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Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
The FDA has strengthened oversight of experimental fecal transplants after a patient died of an infection. The donor's stool contained disease-causing pathogens, but was not tested before use.
The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges from U.S. prosecutors that include conspiracy to hack government computer networks.
It's a wave-killer, a protective barrier, and an unlikely marine habitat -- but that could change.
These works make apparent how singular an achievement America's moon landing was — and show that half a century later we're still grappling to understand its long-term meaning.
President Trump has claimed executive privilege over emails and memos that Democratic lawmakers say may reveal the real reason why the administration pushed for a census citizenship question.
A three-judge panel ruled that because it's legal to have small amounts of pot in California, the same is true inside prison. They also say it's still illegal to smoke or ingest cannabis in prison.
The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.
It all began when a member of the Balochistan assembly brought her 8-month-old son to a session.
Nonprofits and advocacy groups use the rankings as a tool to name and shame countries into improving their policies. But the indexes do have some drawbacks.
If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.
NPR is working on a project to help people run for office for the first time. If you have experience to pass along, let us know!
Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke told NPR's Steve Inskeep that "we're going to have to free ourselves from the dependence we have on fossil fuels and that means a greater investment in solar and wind."
Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, who appeared in Christchurch High Court via video link, smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder.
Juneteenth shindigs commemorate the end of slavery. Smorgasburg L.A. celebrates its third aniversary. The Keaunssance continues with an anniversary screening of "The Matrix."
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When “Dark Phoenix” opened last week, it defied expectations – by doing significantly worse than anyone had predicted.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.
NBC has announced how it will divvy up the 20 Democratic candidates for the first debate of the 2020 election campaign, which will be held over two nights in Miami later this month.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they are willing to change the way they treat drivers in California as long as state lawmakers don’t require them to classify drivers as employees, a move that would entitle them to a wide range of benefits.
The California Senate has passed a $214.8 billion budget.