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These are the charges Trump was indicted on
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 13:58:02 -0400
The Justice Department special counsel has released a document outlining the indictment against the former president.
Texas plans a floating barrier in the Rio Grande. Here's what we know about it
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 13:31:21 -0400
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a $1 million string of buoys along the river that divides Texas and Mexico — and more may be installed in the future.
Pickleball has a noise problem. He's trying to fix it
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 12:27:57 -0400
Pickleball is America's fastest growing sport, but it has a noise problem. One man is on a mission to fix that.
The judge assigned to oversee Trump's criminal case was appointed by Trump himself
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 12:10:59 -0400
Judge Aileen Cannon was appointed to the bench by Trump in 2020. She ruled in favor of Trump's request to appoint a special master to review documents seized by the FBI in Florida last summer.
James Watt, sharp-tongued interior secretary under Reagan, dies at 85
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 11:23:50 -0400
The Reagan administration's sharp-tongued, pro-development interior secretary was beloved by conservatives but ran afoul of environmentalists. Watt even managed to offend Beach Boys fans.
Here's how NPR reporters around the world are dealing with air pollution
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 09:43:29 -0400
As Canada and parts of the U.S. confront declines in air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires, NPR reporters in Asia, Latin America and Africa share their experiences.
Here's one route where immigration has slowed since Biden's new U.S. border rules
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 08:42:45 -0400
A popular immigration passageway saw a drop right when the U.S. passed new rules imposing criminal prosecution and requiring proof an asylum-seeker was previously denied in another country.
Relationships are the true heart of 1940s dystopian novel 'Kallocain'
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 06:48:56 -0400
Karin Boye's novel is an outlier in that it was authored by a woman and, though narrated by a man, still expresses interest in women's inner life and acknowledges the subtleties of sexism.
'All the Sinners Bleed' elegantly walks a fine line between horror and crime fiction
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 06:26:04 -0400
S.A. Cosby's latest is a dark, wildly entertaining crime novel with religious undertones — and one that tackles timely issues while never losing itself or sounding preachy.
Blankets of orange haze may be unwelcomed guests at weddings this weekend in the U.S.
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 06:00:54 -0400
Christina Lamoureux planned a perfect wedding. Now she is among the unlucky set of soon-to-be married couples frantically making contingency plans as clouds of polluted air linger over their nuptials.
4 things to think about when it comes to the politics of Trump's indictment
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:44:34 -0400
Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by the Department of Justice while he seeks the presidency again. The unprecedented nature raises political questions for 2024 and beyond.
Kevin McCarthy survived his first political battle. This is how his hometown reacted
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:00:57 -0400
The debt ceiling debate ultimately ended with a deal between congressional Republicans and the White House. In Bakersfield, Calif., Speaker Kevin McCarthy's constituents watched the debate unfold.
What is there a shortage of? Find out in the NPR news quiz (hint: it's not smoke)
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:00:54 -0400
From Barbie to Messi to Rishi Sunak, a lot happened this week. How well were you paying attention?
Staying safe in smoky air is particularly important for some people. Here's how
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:00:25 -0400
Much of the Northeast U.S. is blanketed in a murky haze of wildfire smoke. For most people breathing this air is unpleasant, for others it can be life-threatening. There are ways to reduce the risk.
A former North Korean operative gives his first interview since defecting
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:00:25 -0400
Kim Hyun-woo used to work for North Korea's top intelligence agency. He defected to South Korea in 2014 and is now on his first-ever visit to the United States.