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Stephen Paddock, the shooter who left 58 dead before killing himself this week, was part of a high-roller gambler culture in Las Vegas and Reno, where his girlfriend was a high-end casino cocktail waitress.

Journalist Mike Spies says the NRA's push to allow guns on college campuses, daycare centers and bars is part of an effort to "normalize gun carrying as much as possible in American public life."

Across the country, so-called DREAMers have been scrambling to renew their DACA benefits for the last time before the Trump Administration begins phasing out the program in March.

Underscoring the severity of the U.S. overdose crisis, a first-of-its kind opioid intervention court aims to get drug-addicted criminal defendants into recovery before their criminal case is heard.

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., about the bill he co-sponsored to close the loophole on devices which make semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire automatic weapons.

A bill passed by the California Legislature requires drugmakers to give 60 days' notice before raising a drug's price by 16 percent or more over two years, and to justify the price increase.

The Food and Drug Administration wants the Nashoba Brook Bakery to remove the word "love" from its ingredients on granola. But owner John Gates thinks this is not FDA's business.

They were honored for developing a new way to generate 3-D images of biological molecules. Researchers are using the technique to study everything from the Zika virus to Alzheimer's disease.

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with former Secretary of State George Shultz about his time in public service and his thoughts on current world affairs.

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with gun expert Paul Glasco to learn more about the device found in Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room, which can enable a semi-automatic rifle to fire continuously.




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