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No cargo will go in or out of 29 West Coast ports this weekend because of a labor dispute that has been dragging on for months. And now the economic impacts of the shutdown are starting to be felt.
A cease-fire deal forged earlier this week in Minsk is set to go into effect at midnight Ukraine time, but skepticism abounds over the deal, the second in six months.
Some say white chocolate has a bad reputation because of its history of poor quality ingredients. But aficionados say its mellow sweetness can bring out flavors that bitter dark chocolate smothers.
In a formal ceremony, 20 prelates became princes of the Catholic Church. The new cardinals mark a shift in the church under Pope Francis toward poor nations — and away from Europe.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine has continued despite a peace deal and a cease-fire set to begin Sunday. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Courtney Weaver of the Financial Times from Donetsk.
Twenty Catholic prelates become princes of the church on Saturday. Many of them come from poor countries, reflecting the pope's focus on ministering to the impoverished.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll resign next week, just months after re-election. He had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancée's consulting work.
YouTube was registered as a domain name 10 years ago today, and yes, it's gone viral. NPR's Scott Simon looks back on a decade's worth of cat videos, politics, self-help and everything in between.