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African-Americans still have the highest death rate and the lowest survival rate of any U.S. racial or ethnic group for most cancers. But the "cancer gap" between blacks and whites is shrinking.
Feb. 14, 2019
The case is the last high-profile legal action arising from the violent and chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Feb. 14, 2019
A 1982 law empowers the secretary of defense to redirect military construction funds during a presidentially declared national emergency.
Feb. 14, 2019
What started off as a strong holiday shopping season ended with a whimper, as December retail sales posted the sharpest drop in nine years. That could mean GDP growth will miss the president's target.
Feb. 14, 2019
The suspect is a high-ranking officer in Russia's military intelligence agency, Bellingcat says. The group accuses the Russian government of expunging documents to conceal the man's identity.
Feb. 14, 2019
Some Hollywood luminaries have criticized truncating the broadcast of awards for best cinematography, film editing, live action short, and makeup and hairstyling. Some parts will be shown later.
Feb. 14, 2019
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that top Justice Dept. officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment. But his new book is about far more than that.
Feb. 14, 2019
U.K. flower shop owners who rely on shipments from the Netherlands are concerned about how leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement will affect them.
Feb. 14, 2019
A trophy hunting program aims to protect the national animal, a goat called the markhor. Local social media was full of protests. But there's another side to the story.
Feb. 14, 2019
An internal memo says the embassy has grown to an "extraordinary footprint" and it is time to "ensure our Embassy is right-sized for the long-term."
Feb. 14, 2019
The DNC plans to host 12 sanctioned debates during the 2020 primary cycle. The first one will be in June on back-to-back weekday nights. The format changes follow criticism from the 2016 campaign.
Feb. 14, 2019
Last spring, NPR traveled across the country to speak with teenagers about their many different relationships with guns.
Feb. 14, 2019
The ex-acting director of the bureau said he wanted to get the counterintelligence and obstruction inquiries on "solid ground" before a potential replacement could try to wash them away.
Feb. 14, 2019
The prominent Republican lawyer, confirmed by the Senate Thursday, will lead the Justice Department for a second time. He first served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush in the early '90s.
Feb. 14, 2019
Inflation in Zimbabwe is sky-high — marked by ill-equipped hospitals and long lines for fuel. NPR talks with two doctors who say they don't have the supplies to keep patients, and themselves, safe.
Feb. 14, 2019

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