Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah has reservations on where the Trans-Pacific Partnership landed on patent protection. NPR’s Robert Siegel talks to the senator about the GOP reaction to the trade deal.
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Investigative journalist Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature Thursday. She is the first writer from Belarus to win the prize.
Volkswagen U.S. President Michael Horn appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee to answer questions about the emissions scandal.
NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Julien Schopp, director of humanitarian practice at InterAction, about how the White House called on members of the private sector to aid UN refugee agency efforts.
The World Health Organization has revised its guidelines to say that every person infected with HIV should now be given powerful anti-AIDS drugs. But many countries in Africa have struggled to meet previous less-ambitious WHO treatment targets.
Israel is gauging the Russian airstrikes in Syria by staying in touch with Russian officials and seeking a manageable war next door.
At the first Congressional hearing on the fighting in Afghanistan since a U.S. plane fired on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, the top U.S. commander is in the hot seat. Gen. John Campbell is expected to face questions Tuesday about why the hospital was targeted, as the White House mulls keeping a residual force of up to 5,000 in Afghanistan beyond 2016.
Negotiators reached agreement on a massive trade deal this week. It sets in motion a complex political fight — one that involves federal policy, the national economy, President Obama’s legacy, and creates a backdrop for the 2016 presidential election.
Arthur McDonald of Canada and Takaaki Kajita of Japan were awarded Nobel Prize in Physics Tuesday for discovering that subatomic particles called neutrinos can switch from one kind to another. NPR has more about the win and how it could change physics in a big way.
The search continues after El Faro, a 790-foot cargo ship, sank last Thursday in Hurricane Joaquin. One body has been found, but family members and search and rescue crews remain hopeful.