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Chinese New Year Brings Celebration, Horrific Travel Conditions

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:12pm

Long and crowded journeys are ahead for those returning home to ring in the Year of the Monkey.

Voter Anger And Anxiety In New Hampshire

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:06pm

If you've been watching the campaign and the debates and feel like it's an anger fest, you 're not alone.

Sign Up For The NPR Politics Newsletter

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

We follow politics; you follow us. Catch up with the presidential campaign trail, listen to our latest podcast and find the latest stories from NPR politics reporters around the country.

Overcoming Addiction In Vermont

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:52am

"Even though I had glimmers of hope of what my life might be like if I could stop using, I could never stop."

Social Media Buzz: Zika Conspircaies, #DadDo, Cam Newton’s Pants

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:45am

Danielle Belton, associate editor at The Root, talks about what’s trending in the world of social media this week.

Brazil Warns Zika Virus Could Be Transmitted Via Urine, Saliva

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:40am

Researchers found active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples, meaning it might be possible to transmit it through those fluids.

Pope To Meet Russian Orthodox Leader After 1,000-Year Estrangement

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:33am

The Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church split during what was called the Great Schism of 1054.

Tuberculosis Outbreak Plagues Alabama Town

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:25am

The rate of tuberculosis in Marion is 100 times greater than the state average, and worse than in many developing countries.

Why Some Forensic Evidence Isn't Accurate Or Reliable

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:20am

The co-founder of the Innocence Project explains the problems with certain types of evidence, such as bite marks.

Is It Time To Stop Using Race In Medical Research?

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:20am

Medical researchers often use race to define health risks. But a geneticist and a sociologist say racial categories don't accurately reflect who people are, and that science has to change.

NPR One Exclusive: "How I Became That" Sneak Peek

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:19am

NPR One Exclusive: "How I Became That" Sneak Peek

Heading Off Sex Trafficking At Super Bowl 50

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:12am

Law enforcement warns there’s a darker side to all the fun – sex traffickers trying to cash in on the big event.

Hillary Clinton's Emails: 5 Questions Answered

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:45am

Clinton's use of a private email server has become an issue in her presidential bid. Here's what we know about the FBI's investigation, whether she could be charged with a crime and what happens next.

Officials Warn Of Zika Transmission Via Urine, Saliva

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:39am

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with Mary Louise Kelly about how the Zika virus may spread.

Dave Mirra, A Superstar Of BMX, Has Died In What Police Say Was Suicide

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:24am

"We love you, Dave Mirra. We're going to miss you," says the mayor of Greenville, N.C., the town where the legendary X Games athlete lived for years.

Songs We Love: The Lumineers, 'Ophelia'

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:15am

The foot-stomping, folk-rock hit-makers behind "Ho Hey" premiere their first new music since 2012.

Manhattan Crane Collapse Kills At Least 1 Person

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:01am

At least two people were seriously injured when the crane collapsed early Friday, the New York City Fire Department says. Several cars in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood were crushed.

'The Club': A Gathering Of Men In Exile

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:00am

Chile's selection for the Oscar for foreign language film is admirable but arduous, following a story of defrocked priests living in a house together.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' 'Grease,' TV Musicals

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:00am

It's a show full of good tunes as we visit with the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and take a tour of the recent spate of televised live musicals (with more to come).

Top Stories: January Jobless Rate Falls; U.N. Panel Rules On Assange Case

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 8:50am

Also: The CDC offers more Zika advice to pregnant women; Saudi Arabia is willing to send troops to Syria; and the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition is in full swing in Wisconsin.




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