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Workers are now missing paychecks for the first time since the partial government shutdown began. That's causing many of them to do what once seemed unthinkable — apply for unemployment.
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NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play a word game with Tova Tenenbaum of Philadelphia.
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The Saudi kingdom has been a longtime U.S. ally, but the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has angered many Americans. Pompeo will meet with the Saudi Crown Prince on Sunday.
A window display at a small bridal shop in Portishead, England, went viral on social media for featuring a mannequin wearing a wedding dress while in a wheelchair.
A river of hot, sugary molasses flooded part of a Boston neighborhood 100 years ago, killing 21 people and injuring dozens. The tragedy led to new safety regulations.
Last week, two Reuters reporters serving prison time in Myanmar learned that an appeal to overturn their sentences has failed. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler.
On Monday, more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers could go on strike — the result of failed negotiations between the LA teachers' union and school district. Half a million students would be affected.
The Democratic presidential field grew this weekend with the entry of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. Many more candidates appear to be finalizing their campaign plans.
Firefighters and forest managers are losing valuable time to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. It's one of the long-term impacts of the government shutdown as it continues to linger on.
The partial government shutdown, already the longest in U.S. history, continues with no end in sight.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Father Roy Snipes, whose chapel sits on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The chapel may lose their land if President Trump's border wall plans move forward.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Kristen Roupenian, the author of a new book of short stories called You Know You Want This. Roupenian's short story "Cat Person" went viral in 2017.
Family and friends gathered in Austin, Texas, to say goodbye to Richard Overton. He was America's oldest known veteran who died at the age of 112. He fought in World War II and served in Pearl Harbor.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Keith Ivey, who served time in prison but was able to register to vote this past week. Florida had previously banned felons from voting.
Taylor Lorenz, a staff writer at The Atlantic, says forget "Inbox Zero" for 2019 and embrace "Inbox Infinity." Let the email messages wash over you, replying to what you can and ignoring the rest.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Greg Miller of The Washington Post, who reported that U.S. officials claim Trump has hidden details on his meetings with Putin for the past two years.
President Trump has called what's happening on the U.S.-Mexico border a "crisis." But what is it like for the doctors, judges, mayors and border patrol agents who live and work there?
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with former Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy about the mixed messages coming from the Trump administration on their foreign policy.
Despite its origins in the popular music of the North, the song "Dixie" became the unofficial anthem of the Confederacy during the Civil War and still endures as a divisive symbol in modern America.
Lines at salad chains in New York City are wrapping around the block, The New York Post reports, as people seek out fresh greens in an effort to live out their healthy New Year resolutions.