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The Trump indictment remains under seal so there is a lot we don't know

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Matthew Galluzzo, a former prosecutor in the New York County DA's office, about the Manhattan grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump.

Manhattan grand jury indicted ex-President Donald Trump — in a historic first

Trump was charged with crimes after a grand jury spent months investigating hush money payments. The indictment makes Trump the first former U.S. president to face criminal charges.

Imagine a T-rex — now think about its mouth. Did you imagine scary teeth?

Research suggests that contrary to popular belief, the T-rex did not have rows of exposed teeth — it had lips that covered those teeth. Some scientists disagree and insist that the T-rex is lipless.

A hobbyist in the U.K. has come up with a new 13-sided shape called 'the hat'

It looks a little like a fedora, and it's what's known as an "Einstein tile." Meaning, unlike other shapes, if it's laid out and slotted together over and over again, it doesn't easily repeat itself.

Wis. lawmakers reintroduce bill preventing non-dairy products being labeled as milk

There's been a long battle over which products should be called milk. The FDA aims to clear up any confusion, but dairy farmers say they don't need a federal agency making their life even harder.

Mourners gather in Nashville to share their grief over Monday's school shooting

People have been gathering in Nashville at makeshift memorials near The Covenant School to remember the victims of Monday's mass shooting. Six people died — including three students.

Trump becomes the first former U.S. president to face criminal charges

NPR's A Martinez talks to presidential historian Douglas Brinkley about the historical significance of the indictment of former President Donald Trump.

White House: smaller community banks shouldn't shoulder the tab for 2 failed banks

The collapse of two regional banks is expected to cost the government's deposit insurance fund more than $22 billion. The Biden administration says smaller banks shouldn't have to pick up the tab.