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Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is investigating alleged violations of federal records laws. Jared Kushner's lawyer disputes some of Cummings' assertions about what he told the committee.
Mar. 21, 2019
The decision would allow super PACs to raise money by using a candidate's name, even if none of the money ends up going to support that candidate.
Mar. 21, 2019
Pregnant women in prison face difficult circumstances, and data on their pregnancies has been scarce. New research lays the groundwork for addressing this neglected public health issue.
Mar. 21, 2019
A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.
Mar. 21, 2019
From Presidents Ulysses Grant to Richard Nixon to Bill Clinton and Trump, a number of independent investigators have looked into allegations too hot for normal processes.
Mar. 21, 2019
Postpartum depression hits low-income women especially hard. Will a promising new drug, Zulresso, become affordable and accessible enough to help them?
Mar. 21, 2019
Those service members who have escaped amount to less than 1 percent of the Venezuelan military, but they now pledge allegiance to Juan Guaidó as their country's president.
Mar. 21, 2019
A Wisconsin county judge ruled Thursday that laws passed in December by Republicans during a lame-duck session to limit the power of incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers are unconstitutional.
Mar. 21, 2019
New Yorker journalist Ed Caesar discusses Arron Banks, the British businessman who funded the most extreme end of the pro-Brexit "Leave" campaign — possibly with help from Russia.
Mar. 21, 2019
"I simply want a large number to slap in the government's face," said Margaret Anne Georgiadou, the petition's organizer. And then came the deluge.
Mar. 21, 2019
More than 400 people have been killed from the storm and subsequent flooding across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Mar. 21, 2019
The casualties included many children, as a vessel carrying Nowruz holiday revelers capsized in the Tigris River. Authorities said the boat appeared not to have had life vests on board.
Mar. 21, 2019
Studies on the genetics of human diseases have focused largely on people of European descent. Researchers say this lack of diversity is bad science and exacerbates health inequities.
Mar. 21, 2019
Patrick Shanahan spent 30 years as a Boeing executive before joining the Defense Department as deputy secretary. The inspector general will examine whether Shanahan improperly promoted Boeing.
Mar. 21, 2019
A decade ago, one university started putting pronouns on course rosters. Today, it's not alone.
Mar. 21, 2019

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