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Pacific Coast Highway Portion Reopens After Landslide

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 4:17am

After well over a year of closure, the road through Big Sur is reopening in California. A giant landslide kept visitors from the rugged and popular vacation site.

Justice Department Calls Russian Woman, Maria Butina, A Flight Risk

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:47am

The Russian woman living in the U.S. has been charged with working as an unregistered foreign agent. The Justice Department wants her detained until trial.

Thai Boys Speak Out On Cave Rescue

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:04am

The group of Thai boys who were trapped in a cave have spoken to the media for the first time in a news conference.

EU Fines Google $5 Billion

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:00am

Officials in Europe say Google is violating antitrust laws. NPR's Noel King talks with Politico's Mark Scott.

Republican Rep. Warren Davidson Advises Trump To 'Continue To Play Offense'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:16am

Republican Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio talks with NPR's David Greene about his reaction to President Trump's statements about Russian interference in the U.S. election.

French Butchers Ask For Protection After Vegans Blamed For Vandalism

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:27am

Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause.

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Chicago Is Proud To Be Anti-Ketchup

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

A writer took a picture of a sign on Chicago-area expressway that said, "No texting, no speeding, no ketchup."

Archaeologists Find 14,500-Year-Old Bread

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Archaeologists in Jordan's Black Desert found the burnt remains of bread, baked more than 14,000 years ago. It proves people were making bread far earlier than originally known.

Migrants Describe Unsanitary And Overcrowded Detention Conditions

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

As young children are reunited with their parents after being separated at the border, there are fresh concerns about the way they are treated inside the detention centers.

Marking Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

The late statesman Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 years old Wednesday. Writers, politicians, and activists are marking the date with readings from a collection of his letters.

Trump Responds To Fallout From Helsinki

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

At the White House yesterday President Trump walked away — sort of — from his controversial statement in Helsinki that drew widespread condemnation.

The Economic Integration At The Northern Border

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Few American and Canadian businesses are as tightly linked as Twin Rivers Paper's mills. Its mill in Edmundston, New Brunswick, makes pulp for its paper mill just over the river in Madawaska, Maine.

Sen. Chris Van Hollen On The Democrats, Russia And The Midterms

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Democrats are calling for congressional action to protect the midterm elections from Russian intrusion. NPR's Noel King talks with Sen. Chris Van Hollen.

Trump Supporters React To Helsinki Comments

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

As condemnation of the summit between Trump and Putin mounts in Washington, we head to rural Texas to hear how Trump supporters in Burnet County are reacting to criticism of the president.

Maria Butina To Appear In Court

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Maria Butina, a Russian graduate student living in the U.S., has been charged with working as an unregistered foreign agent. She is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

News Brief: Trump Walks Back Comments, Russian Student Charged, Migrant Detentions

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

President Trump takes that Helsinki comment back. Another thread in the story of alleged Russian influence in U.S. affairs. And disturbing stories from migrant detention facilities, from those inside.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life Immortalized In Song

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Songs about the life and career of the Supreme Court justice, written in secret by her daughter-in-law, now make their debut on a very personal album called Notorious RBG in Song.

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Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:09am

Teen depression and anxiety rates have been rising for years, and two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers.

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Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:00am

Drug companies have infiltrated nearly every part of the process that determines how their drugs will be covered by Medicaid, an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity finds.

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More Screen Time For Teens Linked To ADHD Symptoms

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:25am

A new study finds that teens who engage in frequent texting, social media use and other online activities daily are more likely to develop symptoms of ADHD.

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