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Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against the president, the next step would give them access to some of his financial documents — perhaps including tax returns.

Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

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Indonesian soldiers stand guard over members of the youth wing of the Indonesian Communist Party, who were packed into a truck to be taken to a Jakarta prison in October 1965. Over the next few months, the government's military leadership carried out the systematic execution of hundreds of thousands of people. /AP hide caption

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Declassified Files Lay Bare U.S. Knowledge Of Mass Murders In Indonesia

The Indonesian military systematically killed at least 500,000 people in the 1960s. Documents released Tuesday show U.S. officials knew about it from the start — and stood by as it unfolded.

The Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, seen in 2005, has removed a list of charitable donations it once posted on its website. An NPR examination of that list reveals inconsistencies and errors. Jeff Gross/Getty Images hide caption

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A Trump Golf Course Said It Gave Millions To Charity. Here's What The Numbers Say

Trump National Golf Club, Los Angeles, fell far short of its bold claims of philanthropic giving, according to an NPR analysis. The documents are no longer posted on the club's site.

A Trump Golf Course Said It Gave Millions To Charity. Here's What The Numbers Say

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A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School

When this new boys-only, public school in Washington, D.C., opened its doors in August 2016 to a class of roughly 100 freshmen of color, NPR and Education Week were there. All. Year.

A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has cracked down on corruption — and dissent. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

The Communist Party has become obsessed with maintaining social stability in recent years. Rights advocates say it has to do with the country's unstable economy.

For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

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McKayla Maroney stands on the podium at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She says a team doctor molested her for years, including during the Olympics. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says She Was Molested For Years By Team Doctor

The gold medalist says Dr. Larry Nassar claimed he was giving her "medically necessary treatment." She says the abuse began on a team trip when she was 13 years old.

David Reitze of the California Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington on Oct. 16. He talks of one of the most violent events in the cosmos, the collision of neuron stars, that was witnessed completely for the first time in August. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A New Era For Astronomy Has Begun

Astronomy is forever changed by the viewing of the collision of neutron stars; we can now watch these processes in many different ways as they run their course, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.

In his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rebuffed the panel's Democrats on the issue of executive privilege. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Senators Grill Jeff Sessions On Russia, James Comey, 'Sanctuary Cities'

The attorney general testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday and defended his past comments to the panel about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign.

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Draft Of Health Care Bill Addresses Trump Concerns About 'Bailouts' For Insurers

A draft of the bipartisan legislation obtained by NPR would restore subsidies to insurance companies to assist low-income consumers and require them to go to consumers as rebates.

Gord Downie (left) performs with The Tragically Hip in Vancouver during the band's final tour in 2016. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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'Courage, Personified': Remembering The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie

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The Tragically Hip has been called Canada's house band. But Downie didn't believe in blind patriotism. He used some of his time to shine a light on the hardships of Canada's First Nations people.

Talia Schlanger Tells All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro What Gord Downie Meant To Canada

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Rasika chef Vikram Sunderam, here with a towering dish of eggplant and potato, says, "Indian cuisine is a very personal cuisine. It's made from family to family, how they like to cook." Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

Rasika, a top eatery in Washington, D.C., is famous for its crispy spinach and modern twists on classic dishes. Now the owner and chef are sharing some of their prized — and adventurous — recipes.

In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

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Gregory Matthews has glaucoma and uses prescription eyedrops. The dropper's opening creates a bigger drop than he needs, causing him to run out of his medication before the prescription is ready to refill. Matt Roth for ProPublica hide caption

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Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste

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When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why didn't companies make the drops smaller?

Jesus Campos, the hotel security guard who was shot the night that Stephen Paddock killed 58 people, gave his first media interview to Ellen DeGeneres. The shooter fired from windows he broke in a suite at the Mandalay Bay, pictured on Oct. 2, the day after the massacre. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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Wounded Mandalay Bay Security Guard Gives 1st Media Interview On 'Ellen'

After he was shot, Jesus Campos yelled "Take cover!" at a hotel engineer and a guest as the Las Vegas gunman sprayed bullets into the hall. His account added detail to the timeline of events Oct. 1.

Amazon's Seattle campus has ballooned in size as the company became one of the world's fast-growing businesses. Now, cities are deciding how much they are willing to give to lure Amazon's second headquarters. Jordan Stead/Amazon hide caption

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'A Major Distraction': Is A Mega-Deal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching: How much should communities subsidize wealthy American corporations?

'A Major Distraction': Is A Megadeal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

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Omar Jadwat (center), director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, speaks outside a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge In Maryland Blocks Trump's Latest Travel Ban Attempt

The plaintiffs "have established that they are likely to succeed on the merits," District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote in dealing another setback to the Trump administration's attempt to ban travel to the U.S. by citizens of certain countries.

Pricking your fingers may someday be a thing of the past for diabetics as new technologies aim to make blood sugar regulation more convenient. Alden Chadwick/Getty Images hide caption

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Diabetes Technology Moves Closer To Making Life Easier For Patients

While the technology is moving rapidly, insurance, regulatory, and supply challenges make it harder for patients to quickly access the latest medical advances to manage their condition.

Debbie Wolfe looks at the antique pitcher that once belonged to her grandmother after finding it the burned ruins of her home on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, Calif. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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A Third Of California's Fire Evacuees Still Waiting To Go Home

Some 34,000 of the 100,000 people forced to flee the blazes are still under evacuation orders. Authorities said they were getting close to containing the largest of the fires in northern California.

"How is [Keith] Olbermann on my side of the fence (politics) but not on my side (hip hop)?" The Roots' Questlove pondered before creating his Keith O Challenge crash course. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for MTV/Getty Images for Paley Center for Media hide caption

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Why Questlove's 201-Song Playlist For Keith Olbermann Is Bigger Than Hip-Hop

Or, how I became the third wheel in a weekend Twitter beef over rap, culture and politics following Eminem's Trump tirade.