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Our panelists predict what will be the big surprise at this weekend's boxing match.
Firefighters douse blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in ...
Safety advocates say the regulations — which require a sturdier tank car design and a new brake system, among other changes — don't do enough to protect people who live near railways from derailments.
The body of one of seven people killed in attacks against foreigners in South Africa was returned to his home country, Mozambique, on Thursday. He was stabbed and beaten to death in Johannesburg.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are set to fight Saturday night in Las Vegas. Celebrities, sports figures and others have all flocked to the city to see two of the greatest fighters of their era finally box.
NPR's Melissa Block talks with ESPN's Jane McManus about Winston's off-the-field problems, including being accused of sexual assault during his freshman season at Florida State.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, about his reactions to the Baltimore riots. He wrote a story this week about the cons of nonviolence.