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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission wants to seize a 6-foot-long pet reptile — they say he's just too big. But he isn't a normal alligator says his owner, Mary Thorn of Lakeland, Fla.

British youth are increasingly opting to stay home over clubbing and drinking. Recent consumer numbers also show Keurig-style coffee pods and nail polish are on their way in.

To learn more about President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Renee Montagne talks to one of Judge Merrick Garland's former law clerks Sam Erman.

Congressional hearings have been looking into the lead-tainted water in Flint, Mich. Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley.

The top telecom regulator says his privacy proposal, a first of its kind for Internet providers, would empower consumers to have a say in how their data gets used and how it's valued.

President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. NPR's Ron Elving says Garland has been held up as an "exemplar of the kind of person who ought to be" in these positions.

President Obama has nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, but the Senate had said it would take no action on a nominee from the Obama administration.

President Obama is announcing his nomination to the Supreme Court on Wednesday: Judge Merrick Garland. Will the Senate stick to its position that it won't act on any nomination?

President Obama on Wednesday will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Antonin Scalia's death. Sri Srinivasan is among the top contenders; he's South Asian and Hindu.

Almost 700 children under age 12 were killed or injured in gun violence last year. An afterschool program works with young boys who live in some of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in D.C.




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