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Louisiana wildlife agents tried to take a giant swamp rat from its adopted family
After the family rescued the 22-pound nutria, Neuty got a lot of attention. It's illegal, however, to own an invasive species. After attempts to take Neuty away, a special permit was granted.
For a 2nd day, a union strike will keep some LA students out of classrooms
Hundreds of thousands of students are out of school in Los Angeles. The union representing school support staff began a three-day strike on Tuesday.
Flood waters in the San Joaquin Valley threaten homes and residents' incomes
Residents in California's San Joaquin Valley are assessing damage and what's next for them following a series of strong storms that flooded farms and homes, threatening crops and jobs.
Scientists believe they have found a crucial building block of life on an asteroid
It's an intriguing finding that suggests life as we know it may have been seeded by asteroids and meteors.
Science backs up the claim: The best waves are created by winds
Scientists used a wave pool designed for surfing to study how wind affects waves. The research will help them predict and track coastal flooding and erosion.
How are Republicans reacting to Trump's claims that he'll be arrested?
GOP lawmakers generally are defending former President Donald Trump, who said he was going to be arrested Tuesday. Republicans claim a probe by the Manhattan DA's office is politically motivated.
Bolivia's banking issues are not tied to recent U.S. or Swiss turmoil
Bolivians are lining up for dollars, as their country's foreign reserves are drained and their debt is downgraded to junk status.
The Federal Reserve tries to limit any further damage to the banking system
The Federal Reserve is facing a decision this week on whether to raise interest rates again to fight inflation or take a breather to avoid putting more stress on the banking system.
Biden vetoes his first bill that White House said would have been bad for retirees
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Jeffrey Sonnenfield, professor of management at Yale University, about investment decisions taking into consideration environmental, social and corporate governance factors.
It's World Poetry Day: NPR's love of poetry goes back to its founding
On World Poetry Day, We look at how people are sometimes compelled to express their feelings and ideas through poems.
Pentagon manages new tensions after a Russian warplane hit an unarmed U.S. drone
The top U.S. and Russian defense officials spoke by phone, a rare occurrence during the past year of war in Ukraine. The aim was to bring down tensions after a U.S. drone crashed in the Black Sea.
Biden issues an executive order aimed at reducing gun violence
President Biden wants to boost background checks for gun buyers, but that's hard without legislation from Congress.