The gun-maker had appealed to the highest federal court after the Connecticut Supreme Court allowed the lawsuit over the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Conn., to go forward in March.
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It's distortionary. It's regressive. And right now it only benefits a sliver of taxpayers and nonprofits. It's time to talk about the charitable deduction.
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Makeup was once thought to be the exclusive realm of women, but more and more men are experimenting with cosmetics — and the industry is taking notice. A reporter gives it a try.
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Paris is becoming unaffordable as prices are pushed up partly by Brexit, as wealthy people and companies relocate from London.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dale Moore, executive vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, about its recent report that shows farm bankruptcies are up 24% from last year.
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Bon Appetit wine editor Marissa Ross about sexual harassment in the high-end wine industry.
Smart homes let homeowners turn on lights and unlock doors from a mobile phone. But the technology also sends incredible amounts of data to big tech companies.
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A labor shortage in Paradise, Calif., is complicating rebuilding efforts a year after the destructive Camp Fire. Workers have come looking for jobs but want higher pay than residents can afford.
Nearly half of all the electric cars in the country are owned in California. But the recent wildfires and power outages are inspiring some drivers to use their cars to power their homes.
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North Carolina is the U.S.'s biggest producer of tobacco. The Trump administration's trade war with China is beginning to wallop the state's industry which was already struggling.
Jeff Sessions makes a return. Public impeachment hearings begin next week.
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Are you a customer or a worker of an online food delivery app, who has a Thanksgiving-day story about last-minute orders? We'd love to hear from you.
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NPR's Noel King talks to White House trade adviser Peter Navarro about reports from China that both sides have agreed to roll back some tariffs. NPR's Scott Horsley weighs in on the comments.
The death of a pedestrian struck by the self-driving vehicle in Arizona last year highlights safety concerns and calls for regulating the testing of such vehicles.
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Aventura Technologies Inc. and seven of its employees are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of Chinese equipment, which officials say endangered military personnel.
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Thousands of employees picketed outside of airports in Germany. Lufthansa, that nation's largest carrier, expects 180,000 passengers will be affected by the two-day work stoppage.
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Homeless activists swarmed the Las Vegas City Council chambers chanting, "Housing, not handcuffs!" The mayor said the measure is necessary in order to address a homeless problem that is not abating.
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Until recently, the accounting giant coached some top women leaders to look "polished" and speak briefly. The company has since disavowed the program, arguing its workplace culture promotes women.
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A spokesman for China's Commerce Ministry says the U.S. and China have agreed to roll back some tariffs while moving toward the first phase of a trade agreement. But the deal is not final.
As the federal government raises alarm bells about foreign influence on college campuses, some are trying to find the right balance between openness and national security.