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In Serbia, a struggle to protect the Balkan donkey by selling its pricey milk

Joanna Kakissis/NPR
| At $10 a cup, donkey milk isn't cheap. But one Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir, using it for cheese, infant formula and even chocolate.

More than 140 may be buried after landslide in southwest China


141 people are believed to be missing after a wall of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

Some US states relax restrictions on cladding suspected in London fire


Washington D.C. and three states now permit cladding similar to what investigators think was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 people died when it went up in flames.

Real estate firm with ties to Trump may build the new FBI headquarters


Some critics say Vornado Realty Trust should recuse itself from bidding on the project because of its financial relationship to the president and his family.


5 questions ahead of the election hacking hearings


Russia's efforts to interfere with last year's elections will be front and center during two hearings on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child


Courts in at least 10 states, including California, have designated third parents in recent years, even as some courts and experts have raised qualms that more parents means more potential conflict.

Trump conflates 'phony collusion' and possible obstruction of justice investigation


As part of the DOJ Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller's team is looking into whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Death toll rises in London apartment building inferno


A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others.


American student freed by North Korea arrives home


Otto Warmbier is said to have been in a coma since sometime after his sentencing in North Korea in March 2016.