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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:12pm

At a charity center in Sicily, survivors of the dangerous sea crossings from Libya to Italy face legal and economic limbo and a frosty...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:46pm

A goat is host to bacteria. A tick visits the goat, picks up bacteria and spreads them to a human. And the bacteria turn out to cause a...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:43pm

The human toll of the weekend's toll is massive, but the temblor has also damaged some of Kathmandu's most historic structures.

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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:48pm

Excess fluoride consumption is leading to tiny white marks on many people's teeth. It's mainly a cosmetic problem, but one that could be...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:01pm

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They're a regional specialty and the reason we haven't left the Midwest...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:53am

The number of people seen in the ER with psychotic symptoms or seizures after using a type of synthetic marijuana called K2 has soared....

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:42am

With fighting expected to pick up this spring, Afghanistan's security is heavily dependent on elite forces like the commandos. NPR's Tom...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:31am

Lynch's nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder....

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:06am

After a weekend that saw violence and arrests, Gray's family and many public and religious figures are calling for peace.

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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:00am

Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center's annual gala. Kushner says...