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What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas Except When A Truck Drives Into A Pool

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:19am

A U-Haul truck was found in an empty backyard pool in Las Vegas. A towing company said the truck driver's shoelace got stuck on the accelerator.

Michelle Obama On Trump's Birtherism And Her Own Story In 'Becoming'

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Leaks from Michelle Obama's new memoir, Becoming, are appearing ahead of next week's release date. The former first lady denounces Trump, but spends most of the book telling her own story.

State Department Iran Specialist On Restoring Sanctions

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Brian Hook, a State Department adviser on Iran, talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep about why the administration thinks reimposing sanctions on Iran is an effective policy.

Thousand Oaks Remembers Shooting Victims

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

In the wake of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., victims are being remembered. A gunman — now deceased — killed 12 people on Wednesday night at a popular bar on "college night."

The Races Still Up In The Air

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

In Florida, Georgia and Arizona, some races have yet to be called. The rhetoric was especially tense around Florida's Senate and gubernatorial races.

Trump Administration Aims To Deny Asylum To Migrants Who Enter U.S. Illegally

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

The Trump administration announced new measures Thursday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally. On Friday, the administration will announce which countries are affected.

Short Sellers' Impact On Markets

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Short sellers — investors who bet against companies — get a bad rap, but research suggests they help keep markets running smoothly.

Fans Fundraise To Ask Buffalo Bills' Nathan Peterman To Retire

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Buffalo Bills fans started a fundraising page to ask quarterback Nathan Peterman to retire. They want $1 million, but so far have raised just $285.

Republican Anti-Immigrant Ads Fall Short In Election Results

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Republican candidates across the country aired a lot of campaign ads intended to stoke fears about illegal immigration. But the results were mixed, and some of the most outspoken hard-liners lost.

Update On Thousand Oaks Shooting

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

A former U.S. Marine killed 12 people at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., packed with college students Wednesday. The gunmen is dead and one of his victims was a sergeant with the sheriff's office.

News Brief: Trump Rule Attempts To Limit Asylum-Seekers, Thousand Oaks Shooting

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

The Trump administration issued a rule to attempt to restrict migrants' asylum rights. Also, the latest on the Thousand Oaks shooting and potential election recounts in Florida and Georgia.

New VA Secretary Robert Wilkie On Department's Recent Instability

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Robert Wilkie is the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with the secretary on his goals and the department's recent history of controversy.

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'You Want The Best For This Country, I Respect That': 2 Strangers Find Common Ground

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

Israel Baryeshua has conservative political views, while Tiffany Briseño identifies as liberal. Both agree that more kindness and compassion in politics would benefit the country.

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Jeff Goldblum The Jazz Artist? Life, Uh, Finds A Way

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:15am

At his weekly gigs in L.A. — and now on a new live album — you'll find the actor playing keys one moment, holding court with attendees the next and just generally being ... well, Jeff Goldblum.

(Image credit: Pari Dukovic/Courtesy of the artist)

Sheriff's Sergeant Among Those Killed In A Mass Shooting In California

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:06am

Among those who died in a mass shooting at a California bar Thursday was Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus. NPR's Nate Rott says Helus was among the first to run into the bar. His colleagues call him a hero.

Ventura County Sheriff On Shooting

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:26am

A shooter killed 12 people and injured several more at a country music bar in Ventura County, Calif., late Wednesday. NPR's Noel King talks with Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean.

Democratic Senator Weighs In On Sessions' Resignation

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:06am

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Democratic Sen. Chris Coons about what the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general could mean for the Mueller investigation.

12 Dead In Southern California Shooting

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:01am

A gunman has killed at least 12 people, including a law enforcement officer, at a shooting in a southern California bar.

12 Dead Following California Mass Shooting

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 5:27am

A mass shooting at a club in Thousand Oaks, California, last night has left the community reeling.

12 Dead and Several Injured In Shooting At Southern California Bar

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 4:39am

A shooter killed 12 people and injured several more at a country music bar in Ventura County, Calif., late Wednesday. Among the dead was Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran of law enforcement.




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