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The Knowns And Unknowns Of Russia's Election Meddling

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:40am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will "recuse himself if necessary" from overseeing an investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

Does Ride-Sharing Lead To More Traffic Congestion?

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:33am

In the District of Columbia, at least, one reporter found that the answer is complicated.

Schumer Says GOP Division Gives Democrats A Chance To Save Obamacare

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:27am

As Republicans struggle to come up with an alternative they can pass, the Democratic leader in the Senate says odds are good Obamacare remains in place.

(Image credit: Brennan Linsley/AP)

Humor In The Holocaust? Documentary Explores Where Comedy Draws The Line

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:20am

"The Last Laugh" considers the question by talking to Holocaust survivors, writers and comedians.

North Korea Claims Kim Jong Nam Likely Died Of A Heart Attack, Not Poisoning

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:16am

The nerve agent called VX that Malaysia says killed Kim Jong Un's half-brother is an extremely deadly chemical weapon. Its presence would suggest North Korea was behind the fatal poisoning.

(Image credit: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)

Ecuador's Fanesca Is A Lenten Soup Flavored With Centuries Of Tradition

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:11am

This thick, creamy stew features 12 "grains" that represent the Twelve Apostles and cod (for Jesus). It takes days and many hands to prepare, a meal befitting Ecuador's elaborate Lenten traditions.

(Image credit: Amy Robertson for NPR)

What Silicon Valley Is Saying About The Snapchat IPO

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:11am

It's relatively early for a social media company like this to go public, but some analysts are betting Snap Inc. can deliver.

Puerto Rico Marks A Century Of U.S. Citizenship And Musical Exchange

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:00am

On the centennial of the law that made Puerto Ricans U.S. citizens, percussionist Bobby Sanabria helps us investigate the musical cross-pollination between island and mainland.

(Image credit: Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images)

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