 1h ago

Pence Planned To Meet North Koreans At Olympics, But Pyongyang Canceled

The State Department says on Feb. 10, the vice president was to have met with North Korean representatives, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister. However, "at the last minute," Pyongyang ba...
NPR · 3h ago

U.S. Men's Hockey Team Is Bounced From Olympic Tournament After Losing Shootout

American Jim Slater scored an equalizing shorthanded goal 30 minutes into the match. That helped bring on overtime — and a fateful penalty shootout.
NPR · 5h ago

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze Medal In Downhill At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

In the downhill at what's believed to be her final Olympics, Lindsey Vonn hit speeds of nearly 70 mph as she scorched down the mountain. "I gave it all today, skied a great race," she said.
NPR · 7h ago

Europe Saw 4-Fold Increase In Measles Cases In 2017

In 2017, the disease affected 21,315 people, compared to 5,273 in 2016. Last year, 35 people died in Europe because of measles. The World Health Organizations says unvaccinated people are a ...
NPR · 9h ago

12-Year-Old Crashes In Joyride In Mexico, Killing 5 Children

The boy was driving more than 90 miles an hour in a car packed with nine other children. The case has drawn criticism of the boy's parents and a law that let's him go free while awaiting tri...
NPR · 9h ago

Head Of D.C.'s Schools Resigns After Personal Scandal And Amid District Tumult

The D.C. public school chancellor resigned amid ongoing graduation issues and under pressure after news emerged that he had improperly transferred his child from one highly desired school to...
NPR · 10h ago

Search For Buried Treasure Linked To Illinois Man's Death At Yellowstone

Jeff Murphy is the fourth man to die while searching for a treasure chest reportedly buried somewhere in the Rockies by eccentric millionaire Forrest Fenn.
NPR · 10h ago

Japanese 'Baby Factory' Man Gains Custody Of 13 Surrogate Children

The mysterious businessman who said he'd like to have enough kids to vote him into office has been fighting for their return. The case helped put an end to the country's surrogacy industry.
NPR · 10h ago

Kentucky Moves To Add Guns To Schools After School Shooting

The Kentucky legislature is considering arming teachers and administrators in response to a school shooting there Jan. 23.