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Trump Surrogate Boris Epshteyn Weighs In On First Presidential Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to Boris Epshteyn, senior adviser to Donald Trump's campaign from Hofstra University, the setting for Monday night's debate. The debate was lively and often combative.

Research Explains The Bias Behind Slow-Motion Video Replay

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

When we see someone perform an action in a slow-motion replay, we tend to believe the action had more intentionality behind it. This has implications in sports and in the criminal justice system.

Georgia Voter Reaction: Race And Policing

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep is in Atlanta and follows up with a set of voters in the battleground state of Georgia. The morning after the debate, he asks whether their opinions of the nominees have shifted.

Presidential Debate Vies For TV Audience With Monday Night Football

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

There were debate watching parties across the country Monday night. Some viewers said they were watching history being made. David Greene has a sampling of some of those gatherings.

Clinton Surrogate Gen. John Douglass Weighs In On Presidential Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

The morning after the first presidential debate, David Greene talks to retired Air Force Gen. John Douglass, who says Donald Trump doesn't have the experience or temperament to be president.

'Working' Then And Now: Terkel Talks To Car Parker Known As 'One Swing Al'

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

Our partner Radio Diaries, along with Project &, combed through Studs Terkel's tapes, and we're bringing you the best of what they found. Today, Lovin' Al Pommier, a Chicago parking lot attendant.

'How I Built This': Cathy Hughes On Radio One

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to NPR's Guy Raz about the latest episode of the new podcast, "How I Built This." In that episode, Raz talks to Cathy Hughes, who built a broadcasting empire from scratch.

Appeals Court To Hear Challenge To Obama Power-Plant Emissions Rule

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

A key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on carbon emissions faces a test in court on Tuesday. An appeals court will hear arguments on regulations announced last year.

Fact Checking The First Presidential Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton discussed a wide range of issues during Monday night's debate, but some of their statements require a bit more context than they may have provided.

Trump Surrogate Boris Epsteyn Weighs In On First Presidential Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to Boris Epsteyn, senior adviser to Donald Trump's campaign from Hofstra University, the setting for Monday night's debate. The debate was lively and often combative.

First Of 3 Presidential Debates Had Lots Of Fireworks And Clashes

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 4:00am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wrapped up their first debate Monday night in Hempstead, N.Y. It was a fast-paced 90 minutes with Trump often interrupting Clinton and speaking over her answers.

Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:38am

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.

U.S. Targets Chinese Company For Supporting N. Korean Nuclear Program

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 3:33am

The U.S. Department of the Treasury says a Chinese conglomerate on the North Korean border has helped blacklisted North Korean companies procure raw materials that could be used for nuclear weapons.

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