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Trump Says Democrats Aren't Focusing On Terrorism

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 6:37am

The Republican nominee campaigned in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he criticized his opponent, Hillary Clinton, and said he would use torture tactics like waterboarding in the fight against ISIS.

Will Millennials' Enthusiasm For Sanders Transfer To Clinton?

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 5:45am

Hillary Clinton gave a big nod to Bernie Sanders in her acceptance speech — and for good reason. She'll need backing from his young, diverse supporters — who are also being wooed by Donald Trump.

MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:52am

The '90s are back! Pokémon has taken over the world again. A Clinton is running for president. And now, MTV is reviving '90s favorites like Beavis and Butt-head on a new channel, MTV Classic.

Will This 'David' Go Under Cover?

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:35am

An important vote is expected soon in Russia. St. Petersburg residents will decide on dressing a 16-foot replica of Michelangelo's David. A woman complained the naked statue "warps children's souls."

A Republican View Of The Democratic Convention

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

As the Democratic convention closes, Morning Edition looks at the Republican response and the general election ahead.

Philadelphia Boosts Aid For Homeless During Democratic Convention

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Part of Philadelphia's budget for the Democratic National Convention was set aside to help tackle homelessness. The money temporarily paid for more outreach workers and shelter beds.

Invisibilia: He Mocked Celebrity, Then Came To Crave It Himself

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

This week the NPR program Invisibilia talks with a guy who despised our mindless worship of celebrities. So he devised an elaborate prank. It succeeded in ways he never would have anticipated.

Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Trying to prevent gun violence by tying it to mental health legislation began in 1966 when a young gunman killed 16 people in Austin, Texas. But some believe the approach is misguided.

For Dad And Daughter Fighting Breast Cancer, Grit Runs In The Family

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Arnaldo Silva and his daughter Vanessa supported each other through chemotherapy treatments several years ago. Now, they are facing another fight.

The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Russia recently introduced a new warship in the Black Sea, an area of heightened tension since Russia's seizure of Crimea two years ago. NPR's Corey Flintoff was invited onboard.

Movie Review: 'Jason Bourne,' A Thriller For Our Times

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

In Jason Bourne, the latest in the secret agent series starring Matt Damon, director Paul Greengrass presents a thriller relevant to today's world, says Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times.

Clinton Says Democrats Need To Create Opportunity For 'Working People'

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Accepting her party's nomination, Hillary Clinton acknowledged the uncertainty this year about who'll win over one of the traditional Democratic constituencies — blue collar voters.

Biden Says Baton Rouge Officers' Deaths Had A Wide Impact

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Amid calls in the community for healing, Vice President Joe Biden attended a memorial service in Baton Rouge, La., for three law enforcement officers killed July 17. He said their deaths "touched the soul of the entire nation."

In France, Journalists Debate Whether To Publish Photos Of Terrorists

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

Renee Montagne talks to Sylvie Kauffmann, editorial director of the French newspaper Le Monde, about the debate over whether to publish photos of terrorists.

Hillary Clinton's Convention Balancing Act

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:17am

In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton had two big jobs to do — take down Donald Trump and reintroduce herself to a public who now views her as unfavorably as they do her GOP rival.

Call It A Cat And Cat Game

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:15am

Larry, 10 Downing Street's mouser, and Palmerston, the Foreign Office cat, were caught brawling. Then Palmerston snuck into the premier's offices. Authorities intervened, saving Larry further injury.

From On Air To On The Court

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:15am

Kareem Maddox, the afternoon radio host for KUNC in Colorado, is dropping the mic and grabbing a basketball again. The former Princeton player is signing a contract to play professionally in Poland.

Turkey Clamps Down On Media After Coup Attempt

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:15am

Turkey's clampdown on the media continues in the wake of a coup attempt. The latest government decree — issued under a state of emergency — says nearly 130 media outlets are to be closed.

Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:15am

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

A Father And Son Debate Venezuela's Economic Crisis

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 4:15am

A conversation between a father and son about the situation in Venezuela — where inflation is rife and food riots common — reveals the increasing fault lines among society in the socialist country.

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