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The justices are hearing a case involving partisan gerrymandering for the second time this term. Now it's Democrats' turn to defend their plan.

The visit to Beijing was Kim Jong Un's first foreign trip since taking power in 2011, and follows North Korea's recent agreement to hold talks with the leaders of South Korea and the United States.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Bill Burns about the 27 countries that are removing Russian diplomats in response to a nerve-agent attack on British soil.

A former Michigan State University medical school dean who supervised notorious sports doctor Larry Nassar is facing criminal charges over allegations that he failed to protect women and girls from Nassar, groped female students and had porn on his office computer.

When Stephen Hawking's computer voice was in danger of disappearing, his team called Eric Dorsey for help. The Palo Alto-based engineer worked for the company that helped create Hawking's CallText 5010 speech system.

On Tuesday, the state of California filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration to try to prevent a question about citizenship from appearing on the 2020 Census. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla about the lawsuit and the potential impacts of a citizenship question.

The Syrian government continues to close in on the last rebel pockets of eastern Ghouta — forcing out thousands and nearly ending the opposition presence around Damascus.

In 2014 the U.S. cited the attacks on Yazidis in Iraq as a reason to join the war against ISIS. But now that ISIS is gone, Yazidis are largely neglected and remain desperate on the Sinjar mountain.

British parliamentarians are angry that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has turned down a request to appear from a committee examining who had access to his companies data.

Conservative Christian colleges are worried that their doctrinal commitments with respect to LGBT issues could run afoul of sex discrimination law and jeopardize federal financial aid.




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