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The breakthrough in the Senate to reopen the government came on the first weekday of the shutdown, when federal workers were trying to sort out whether to report for duty.

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with Democrats. He shares his reactions to the deal temporarily ending the government shutdown with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

A short-term spending agreement that seems to be headed to President Trump's desk on Monday does not include protections for DACA recipients that Democrats hoped for. Three DREAMers, Brittany Aguilera, Cesar Vargas and Carla Aguirre react to the proposed agreement.

Fake news, hate speech and foreign interference are the notable examples of what went wrong online during the 2016 campaign. Facebook, Google and Twitter want to avoid a repeat in the 2018 midterms. They're working on fixes, but the solutions won't be easy.

Bangladesh is postponing its attempt to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. Neither country is ready to start the process and the refugees say their demands for citizenship and return of property must be met before they agree to return to Myanmar.

Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt are experts in what makes democracies healthy — and what leads to their collapse. They warn that American democracy is in trouble.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with NPR's Nina Totenberg at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday where she discussed her thoughts on the #MeToo movement.

Current and former special agents worry that the Bureau's tumble through the political spin cycle might hurt their ability to do their jobs across the country.

Popular DNA ancestry tests don't always find what people expect. That's due to how DNA rearranges itself when egg meets sperm, and also the quirks of genetic databases.

There's an explosion of interest in personalized diet approaches and at-home test kits are popping up everywhere. Part of the approach includes analyzing your DNA, but genes can only tell us so much.

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