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The queen marked the occasion by attending a star-studded charity concert, surrounded by family. But the party's not over yet — the longest-reigning living monarch celebrates two birthdays a year.
Apr. 21, 2018
Guests gathered at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston to celebrate the life of the former first lady. She died Tuesday at age 92.
Apr. 21, 2018
Women in a secret group in a female mentorship organization operated as "slaves" with "masters," say federal prosecutors. Actress Allison Mack is alleged to have played a big role in the operation.
Apr. 21, 2018
Duke University has decided to stop honoring roommate requests made by incoming freshmen — returning the procedure largely to chance. Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta tells NPR why.
Apr. 21, 2018
Gun violence protests may be a pivotal moment for the generation coming up behind millennials. Events that occur when we're young can have an outsized impact on shaping our political outlook.
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
Allowing cinemas is part of a modernization drive by the Saudi government, which hopes to create more business opportunities and become a regional film hub. But it's a tough place to be a filmmaker.
Apr. 21, 2018
James Comey's memos are released — in redacted, unclassified form — at the end of a week of Comey-mania. And Michael Cohen drops a civil suit about the Trump-Russia dossier.
Apr. 21, 2018
In this latest form of self-harming behavior, adolescents anonymously post mean or derogatory comments about themselves on social media as a way of managing feelings of sadness or self-loathing.
Apr. 21, 2018
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
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

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