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Cuba's new president, Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez took office Thursday promising to defend the Castro legacy, but he also pledged reforms aimed at modernizing the island nation's economy.
Former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims to have had a 10-month affair with President Trump, has settled a lawsuit that kept her from publicly discussing the alleged relationship. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Peter Stris, her lawyer.
Puerto Rico is in the middle of its second major blackout in less than a week, and Puerto Ricans are getting fed up.
As humans spread around the globe, other big mammals vanished. Researchers believe it's because they were tasty.
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Ambassador Nikki Haley has been a forceful voice for President Trump at the U.N. — most recently making the case for military strikes in Syria. NPR looks at Haley's rise to the national stage and what might be ahead.
Right as people were filing their taxes, the IRS suffered a technical malfunction that did not allow online filing, but what happened? A look inside the crash — and how the agency has been hobbled and put at risk for this very thing.
Saudi Arabia is ending a three-decade ban on cinema. Black Panther screened for an invitation-only crowd last night. A look at Saudi showbiz finds filmakers eager to light up the big screen.
More than two months after the deadly Parkland, Fla., shooting, students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say they're unhappy with how the school district has handled the aftermath. They believe more should be done on school safety and to help students traumatized by the mass shooting.
Liuba Grechen Shirley, a Democratic congressional candidate in New York, is petitioning the Federal Election Commission to use campaign funds for child care while she devotes time to running for office.
A storm dropped record rainfall on the island this past weekend. Residents are assessing the damage — and bracing for even more rain. There's a flash flood watch in place for all of Hawaii.
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The DOJ's Inspector General's Office has sent the case of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to the Washington, D.C., U.S. Attorney's Office, but it isn't clear what comes next.
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"Ain't nobody got time for this. For real," Williams reportedly was recorded saying after ending a call in which a security guard tried to report cars racing on a Houston-area interstate.
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Prime Minister Theresa May called plastic waste "one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world." The government said it will work with industry to develop alternatives.
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The statue — installed in 2017, on a temporary basis, to honor International Women's Day — will stay in New York City permanently. But it will relocate, shifting around the corner from the bull.
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