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2014 Tweet Nearly Predicted Cubs' Win — Down To The Extra Innings

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:44am

Two years ago, Twitter user RaysFanGio wrote, "2016 World Series. Cubs vs. Indians. And then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings." And so it was.

The Story Behind A Campaign Line: Did Clinton Laugh At A Rape Victim?

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

In 1975, Hillary Clinton was appointed to represent a defendant charged with rape. An audio tape of her talking about the case is the basis of Donald Trump's claim that she laughed at a rape victim.

A Monarch Balances Personal And Royal Demands In 'The Crown'

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

Netflix debuts its newest prestige series, a period drama that, over six seasons, will trace the life of Queen Elizabeth, from her wedding in 1947 to the present.

Complaints Of Media Bias Come From All Sides This Season

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

Donald Trump calls the media "a big fat cog" in a "rigged system." John Podhoretz, editor of the conservative magazine Commentary, weighs in on media bias.

Iowa Joins 'The Rest Of The Country': Des Moines Mourns Slain Officers

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

The ambush-style killing of two police officers on Wednesday is hitting the Des Moines area hard. The shootings are shaking some beliefs, while reinforcing others.

Chicago Rejoices: The Cubs Beat The Indians To Win World Series

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

The Cubs beat the curse in Cleveland; Wrigleyville, 350 miles to the west, was where fans went to celebrate. In Cleveland, fans went home soaking wet and silent.

Millions Expected To Vote Before Election Day

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

In key states like Colorado, Nevada and Florida, a majority are expected to cast their ballots before Nov. 8. Analysts can detect demographic trends by looking at the early voting stats.

Editor Terry McDonnell Doctors Stories In 'Accidental Life'

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

Terry McDonell has worked with literary greats Hunter Thompson, Richard Ford, George Plimpton and many more. He reflects on that work in a new book about the art of working with writers.

Study: NFL Referees Influenced By Coaches' And Players' Sideline Yelling

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

A new study shows referees are much more likely to make calls that favor the team whose coaches and players are on the sideline closest to the potential penalty.

It's An Oft-Repeated Line, But Did Clinton Really Laugh At A Rape Victim?

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

In 1975, Hillary Clinton was appointed to represent a defendant charged with raping a 12-year-old girl. Clinton reluctantly took the case, which ended with a plea bargain for the defendant.

Obama Tries To Bridge A 'Black Enthusiasm Gap' In Florida

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

President Obama is making a final push for Hillary Clinton, campaigning in the key state of Florida on Thursday. The campaign hopes Obama can help bring African-American voters to the polls

Iraqi Archbishop Looks For Reconciliation

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

With the offensive underway to rout ISIS from Mosul, the Archbishop of Irbil, Bashar Warda, is looking to the future and ways for reconciliation. Renee Montagne speaks with the archbishop.

Protesters And Law Enforcement In N.D. Continue To Clash Over Pipeline

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

At the Dakota Access Pipeline site, officers used pepper spray against demonstrators on government land. The protesters say the pipeline would violate sacred Indian lands and could cause pollution.

In Pakistan, Illegal Kidney Trade Flourishes As Victims Await Justice

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 4:05am

Sophisticated criminals prey on the poor, luring them with false promises of lucrative jobs before depriving them of their organs. The "kidney mafias" benefit from powerful political connections.

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