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Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.

The Austin City Council is defying Texas state legislators, setting aside $150,000 in city funds to help local women who seek abortions pay for attendant costs, such as transportation or child care.

Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds "crazy," admits one scientist. But the technology should work.

Lancaster, Pa., is changing as only about a third of the fast-growing religious group there still farm. Most Amish heads of household work in businesses and construction these days.

Whatever your relationship with Journey's 1981 hit, a perseverance anthem that has itself persevered, there is no escaping the longing it evokes for youth, love and a chance at greatness.

Since August 2018, NPR has been tracking about 80 items sold at a Georgia Walmart with an eye toward products caught in the trade war. On average, prices rose 3%. Tariffs are one of many factors.

Pregnant women at high or even moderate risk of developing the life-threatening condition preeclampsia should consider taking a very small dose of aspirin daily to prevent it, doctors say.

Ian Bennett followed in his mother's footsteps when he joined the Forest Service. The pair later fought an active fire together in Oregon's Elkhorn Mountains.

Wes Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers break down the three generations of addiction depicted in the band's latest album, <em>III. </em>

More than 1 in 5 college students are raising kids, and access to child care is one of their biggest barriers. A new report finds many don't know they can apply for help from federal financial aid.

NPR's Noel King speaks with Samantha Power about her memoir <em>The Education of an Idealist</em>. In her book, Power describes how she went from working outside the system to moving inside, as a diplomat.

The pending settlement likely means Purdue will avoid going to trial in the sprawling and complicated case involving some 2,300 local governments across 23 states.

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Cokie Roberts died today due to complications from breast cancer. She was 75. Roberts began at NPR in the 1970s and became one of the network's most recognizable voices.

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Cokie Roberts died today due to complications from breast cancer. She was 75. Roberts began at NPR in the 1970s and became one of the network's most recognizable voices.

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Billionaire real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer is hosting Trump's fundraiser Tuesday tonight in Beverly Hills. Tickets are going for as much as $100,000.

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Billionaire real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer is hosting Trump's fundraiser Tuesday tonight in Beverly Hills. Tickets are going for as much as $100,000.

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President Trump is in California today and Wednesday, and he's likely to address homelessness.

In LA, Trump is expected to take on homelessness

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President Trump is in California today and Wednesday. He’s fundraising at private events in Silicon Valley, Beverly Hills and San Diego. There aren’t a lot of details about his trip.

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Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.

Cokie Roberts, pioneering journalist who helped shape NPR, dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.

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Gwendolyn Lang has lived in her small, beige house in Gardena for 50 years. Now, despite the framed photos still on display, she’s moving out. Lang was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program called Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home improvements.

Effort to make LA more eco-friendly means foreclosure for one homeowner

Gwendolyn Lang has lived in her small, beige house in Gardena for 50 years. Now, despite the framed photos still on display, she’s moving out. Lang was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program called Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home improvements.

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Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the ouster of the controversial justice over a new allegation of sexual misconduct published in a New York Times essay.

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