Conditions on Friday night and before dawn on Saturday should be ideal for spotting the streaks of space debris — leftover particles from a comet that was last seen in 1861.
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The country's National Grid announced Friday it was on its way to a full day without requiring its coal plants to produce power. Britain plans to eliminate the energy source by 2025.
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The disease-spreading bugs are creeping north in the states. But will they bring diseases like Lyme and Zika with them?
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More than 20 million people across four countries in Africa and the Middle East are at risk of starvation and famine. NPR is taking your questions on the topic.
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The U.S. announced late last month they'd be redirecting troops hunting the Lord's Resistance Army; Uganda followed suit this week. The U.S. says Kony's followers have shrunk to fewer than 100 people.
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The company says its $400 machine cold-presses juice out of packets sold via subscription. Then a Bloomberg News video showed people didn't actually need the press to get juice from the packets.
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Justice Department officials are demanding proof that cities receiving millions in law enforcement grants are complying with federal immigration law.
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On Tuesday, the U.S. attorney general marveled that "a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could block President Trump's travel ban. Hawaiians say he messed with the wrong archipelago.
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Aya Hijazi and her Egyptian husband were accused of child abuse, but human rights groups called the charges specious and prosecutors offered no proof. The couple were jailed for nearly three years.
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No, say food safety experts. Molds can easily penetrate deep into a soft food, like bread. But you can salvage other foods with tougher surfaces, like cabbages, carrots and hard cheeses.
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Earlier this month, three explosions went off near a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team. A man has been arrested; authorities say he was trying to drive down the price of the team's stock.
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A year ago today, fans made a pilgrimage to Paisley Park, the home of Prince. What they found there was a communal altar, separated from the building by about 100 feet.
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Many immigrants come to Morgan County, Colo., for its plentiful, if grueling, jobs in agriculture. Now, fears about changes to immigration policy under Trump are prompting many to act.
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Thousands of people will participate in Saturday's March for Science. We contacted three experts on teaching and climate change to ask how the event — and its aftermath — can help engage young people.
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Calvin Burns' daughter Stepheni Bellamy, 15, is usually reticent. At StoryCorps, she tells him about dealing with racism at her high school. Burns says he faced similar issues when he was growing up.
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House Republicans are taking another stab at replacing the Affordable Care Act. But industry analysts say cutting required coverage won't meet their goal of lowering premiums for individual insurance.
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The 1970s soul singer — and father of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. — was found unresponsive in his car Thursday.
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Sanders endorses Heath Mello for mayor of Omaha, Neb., and tells NPR, "In some conservative states there will be candidates that are popular candidates who may not agree with me on every issue."
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New immigrants are projected to be the main driver of the U.S. workforce over the next 20 years. That trend is already playing out in Maine, which has an aging white population with a low birth rate.
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