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Feb 15, 2019
In its latest reversal, the Academy Awards restores four awards to its live broadcast. It had tried to shorten the program by handing them out during commercial breaks.
Feb 15, 2019
The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.
Feb 15, 2019
A gunman who entered the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill., on Friday afternoon, armed with a handgun, killed five civilians, officials said. Five police officers were also wounded.
Feb 15, 2019
When President Trump declared a national emergency for border wall funding Friday, he said he expected legal challenges. The central question will likely revolve around constitutionality.
Feb 15, 2019
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.
Feb 15, 2019
Following multiple scandals involving top Democrats in Virginia, women of color are demanding a greater voice and a bigger role in political leadership in the state.
Feb 15, 2019
Immigration enforcement has increased under President Trump. As the pace of deportations has quickened, Iraqi nationals have seen their cases expedited even as their immigration status remains murky.
Feb 15, 2019
Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that lawyers and others in the case must refrain from statements that risk creating "material prejudice" but neither they nor Stone must keep completely silent.
Feb 15, 2019
Following President Trump's declaration of a national emergency over border security, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., about its impact on funding allocated for military.
Feb 15, 2019
Five civilians and the shooter were killed, officials said Friday. Several others were wounded in the shooting at the Henry Pratt Co., about 40 miles outside Chicago.
Feb 15, 2019
With President Trump's emergency declaration, residents of the Rio Grande Valley know that a new border wall is coming to their region. Some welcome the construction, while others say it's not needed.
Feb 15, 2019
California's governor and attorney general say the state will challenge President Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund a southern border wall. They hinted at a multistate lawsuit.
Feb 15, 2019
Large groups of migrants are crossing isolated parts of the Southwest border. Border Patrol agents call it a crisis, and advocates say immigration officials underestimate the migrants' desperation.
Feb 15, 2019
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
Feb 15, 2019
At the San Diego-Tijuana border, journalists covering the asylum-seekers are being pulled into questioning by customs and border agents. Lawyers and volunteers are facing the same scrutiny.