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Michelle Obama's Miscarriage Story May Help Other Women Share Theirs
A memoir from the former first lady is bringing fresh attention to miscarriages and could help illuminate and normalize the common loss of a pregnancy.
Viva Las Vegas: Elvis, Adelson To Be Honored With Presidential Medal Of Freedom
President Trump is awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to seven people Friday, including Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson.
Pyongyang To Deport American Who Entered North Korea Illegally
The man, identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance, reportedly entered North Korea from China last month. His quick release is seen as a conciliatory gesture aimed at maintaining ties with Washington.
Verdict On Khmer Rouge Leaders Is First To Officially Acknowledge Regime's Genocide
Nuon Chea, 92, who was the No. 2 leader of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979 and Khieu Samphan, the 87-year-old former head of state of the brutal regime, were found guilty of genocide and other crimes.
Kentucky Kroger Shooting Suspect Charged With Federal Hate Crimes
The grand jury indictment alleges Gregory Bush shot and killed two African-Americans "because of their race and color." The Justice Department has not decided if it will seek the death penalty.
New Jersey Couple's GoFundMe Campaign To Help Homeless Man 'Was Predicated On A Lie'
Katelyn McClure, Mark D'Amico and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. were charged with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception on Thursday. They could get 10 years in prison.
Tear-Jerker British Ad Recreates Elton John's Christmas Past
The British department store chain John Lewis & Partners is famous for its heart-wrenching Christmas ads. This year's edition features a very famous musician and a life-altering gift.
Plan Stalls To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees
Bangladesh has stressed that it will not repatriate anyone against their will. The plan sparked protests among some refugees, while others reportedly hid within refugee camps.
Police In Many U.S. Cities Fail To Track Murdered, Missing Indigenous Women
Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.
Roy Clark, 'Hee Haw' Host And Country Music Ambassador, Dies At 85
The singer and multi-instrumentalist, known for his fleet guitar work and big smile, began his career as a teenage prodigy and rose to become a regular presence in the living rooms of America.
There's Growing Fear The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Could Get Much Worse
It's already the biggest outbreak in Congo's history. And Dr. Pierre Rollin of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says by many measures it's as if they're stuck at square one.
More Deaths Reported In California Wildfire As List Of Missing Balloons
The number of people who perished stands at 63. The roster of those unaccounted for has jumped from 130 to 631 as the sheriff's office combs through reports from people looking for loved ones.
Ranked-Choice Voting Delivers Democrats A House Seat
Democrats have now gained 35 seats and could get up to 39 as counting continues in close races around the country. There will be no Republicans from New England in the U.S. House next year.
Inside The Russian Disinformation Playbook: Exploit Tension, Sow Chaos
A new video series by New York Times reporter Adam Ellick explores Russia's role in spreading fake news, dating back to the '80s conspiracy theory that the AIDS virus was created by the U.S. military.
Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills?
When NPR reported on research that sheds doubt on the value of fish oil and vitamin D supplements, people had a lot of questions. So we went back to the experts to get you some answers.