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Mar 21, 2019
Millennials are drinking less, spurring beverage companies to create alternatives to traditional cocktails — using herbs, spices, citrus and veggies to craft unique flavors for non-alcoholic drinks.
Mar 21, 2019
Historic flooding in the Midwest has caused unprecedented damages and led to at least three deaths.
Mar 21, 2019
Tamara Lanier, the descendant of an enslaved man known as Renty, is suing Harvard for damages. She wants the university to return the photos of her ancestor.
Mar 21, 2019
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will visit McAllen, Texas, Thursday as border officials begin a policy of releasing detainees into cities instead of sending them to ICE for processing.
Mar 21, 2019
Since Holocaust survivors are getting older and their stories are fading away, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is putting curators in regions where survivors live to preserve their memories.
Mar 21, 2019
"The condition of the jail is such that it does not comply with constitutional standards," Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told reporters after tendering her resignation.
Mar 20, 2019
Overdose deaths involving fentanyl are rising — up 113 percent on average each year from 2013 to 2016. Dealers are adding cheap fentanyl to the illicit drug supply, and some users get it accidentally.
Mar 20, 2019
The European Council President said a delay of three months is possible. But U.K. lawmakers would have to approve terms of separation that May has already unsuccessfully proposed to them.
Mar 20, 2019
Midwest flooding has stranded communities, washed out bridges and caused huge damage to structures and farms. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac of the Nebraska National Guard.
Mar 20, 2019
President Trump is nominating Stephen Dickson, a former Delta Airlines exec, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration while it is being sharply criticized for its oversight of plane manufacturers.
Mar 20, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Steve Bousquet about efforts in the Florida legislature to make it more difficult for people with felony convictions to vote.
Mar 20, 2019
Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?
Mar 20, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mark Follman of Mother Jones about the trend toward deemphasizing the gunman associated with a mass shooting, in the media or by public officials.
Mar 20, 2019
People in Nebraska and Iowa are dealing with the devastation from historic flooding. In Kansas and Missouri, residents are preparing for what could come their way.
Mar 20, 2019
The flooding across the Midwest could result in more than a billion dollars of losses for farmers and ranchers. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney.