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White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration's original estimate.
Jan. 16, 2019
For many years, U.S. immigration favored immigrants from northern Europe. NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten explains how a 1965 law changed things — and led to the current debate about border security.
Jan. 16, 2019
The phony paper, distributed in Washington, D.C., "reported" that President Trump had resigned under pressure from female political activists.
Jan. 16, 2019
Whether reminiscent of the moon's surface or "a big duck-go-round," a circle of ice entrances as it bobs and spins on a river in Maine.
Jan. 16, 2019
Four Americans are reported dead, and three more injured, in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. The attack comes shortly after President Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria.
Jan. 16, 2019
In a letter to President Trump, Pelosi cites security concerns and suggests working together to find another suitable date. Pelosi also gave the president the option to deliver the address in writing.
Jan. 16, 2019
The Ohio Democrat told NPR on Wednesday that Democrats "need to win in the heartland" as he announced a tour of states holding the first primaries in 2020.
Jan. 16, 2019
In a detailed memorandum, Attorney General Maura Healey alleges eight Sackler family members and nine Purdue board members or executives played key roles in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
Jan. 16, 2019
The caravan, which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants, began its journey from Honduras on Monday. The migrants have already become symbols in the ongoing battle over border security.
Jan. 16, 2019
A novel housing program in California links people who have served long-term prison sentences with those willing to rent space in their homes.
Jan. 16, 2019
Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.
Jan. 16, 2019
As the partial government shutdown continues, some federal workers and contractors are looking for temporary jobs to earn income.
Jan. 16, 2019
The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to gag," says one.
Jan. 16, 2019
The hikes, which will affect all U.S. viewers, come as Netflix faces an increasingly competitive field of video streaming services.
Jan. 15, 2019
About 400,000 federal workers are called "excepted" and are required to work without pay. They sued for an injunction that would end that requirement, but the judge said no.
Jan. 15, 2019

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