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The fungus, which has no cure, is destroying harvests in Latin America. In the 1800s, it devastated Sri Lanka's powerhouse coffee industry. And scientists say it's only a question of time.
Oct. 16, 2018
The trial in Boston will dissect a contentious political issue in higher education: affirmative action.
Oct. 16, 2018
President Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the kingdom amid international tension over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Oct. 16, 2018
The U.S. Embassy in Australia says that someone testing a newsletter platform accidentally sent out the invitation to a "cat pajama-jam."
Oct. 16, 2018
The list, which includes allegations dating back as far as 1948 and as recently as 1996, was released days after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
Oct. 16, 2018
What's on people's minds in rural America? A new poll shows that the addiction crisis and economic issues have people worried. But many retain an upbeat outlook about the future of their communities.
Oct. 16, 2018
Republicans' chances to hold the Senate appear to have improved in the wake of the confirmation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh. See which states to watch closely over the next three weeks.
Oct. 16, 2018
"I'm sorry I'm shy," Florence Welch told the crowd of NPR family and friends gathered for her Tiny Desk performance. "If this was a big gig, I'd probably be climbing all over here and running around."
Oct. 16, 2018
In northern California, homes are being rebuilt in the same area that burned to the ground in last year's Tubbs Fire. Despite the risk, a severe housing shortage in the area is forcing tough choices.
Oct. 16, 2018
The author of Man Booker Prize finalist Washington Black began her new book on a plantation in 1830s Barbados. "I really have no idea where my story is going at the outset of it," she says.
Oct. 16, 2018
Amber Gee viewed aerial images of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle and noticed a distress signal outside her grandmother's house.
Oct. 15, 2018
With high drug prices a hot election issue, drugmakers and the Trump administration are jockeying over how to bring prices down. But critics say the proposed fixes don't have enforcement teeth.
Oct. 15, 2018
The lawsuit was filed over a tweet President Trump sent in April suggesting Daniels was lying about being threatened in 2011 not to go public with her story of an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.
Oct. 15, 2018
Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Seattle on Monday, according to his company, Vulcan Inc.
Oct. 15, 2018
The Saudis have denied any knowledge of Jamal Khashoggi's whereabouts. "We're going to try getting to the bottom of it very soon," Trump said. He dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Riyadh.
Oct. 15, 2018

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