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LANSING, MI (AP)-- Michigan State University's interim president says he's stepping down in a week in response to a request from the school's governing board. John Engler sent an 11-page letter Wednesday to Dianne Byrum, chairwoman of Michigan State's Board of Trustees. It makes no mention of recent criticism of his remarks about victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Instead, he lists what he considers to be his accomplishments in his one year of service and says the university is a ...

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Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund for individual investors in 1975, died Wednesday at the age of 89, the company said.

Bogle started a revolution in the way people invest. He believed that investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay investment managers to pick them.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   Michigan State University's interim president says he's stepping down in a week in response to a request from the school's governing board.

John Engler sent an 11-page letter Wednesday to Dianne Byrum, chairwoman of Michigan State's Board of Trustees. It makes no mention of recent criticism of his remarks about victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Instead, he lists what he considers to be his accomplishments in his one year of service and says the university is a "dramatically better, stronger institution."

A young island man came to Manila for college and found a morass of plastic waste. Now he's found ways for Manila's poorest people to dig out, and shown how multinational companies create the problem.

Total Wine, the wine superstore, is trying to expand into Tennessee, but is running into a state residency law. The store is calling it discrimination and made its case Thursday at the Supreme Court.

Wednesday was another day of wild testimony in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Vice News editor Keegan Hamilton about the latest from the Brooklyn courtroom.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Republican Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska about his thoughts on the stalemate over a border wall causing the partial government shutdown.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with William Gale of the Brookings Institution about a Republican bill to avert future shutdowns — what it is, and if it has any hope of passing.

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Officials leasing the Old Post Office Building for the Trump International Hotel in Washington improperly ignored the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses when they continued to lease the government property to President Trump even after he won the White House, according to an internal federal government watchdog.

ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Syrian city of Manbij that targeted coalition troops. The Pentagon says U.S. service members suffered multiple deaths and injuries.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer Paul Mason, a Labour Party supporter, about what happens next with Brexit after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no confidence vote Wednesday.

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