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Jan 21, 2019
Without money from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, Atlanta's Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park would have been closed for the King holiday, a National Park Service spokesman told NPR.
Jan 21, 2019
Trump makes an offer to end the standoff but Democrats rejected it. Catholic high school students in Kentucky face backlash after a video of them went viral. Why fuel theft in Mexico is a big problem.
Jan 21, 2019
The 2020 census is set to begin in Toksook Bay, Alaska, continuing the tradition of counting the most remote parts of the most northern state before the rest of the U.S.
Jan 20, 2019
The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots both needed overtime in their conference games to reach the Super Bowl, where they'll meet for the first time in 17 years.
Jan 20, 2019
As the partial government shutdown drags on, more people, organizations and entire state governments are feeling the pain. The trickle-down in places like Texas blossoms as the shutdown continues.
Jan 20, 2019
The U.S. is faces uncertainty during the government shutdown. Britain can't seem to agree on how to leave the EU. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Sebastian Mallaby of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jan 20, 2019
Thousands of IRS workers have been called back to work without pay. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Danny Werfel, acting IRS commissioner during the 2013 shutdown, about a shutdown's effect on operations.
Jan 20, 2019
NPR's Melissa Block asks the Washington Post's national political reporter Robert Costa to assess chances of progress toward ending the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 30th day.
Jan 20, 2019
People who got their February food assistance payments early don't know when their food money for March will come as the federal government shutdown continues.
Jan 20, 2019
The storm barreled through New England after hitting the Midwest, creating havoc along some transportation routes.
Jan 20, 2019
Videos show students associated with Covington Catholic High School chanting and laughing as they encircle Nathan Phillips, an Omaha Elder, at the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington last Friday.
Jan 20, 2019
The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.
Jan 20, 2019
The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.
Jan 20, 2019
One in 5 LGBT adults has avoided medical care for fear of discrimination, according to a recent survey, and 80 percent of physicians surveyed say they feel "not competent" to treat LGBT patients.
Jan 20, 2019
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Jaime, a tax examiner with the Internal Revenue Service, about the toll the government shutdown is taking on her mental health.