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Crew Of Norwegian-Owned Oil Tanker Arrives In Dubai After 'Hostile Attack'
The 10-member crew of Front Altair reached Dubai two days after explosions rocked two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Backed by video evidence, the U.S. is blaming Iran.
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Tennessee Workers Reject Union At Volkswagen Plant — Again
The outcome at the Chattanooga plant is the latest blow against organized labor in the South, where union advocates have tried for years to strengthen representation in auto facilities.
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Brazilian Judge Acquits Man Who Stabbed Jair Bolsonaro
The judge says Adélio Bispo de Oliveira was mentally ill when he almost killed the then-presidential candidate during a campaign stop. Bolsonaro, now president, vows to overturn the ruling.
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Kenya Police Blame Al-Shabab For Blast Near Somalia That Left Officers Dead
At least 10 officers were reportedly killed in the explosion Saturday morning local time. The officers were said to be pursuing extremists who had kidnapped police reservists.
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In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match
India and Pakistan went to the brink of war in February. But Sunday's match "should create love and affection," says a Pakistani fan. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society."
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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet
Some scientists say we've entered a new geological epoch — the anthropocene era — defined by the human impact on the global landscape. Three artists traveled to 22 countries to see what we've wrought.
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How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice
It's supposed to be a last resort when students pose a danger to themselves or others, but laws and policies vary widely around the country.
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Hong Kong Leader Suspends Controversial Extradition Bill
The bill, to allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China, triggered massive protests in the territory. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was concerned about further unrest.
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Pass The Brazier: Early Evidence Of Cannabis Smoking Found On Chinese Artifacts
Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls exhumed from ancient tombs in western China.
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Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question
A Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with Thomas Hofeller, who plaintiffs in the census lawsuits argue drove the Trump administration's push for the question.
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A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History
Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
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Bald Eagle Caught Elegantly ... Swimming?
A viral video shows another side of the U.S. national bird. As it turns out, bald eagles frequently swim, and move through the water using an avian-style butterfly stroke.
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Mexico's Migration Chief Abruptly Resigns
The resignation comes as Mexican officials are trying to address criticisms from the Trump administration about the flow of migrants to the U.S. through Mexico from Central America.
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Be Careful Of Fecal Transplants, Warns FDA, After Patient Death
The FDA has strengthened oversight of experimental fecal transplants after a patient died of an infection. The donor's stool contained disease-causing pathogens, but was not tested before use.
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Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China
More than 600 companies — such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap — and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the U.S. economy.
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Judge Sets Julian Assange Extradition Hearing For February
The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges from U.S. prosecutors that include conspiracy to hack government computer networks.
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Women's World Cup: First Week Brings Big Wins, Gorgeous Goals — And Some Controversy
A U.S. squad that just might be the best ever is already making history. Italy is doing better than expected, while Brazil and Australia have had rockier paths.
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Why A Fearless Dad-To-Be Was Scared Of Fatherhood
Kennedy Odede was frightened by the prospect of becoming a dad: "I should do it the right way. But by the way ... what is the right way?"
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'Wages. Time. Respect': Swiss Women Go On Strike
The action comes 28 years after the country's first national strike for women's rights. Estimates suggest Swiss women make about 20 percent less than men, and many women say they're fed up.
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Mexico Is Overwhelmed By Asylum Claims As It Ramps Up Immigration Enforcement
Mexico is expected to ramp up immigration enforcement and let asylum-seekers wait on its side of the border. But on its own southern border, migrant detention centers are already overcrowded.
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Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted
President Trump has claimed executive privilege over emails and memos that Democratic lawmakers say may reveal the real reason why the administration pushed for a census citizenship question.
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How A Baby Caused A Revolutionary Change In Pakistan
It all began when a member of the Balochistan assembly brought her 8-month-old son to a session.
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Countries Are Ranked On Everything From Health To Happiness. What's The Point?
Nonprofits and advocacy groups use the rankings as a tool to name and shame countries into improving their policies. But the indexes do have some drawbacks.
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Democratic Debate Lineup: Sanders And Biden To Face Off
The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.
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Possessing Marijuana In Prison 'Is Not A Felony,' California Court Says
A three-judge panel ruled that because it's legal to have small amounts of pot, the same is true inside prison. But they also say it's still illegal to smoke or ingest cannabis in prison.
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'Project Runway' Proves Change Can Be Healthy
Fans worried when longtime host Heidi Klum and mentor Tim Gunn left the franchise. But Project Runway thrived in its 17th season, particularly because of new mentor Christian Siriano.
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Architecture For Landmark Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled
If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.
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Architecture For Possible Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled
If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.
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Have You Ever Run For Local Office And Lost? NPR Wants To Hear From You
NPR is working on a project to help people run for office for the first time. If you have experience to pass along, let us know!
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Tracing The Expanding Definition Of Fatherhood
After his son's birth, Dirk Anschütz photographed fathers and sons for six years. "There's a lot of change going on right now regarding what fatherhood means, what masculinity means," he says.
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