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Kurdish officials in northeastern Syria say they are holding 550 foreign women whom they captured after defeating ISIS, as well as about 1,200 foreign children.
Dec. 7, 2018
Advocates say the Trump administration's rollback of nutrition requirements could lead to school meals that are inconsistent with federal dietary guidelines.
Dec. 7, 2018
Wisdom is known to be at least 68 years old and nests each year at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. She survived a tsunami and is believed to have laid nearly 40 eggs over her life.
Dec. 7, 2018
Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They hope to stem a 30 percent drop in oil prices in recent weeks.
Dec. 7, 2018
The Justice Department veteran served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush and now serves as a corporate lawyer. He's said to hold an expansive view on executive power.
Dec. 7, 2018
Beachside in Santa Monica, Calif., Earl Sweatshirt spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro about memorializing his father, working through anger and his latest album, Some Rap Songs.
Dec. 7, 2018
If the snowpack keeps dwindling around northeastern maple trees, it's possible that by the end of the century, proper conditions for making maple syrup might no longer exist, a new study suggests.
Dec. 7, 2018
Alfonso Cuarón's acclaimed movie has been part of an ongoing battle over who gets to premiere movies: streaming services like Netflix, or theaters?
Dec. 7, 2018
Concerns over a Chinese scientist's claim that he created the first gene-edited babies grow with more questions about whether it worked and the possible harm he may have inflicted on the twin girls.
Dec. 7, 2018
Most Americans see the special counsel's Russia investigation as fair, but 7 in 10 Republicans don't — and are using the president's terminology to dismiss it, an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll finds.
Dec. 7, 2018
Saeed Noori killed one person and injured 16 others in the Australian metropolis last year when he rammed an SUV into a throng of pedestrians. Now, nearly a year later, he has admitted his guilt.
Dec. 7, 2018
"I'm sorry that I hurt people," the comic said, referring to anti-gay tweets he had posted years earlier. He had initially refused to apologize, only to announce hours later that he was stepping down.
Dec. 6, 2018
The Trump administration blames unfavorable judicial rulings for encouraging an increase in illegal crossings.
Dec. 6, 2018
From Fox & Friends to the State Department, and now possibly to the United Nations. President Trump says he will nominate the former journalist to be America's next U.N. ambassador.
Dec. 6, 2018
Students say she cut part of one Native American classmate's braids and called another by a racial slur. It happened on Halloween and the teacher was in costume as a 19th century voodoo queen.
Dec. 6, 2018

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