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Investigators found the pilot was impaired by medical conditions and drugs including Valium, oxycodone and Benadryl. The FAA doesn't require medical certification for commercial balloon operators.
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For months, the United States, Canada and Mexico have been trying to rewrite terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But White House demands have led to frustrations that may threaten NAFTA.
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As thousands of Californians take stock of the damage caused by wildfires, one 9-year-old boy's story has at least half of the teams in Major League Baseball chipping in.
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The bipartisan agreement could help stabilize insurance premiums next year so that younger, healthier people will buy policies. President Trump has embraced it, but other GOP leaders have not.
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The killing of Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has drawn international condemnations and difficult questions, including this one from a local paper. "My mother was assassinated," her son said.
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It's the second year in a row that an American writer has taken home the prestigious literary award.
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Defending his lack of response to the deaths of U.S. soldiers in Niger, Trump claimed "a lot of" past presidents did not call families after a death. He raised the example of his chief of staff's son.
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On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear arguments in a case that asks: Is President Trump taking the kind of benefits banned by the Constitution? Step 1 is deciding whether plaintiffs have standing.
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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Yahoo News chief investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff about how Russian trolls were ordered to watch Neflix's House of Cards show to understand Americans and U.S. politics.
NFL owners and players did not resolve the controversy over anthem protests at an owners meeting in New York on Tuesday, but emerged largely positive about the session and pledged to meet again.
When Mike Moore was Mississippi's attorney general, he spearheaded the 50-state lawsuit against Big Tobacco. Now, he's trying to do the same thing against opioid manufacturers and distributors.
When President Trump claimed that past presidents did not call family members of fallen U.S. service members, it caused a backlash. On Tuesday he addressed the issue again, defending his false claim.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with reporter Joby Warrick of The Washington Post and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Black Flags: The Rise Of ISIS" about the status of ISIS after the loss of their de facto capitol, Raqqa.
Nate Boyer is a former Green Beret who played football briefly with the Seattle Seahawks. Last year, when he first saw former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sit during the National Anthem, he got mad. Then, he wrote Kaepernick a letter, saying he wished Kaepernick would stand up, but that he was willing hear him out about why he was sitting down.
Stock prices have continued to rise to record levels. On Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average was sent above the 23,000 milestone, but it didn't last long.