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- Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents Dinner
The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
- 'The Americans' Showrunners On Writing Cold War-Era Drama Amid New Russian Relations
Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, co-showrunners of the acclaimed series "The Americans," about Russian spies in the Washington, D.C., area, look ahead a season amid newly tense times with Russia.
- Doctor Takes Death Education To High School Classrooms
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif.
- Tattoo Artist Covers Up Racist Insignia For Free: 'Enough Hate In This World'
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tattoo shop owner, Dave Cutlip of Brooklyn Park, Md., who has offered to cover up any racist or gang affiliated tattoos at no cost. Cutlip says sometimes people change.
- South Africa Xenophobic Attacks
Tensions over immigration erupted into violence in Pretoria, South Africa, this week. Reporter Peter Granitz says foreigners are scapegoats for those who are actually upset with the government.
- After White Nationalist Moves Upstairs, Virginia Chocolatiers Get Unexpected Support
Blüprint Chocolatiers in Alexandria, Va., has a new neighbor, Richard Spencer, who's drawing protesters. Initially worried their chocolate sales would drop, the reaction has been surprising.
- Trump Administration House Bars Major Media Organizations From Latest Press Briefing
The relationship between the White House and the news media took another step backward Friday when CNN, The New York Times, BuzzFeed and others were kept out of secretary Sean Spicer's briefing.
- Tom Perez Elected As New DNC Chair
Democrats elected the former Obama labor secretary as the party chair at the Democratic National Committee meeting in Atlanta today. Perez picked his final opponent Rep. Keith Ellison as deputy chair.
- 'Ring Of Fire' Eclipse Set To Blaze In Southern Skies
The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
- Lucille Horn, Who Was Nursed To Health In A Coney Island Sideshow, Dies At 96
At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.
- WATCH: After Health Scare, Fiona The Baby Hippo Goes For A Dip
Born six weeks early, the tiny one-month-old hippo has had a rather tough time. But in a video released by the Cincinnati Zoo, Fiona shows off her resilience — and her moves in the pool.
- WATCH LIVE: Former Obama Labor Secretary Perez Wins DNC Chairmanship
The Democratic National Committee is picking a new chairman Saturday in Atlanta. We are following all the action and will update below.
- As Negotiators Talk Peace In Geneva, Bombings Kill At Least 32 In Syrian City
The blasts Saturday left dozens dead in Homs, mostly held by President Bashar Assad's regime. Those attacks were answered by government airstrikes, even as delegations met abroad for U.N.-led talks.
- A Taste For Pork Helped A Deadly Virus Jump To Humans
People were dropping dead in Malaysia, and no one could figure out why their brains were swelling. A young scientist solved the mystery. Then he had to get people to believe him.
- Past Presidents Made History In First Address To Congress
Continuity of tradition and shared power is what ceremonies such as the address to Congress are all about. They start the process by which independent personalities become part of the government.