The U.S. is planning tests of its missile defense system as the world deals with a slow-motion crisis over North Korea's aspirations to put a nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile.
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" was a best-selling nonfiction book that's been adapted into an HBO movie. Oprah Winfrey executive produced and stars as the daughter who, with help from a reporter, finds out that her mother's cells are being used as the basis for medical research.
Arkansas suffered more legal setbacks in its bid to execute prisoners this month. The state Supreme Court spared one inmate, and a judge ruled against the use of one of the drugs for a lethal injection.
A think tank, backed by Russia, reportedly devised a plan to swing the U.S. presidential election. DNC chairman Tom Perez will speak at a state party dinner, as Democrats try to capitalize on gains made in Georgia's 6th district. And, Bill O'Reilly is forced out at Fox News.
The two musicians settle in at Killer Mike's Atlanta barbershop to discuss everything from the birth of Funkadelic to their barbering philosophies.
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The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
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Lidia Yuknavitch reimagines Joan of Arc as a freedom fighter on a blighted future earth, setting herself against the charismatic ruler of a satellite colony of nearly unrecognizably mutated humans.
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Max Baker got treatment for his opioid dependency and kicked the habit. He'd been clean for more than a year when a car accident and subsequent surgery returned him to addiction's spiral.
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One founded a funk empire, the other sells out shows as half of Run the Jewels — and both have owned barbershops. They sit down together to discuss music, mentorship and the philosophy of barbering.
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At 84 years young, the Red Headed Stranger still has it. Stream 'God's Problem Child' in its entirety before its release on April 28.
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Stetson's ability on the saxophone borders on the supernatural. Hear his forthcoming album before its release on April 28.
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The No. 1 ranked female tennis player in the world will take a break from the sport even as she is at the top of her game.
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At Wednesday's oral arguments, a clear majority of justices seemed troubled by a Missouri policy that bars state money from going to religious schools for playground improvements.
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More young men are "falling to the bottom of the income ladder," while young women drive growth in the number of young people working full time in the U.S., according to a new Census Bureau report.
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Outraged by shortages and what they see as a dictatorial regime, demonstrators across the country rallied against the Venezuelan president. Clashes with police left more protesters killed.
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Fox News is among many workplaces dealing with sexual harassment issues. Experts say changing the culture at work requires training, establishing reporting mechanisms, and consistent enforcement.
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A foreign ministry spokesman suggests some media were "hyping certain gossip to hint at something undisclosed." A U.S. trademark lawyer says the process moved remarkably fast.
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American Oversight, a watchdog group of former Obama administration lawyers, is using the Freedom of Information Act to keep tabs on the Trump administration's agencies.
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Steven Mallory who had just given up drug dealing when NPR interviewed him in 1994 and 1995. Now, the Dayton, Ohio, resident works a full-time job, owns two businesses and is a grandfather.
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Emirates said the recent restrictions on visas and electronic devices had dampened consumer demand. The Dubai-based carrier will pare back flights to five of the 12 U.S. cities it serves.
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