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Rallies Planned Across The Country To Support N.D. Oil Pipeline Protesters

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 4:13am

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vow to continue their protest against an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota. They're preparing for a long, cold winter.

London Borough Raises Pints — And Legal Protections — To U.K.'s Fading Pubs

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 4:12am

Thousands of British pubs have closed in recent years. One London borough is trying to protect its pubs by requiring government approval if owners want to sell them for a different use.

NCAA Pulls 7 Championship Events From North Carolina, Citing Transgender Law

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:03am

The events moving out of state include games from the 2017 men's basketball tournament — the organization's premier event. State Republicans called the decision "so absurd it's almost comical."

Here's What Trump Was Up To Amid News Of 'Deplorables' And Pneumonia

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:57pm

Here's what you missed while Hillary Clinton's abysmal weekend took over Monday's news cycle.

'Most Interesting Man' Numero Dos: New Face Of Dos Equis Ads Revealed

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 9:09am

Augustin Legrand is the new star of Dos Equis' popular ad campaign. He takes over from Jonathan Goldsmith, whose character was sent on a one-way mission to Mars.

Do Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump's Tax Proposals Add Up?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

Morning Edition examines the competing tax proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — part of an exploration of presidential policies we're calling, "What's the Issue."

Desperate Mother's Call Leads To Wis. Dental Clinics That Treat Rural Poor

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

What if you had cavities and gum disease and couldn't find a dentist to treat you? That's the reality for millions of poor people who live in rural areas and have little or no access to dental care.

N.D. Pipeline Protester: It's About Our Rights As Native People

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:07am

Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday's announcement that the government would pause construction on federally-owned land.

Eddie Antar Dies At 68. Started Crazy Eddie Chain; Served Time For Fraud

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 2:11am

Eddie Antar took the chain from one store in Brooklyn, N.Y., to — at its height — 43 stores in four states with prices that were "insane!" Antar served prison time on a racketeering charge.

How A Pitch In A Neiman Marcus Ladies Room Changed Sara Blakely's Life

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:01pm

At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she came up with Spanx — hosiery that eliminates panty lines — and set to work building her business.

Students Searching For Alternatives After ITT Tech Closes

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 4:06pm

Joshua Battistin of Orlando, Fla. is one of more than 30,000 students considering options to continue their education following the abrupt closure of the for-profit technical college.

In Silicon Valley, Where A Teacher Works For Uber To Stay Middle-Class

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 7:03am

In most places, a teacher earning $69,000 would be firmly middle class. For our series "Hanging On," NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Matt Barry, who makes ends meet by driving for Uber in Morgan Hill.

CEO Howard Lutnick Remembers Sept. 11: How His Company Survived After Great Personal Loss

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 7:03am

To mark the 15th anniversary of September 11, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. He lost his brother and more than 600 of his employees on that day.

With 'Napalm Girl,' Facebook Humans (Not Algorithms) Struggle To Be Editor

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 10:12pm

A little-known team of humans at Facebook removed the iconic photo from the site this week. That move shows how much the company is struggling internally to exercise the most basic editorial judgment.

Marijuana Pays For Schools In Colorado — Kind Of — But How Will It Help Maine?

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

Colorado legalized recreational pot in 2012. Maine and four other states will vote on if to legalize it in November. We look at who's making money on pot in Colorado and who could benefit in Maine.

Louisiana Flooding Swamps Agriculture

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

When deadly flooding rains swamped southern Louisiana last month, it destroyed lives and property. And it also caused millions of dollars of damage to the state's agriculture industry.

Now In Hillary's Corner, Businessman Mark Cuban Offers Up Debate Tips

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

Mark Cuban started out agnostic in the 2016 presidential race. He tells Scott Simon how he ended up stumping for Hillary Clinton, and how he thinks Clinton can get the better of Trump in the debates.

VW Engineer Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Violate U.S. Clean Air Act

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:00pm

Longtime VW employee James Robert Liang worked for the carmaker in Germany and in the U.S., where he helped bring a troubled diesel engine to market.

Judge Rules That Construction Can Proceed On Dakota Access Pipeline

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:38pm

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe had sought a temporary stop to work on the pipeline. But after the ruling, three U.S. agencies said work would halt in an area particularly sensitive to the tribe.

WATCH: Bristol Motor Speedway Transformed Into Vast Football Stadium

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:04am

On Saturday, Tennessee and Virginia Tech will meet at the speedway for a game before an anticipated 150,000 fans — an all-time record for college football. The racetrack had just a few weeks to prep.

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