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Donald Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Vandalized With A Pickax

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 3:29pm

Police are still investigating, but the man who identified himself as the vandal can be seen on a video destroying the star as onlookers giggle and ask for the smashed bits as souvenirs.

For First Time, U.S. Abstains On U.N. Resolution Criticizing Cuba Embargo

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 2:49pm

The U.S. has always opposed the annual U.N. resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba, but it abstained this time. The White House opposes the embargo and has taken steps to ease it.

Trump Often Uses The Campaign Spotlight To Promote His Own Brand

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 2:37pm

Donald Trump's attendance at the grand opening of his hotel in Washington, D.C., is just the latest example of the GOP nominee bringing media attention to his businesses.

Some Machines Are Flipping Votes But That Doesn't Mean They're Rigged

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 12:13pm

As early voting starts, there are scattered reports of touchscreen voting machines "flipping" votes from one candidates to another. But old voting machines, not a "rigged" election is likely blame.

WATCH: Megyn Kelly And Newt Gingrich Spar Over 'Sexual Predators'

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 8:26am

The Fox host and the former speaker of the House get in a testy discussion over sexual obsession and Donald Trump.

Undecided Voter Stymied By Candidates' Answers To Islamophobia Question

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 4:06am

Renee Montagne talks to Gorbah Hamed, an "undecided" Muslim-American voter who asked a question regarding Islamophobia during the second presidential debate in St. Louis.

'Black Jeopardy' Sketch Is Compelling Analysis, 'Slate' Correspondent Says

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jamelle Bouie of Slate, about the sketch on Saturday Night Live. He says it had more to say about race than a thousand tenderly crafted portraits of the white working class.

Clinton And Trump: The Final Sprint

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 4:00am

How each candidate has framed their closing argument — and the strategies for victory on Election Day.

We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:00pm

It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well trod this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.

New Hampshire Car Dealership Owner Warms To Trump After Meeting

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:23pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Toyota of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, dealer Jim Boyle, who he previously spoke to last fall when he was an uncommitted Republican. Boyle says he is now supporting Donald Trump after meeting him face-to-face.

Texas Hispanic Republicans Chairman 'Very Disappointed' With Trump Campaign

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:23pm

NPR's Robert Siegel checks back in with Artemio Muniz, chairman of the Federation of Hispanic Republicans in Texas. Back in July at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Muniz was a self-described "leave it blank" uncommitted delegate because he said he was unsure about who to vote for. At the time, Muniz said he was undecided about Donald Trump.

Clinton, Trump Make Closing Arguments With 2 Weeks Until Election Day

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:23pm

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are focusing on their closing arguments to voters in key battleground states with two weeks to go until Election Day.

Two Weeks Out: Democrats Have The Edge In The Fight For The Senate

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:48pm

States like Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Missouri and North Carolina will be decisive, and they're all moving Democrats' way as Republicans are put further on the defensive by Donald Trump.

Trump Blasts Obamacare At His Miami Golf Course But Misstates Employees' Coverage

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:29pm

Donald Trump says steep premium increases on government-run insurance exchanges are a sign that Obamacare is "blowing up." But he overstated the impact on his own golf course employees.

Many 'Worn Out' By Campaign, Survey Of Social Media Users Shows

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:28pm

A Pew Research Center survey says most Americans on social media are stressed out by online political interactions — and those feelings appear to be bipartisan.

Not Fit To Print? When Politicians Talk Dirty, Media Scramble To Sanitize

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 12:23pm

Donald Trump isn't the first politician to use course language, but linguist Geoff Nunberg says the 2005 Access Hollywood tape of him discussing women's genitalia wasn't like other live-mic incidents.

Rigging An Election? It's Not So Easy, Voting Law Expert Says

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 12:22pm

Rick Hasen, founder of the Election Law Blog, discusses Donald Trump's claims of potential voter fraud. "He's threatening the bedrock of democracy, and doing it to claim he's not a loser," Hasen says.

4 Reasons Mormons Are More Skeptical Of Trump Than Other Religious Conservatives

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 11:38am

White evangelicals are some of Trump's strongest backers. But another reliably Republican group of Christians — Mormons — is leery of the GOP candidate. Here's why.

AT&T Deal For Time Warner Casts Renewed Attention On CNN

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 11:36am

AT&T's chief promises to maintain CNN's journalistic independence after parent Time Warner merges with the telecom giant. CNN got a $100 million boost this year, propelled by coverage of Donald Trump.

Behind China's Anti-Graft Campaign, A Drive To Crush Rivals

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 11:08am

China's Communist Party will aim to tighten party discipline at a key meeting this week. Part of this is an effort to target covert factions within the party that threaten to destabilize it.




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