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Ara Parseghian was a force at the University of Notre Dame. He brought the football program back to national prominence during the 1960s and 1970s, including two championships.

If you've ever dreamed of the good life on one of Maine's coastal islands, be forewarned: the Internet ranges from lousy to nonexistent.

Addiction treatment professionals are praising many of the recommendations of a White House commission on the opioid crisis. But some question the recommendation to declare it a national emergency.

The attorney general was in Atlanta to promote a new crime-fighting agenda, but much of the attention was on the president's comment that police shouldn't be "too nice" to suspects in custody.

Vice President Pence wraps up a trip Wednesday to Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro. Pence has spent the four-day trip speaking out against Russia and affirming U.S. support for the tiny nations.

The Department of Homeland Security announces that it would waive environmental and other laws to ensure the "expeditious construction" of barriers and roads near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Vice President Mike Pence is completing a trip to U.S. allies along the eastern edge of Europe. In Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro, he told local governments that Washington would support them — even after President Trump's many calls for improving ties between the U.S. and Russia.

Warsaw's populist government has approved large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza Forest, despite an injunction by Europe's highest court. The forest is a World Heritage Site.

Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about cost sharing reductions — federal reimbursements to insurance companies that are key to the Affordable Care Act.

Ariel Levy was five months pregnant and alone in a hotel room in Mongolia when she gave birth. Her son lived only 10 minutes. Afterward, Levy was haunted by the notion that she had caused his death.

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