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Two shocking incidents of violence mark a day that saw police use tear gas and water cannons and protesters throw bricks and Molotov cocktails.
Nov. 11, 2019
Many Americans may have forgotten that Veterans Day began as a commemoration of World War I veterans. NPR's Kathleen Rushlow remembers her grandfather, who served in the 12th Machine Gun Battalion.
Nov. 11, 2019
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For some patients in pain, opioids are still part of the long-term solution, doctors say. But by adding meditation, hypnosis or other treatments, the opioid dose can be reduced.
Nov. 11, 2019
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After weeks of closed-door depositions, Democrats are planning open hearings this week about the Ukraine affair. Here's where the story stands — and what's coming next.
Nov. 11, 2019
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Mitchell Santos Toledo was brought to the U.S. when he was 2. "This is our home," he says.
Nov. 11, 2019
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The announcement comes after an audit found "clear manipulation" of a computer system, which affected the final count of October's vote. Unrest prompted by fraud allegations has led to three deaths.
Nov. 10, 2019
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House Republicans want the anonymous wistleblower to appear in-person, but they have not responded to an offer to have the unnamed individual answer written questions under oath.
Nov. 10, 2019
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Since the clashes started last month, more than 300 protesters have been killed and 15,000 others wounded. Protesters demand overhauls to the country's political system and an end to corruption.
Nov. 10, 2019
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The meeting of Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and Hernán Cortés and the events that followed weigh heavily in Mexico half a millennium later.
Nov. 10, 2019
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The idea of tuition-free college isn't a new concept for some schools. Two colleges in Kentucky have been making it work for years.
Nov. 10, 2019
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Elections specialists worry that politicians' scurrilous claims about voter fraud — when it seldom has a decisive effect on outcomes — erode confidence in democracy.
Nov. 10, 2019
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"The Dalai Lama's reincarnation is a civilizational struggle between China and Tibetans over who controls Tibetan Buddhism," says Amitabh Mathur, a former Indian government adviser on Tibetan affairs.
Nov. 10, 2019
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Howard Weistling dreamed of becoming a great comic strip artist, but he felt compelled to enlist in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He eventually created a comic while a prisoner of war in Germany.
Nov. 10, 2019
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Scientists have frozen their ship to an ice floe to study the causes and consequences of diminishing Arctic ice, in the hopes of improving how the Arctic is represented in climate models.
Nov. 10, 2019
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Artist Dread Scott organized the 26-mile trek to New Orleans as a tribute to the men and women who protested their enslavement in the German Coast Uprising of 1811 by re-imagining a different outcome.
Nov. 10, 2019

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