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Aug 22, 2019
Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.
Aug 22, 2019
The FBI and others have arrested dozens of people across the country in efforts to avert potential mass shootings. The crackdown follows deadly attacks in California, Texas and Ohio.
Aug 22, 2019
If you're worried about saving energy and money on your utility bill, while maintaining a comfortable temperature at home, Energy Star has some recommendations.
Aug 22, 2019
The Trump administration's regulation allows the longterm detention of migrant children. But immigration and health experts warn this could have devastating impacts on the children's mental health.
Aug 22, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with lawyer Holly Cooper, who is challenging the Trump administration's new regulations that would allow families with migrant children to be held in detention indefinitely.
Aug 22, 2019
On Thursday, the Trump administration released the final text of proposed regulations that would allow the government to detain migrant children and families indefinitely.
Aug 22, 2019
Authorities say Rodolfo Montoya, 37, told a co-worker at the Long Beach Marriott that he was planning a mass shooting there.
Aug 22, 2019
After Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló left office, the protesters who forced him out are trying figure out what's next. They're organizing "people's assemblies" on town squares across the island.
Aug 22, 2019
Mayors from 70 American cities send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.
Aug 22, 2019
More than 3 million Puerto Ricans saw their communities — and families — devastated by the deadly Category 4 hurricane. Many residents are still emotionally fragile.
Aug 22, 2019
NPR's David Greene talks to Elora Mukherjee, director of the Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School, about the new U.S. policy to detain migrant families indefinitely.
Aug 22, 2019
The Congressional Budget Office revises its federal deficit estimate. New policy would allow the government to indefinitely detain children with their families. And, the results of a DNA experiment.
Aug 22, 2019
The Sunrise Movement is holding rallies and registering voters, aiming to boost turnout among young voters. For the first time, polls show climate change is a top priority for the party's base.
Aug 22, 2019
While the political focus may be on mass shootings, states are far more often using red flag laws to prevent cases of individual gun violence, including suicide.
Aug 21, 2019
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir denies she means to snub Pence. Her scheduling decision was made before President Trump canceled his trip to Denmark.