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Searchers Fail To Find Remaining Bodies As New Zealand Volcano Death Toll Rises To 16

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Monday's volcanic eruption killed at least 16 people, many of them tourists visiting White Island. Authorities have been trying to recover two more bodies, even under the threat of another eruption.


A New Way To Calculate Your Dog's Age

Saturday, December 07, 2019

The old way to think about your dog's "human age" — the age in actual years times seven — is wrong. Researchers looked at aging on the molecular level.


American Student Xiyue Wang Freed In U.S.-Iran Prisoner Swap

Saturday, December 07, 2019

The Princeton graduate student held by Iran for three years was released Saturday in exchange for Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani, who had been held in the United States.


The Death And Life Of Iran's Lake Urmia

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The massive lake has dried out because of water mismanagement. Photographer Maximilian Mann traveled to northwest Iran to document the disappearing body of water and the people who depend on it.


Experts Worry Active Shooter Drills In Schools Could Be Traumatic For Students

Sunday, November 10, 2019

With lockdown drills now commonplace in public schools, experts question if they're doing more harm than good. "We don't light a fire in the hallway to practice fire drills," one professor tells NPR.


Trump Says Islamic State Leader Was Killed In Special Operations Raid

Sunday, October 27, 2019

The president said the U.S. had been searching for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years. Capturing or killing Baghdadi has been "the top national security priority" of the administration, Trump said Sunday.


A Bull Has An Afternoon Out In Baltimore

Thursday, October 03, 2019

A bull had a field day in Baltimore on Wednesday, spending three hours on the loose before succumbing to tranquilizers. It's the third bull to escape this year in Baltimore.


British-Flagged Tanker Leaves Iranian Waters After 2 Months Of Detention

Friday, September 27, 2019

The Stena Impero had been detained by Iranian authorities since July over alleged maritime violations. The seizure was in apparent retaliation for the British seizure of an Iranian tanker.


Veterinarians Are Killing Themselves. An Online Group Is There To Listen And Help

Saturday, September 07, 2019

Veterinarians have suicide rates of more than double that of the general population. One group is building an online community to give advice and help out when stress adds up.


Suicide Bomber Kills 63, Injures 182 At Wedding Reception In Kabul

Sunday, August 18, 2019

More than 1,000 people had gathered at a hall in a Shiite neighborhood to celebrate a wedding. On Sunday, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.


Oscar-Winner D.A. Pennebaker, Trailblazer In Cinéma Vérité Filmmaking, Dies At 94

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Most famous for his Bob Dylan documentary Dont Look Back and Bill Clinton presidential campaign chronicle, The War Room, Pennebaker died of natural causes on Aug. 1.


Police Identify Suspected Dayton, Ohio, Shooter; 9 Dead, 27 Injured

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Officials named those killed in the attack on Sunday morning; their ages range from 22 to 57. Among them is the suspect's sister. It was the second major mass shooting in the U.S. in under 24 hours.


Barry Makes Landfall In Louisiana, Weakening To Tropical Storm

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The storm system has prompted tornado and flash flood warnings, and officials are keeping a close watch on New Orleans' levee system and infrastructure, which failed during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.


Jeffrey Epstein Arrested On Sex Trafficking Allegations

Sunday, July 07, 2019

The multimillionaire financier has been taken into federal custody on allegations related to sex trafficking.


Iran Will Surpass Uranium Enrichment Limits, Officials Say

Saturday, July 06, 2019

Iranian officials announced Sunday that the country would take its second step away from the 2015 nuclear deal by beginning to enrich uranium above permitted levels.


Southern California Hit With Another Big Earthquake

Friday, July 05, 2019

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the magnitude was 7.1. It's the biggest earthquake in the area in 20 years and follows a 6.4 magnitude earthquake Thursday.


Trump Meets North Korea's Kim Jong Un And Says Nuclear Negotiations Will Resume

Sunday, June 30, 2019

President Trump greeted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas. He briefly stepped over into North Korea, a first for a sitting U.S. president.


Authorities Raise Death Toll To 11 In Hawaii Skydiving Plane Crash

Saturday, June 22, 2019

The plane crashed on Oahu's North Shore on Friday evening, killing everyone on board, authorities said. NTSB records show the plane was damaged in a 2016 incident.


A Muslim In Rural, White Minnesota On How To 'Love Thy Neighbor'

Sunday, June 16, 2019

After Donald Trump's election, Dr. Ayaz Virji started giving talks to mostly white, Christian audiences in rural Minnesota to try to dispel misconceptions about Muslims. He faced a lot of backlash.


After Husbands' Suicides, 'Best Widow Friends' Want Police Officers To Reach For Help

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Nicole Rikard, Kristen Clifford, Erin Gibson and Melissa Swailes were all married to officers who killed themselves. They want to end the stigma of police asking for help when facing mental illness.