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    Several Injured After Volcanic Eruption At Japanese Ski Resort

    Several Injured After Volcanic Eruption At Japanese Ski Resort


    Mount Kusatsu-Shirane suddenly erupted Tuesday morning, spewing volcanic rocks and belching a curtain of black smoke. An avalanche that followed injured at least 10 people.(Image credit: Bullit...

    Mount Kusatsu-Shirane suddenly erupted Tuesday morning, spewing volcanic rocks and belching a curtain of black smoke. An avalanche that followed injured at least 10 people.

    (Image credit: Bullit Marquez/AP)

    Trump Slaps Tariffs On Imported Solar Panels And Washing Machines

    Trump Slaps Tariffs On Imported Solar Panels And Washing Machines


    The move has met with both praise and criticism from the solar energy industry. Manufacturers lobbied for the tariffs, while solar installers warned that American jobs will be lost.(Image credit: Susan Montoya...

    The move has met with both praise and criticism from the solar energy industry. Manufacturers lobbied for the tariffs, while solar installers warned that American jobs will be lost.

    (Image credit: Susan Montoya Bryan/AP)

    New York Daily News Exec Investigated After Harassment Complaint

    New York Daily News Exec Investigated After Harassment Complaint


    Parent company Tronc opened the inquiry after a request for comment by NPR. Daily News Managing Editor Robert Moore is accused of pressuring women for attention and punishing those who...

    Parent company Tronc opened the inquiry after a request for comment by NPR. Daily News Managing Editor Robert Moore is accused of pressuring women for attention and punishing those who object.

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Voting Map

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Voting Map


    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court found the state's congressional districts violate the Pennsylvania Constitution. The court demanded they be...

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court found the state's congressional districts violate the Pennsylvania Constitution. The court demanded they be redrawn.

    What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?

    What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?


    Small police departments struggling with high crime and low budgets tend to pay fast-food wages, may employ officers with troubled pasts and can miss out on opportunities to learn from mistakes. (Image credit: M. Spencer...

    Small police departments struggling with high crime and low budgets tend to pay fast-food wages, may employ officers with troubled pasts and can miss out on opportunities to learn from mistakes.

    (Image credit: M. Spencer Green/AP)

    Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement

    Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement


    The three-day partial government shutdown is coming to an end. Senate Democrats agreed to a stopgap funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to a vote on immigration...

    The three-day partial government shutdown is coming to an end. Senate Democrats agreed to a stopgap funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to a vote on immigration legislation.

    Death Toll for German Serial Killer Nurse Goes Up, Another 97 Victims Suspected

    Death Toll for German Serial Killer Nurse Goes Up, Another 97 Victims Suspected


    Niels Högel said he injected patients with a deadly drug cocktail "out of boredom" and to be lauded as a hero by his colleagues, when he revived the dying victims. Which didn't happen often....

    Niels Högel said he injected patients with a deadly drug cocktail "out of boredom" and to be lauded as a hero by his colleagues, when he revived the dying victims. Which didn't happen often.

    Pence Draws Applause, Some Heckles, For U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

    Pence Draws Applause, Some Heckles, For U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem


    Israeli politicians gave standing ovations as Vice President Pence promised a faster timetable for a U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. A Palestinian official called Pence's words "a gift to extremists."(Image credit: Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty...

    Israeli politicians gave standing ovations as Vice President Pence promised a faster timetable for a U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. A Palestinian official called Pence's words "a gift to extremists."

    (Image credit: Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty Images)

    Gus Kenworthy Will Be The Second Openly Gay Man To Compete For U.S. In Winter Games

    Gus Kenworthy Will Be The Second Openly Gay Man To Compete For U.S. In Winter Games


    The skier, who came out in 2015, secured a spot on the U.S. team on Sunday. A vocal advocate of LGBTQ visibility in sports, Kenworthy took silver at the 2014 Sochi Games.(Image credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for...

    The skier, who came out in 2015, secured a spot on the U.S. team on Sunday. A vocal advocate of LGBTQ visibility in sports, Kenworthy took silver at the 2014 Sochi Games.

    (Image credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USOC)

    Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy

    Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy


    "As unprecedented numbers of people channel their political energy through this medium, it's being used in unforeseen ways with social repercussions that were never anticipated," says Facebook. (Image credit: Jeff...

    "As unprecedented numbers of people channel their political energy through this medium, it's being used in unforeseen ways with social repercussions that were never anticipated," says Facebook.

    (Image credit: Jeff Chiu/AP)

    Proposed Short-Term Funding Agreement Does Not Include DACA Protections

    Proposed Short-Term Funding Agreement Does Not Include DACA Protections


    A short-term spending agreement that seems to be headed to President Trump's desk on Monday does not include protections for DACA recipients that Democrats hoped for. Three DREAMers, Brittany Aguilera, Cesar Vargas and Carla Aguirre react to the proposed...

    A short-term spending agreement that seems to be headed to President Trump's desk on Monday does not include protections for DACA recipients that Democrats hoped for. Three DREAMers, Brittany Aguilera, Cesar Vargas and Carla Aguirre react to the proposed agreement.

    Sen. Angus King Reacts To Proposed Short-Term Funding Deal

    Sen. Angus King Reacts To Proposed Short-Term Funding Deal


    Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with Democrats. He shares his reactions to the deal temporarily ending the government shutdown with NPR's Mary Louise...

    Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with Democrats. He shares his reactions to the deal temporarily ending the government shutdown with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

    Tech Companies Working On Fixes For Fake News As Midterms Approach

    Tech Companies Working On Fixes For Fake News As Midterms Approach


    Fake news, hate speech and foreign interference are the notable examples of what went wrong online during the 2016 campaign. Facebook, Google and Twitter want to avoid a repeat in the 2018 midterms. They're working on fixes, but the solutions won't be...

    Fake news, hate speech and foreign interference are the notable examples of what went wrong online during the 2016 campaign. Facebook, Google and Twitter want to avoid a repeat in the 2018 midterms. They're working on fixes, but the solutions won't be easy.

    No Carts, No Cashiers: Amazon Opens Brick-And-Mortar Convenience Store

    No Carts, No Cashiers: Amazon Opens Brick-And-Mortar Convenience Store


    Amazon opened its new brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public on Monday in Seattle. There are no carts or cashiers, and it's BYOB situation, meaning customers have to provide their own...

    Amazon opened its new brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public on Monday in Seattle. There are no carts or cashiers, and it's BYOB situation, meaning customers have to provide their own bags.

    VP Pence Says U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Will Open By End Of 2019

    VP Pence Says U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Will Open By End Of 2019


    Vice President Pence announced the U.S. will open its embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019. That's faster than previously thought and comes despite Arab opposition to the...

    Vice President Pence announced the U.S. will open its embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019. That's faster than previously thought and comes despite Arab opposition to the move.