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November 13, 2019 01:27 PM

The FBI released its annual tally of hate crimes on Tuesday. Attacks on individuals surged to a 16-year high in 2018 and hate-crime-related homicides rose from 15 to 24.


November 13, 2019 01:26 PM

Forecasters say an estimated 300 cold-weather records are expected to be tied or broken through Wednesday. The "arctic outbreak" is being blamed for four deaths so far.


November 13, 2019 10:05 AM

At issue is the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which granted temporary protection from deportation to roughly 700,000 young people.


November 13, 2019 10:05 AM

Infectious disease specialists debate whether it's better to give the strongest antibiotics all at once for drug-resistant germs or save the most innovative medicines for use as a last resort.


November 12, 2019 12:29 PM

In Getting Wrecked: Women, Incarceration, and the American Opioid Crisis, a Rikers Island doctor says drug treatment in U.S. jails and prisons is often shaped by societal prejudice, not science.


November 12, 2019 12:29 PM

If Pete Buttigieg won the presidency, he would be the youngest person to hold the office. But so far, his campaign appeals slightly more to older voters than younger ones.


November 12, 2019 12:25 PM

It's distortionary. It's regressive. And right now it only benefits a sliver of taxpayers and nonprofits. It's time to talk about the charitable deduction.


November 12, 2019 10:03 AM

Insecticides and other chemicals found at the sites threaten long-term damage to ecosystems. California law enforcement, ecologists and others are cracking down.


November 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Democrats have called three career public servants to appear for the first public hearings in the Trump impeachment inquiry: William Taylor, George Kent and Marie Yovanovitch.


November 11, 2019 07:10 PM

Many Americans may have forgotten that Veterans Day began as a commemoration of World War I veterans. NPR's Kathleen Rushlow remembers her grandfather, who served in the 12th Machine Gun Battalion.