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Are You A Teacher Who Uses 'Harry Potter' In Your Curriculum? Tell Us About It

Saturday, October 06, 2018

It's been about 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was first published in the U.S. NPR wants to hear from teachers who use the series in class.

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National Zoo Mourns Loss Of 51-Year-Old White-Cheeked Gibbon

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Muneca, the 51-year-old white-cheeked gibbon, was beloved by her primate keepers and known for her feisty personality and love of attention.

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Overflowing Hog Lagoons Raise Environmental Concerns In North Carolina

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Hog lagoons overflowed in the wake of Hurricane Florence, but it's not the first time farmers have had to deal with this. These lagoons are used to collect pig waste, but what happens when they fail?

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PHOTOS: North Korea Celebrates 70 Years With Military Parade And Mass Games

Monday, September 10, 2018

North Korea did not mark its 70th anniversary by putting its intercontinental ballistic missiles on display. Instead, the country brought back its mass games, a highly choreographed performance.

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Serena Williams Fined $17,000 For 3 Code Violations In U.S. Open Final

Saturday, September 08, 2018

The fine comes a day after the match was marred by controversy and arguments between Williams and the umpire. Williams was defeated by Naomi Osaka, who won her first Grand Slam title, 6-2, 6-4.

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Tyler Mitchell On Being The First African-American To Photograph A 'Vogue' Cover

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

When Vogue unveiled its September cover, the Internet took notice, partly because Beyoncé graces the cover, but also because of the photographer behind those images.

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Rain Starts To Slow After Flooding Displaces 800,000 In Southern Indian State

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Tens of thousands of people have been rescued, but thousands more are still stranded after massive flooding and landslides in India's Kerala state.

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6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok Island

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Sunday's earthquake caused power outages and landslides as the island is still recovering from another quake earlier this month that killed more than 400 people.

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ICE Detains Man Driving His Wife To Hospital For Planned C-Section

Sunday, August 19, 2018

A pregnant woman had to drive herself to the hospital and deliver her baby after U.S. immigration officials took her husband into custody because of an arrest warrant related to a homicide in Mexico.

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Ralph Nader On What He Thinks Apple Should Do With Its Excess Billions

Saturday, August 11, 2018

The longtime consumer advocate says that now that Apple is a trillion dollar company, it could be doing more for its employees and shareholders.

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A Pediatrician Reports Back From A Visit To A Children's Shelter Near The Border

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Doctors worry that the trauma children experience when they were separated from their parents at the U.S. border could have lasting health effects.

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U.N. Reportedly In Talks To Take Over Major Port In Yemen

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The report comes after U.N. special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived in Sana'a on Saturday to attempt to broker a cease-fire between the Houthi rebel group and the Saudi-led coalition.

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Rescue Ships Holding More Than 600 Migrants Reach Spain

Sunday, June 17, 2018

A convoy of rescue ships docked in Spain Sunday, after more than 600 migrants — including children and pregnant women — were turned away by Italy and Malta.

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1 Suspect Dead, 22 Injured After Shooting At Art Event In New Jersey

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The shooting happened at an all-night art festival that was scheduled to go into the next afternoon. At least one other suspect is in police custody as the investigation continues.

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London Marks 1 Year Since Bridge Attack That Killed 8

Sunday, June 03, 2018

People observed a minute of silence for the eight who were killed a year ago during the deadly vehicle and knife attack. Britain's threat level is expected to remain severe for two years.

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Off-Duty FBI Agent Discharges Gun On The Dance Floor, Injures Onlooker

Sunday, June 03, 2018

His moves had gained the approval of the crowd, but a final backflip caused his gun to fall. As he tried to pick it up, it fired and injured one patron, who is now in good condition.

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U.S. Allies Rebuke Trump Administration's Trade Actions At G-7 Meeting

Sunday, June 03, 2018

In a joint statement from the six non-U.S. finance ministers, the group expressed "unanimous concern and disappointment" with the latest trade actions from the Trump administration.

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Danica Patrick's Indy 500 Crash Caps An Otherwise Groundbreaking Career

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The 36-year-old returned on Sunday to the same track that skyrocketed her career. While her last race ended in a crash, she goes down as one of the most successful female racing drivers in history.

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How The NFL's New Rule On Protesting Is Being Perceived By Players

Sunday, May 27, 2018

NFL owners announced Wednesday that players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN and author of the book The Heritage.

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Central American Migrants Arrive At U.S. Border To An Uncertain Future

Sunday, April 29, 2018

A group of migrants, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are seeking political asylum in the U.S. Their trip has garnered heavy attention following remarks by President Trump.

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