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Dunkin' Donuts To Add More Eggs To Its Egg Patty

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:46am

The company says while there will be more eggs, there will be less water and other ingredients. The downside is that the egg patty will also have more calories.

Vet Expects Larry The Cat To Make A Full Recovery

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:14am

Britain's favorite civil servant was observed limping on Wednesday. Some suspect Palmer, the Foreign Office cat, is responsible for wounding the mouser in chief at the prime minister's residence.

Changes To School Bathroom Statute Must Go Through Congress, Paxton Says

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Texas is one state suing the Obama administration for directing schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identity. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton talks to Renee Montagne.

After Shaping Media And Politics For Decades, Ailes Is Out At Fox News

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Sexual harassment allegations against Fox News chief Roger Ailes cost him his job. We examine Ailes' legacy, an unparalleled figure in the twin realms of media and politics.

GOP Convention Ends With Trump Accepting Presidential Nomination

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

We take a look at the lessons learned from big moments at the Republican National Convention with NPR political reporter Scott Detrow and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Democrats Hold A Shadow Convention In Cleveland Near RNC Location

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra is the highest ranking Latino member of Congress. He talks to Steve Inskeep about the Democrats' shadow convention in Cleveland.

Ivanka Trump's GOP Convention Speech Targeted Women And Millennials

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep gets a review of Donald Trump's big night as the Republican National Convention comes to a close in Cleveland with NPR political reporter Scott Detrow and Republican analyst John Feehery. NPR's Asma Khalid reports on some young Republicans, who are reluctant to embrace their nominee.

Brazil Arrests 10 For Planning Attacks Against Next Month's Rio Olympics

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Brazilian authorities busted a terror ring that was planning attacks on the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. This comes after Brazil bolstered security measures following the truck attack in France.

In His Acceptance Speech, Trump Promises To Restore Safety

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Republicans had been waiting for Donald Trump to accept his party's presidential nomination. We listen with NPR's Scott Detrow, and go to Arizona to hear from Democrats with NPR's Don Gonyea.

What Do You Get When You Condense A Classical Concerto? Instaconcerto

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

In this age of Twitter and Snapchat, we boil essays down to 140 characters, and videos can be no more than a handful of seconds. But what about a classical concerto? Can it be boiled down?

A Check On Turkey, A Week After A Failed Coup Rocked The Country

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Sweeping changes will have an impact on the country's relations with the U.S. and E.U. Renee Montagne talks to analyst Omer Taspinar of the National War College.

Donald Trump Accepts The Republican Party's Presidential Nomination

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

On the last night of the Republican National Convention, before Trump's speech, we hear from delegates on the floor, analysis from NPR's Scott Detrow and a wrap of events from NPR's Mara Liasson.

To Save A Failing Student, This Dean Offered Not Just Help — But 'Family'

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:46am

Jim Saint Germain was kicked out of his home when he was 14 and was close to losing much more. That was when his dean, Carlos Watson, stepped in. He lent his home to the boy, and gave his love.

In 'The Darkroom,' A Writer Comes To Grips With Her Dad's Gender Transition

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:45am

Susan Faludi says that, growing up, her father was a "domineering, hyper masculine patriarch." In her new book, she tries to understand his past and his decision to become a woman.

Trump Star Is Walled In; Past Presidents' Hair Up Close And Personal

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:17am

A Los Angeles artists built a wall around Donald Trump's Hollywood star — it's topped with razor wire. And in Philadelphia, a museum has put the hair of some early presidents on display.

Will The Real RNC Please Stand Up

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:42am

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary wants to clear up confusion. The Canadian police force tells the CBC that yes, their initials are RNC but they are not the Republican National Committee.

'Star Trek Beyond' Premieres At San Diego Comic-Con

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

The latest movie in the "Star Trek" franchise opens on Thursday — though it premiered last night at the San Diego Comic-Con. Director Justin Lin was there to walk the fine line with fans.

Republican National Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Phil Wright, vice chair of the Utah delegation, which is solidly a pro-Ted Cruz state, gets analysis from Sara Fagen, a former George W. Bush administration official, and hears from NPR's Scott Detrow. Youth Radio's Phoebe Petrovic reports on preparations for the planned balloon drop.

Ted Cruz Booed After Not Endorsing Trump; Pence Makes The Case For Trump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Newt Gingrich and Mike Pence took to the GOP convention stage, as did Scott Walker, who was once considered to be a third party candidate for the Never Trump movement. We parse them with NPR's Scott Detrow and Sara Fagen, former White House political director for George W Bush. And, NPR's Sarah McCammon has a profile of Donald Trump.

Political Star Power Comes Out For Day 3 Of The Republican Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Isnkeep talks to Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University and one of the first evangelical leaders to endorse Donald Trump. He is also a divisive figures among Christian conservatives. And, we sample some of the speeches of the night including Mike Pence and Newt Gingrich.

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