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The President Wants Every Student To Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work?

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:02pm

Adding a new, complex, technical subject to the curriculum won't be easy. We hear from students, teachers, entrepreneurs and educators about the challenges.

Transcript: Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican Address To The Nation

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:25pm

Read South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican address that follows President Obama's final State of the Union speech.

In Valedictory State Of the Union, Obama Defends His Record

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:22pm

In his final State of the Union, Obama painted a picture of a country very much in its prime instead of one in decline. He defended his policies but also expressed one regret.

NFL Votes To Move Rams To Los Angeles, With Option For Chargers To Join Them

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:19pm

The NFL will be returning to LA for the first time in two decades. The vote, however, left a third applicant — the Oakland Raiders — out of the deal.

Listen To Live Coverage Of President Obama's State Of The Union Address

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 7:45pm

Listen to live NPR special coverage of President Obama's final State of the Union address.

State Of The Union And NPR's Live Reality Check

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 7:30pm

President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. ET. NPR reporters will be providing context.

MetLife Plans To Divest Life Insurance Unit

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:13pm

MetLife says it's planning to break off its part of its U.S. life insurance business because of stiffer federal regulations regarding the amount of capital the company is expected to hold.

Aleutian Quake Zone Could Shoot Big Tsunamis To Hawaii, California

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:08pm

Tension is building along a major fault in the seabed off Alaska's coast, research shows. Devastating tsunamis from sudden slips in certain sections could directly hit Hawaii and central California.

U.S. Navy Sailors Detained By Iran Ahead Of State Of The Union Address

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 5:23pm

Ten U.S. Navy sailors are being detained by Iran after Tehran said they drifted into Iranian waters in the Persian Gulf. The reports came ahead of President Obama's final State of the Union address.

Shiite Sheikh Executed By Saudi Arabia Preached Against Violence, Son Says

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 5:20pm

Mohammed al-Nimr says he felt relieved following his father's execution because the sheikh was abused for years by Saudi authorities.

Gun Rights Supporters Carry On After Obama's Executive Actions

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:52pm

Members of the National Rife Association continue to hold classes and events locally, and many say they're OK with the new rules. Meanwhile, response from the NRA's national leadership has been muted.

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