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2 Turkeys Doomed For Dinner Make A Thanksgiving Escape

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 6:00am

The crate the birds were in fell off a truck in upstate New York and the duo made a break for it. It urns out they're a rare breed, so they'll spend the rest of their lives at a bird sanctuary.

Movie Review: 'Creed'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

"Creed" is billed as a "Rocky" spinoff but it's actually something more interesting. It's a spiritual remake of the 1976 film that retells the original story in an unexpected and involving way. "Morning Edition" and "Los Angeles Times" film critic Kenneth Turan reviews "Creed."

Belgian Capital Remains On Alert; Schools And Metro Stops Open

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

The Belgian capital Brussels is still on high alert — more than a week after a security crackdown following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Effort To Change System For Nonviolent Drug Criminals Hits Snag

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

The White House and Public Citizen object to new language that could make it more difficult to prosecute environmental crime and protect food and drug safety.

ISIS Puts Together Effective Propaganda Team

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

The Islamic State produces a steady flow of propaganda. Linda Wertheimer talks to Greg Miller of The Washington Post about the ISIS propaganda machine and its role in recruiting foreign fighters.

Protesters Pressure Minn. Police To Release Video Of Black Man's Death

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

Five protesters were shot during an altercation Monday night. Police say three white men are in custody. Members of the Black Lives Matter movement say they will not be intimidated.

Graphic Video Released Of White Chicago Police Officer Shooting Black Teenager

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

A white Chicago police officer faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a black teenager. Linda Wertheimer talks to attorney Craig Futterman who fought to have video released.

Low Energy Prices Force More Northeast Nuclear Power Plants To Shut Down

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

The actions raise questions about nuclear's future in the U.S., including its role in reducing climate change. It's left the rural community that's home to one of the plants reeling.

NYC Mayor Unveils Ambitious Plan To Combat Mental Health Illnesses

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray talk to Linda Wertheimer about the initiative. They say the new program is important and personal.

Charging Chicago Officer With Murder Fails To Quell Outrage Over Teen's Death

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez released dashcam video that shows officer Jason Van Dyke firing 16 shots at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Critics question why it took so long to be released.

Turkey Insists Russian Jet Was In Its Airspace When It Was Shot Down

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the plane was in Syrian airspace, and also announced that Russia will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its airbase in Syria.

An Artist Grows Into His Talent: Revisiting Sinatra's Radio Years

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:35am

"It's these fresh vocal cords that haven't been abused yet, broken in yet." Susan Stamberg dives into Frank Sinatra: A Voice on Air, a box set of rare radio broadcasts.

New York Restaurants Serve Up Thanksgiving In One Tasty Bite

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:34am

Chefs in New York City are packing turkey, cranberry, gravy and stuffing together into small, savory packages. These one-bite wonders take the form of dumplings, croissants and meatballs.

Skill Or Chance? Question Looms Over Fantasy Sports Industry

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:34am

Daily fantasy sports companies are in a battle with New York's attorney general over the legality of their games. A judge there will weigh in on whether fantasy sports is based on skill or chance.

There Are No Winners Without Losers

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:33am

Somebody has to lose, right? So, let's learn from defeat.

Protesting Racial Bias, Students Trade Placards For Pillows

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:28am

Inspired by the events at Mizzou, students at Occidental College in Los Angeles recently got administrators to agree to a list of demands and are pledging to hold them accountable.

100-Year-Old Piece Of Wedding Cake Found In Attic

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 6:38am

Ron Warninger of Yakima, Wash., recently discovered part of his grandparents wedding cake — saved since 1915. He says the fancy white icing could be a difficult chew — it's petrified.

100-Year-Old Piece Of Wedding Cake Found In Attack

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 6:38am

Ron Warninger of Yakima, Wash., recently discovered part of his grandparents wedding cake — saved since 1915. He says the fancy white icing could be a difficult chew — it's petrified.

Americans Weigh In On Excitement

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 6:30am

Which of these events is the most exciting: Super Bowl, Iowa caucuses or the new Star Wars movie? A Bloomberg Politics poll says it's the Super Bowl followed by the Iowa caucuses.

Up, Up And Away: Balloon School For Parade Newbies

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 4:56am

Balloons are a mainstay of Thanksgiving Day parades across the nation. It takes skill, strength and teamwork to control those helium-filled bags of fun — that's exactly what balloon school is for.




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