The Paris-based charity says the attack went on for 30 minutes after it contacted military leaders from both Afghanistan and the coalition. Twenty-two people died, including medical staff and patients.
The work of Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar details how cells repair damaged DNA and preserve genes.
Zainab Khan, founder of Mozzified.com
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Zainab Khan says her website is geared toward young, socially aware Muslims who might, say, "binge-watch Friends on Netflix, play basketball after Friday prayers and buy eco-friendly products."
A small group of people rallied outside the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Monday to protest that paintings by famous French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir are featured in the museum.
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Instead of sit-down meetings at the office, doctors say we should keep moving.
A girl looks away from the body of an assassinated man, who was killed by a gang member in San Salvador.
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Volkswagen board members Wolfgang Porsche (from left), Berthold Huber and Stephan Weil attend a news conference to announce Martin Winterkorn's decision to resign as Volkswagen CEO last month in Wolfsburg, Germany.
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After revelations that it cheated emissions tests, Volkswagen is vowing to win back the public's trust. But, experts say, it will take a long time. First, the automaker needs to let the crisis play out.
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Vice President Joe Biden is still contemplating getting into the presidential race, but he's getting a nudge with an ad from a group supporting him.
Vice President Joe Biden is still weighing whether to run for president. But a superPAC is upping the ante with a TV ad set to run around the time of the first Democratic debate Tuesday.
"The hardest thing for me was growing up without my mom. She had two jobs and so I spent a lot of time at my aunt's house," says Yasmine San Pedro, 23, in her #15Girls submission.
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We're on a mission to capture the collective experience of being 15 around the world. Will you join us?
Voletta Bonner, of Highland Park, Mich., says she was pleased with the breast-feeding support she received at St. John Hospital in Detroit after the birth of her daughter, Riley Johnson.
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Although an increasing number of U.S. hospitals and other birthing centers now encourage women to breast-feed and teach them how, other common practices by staff hinder moms from sticking with it.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, left, and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams talk back in July.
If the United Automobile Workers union does strike, it would be the first against a Detroit automaker in eight years. Workers previously rejected a deal presented by union leadership and management.
The debate about sustainable diets has focused on meat production, which requires lots of land and water to grow grain to feed livestock. It also contributes to methane emissions. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say the 2015 dietary guidelines won't include sustainability goals.
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A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the Cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
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SAB Miller, the world's second largest beer brewer, has rejected a $104 takeover offer. Here, one of the company's trucks leaves the Newlands Brewery in Cape Town.
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"AB InBev is very substantially undervaluing SABMiller," says the chairman of SABMiller, Jan du Plessis.
Checker Brittney Bounds bags groceries Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signed an equal pay measure that lets female employees challenge pay discrimination based on the wages a company pays to male employees who do similar work.
The law gives women new tools and protections if they believe they're being paid unfairly because of gender.
Kenzaburo Oe's new novel is a literary mystery in no rush for a solution. It follows an aging novelist, a stand-in for Oe himself, who returns home in search of clues to his father's drowning.
Ovarian tissue containing hundreds of small resting eggs is prepared to be transplanted back after cancer treatment.
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One-third of women who froze ovarian tissue before undergoing cancer treatment and later had it transplanted back ended up having babies, according to a study of women in Denmark.
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma turns 60. What musical adventure will he try next?
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The musically omnivorous cellist turns 60. Sample his wide-ranging work — from J.S. Bach to modern invocations of ancient folk traditions.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, center, participates in a panel discussion in March. His agency is considering banning financial companies from routinely requiring consumers to sign away the right to sue.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering a rule that would prohibit consumer credit firms from requiring customers to sign away their right to sue.
"I think that if anyone is living in a place where they don't feel safe, they're going to have tension, whether that's a community member or a member of law enforcement," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NPR.
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When she visited Baltimore amid unrest, Lynch said, she heard the same thing from police and young people — that they love their city and want to make it better.
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Young people, often rival gang members, have increasingly used Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to threaten each other. The practice, called "cyber banging," has led to fights and even death.
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Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams speaks during the memorial service for the late civil rights leader Julian Bond, who succeeded her as leader of the NAACP, on Tuesday at the Lincoln Theater in Washington.
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Friends, family and colleagues recounted the human rights contributions of the late NAACP chairman at a memorial service Tuesday. Bond died in August after a brief illness.
You don't have to get this fancy with a foam roller to gain benefits, researchers say.
Scientists say you'll get better range of motion and less post-workout pain when using foam rollers to loosen tight muscles. But the details aren't all smoothed out.
Twilight book cover.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Stephenie Meyer about the appeal of her Twilight books and her new novel, which reassigns the genders of the original characters.
Coach Knute Rockne drills his football proteges at Cartier Field, South Bend, Ind., in 1930. Rockne finished his career with an .860 winning percentage and delivered the famous "Win one for the Gipper" speech.
Commentator Frank Deford marks the 75th anniversary of the college football movie Knute Rockne, All-American, which included a famous phrase uttered by the movie's star, Ronald Reagan.
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