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Stanford University professor of economics Raj Chetty discusses the idea of American upward mobility and why kids are increasingly less likely to earn more money than their parents.

President Obama promised to "reset" relations with Russia when he took office. But after allegations of Russia interfering in the U.S. election, many say relations are at a low point.

Five men, four of them childhood friends from Strasbourg, are being held in a foiled terrorist plot. Radicalization of young people is a leading concern in the community.

Some say Hillary Clinton's overemphasis on voters' ethnic or gender identities cost her the election. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Christine Emba of the Washington Post, who defends "identity politics."

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with University of Michigan professor Alex Stern, who has completed a database of the thousands of people recommended for sterilization when California had eugenics laws.

We asked our coworkers to tell us their deepest, darkest, most stressful dreams. And boy did they deliver. Then we asked Robert Stickgold, a neuroscientist who studies dreams, what it all means.

Everyone celebrates the holidays differently. For some, the holidays mean stuffing men into sparkling dresses, using a giant candy cane as a stripper poll, and making the yuletide as gay as possible.

On Monday, the electoral college will vote for the next president of the United States. The 538 electors have enormous power and are supposed to vote as the people of their state voted. On rare occasions, some electors don't.

An 86-year-old international jewel thief was nabbed after trying to shoplift a bracelet at a mall north of Atlanta.

Transgender people are concerned how rights may change under the new president. Many are hurrying to complete the process of changing genders on government documents before Donald Trump is sworn in.

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