For many Muslims around the world, Sunday marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a time of prayer and celebration. Here's a peek at the festivities, which are often as different as the places they're held.
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Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed.
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Should teachers have the right to carry guns in the classroom to protect themselves and their students? While groups on both sides of the issue fight that out, some teachers in Colorado are training.
Some of the home-grown terrorists who have struck France in recent years were petty criminals who were radicalized in prison.
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Despite high unemployment and poverty, the tribe has never touched the billions of tons of coal underneath its land. But new opportunities from the Trump administration could change that.
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Kaiilash Satyarthi came to Washington to encourage the U.S. government to fight for the freedom of child laborers.
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Between President Trump being a newcomer to D.C. and a swirl of chaos, the White House is lagging behind other administrations in hiring. But experts NPR spoke to have some tips.
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Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.
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The president tweeted Saturday evening questioning his predecessor's response after a bombshell Washington Post report about the previous administration's decision-making about how to counter Russia.
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The Unitarian Universalists are among the most liberal of all religious denominations in America. Activists have denounced what they see as white supremacy in the church and are changing leadership.
In anticipation for Eid, U.S. Representative André Carson, D-Ind., Buzzfeed News reporter Hannah Allam and CAIR Executive Director for the Cleveland chapter Julia Shearson look back at this Ramadan.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Lynn Cooper, director of the Drug and Alcohol Division at Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association, about the Senate GOP healthcare bill.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Julie Rovner, Chief Washington Correspondent at Kaiser Health News, about the Senate GOP health bill and what it could mean for programs funded by Medicaid.
When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.
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World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number's "increasing at an average of 5,000 a day." A quarter of those who have died are children.
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At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).
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Between twin bombings at a Parachinar market, a car bombing near a police office in Quetta, and a shooting in Karachi, Pakistan is reeling from attacks claimed by several extremist groups.
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The court upheld a regulation preventing a Wisconsin family from developing part of their land, denying them government compensation. The decision is a huge win for regulators and environmentalists.
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Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing cladding similar to the materials used in Grenfell Tower, which went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.
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Changes to building codes in some U.S. jurisdictions may allow the use of siding similar to that of Grenfell Tower in London. A fire at the apartment building killed at least 79 people last week.
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