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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:16:45 -0500The train, which traveled nearly 7,500 miles, marks a milestone in China's intended revival of the centuries-old Silk Road trade routes linking East and West.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:12:06 -0500Donald Trump's pick to lead the Education Department got a grilling Tuesday. How did she fare? Read for yourself from some of the highlights.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:02:00 -0500There are two main theories. A new study of South African patients points to the scarier of the two.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Ryan Leavis and Alex Miller are college seniors who plan to enter the military. One voted for Donald Trump, the other for Hillary Clinton. They say politics shouldn't get in the way of friendship.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:50:00 -0500In a few hours, longtime Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh's presidential term will expire. But he is clinging to power as troops from regional powers reportedly amass at the border.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:23:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Health And Human Services had the first of two separate Senate hearings on Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:02:00 -0500In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the auction house argued that a painting titled St. Jerome was actually created in the 20th century, and not by the 16th century Italian artist known as Parmigianino.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:20:00 -0500Obama sidestepped a question about the more than five dozen Democrats in Congress who are boycotting the inauguration on Friday. "All I know is I'm going to be there, and so is Michelle," he said.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:19:00 -0500Results from some key cancer studies were different when the experiments were redone in different labs. Scientists don't yet know why but say the answer could have health implications for patients.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:59:00 -0500"At this point, we're being manipulated by the Russians at very little cost to them. Things pop up, and we go into a frenzy," Thomas Graham of Kissinger Associates tells NPR in a rare interview.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:14:00 -0500Imam Khalid Latif is one of the people profiled in The Secret Life of Muslims, a digital series about Islamophobia. He is also the first Muslim chaplain at New York University.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:14:00 -0500Writer Mat Johnson reflects on what the Obama presidency meant to his biracial family. "I didn't always agree with Obama," he says. "But I always respected — and will always respect — that man."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:12:00 -0500Parents have to weigh a lot of factors in deciding whether their kid should get a sick day. But day care centers may make the decision for you — and their rules are not always evidence based.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:31:00 -0500Launched in 2010, the multifunction cooker became a sleeper hit last year. That's when its maker harnessed the enthusiasm of owners – self-dubbed "addicts" – to spread the word online.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:09:00 -0500A half-dozen senators involved in confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services have health care investments made by themselves or family members.