Following a wave of politicians calling for the U.S. to hit the "pause button" on accepting Syrian refugees, we check back with Corine Dehabey, the Syrian-American head of a refugee resettlement program in Toledo, Ohio, whom we spoke to in October.
The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chicago poet Nate Marshall, who reflects on this week in Chicago and read his poem "Out South."
At least nine people have been injured, including at least four police officers, and officers reportedly are exchanging gunfire with a gunman inside the Planned Parenthood offices.
Decades after Rosa Parks changed history, a new generation faces the challenge of remaking the civil rights movement for the next century. What can they learn from the past to build for the future?
If a concerned citizen has his way, there will be a Museum of Political Corruption in Albany, N.Y. "I tell people, quite frankly, I want to institutionalize corruption," Bruce Roter says.
Also this week: the virtual reality stories of three displaced children.
The piece of rocket, most likely from the unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up after takeoff in June, was covered in barnacles and originally mistaken for a dead whale.
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Researchers at Tufts University's Human-Robot Interaction Lab are teaching robots a technique teenagers long ago mastered:How to say no to an order.
Traditionally, Atlantic Union College, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, wasn’t interested in sports. But in the ’90s, the school started looking at athletic competitions differently. Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield took in a post-game reception at the college in 1995 and came back with this report about the school’s unique sportsmanship.
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Police say they are unsure about the location of a shooter in an attack in Colorado Springs that left three officers injured.
Police are responding to a report of an active shooter near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.