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Congress Reaches Agreement To Fund Government Until December

Sept. 28
Ailsa Chang / NPR

After weeks of negotiations, agreement over aid to Flint, Mich. will keep the government running through mid-December, narrowly avoiding a Sept. 30 deadline.

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Suspended Host's Lawsuit Casts Shadow Over Fox News' New President

Sept. 28
David Folkenflik / NPR

Suspended Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has accused former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of sexually harassing her. She says Ailes' former chief deputy, Bill Shine, acted to shut down her complaints.

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Arizona Newspaper Breaks With Tradition, Backs Clinton

Sept. 28
Scott Horsley / NPR

For the first time in its 126-year history, the Arizona Republic has endorsed a Democrat for president. The paper acknowledged Hillary Clinton's missteps, but said Donald Trump poses a serious threat.

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A Look At How The Revolving Door Spins From FDA To Industry

Sept. 28
Sydney Lupkin / NPR

About 27 percent of Food and Drug Administration reviewers who approved hematology-oncology drugs from 2001 through 2010 left to work for the industry they previously regulated, an analysis found.

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Police Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man Leads To Protests In San Diego Suburb

Sept. 28
Camila Domonoske / NPR

On Tuesday, an officer in El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man. His sister had called the police to ask them to help her brother, who was acting erratically.

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Flight MH17 Was Shot Down By Missile Moved From Russia, Investigators Say

Sept. 28
Camila Domonoske / NPR

A Dutch-led team of international researchers found that a Buk missile shot down Flight MH17 in 2014. Evidence suggests the missile was brought from Russia and fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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Hear Something, Say Something: Navigating The World Of Racial Awkwardness

Sept. 28
NPR Staff / NPR

What do you do when a friend or loved one talks about race in a way that makes you cringe? Karen Good Marable, Aaron Sanchez, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza and Channing Kennedy tell us how they reacted.

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Beekeepers Benefit From The Hive Mind In Community Apiaries

Sept. 28
Jodi Helmer / NPR

Modeled after community gardens, the sweet setups allow beekeepers to maintain hives in public spaces. Beekeepers harvest not just honey but the collective knowledge of their colleagues.

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These Women Discovered It Wasn't Just Fat: It Was Lipedema

Sept. 28
Lesley McClurg / NPR

People with tree-trunk-like legs who can't lose weight through diet and exercise may have lipedema, a lymphatic disorder. It's not clear what causes it, and most doctors aren't familiar with it.

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Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem

Sept. 28
Cory Turner / NPR

A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.