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Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

April 26
Geoff Bennett / NPR

After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.

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Venezuela To Leave OAS, Death Toll Climbs After Dueling Rallies

April 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Protests against President Nicolas Maduro, which have been raging for just under a month, show no signs of relenting. Both opponents and supporters of Maduro flooded the capital Caracas on Wednesday.

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Trump's Tweets On Court Blocking 'Sanctuary City' Order: 5 Facts To Know

April 26
Nina Totenberg / NPR

President Trump has called out the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, but the recent ruling on withholding federal grants was made by a single district court judge.

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Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After Childbirth

April 26
Michaeleen Doucleff / NPR

An inexpensive drug could dramatically reduce the number of deaths of mothers from bleeding after childbirth in low- and middle-income countries around the world.

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Single White (Rhino) Male Defies Age Stereotypes, Joins Tinder

April 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Sudan has tender eyes, a craggy snout — and not long left to save his subspecies. So, a conservancy posted a Tinder profile for the elderly northern white rhino to raise money for fertility research.

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'It's Not Your Grandfather's LAPD' — And That's A Good Thing

April 26
Karen Grigsby Bates / NPR

"It was bad for the city. It was bad for business. You can't have a city going up twice in thirty years in flames because of its police department."

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After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC Berkeley

April 26
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

It's disputed who actually canceled the conservative commentator's appearance. The university had called it off before due to security concerns, but backtracked after she vowed to come anyway.

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Turkey Arrests More Than 1,000 In Massive Purge Of Its Police Forces

April 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Just over a week after a vote consolidating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power, his government has undertaken a new nationwide operation to detain alleged supporters of last year's failed coup.

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Boston Champ Juggles Marathons, 5 Kids, Kenyan Farm

April 26
Jason Beaubien / NPR

The daughter of peasant farmers, Edna Kiplagat was the fastest woman in the Beantown race by nearly a minute.

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FCC Chief Begins Rollback Of Net Neutrality Regulations

April 26
Alina Selyukh / NPR

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a free market proponent, wants to repeal Obama-era regulations that treat Internet service providers like utilities. "Nothing about the Internet was broken in 2015," he said.