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Ashraf Ghani will be at the White House on Tuesday as his country tries to forge a new relationship with Washington. On Monday, Ghani thanked Americans for the U.S. investment in Afghanistan.
When Jose Salvador Lantgua of Jacksonville, Fla., signed a form waving his Miranda rights, he said: "It's been a long time since I signed my own name."
The administration is taking a tough tone with the Israeli prime minister. Obama's chief of staff spoke to a liberal pro-Israel advocacy group, insisting on the importance of a Palestinian state.
Someone has been taking Richard Nagler's paper for a decade. He posted a note offering a deal to share. The thief apparently wasn't interested. Nagler has gotten his paper since the note went up.
The Charlottesville, Va., police chief cited a lack of evidence in the alleged incident that was publicized in a Rolling Stone magazine article.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Nicole Auerbach, who covers college basketball for USA Today Sports, about the 16 teams left in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament.