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Wal-Mart plans to share part of its savings under the new tax law with its employees. The giant retailer announced today it is boosting its starting wage to $11 an hour and handing out bonuses to most of its employees.

Waithe made history in 2017 as the first black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding comedy writing. Now she's lending her voice to a new Showtime series set in the South Side of Chicago.

In the experiment, kids get a treat. If they don't eat it for, say, 10 minutes, they're promised a second treat. What would Williams do? What do most kids do?

"When we come across these kids, or some are older than just kids, then deport them," Joe Arpaio told NPR. "They can do a lot of good in those countries."

Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee say the U.S. is ignoring danger at its peril, but they despair about the prospects for serious action in Washington, D.C.

Historian and author Randall Hansen is the lucky winner of what we could call the "collateral winner" of the year award. That's because his book Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany 1942-1945 has been mistaken by book buyers for the Michael Wolff's Trump exposé.

With trailer parks destroyed and hundreds of homes ruined by Hurricane Irma, rents have skyrocketed and housing has become unaffordable for many in the Florida Keys. Local officials are scrambling to find ways to provide low-cost rentals affordable for waitresses, fishing guides and others vital to the area's tourist economy.

In Supreme Court arguments on Wednesday, the justices appeared divided over whether Ohio's so called "use-it or lose-it" voter registration rule violates federal law. The state has one of the nation's most aggressive voter-purge systems in the country.

Emergency responders in Southern California are working to rescue hundreds of people who have been cut off by mud and debris, following a powerful winter storm.

Ahead of her visit with President Trump, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about climate change, women in politics and what she thinks Trump's presidency has meant for global security.




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