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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Resigns Early Under Pressure

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

He had earlier promised to leave before April 28, but pressure from the military and continued demonstrations accelerated his departure.


Air Force Needs Almost $5 Billion To Recover Bases From Hurricane, Flood Damage

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida's Panhandle was hit by Hurricane Michael in October. Then Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska was inundated by flooding this month.


2 American Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Friday, March 22, 2019

About 14,000 U.S. troops are in Afghanistan. U.S. representatives have been negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban and President Trump has said he wants to cut down the U.S. presence there.


Nicaragua Says It Will Release Hundreds Of Detained Opposition Protesters

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The protesters have been detained in the months since demonstrations against the government of President Daniel Ortega began nearly a year ago.


San Francisco To Pay $13.1 Million To Man Framed By Police For Murder

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison before being acquitted in 2015. A jury found police deliberately fabricated evidence and withheld exculpatory material.


Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes, Killing More Than 150 On Board

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was headed from Addis Ababa to Nairobi on a regularly scheduled flight when it lost contact with the tower minutes after takeoff.


Berlin Marks International Women's Day As A Public Holiday For The First Time

Friday, March 08, 2019

Residents of Berlin are off work after the region's government made March 8 a public holiday. International Women's Day goes back to German rights advocate Clara Zetkin.


'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Says He Has Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Pancreatic cancer has low survival rates, but Trebek stayed positive and joked about his three-year hosting obligation under his contract.


18-Year-Old Testifies About Getting Vaccinated Despite Mother's Anti-Vaccine Beliefs

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Ethan Lindenberger got vaccinated against the wishes of his mother. He told senators on Tuesday that anti-vaccination misinformation online "should be the primary concern of the American people."


'Hard Capture Is Complete': SpaceX Capsule Docks With International Space Station

Saturday, March 02, 2019

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station Sunday. SpaceX is demonstrating the potential for a company to carry astronauts into orbit.


Nigerian President Buhari Wins Second Term While Opponent Calls Election A 'Sham'

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term, the country's election authority said Wednesday. But his main opponent quickly said he would challenge the result in court.


Venezuelan President Breaks Ties With Colombia Amidst Deadly Aid Crisis

Saturday, February 23, 2019

At least four people have been killed as protesters and security forces clashed over efforts to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela against the orders of President Nicolás Maduro.


Conspiracy Theorist And Frequent Presidential Candidate Lyndon LaRouche Dies At 96

Thursday, February 14, 2019

LaRouche was connected to bizarre conspiracy theories and ran for president eight times between 1976 and 2004.


Americans Lost $143 Million In Online Relationship Scams Last Year

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission says Americans who fell for online romance scams reported losing a median $2,600 each — far more than other types of scams.


DOJ Asks Watchdog To Investigate Heat And Power Failures At Brooklyn Jail

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The Department of Justice is asking its Office of the Inspector General to investigate how inmates in a Brooklyn jail were left in cells without heat or power for days.


What's Your Superstitious Sports Ritual? Tell Us About It

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Do you wear a special T-shirt or refuse to wash a certain pair of socks to help your favorite team? NPR's Weekend Edition wants to hear from you.


Amazon Strikes A Deal With Apple, But Cuts Out Independent Sellers

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Many independent businesses use Amazon to sell goods. But thanks to a new deal between Amazon and Apple, some small businesses selling used Apple products are unable to sell through Amazon.


Bitcoin Is Bouncing Around Again. Here Are Some Possible Causes

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Bitcoin is known to be volatile. But recently it has suffered a rash of notable losses. Analysts are looking to the amount of computing power used and the split of a rival cryptocurrency for answers.


Black Friday: Online Retail Makes Inroads But Shoppers Still Pack The Malls

Friday, November 23, 2018

Shoppers on Black Friday spoke of enjoying the "vibe" of the mall, despite online retail making increasing strides into the holiday market.


Why Ford Is Getting Into The Scooter Business

Friday, November 16, 2018

Money is going a lot of different ways in the car industry. Experts say companies are investing in new technology simply because they don't want to be left behind.