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Michelle King has largely stayed out of the spotlight-- until she became the first African-American woman to be named superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Jan. 11.

The social media app allows users to post anonymous comments visible to others in the same area. It's become a breeding ground for racial and violent threats, and some colleges may ban the app.

In an effort to deter refugees, a controversial bill in Denmark calls for police to confiscate cash and valuables from arriving asylum seekers.

Multiple states and cities have declared states of emergency as snow has covered parts of states from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. NPR's Jennifer Ludden has an update.

In Iowa, NPR's Don Gonyea has the latest on the Republicans running for president and the rising tension between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

For the first time, the Latino vote is being targeted in a systematic way to urge caucus participation from thousands. With the state's small but fast-growing Latino community, it's no easy task.

The people in charge of the Oscars have announced reforms to increase diversity in their organization and in the awards. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Neda Ulaby.

This week was a big one for weather forecasters. We talked to two experts about their predictions on Thursday, and we follow up in the middle of the storm on Saturday, to see how well they did.

The Greek coast guard says at least 21 people, including nine children, died Friday after migrant boats sank in the Aegean Sea.

There are only two games left in the NFL playoffs. Tom Brady will be facing off against Payton Manning tomorrow. But is that even a fair match anymore? NPR's Tom Goldman tells Rachel Martin what he thinks.




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