Esther Afua Ocloo, a microfinance champion who got her start making marmalade, is the star of today's Google Doodle.
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Pedro Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday in the 1979 killing of the 6-year-old New York City boy, whose disappearance sparked decades of investigation and helped create a generation of wary parents.
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More than 300,000 civilians are still trapped in northern Iraq's Mosul. ISIS has kept them there as human shields to prevent the U.S. and Iraq from launching airstrikes and mortars against them.
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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author James Forman, Jr., about his new book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. It tells the story of how African Americans in law enforcement made the war on drugs very much their war.
The narrative last week was that the U.S. and its allies in the Western Pacific were gearing up to confront North Korea. But a strike group that was reportedly on its way isn't anywhere near there.
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This has been said repeatedly, but it's worth repeating: There is nothing preventing the president from releasing his taxes while under audit.
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Brexit has made many black people question their place in British society, and the snap election may yet heighten their anxiety.
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A California woman was woken up at 3 a.m. to see an animal that authorities suspect was a mountain lion making off with her Portuguese Podengo through her bedroom's open French doors.
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It's got drama and romance. It's where Lupita Nyong'o got her start. And a new study shows it's not just entertainment.
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Alyssa Mastromonaco worked in the West Wing for six exhilarating and exhausting years. She describes that era in her new memoir, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
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President Trump's administration has rejected the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is seeking one-on-one talks. Japan, meanwhile, has indicated it wants to push ahead with TPP — with or without the U.S.
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The federal government wants to require that private accreditors release reports of problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now, the reports are kept confidential.
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Prosecutors say Arcan Cetin apparently killed himself in his jail cell. The 20-year-old was accused of gunning down five people at a Washington state mall last year.
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Authorities were looking for Steve Stephens, 37, in connection with the killing of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. on Sunday. Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning by Pennsylvania State Police.
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Less than one-fifth of voters in the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election, according to new results from the largest exit poll of Asian-American voters.
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A special 360-degree camera was installed on the launch pad near the base of the Atlas V rocket heading to the International Space Station.
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The Police's "Every Breath You Take" was already a pretty creepy song. Now, it and many other love songs have been re-envisioned as the covers of Stephen King-style horror paperbacks.
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Democrats hope Jon Ossoff can clear 50 percent in the special election to succeed now-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in a race they've tried to make a referendum on President Trump.
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Pajtim Statovci's debut novel follows a Kosovar immigrant to Finland who meets a singularly unpleasant anthropomorphic cat in a Finnish gay bar. But while the story is imaginative, it lacks polish.
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