Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump won a "convincing victory."
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Researchers inch ever closer to, but never reach, the state of absolute zero temperature; it's a science that has some very cool (pun very much intended) applications, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
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Several new studies document widespread conflicts of interest in medicine. The way we think about disease "is being subtly distorted" by financial ties, the authors of an accompanying editorial write.
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The indie-rock band's Woods Stage performance last summer was its first festival appearance in over five years.
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The British prime minister said in a speech on Tuesday that she plans for the United Kingdom to walk away from the European Union's single market and unified court system.
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NPR's David Greene recently spoke with producer-musician-Snapchatter DJ Khaled about his jet ski adventure, his love of pillows, and all the things "they" don't want you to know.
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The Canadian band is back with a new album called Sincerely, Future Pollution, a record heavily shaped by 2016's political upheaval. The first single is a dark, brooding take on the state of America.
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Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making new inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care, rather than relying solely on medications.
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"No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war," the Chinese president said in Davos, Switzerland. He responded to statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, without mentioning his name.
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Cobb's words shimmer like a tall glass of sweet tea in the late-morning sun. Watch the country singer-songwriter perform four songs from his debut album.
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Senate confirmation hearings begin on Tuesday for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for education secretary. Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan, who has serious concerns about DeVos.
A report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that backs legalized abortion, puts the 2014 rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age — the lowest recorded rate since 1973.
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Also: Britain's leader delivers a major speech on Brexit; Taiwan's former leader will attend President-elect Trump's inauguration; and President Obama hosts the World Series winning Chicago Cubs.
In March 2014, the flight vanished from radar with 239 people on board. Search crews have examined more than 45,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, to no avail.
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Scathing federal reports on police abuses, new polls showing cops are divided on matters of race, and a controversial Justice Department nominee all raise the specter of more national rancor.
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People in a Swedish town learned that their only maternity ward was closing. The nearest one is more than 60 miles away. Two midwives are offering a training course on delivering a baby in a vehicle.
Rachel Cusk's latest — the second in a trilogy that began with Outline — follows a writer unmoored by the breakup of her marriage, and the people she meets as she goes about her strange new life.
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A shark gave birth last year to 3 baby sharks. She hadn't had contact with a male shark. A British magazine reports some animals that reproduce sexually can occasionally reproduce asexually.
Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary faces tough questions as her Senate confirmation hearings start today.
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Ohio is the first state to ban the use of plywood for boarding up abandoned houses. Proponents say clear boarding prevents neighborhood blight. But safety officials say it poses potential hazards.