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Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:51pm

Covering protests over an Ebola quarantine, NPR photographer David Gilkey found himself in the middle of a riot. He says he doesn't know...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:30am

Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:56am

Activists around the country say Michael Brown's death and the police response have strengthened their resolve to fight injustice.

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Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:56am

The comments come a day after a truce collapsed, leading to the resumption of rocket fire against Israel and Israeli strikes on the Gaza...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:23am

There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.

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Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:12am

Tear gas and Molotov cocktails were absent in Ferguson last night, as protesters and police avoided clashes that have marred...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:30am

A video in which the extremist group the Islamic State claims to execute American journalist James Foley is authentic, according to U.S...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:17am

Tiny Singapore imports almost all its food. From gardens on deserted car parks to vertical farms in the vanishing countryside, a...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:17am

Tiny Singapore imports almost all of its food. From gardens on deserted car parks to vertical farms in the vanishing countryside, a...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:03am

Suppose two Chinese parents get on an Australian airplane and, while flying over U.S. territory, they have a baby on the plane. Can that...