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The French presidential candidate has always gone against convention, his biographer notes. He married his high school drama teacher and entered the political fray as a little-known outsider.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is repealing Obama-era regulations for Internet providers. He tells NPR he prefers taking targeted action against actual harms, not preemptively regulating hypothetical ones.

Warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar rained rockets on the Afghan capital in the 1990s and was responsible for thousands of deaths. The country's president welcomed him back Thursday in the interest of peace.

New Yorker writer Evan Osnos discusses the likelihood that impeachment or the 25th Amendment will be used to remove Donald Trump from office.

The Obama-era policy allowed states to offer retirement savings plans. Retiree and worker protection groups say the state-designed plans benefit employees of small businesses that lack 401(k) plans.

With tensions rising over North Korea's nuclear program, you might expect a kind of panic in South Korea. But there's an altogether different scene happening in Seoul ahead of the election.

The decision not to charge the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling is being met with anger by activists who say prosecutors are too deferential to cops. Is it true?

Salt Houses traces several generations of a displaced Palestinian family. Author Hala Alyan says she experienced firsthand the "intergenerational trauma that went along with losing a homeland."

By measuring fragments of genetic material in saliva, scientists were able to accurately predict whether a young person's concussion symptoms would last days or weeks.

Two of the top U.S. preparatory boarding schools, Phillips Exeter and Phillips Academy Andover, are converting some dorm space to "all-gender" dorms to better meet the needs of transgender students.




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