NPR News

The vast majority of American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market — albeit not as quickly as environmental activists might like.
Feb. 16, 2019
Also in this week's education roundup, a new study suggest that a high-crime neighborhood can have an effect on student attendance.
Feb. 16, 2019
Does Trump have the constitutional power to ignore a congressional vote that did not provide him all the money he wanted for a Southern border wall? That issue could be decided by the Supreme Court.
Feb. 16, 2019
The recent controversies embroiling some of Virginia's top Democratic officials have the party reconsidering their leadership.
Feb. 16, 2019
In its latest reversal, the Academy Awards restores four awards to its live broadcast. It had tried to shorten the program by handing them out during commercial breaks.
Feb. 15, 2019
The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.
Feb. 15, 2019
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.
Feb. 15, 2019
Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee sent letters to the Center for Public Interest, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department asking for information about meetings with Russians in 2015.
Feb. 15, 2019
Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that lawyers and others in the case must refrain from statements that risk creating "material prejudice" but neither they nor Stone must keep completely silent.
Feb. 15, 2019
Five civilians and the shooter were killed, officials said Friday. The incident occurred at the Henry Pratt Co., about 40 miles outside Chicago, where the man apparently was fired.
Feb. 15, 2019
Large groups of migrants are crossing isolated parts of the Southwest border. Border Patrol agents call it a crisis, and advocates say immigration officials underestimate the migrants' desperation.
Feb. 15, 2019
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
Feb. 15, 2019
When President Trump declared a national emergency on the Southern border on Friday, he claimed the move was routine — even as he acknowledged the administration is likely to face legal challenges.
Feb. 15, 2019
Women's rights groups have welcomed the declaration, but are concerned whether the new policies can impact the lives of the country's women and girls.
Feb. 15, 2019
An attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.
Feb. 15, 2019

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