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Scientists have developed a computer model that breaks through a key test used to tell a human from a bot. Text-based CAPTCHAs, a rough acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart, are groups of jumbled characters along with squiggly lines and other background noise.

In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency as a businessman and reality TV star with no political or military experience. He said that being president would change him, but what impact has his time in office had?

In his first interview since pushing through an independence referendum that resulted in an Iraqi military attack, Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani tells NPR he's still "very proud" of the result.

As the chief official White House photographer for President Obama, Souza sometimes shot more than 2,000 photos a day. "I was there all the time," he says. His new book is Obama: An Intimate Portrait.

The man who police say killed 26 people in a small Texas church on Sunday had a record of domestic violence, making him sadly typical. Many suspects of mass shootings have similar histories.

Devin Patrick Kelley was charged with domestic violence while serving in the Air Force. He was sentenced to confinement for a year. Authorities are now investigating whether he could legally buy a gun.

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Gregory Gause, head of the International Affairs department at Texas A&M University, about changes in political power in Saudi Arabia, and what it means for the region and U.S.-Saudi relations.

A jury will begin deliberation in the corruption trial of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. The Justice Department alleges that Menendez traded gifts of a lavish lifestyle for government favors with his friend, Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen.

New Hampshire's largest city saw record breaking numbers in both drug fatalities and overdoses. So this crisis remains the number one issue for many voters heading to the polls for local elections.

The move to arrest several Saudi royals — including one of the richest men in the world — shows the kingdom's up-and-coming crown prince shaking things up. But democracy isn't part of the deal.

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