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Likely 2016 candidates gave short speeches at the Iowa Lincoln Day Dinner before wooing voters at their hospitality suites downstairs with homestate fare in a more relaxed environment.
Filmed by storm chasers, the video shot near Elmer, Okla., on Saturday.
The raid, carried out on Saturday by a U.S. forces, killed Abu Sayyaf, a senior commander. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says three other leaders were killed in ground and air operations.
Last week men with machetes brutally attacked a blogger on his way to work in Bangladesh. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rafida Ahmed, who was attacked in February.
The number this week is 750,000. That's how many passengers travel Amtrak's Northeast Corridor daily. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi about facts and figures of rail travel.
Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the Americans who contracted Ebola last year, was invited back to his medical school to deliver the commencement address. NPR's Rachel Martin highlights some of his speech.
Investigators are still investigating what caused the Amtrak train to derail in Philadelphia. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with engineer John Wright about the challenges of working on the railroad.
The 2016 presidential race is off to a slow start compared to the last two cycles. But the activity is starting to heat up in Iowa, where official and potential candidates spoke at a GOP dinner.
The tiny nation has some of Latin America's highest rates of obesity, hypertension and heart disease. The capital Montevideo has tried to intervene by making salt on the table illegal.
You might think a great idea plus hard work equals business success, but the math is seldom simple. Two entrepreneurs, one whose venture failed and one who's still going, tell why they took the risk.