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Dec 10, 2019
The shooting set off a manhunt that ended when the suspected gunman killed himself as police were closing in on him. Three people were also injured.
Dec 10, 2019
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes his Conservative Party can break through the opposition Labour Party's historic grip on England's working class. The election will be held on Thursday.
Dec 10, 2019
Esther Duflo is the first female economist to win the Nobel Prize. Planet Money talks to her about her win, the state of gender inequality in economics, and her new book.
Dec 10, 2019
House Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment against President Trump. Russia and Ukraine's presidents agree to a cease-fire. A lawsuit claims SAT and ACT are illegal in California admissions.
Dec 10, 2019
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Ambassador Brian Hook, U.S. special representative for Iran, on the protests in that country, and the weekend prisoner exchange between the U.S. and Iran.
Dec 10, 2019
The Trump administration is taking aim at the World Trade Organization. The president is refusing to approve WTO appellate nominees, hampering its ability to serve as a trade referee.
Dec 10, 2019
The presidents of Ukraine and Russia agreed to implement a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine after years of fighting. The deal comes after the two met for talks in Paris.
Dec 9, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will meet in Paris on Monday in an effort to end the war in Eastern Ukraine which has cost 13,000 lives.
Dec 9, 2019
More than 13,000 people have been killed in the Russian insurgency since it began five years ago. The Ukrainian president entered the talks in a tricky position, wanting peace but lacking leverage.
Dec 9, 2019
Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa speaks out on "natural" beauty, gender equality and climate change.
Dec 9, 2019
She was nominated to lead the Social Democratic party on Sunday after her predecessor stepped down. The four other parties in her coalition are all led by women.
Dec 9, 2019
A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.
Dec 9, 2019
The de facto leader of Myanmar will testify in front of the International Court of Justice to answer charges that her country carried out genocide against the Muslim minority group.
Dec 9, 2019
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has been examining the way authorities used their surveillance powers in the Russia investigation. His final report was released on Monday.
Dec 9, 2019
Fewer than 50 people are believed to have been on or near White Island. Officials say some are still unaccounted for and it remains too dangerous for emergency services to access the island.