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The Crazy, Unbelievable Alabama Senate Race Careens To An End

The Crazy, Unbelievable Alabama Senate Race Careens To An End

Dec. 11
Jessica Taylor / NPR

Roy Moore was already a controversial nominee. Then sexual assault allegations roiled the Alabama special election and created a tight contest with Democrat Doug Jones for a critical Senate seat.

The Myth Of Trump's Economic Populism, As Proven By The Tax Bill

The Myth Of Trump's Economic Populism, As Proven By The Tax Bill

Dec. 11
Mara Liasson / NPR

The tax bill provided an opportunity for President Trump to show his priorities. But so much of it is traditionally Republican and doesn't offer the kind of help for the working class he promised.

Bitcoin Futures Surge In First Day Of Trading

Bitcoin Futures Surge In First Day Of Trading

Dec. 11
Scott Neuman / NPR

January contracts for the skyrocketing digital currency opened at just under $15,500 on Sunday and had spiked to more than $18,000 hours later.

Firefighters Lose Ground On Largest Of California Fires

Firefighters Lose Ground On Largest Of California Fires

Dec. 10
Scott Neuman / NPR

Over the weekend, the Thomas Fire had been declared 15 percent contained, but on Sunday, officials downgraded that to just 10 percent as the fire spread north, encompassing 230,000 acres.

Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington's Black Press Corps, Dies At 99

Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington's Black Press Corps, Dies At 99

Dec. 10
Doreen McCallister / NPR

Booker chronicled the civil rights movement, and is credited with helping to deliver the 1955 story of Emmitt Till's murder to a national audience.

Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicit...

Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicities, Identities

Dec. 10
Joe Neel / NPR

New results from an NPR poll show sexism and discrimination against women is widespread and pervasive. Sexual harassment is just one of many challenges women experience in daily life.

Window Blind Cords Still Pose A Deadly Risk To Children

Window Blind Cords Still Pose A Deadly Risk To Children

Dec. 10
Tara Haelle / NPR

Nearly one child a month dies after being entangled in window blind cords, despite years of effort to reduce the toll. A new industry standard to remove most corded blinds from the market may help.

Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountabi...

Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountability

Dec. 10
Michel Martin / NPR

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with actor Terry Crews about sexual assault, how he joined the #MeToo movement and why he is fighting to hold people in Hollywood accountable.

Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

Dec. 10
Ashley Westerman / NPR

More than half of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled the country since 1978 because of periodic military crackdowns. Activist Adbul Rasheed is working for the safe repatriation of his people.

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pa...

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Dec. 10
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton / NPR

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."