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A new study suggests that the long-defunct Brontosaurus should be back on the books. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne explain.
In New Mexico, there's a battle over the Gila River. The state has decided to divert the river and capture the water for later use. Critics say the move will be too costly and environmentally harmful.
A white police officer who shot and killed a black man after a weekend traffic stop was charged with murder in North Charleston, S.C., Tuesday. Officials said a video played a role in the decision.
The unusually high-profile election, was the first big election since one of the city's former white police officers shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American man.
There's still more work to do before the U.S. and 5 other nations reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program. Steve Inskeep talks to Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent with The Atlantic.
Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combat...
As Sen. Rand Paul declares for the GOP presidential nomination, a secret money group called the Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America attacks him as a weak protector in foreign policy.