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The former first lady to President George H.W. Bush, and mother of President George W. Bush, spoke unapologetically throughout her life, inspiring many and incensing others.
Apr. 21, 2018
Didier Kassai was determined to be an artist. In the troubled Central African Republic, where nearly 40 percent of adults aren't literate, his posters convey life-saving information.
Apr. 21, 2018
North Korea announced that it will stop nuclear and missile tests and that it plans to close its nuclear test site. President Trump tweeted that it was a sign of "Progress being made for all!"
Apr. 20, 2018
Smoke rose above planned maneuvers to defeat overgrown vegetation, preserving the wartime feel of the park where thousands of soldiers fought in 1862.
Apr. 20, 2018
The latest charge is related to the alleged use of his veterans' charity donor rolls to raise money for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign. He says he will clear his name in court.
Apr. 20, 2018
Just to be safe, the CDC is telling consumers to "throw out" all romaine lettuce, including whole heads, because of an E. coli outbreak that has infected at least 61 people and hospitalized 31.
Apr. 20, 2018
Nearly a quarter century after the end of apartheid, whites still own most of the land in the country, and a new political party thinks it should be appropriated without compensation.
Apr. 20, 2018
In July, law enforcement found James Matthew Bradley Jr. sitting in the front seat of a tractor-trailer with human cargo — 39 undocumented immigrants. Ten passengers died.
Apr. 20, 2018
Whether you think it's time or a waste of time, the city of Malibu decided to ban the use of plastic straws, utensils and stirrers as a means of reducing their harmful effects on the environment.
Apr. 20, 2018
The U.S. is holding a dual American-Saudi citizen who was captured in Syria and is suspected of being a member of ISIS. The man has been held overseas for more than seven months without charge. The ACLU is challenging his detention in court.
Apr. 20, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey could be a witness against his former deputy, Andrew McCabe. That's if prosecutors decide to charge McCabe with wrongdoing over a media leak in 2016.
Apr. 20, 2018
Students across the country left their classrooms at 10 a.m. Friday to protest violence in schools. In Washington, D.C. students marched from the White House to the U.S. Capitol.
Apr. 20, 2018
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with retired Gen. Martin Dempsey about President Trump's proposal for an Arab Force in Syria, and U.S. efforts to get the Saudis and other Arab nations to fund and man a joint military force in the past.
Apr. 20, 2018
Mike Pompeo's nomination to be Secretary of State is controversial in part because of his history of making incendiary comments about Muslims. Wa'el Alzayat, a former State Department official, who now leads the Muslim-American activist group Emgage Action, talks about why he thinks Pompeo's views are dangerous for the international community.
Apr. 20, 2018
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Kristen Soltis Anderson, of The Washington Examiner and author of "The Selfie Vote", and Jason Johnson, politics editor at The Root, about Former FBI director James Comey, new additions to President Trump's legal team, and the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State.
Apr. 20, 2018

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