Merriam-Webster dubbed "surreal" their word of the year for 2016. Dictionary.com picked "xenophobia." But NPR's Petra Mayer noticed a different one.
Roof, the man convicted of killing nine people in a South Carolina church in 2015, will represent himself during the penalty phase.
Without formal training in recognizing domestic abuse, salons in the state will not be able to renew their operating licenses.
Critics of the Office of Congressional Ethics say it unfairly goes after members of Congress, while watchdog groups are speaking out against the move.
Four people were killed in southern Alabama when a tree fell on their mobile home. One man in the Florida panhandle drowned.
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Miranda says he doesn't feel the need to duplicate the success of Hamilton. "If you think in terms of topping, you're in the wrong business," he says.
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Park Geun-hye was absent from a hearing Tuesday in a case that will decide her political future. She has been facing intense scrutiny over a corruption scandal involving a close friend and adviser.
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NPR One is now available on the Samsung Gear smartwatch, allowing users to listen to a stream of public radio news, stories, and podcasts.
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Creators of Mafia III, set in a fictionalized Louisiana, took a documentary approach to confronting players with prejudice and bigotry of the 1960s South from the perspective of a black protagonist.
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In a number of states, including big ones such as New York and Texas, leading cancer centers like Memorial Sloan Kettering aren't included in insurers' networks. What's a patient's recourse?
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Eno's plinking chimes, rippling vibraphone and deep synth tones mirror a parallel world across a single, 54-minute track.
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The rebels cited breaches of a cease-fire agreement by forces loyal to the Syrian government. This casts doubt on their participation in peace talks in Kazakhstan set to take place later this month.
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Donald Trump's transition team made the announcement Tuesday. Lighthizer was deputy trade representative under Ronald Reagan, and is seen by many as a longtime advocate of more protectionist rules.
GOP members voted to strip the Office of Congressional Ethics of its independence. Rachel Martin talks to Richard Painter, the chief ethics counselor for President George W. Bush. about the vote.
Also: Trump criticizes North Korea and China; Syrian rebels put a truce on hold, claiming Syrian regime violations; and China has dispatched its first freight train to Britain.