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The state shuttered stores in Whiteclay, Neb., which borders the dry Pine Ridge reservation, where half the adults struggle with alcohol abuse. But critics say the move infringes upon business rights.

A neuroscientist argues that our noses are more powerful than we think. Humans, he says, actually have a great sense of smell.

Rep. Robert Fisher has been linked to an online alias that posted comments like "every woman wants to be attractive enough to be raped."

New Jersey Republican Tom MacArthur was central to reviving the GOP health care bill in the House. He met with constituents who are angry over that and the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

A peace treaty in 2016 largely ended a half-century war waged by the guerrilla group FARC against Colombia's government. But a handful of FARC dissidents extort business owners and refuse to disarm.

President Trump's trust is selling off his resort in the Caribbean. Ethics experts say that a buyer might offer a huge price to curry favor with the president, underscoring the conflict of interest.

Parks had more than a hundred film and TV credits as villains and antiheroes in a career lasting more than 50 years. He was a favorite of directors Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith and David Lynch.

On Wednesday, Sen. Mitch McConnell rejected calls for a special prosecutor or independent Russia investigation given the firing of FBI Director James Comey, NPR's Geoff Bennett tells David Greene.

There is an outcry over the secretary of education's invitation to speak at the commencement of a private, Christian, historically black college in Florida.

Ed Murray was headed toward an easy re-election, until he was accused of paying for sex with underage men three decades ago. He denies the allegations, but won't seek a second term.

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