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Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

2 hours 30 sec ago

Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Syne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.

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The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat

3 hours 58 min ago

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is in the special counsel's crosshairs. Facebook and Twitter are under the interrogation lights. Here's a look back at the past week in the Russia imbroglio.

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Goodbye, For Now, To A Vital Source For Native American News

4 hours 57 min ago

Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.

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Biggest Flash Points In The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

4 hours 58 min ago

The bill would make big changes to the nation's health care system by rolling back key requirements of Obamacare, including that insurers not charge more to people with pre-existing conditions.

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Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing

5 hours 58 min ago

Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.

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PHOTOS: A 4-Year Mission To Present A New Vision Of Beauty

6 hours 6 min ago

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc spent four years making portraits of women around the world. "In the end, I think beauty just means just being yourself," she says.

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Trump Embroiled In 2 Controversies About Professional Sports, Race And Culture

9 hours 24 min ago

In remarks Friday night in Alabama, Trump took issue with NFL players who have knelt in protest during the national anthem. And on Twitter Saturday, he targeted Stephen Curry of the NBA.

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Frustrations Mount At Miami Airport As Passengers To Puerto Rico Wait And Worry

13 hours 49 min ago

After Maria hit, airport operations in San Juan are limited. Flights to Puerto Rico have been booked, boarded — then returned to the gate, to send weary travelers back for another round of bookings.

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5 Americans Talk About How A Health Law Overhaul Would Affect Them

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:50

All year, NPR member station reporters around the country have asked people how they would be affected by proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Here are five of those stories.

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'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands In Puerto Rico

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:09

The National Weather Service warned locals to evacuate, but with most communications down, it remained unclear how many would heed the alerts.

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'Screaming Eagle Of Soul' Charles Bradley Dies At 68

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:12

The singer, inspired as a teen by James Brown, didn't release his first album until 2011, at the age of 62. For the six years that followed, through a battle with cancer, he never wasted a moment.

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:40

The quake occurred close to the site where the country detonated a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.

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Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:29

Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico, speaks with NPR's Scott Simon from the island, where he's aiding in the disaster recovery efforts.

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Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar Assad Regime Killed In Turkey

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:03

Police found the bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, a U.S. citizen, in their Istanbul apartment. Their deaths have left family and the wider dispersed Syrian community in fear.

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Why Did India Have Ten Million Fewer Childhood Deaths Than Predicted?

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:00

Researchers used an innovative method to come up with the data for the years from 2000 to 2015. What's behind the encouraging trend?

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Meet Your Friends Who Get Medicaid

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:00

Those relying on the federal government's safety net are grandmothers, the kid next door, your supermarket cashier — maybe even you.

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Uncertainty Over Health Care Law's Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:11

Obamacare made it easier for people to leave jobs to start their own ventures and entice others to join, knowing they could buy insurance independently. Some entrepreneurs worry that could change.

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Is Tegel Airport To Be Or Not To Be? That Is The Question, For Berlin

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:00

On Sunday — the same day as the German national election — Berliners will vote on whether to keep their city airport when a new one opens just south. Tegel Airport has fierce defenders — and critics.

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ACLU Sues Michigan After Same-Sex Couples Seeking To Adopt Are Rejected

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 04:46

The ACLU is challenging a Michigan practice that allows private child-placing agencies contracted by the state to deny services based on religious objections.

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In German Election, Campaign Posters Are More Important Than TV Ads

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 04:01

The poster tradition dates back hundreds of years and serves as an equalizer in modern-day German elections. But some of today's messaging has been provocative to the point of causing offense.

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