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Torrential rain led to flash floods and landslides that swept away homes, buildings and people. Rescuers continue to search for survivors as waters recede in one of the poorest parts of the country.
Mar. 17, 2019
The announcement follows a mass funeral for the victims of last Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Relatives say they were offered soil from the site of the crash.
Mar. 17, 2019
Farmers aren't producing enough to keep up with the number of smaller markets that keep popping up, often in close proximity to others. This results in fewer customers, unsold food and maybe closure.
Mar. 17, 2019
Bills to abolish the death penalty are being debated in state legislatures across the country. In Colorado, a couple of lawmakers have a very personal connection to this political lightning rod.
Mar. 17, 2019
They're not quite here yet, but Uber and others are working on them and have set some bullish timelines. Flying taxis promise to ease traffic on the ground, but some worry they'll boost inequality.
Mar. 17, 2019
As luck would have it, NPR reported plenty of stories this past year of people who have been fortunate — whether by gaining something good, or escaping something bad. Here are seven "lucky" tales.
Mar. 17, 2019
A new study on maternal mortality finds that the death rate is up to 50 times higher in many African countries than in high-income countries.
Mar. 17, 2019
A powerful weather system swept through the region, bringing blizzard conditions and leaving many communities with record-setting floods. At least two people have died.
Mar. 16, 2019
A 17-year-old smashed an egg on the head of the controversial Australian senator who made comments blaming the mass shooting in New Zealand on Muslim immigration.
Mar. 16, 2019
Police say the number of people dead in the mass shooting that occurred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, has risen to 50. Another 50 people are injured, with two in critical condition.
Mar. 16, 2019
The former speaker of the House says he has never used marijuana. But he says that "if other people use the product, who am I to say they shouldn't?"
Mar. 16, 2019
In the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque shootings, experts who monitor hate groups say violent white extremism is on the rise and is the most prominent threat.
Mar. 16, 2019
A 3-year-old girl is feared dead after Friday's attack. New Zealand's prime minister has said most of the victims may be migrants and refugees.
Mar. 16, 2019
From St. Paul, Minn., to Stockholm, Sweden, students skipped school Friday to demand decisive action on climate change. Demonstrations were called in more than 100 countries and territories.
Mar. 16, 2019
About 40 million people in the U.S. are family caregivers. One in four is a millennial, which presents tensions for a generation still making its way into the world.
Mar. 16, 2019

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