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Native girls and women are more likely than average to be the victim of a violent crime. Now, several state task forces will try to better identify and locate indigenous crime victims.

Perhaps no contemporary musician understands the rules of the streaming ecosystem better than the singer Khalid, who emerged as a teenager and is now one of the most listened-to artists in the world.

Mutant parasites have built up resistance to first-line malaria drugs, according to two new studies in <em>The Lancet</em>. Scientists worry that this could overturn global progress against the disease.

The keyboardist and singer was a co-founder of both the Meters and the Neville Brothers — bands that took the funk and swagger of New Orleans to a much larger world.

The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million people.

A personal trainer in Montana had a sudden need for lifesaving dialysis after his kidneys failed. But he and his wife never expected the huge bill they received for 14 weeks of care.

Patients with Type 2 diabetes are often steered toward medicine or insulin to control blood sugar. But it's also possible, with more support than patients often get, to use diet and exercise instead.

Wyoming Valley West School District in Northeastern Pennsylvania sent families a letter stating that their children would be removed from their homes if unpaid cafeteria meal debt was not settled.

Artists are asking the New York City museum to pull their work from the high-profile show, protesting the Whitney's board vice chair Warren Kanders, who profits from the sale of tear gas and bullets.

Tensions have beset the U.S.-Pakistan relationship for years. The planned July 22 meeting between President Trump and Imran Khan comes as the U.S. tries to finalize Afghanistan peace negotiations.

Iran would commit to permanent nuclear inspections in exchange for a permanent lifting of U.S. imposed-sanctions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells NPR.

Greg Force was just a boy when his father, the director of a NASA tracking station in Guam, called home with an important mission for him: to help the crew of Apollo 11 return safely to Earth.

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Climate scientists project that the Pacific Ocean could rise anywhere from three to more than nine feet along the California coast by the end of this century.

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Despite thousands of requests to repair LA’s sidewalks each year, city officials say they can only manage to fix about ten a month.

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