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350 Varieties Featured At The International Vinegar Museum

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

As part of our series on unsung museums, we hear from the founder of the International Vinegar Museum in Roslyn, South Dakota. The vinegars are displayed in elegant bottles like fine wine.

Flood-Ravaged Schools In Louisiana Try To Get Students Back On Track

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

A Louisiana parish devastated by recent floods is trying to figure out how to get children back in school this week, with more than a third of their schools damaged by water.

Hillary Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia; Campaign Events Canceled

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

Questions are being raised after Hillary Clinton left a memorial for Sept. 11 victims due to feeling overheated. Later, her doctor revealed Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia last Friday.

Rape Charge Resurfaces As Nate Parker Promotes 'Birth Of A Nation'

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

At the Toronto film festival, actor and director Nate Parker faced the press about a 1999 rape charge against him. Parker's promoting a movie about Nat Turner's slave rebellion The Birth of a Nation.

Insecurity, Anxiety Were Constant Companions, ABC News' Vargas Says

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

ABC News TV anchor Elizabeth Vargas opens up about a life dogged by anxiety, insecurity and the hidden shame of alcoholism. Her new memoir is titled, Between Breaths.

Turkey Wants U.S. To Extradite Exiled Cleric Blamed For Attempted Coup

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

A Turkish delegation is in the U.S. to discuss the extradition of an exiled cleric living in Pennsylvania. David Greene talks to Mehdi Eker, head of the delegation, about their case.

Syrian Cease-Fire Is Expected To Begin At Sundown

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

A Russian-U.S. plan for a reduction in hostilities in Syria is due to go into effect on Monday, but violence flared over the weekend. Russia supports the Assad regime while the U.S. supports rebels.

New President Will Inherit The War In Afghanistan

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

Fifteen years after being touched off by the Sept. 11 attacks, Afghanistan has become America's longest war. It's also become the forgotten war, all but absent from the presidential campaign.

Do Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump's Tax Proposals Add Up?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

Morning Edition examines the competing tax proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — part of an exploration of presidential policies we're calling, "What's the Issue."

Desperate Mother's Call Leads To Wis. Dental Clinics That Treat Rural Poor

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:09am

What if you had cavities and gum disease and couldn't find a dentist to treat you? That's the reality for millions of poor people who live in rural areas and have little or no access to dental care.

Can A Vegan Diet Give You All You Need? German Nutritionists Say 'Nein'

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:08am

Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.

N.D. Pipeline Protester: It's About Our Rights As Native People

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:07am

Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday's announcement that the government would pause construction on federally-owned land.

Hot New Metal Credit Card Comes With A $450 Annual Fee

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 6:22am

The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card is so popular that the company ran out of alloy. So for the moment, new customers are getting super trendy metal cards that are made of plastic.

Basket-Shaped Office Building For Sale In Ohio

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 6:09am

The building was the headquarters of Longaberger baskets but the company is downsizing. Built for $32 million, it's going for $5 million. A lesson in not putting all your eggs in a basket building.

Mothers Of Fallen Marines Proud Of The Choice Their Sons Made

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

The military recruiting spectacle known as "Marine Week" continues in Nashville, Tenn. For the mothers of two fallen Marines, it's a time to come together, offer support and remember the sacrifices.

Clinton Aims To Show Personal Motivations Behind Her Policies

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

Hillary Clinton tends to emphasize her policy knowledge and extensive plans for the country. But she spoke Thursday night in what her campaign says is the start of a more personal pitch to voters.

Wells Fargo Fires 5,000 Employees Over Fake Accounts

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $185 million in penalties after thousands of workers were found to have earned bonuses by illegally creating accounts for customers without their knowledge.

U.S. And Russian Officials To Meet In Geneva To Talk Peace In Syria

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

Secretary of State John Kerry is holding talks with his Russian counterpart. The sides are attempting to agree on terms for a cease-fire and provision of humanitarian aid to rebel-held areas of Syria.

For Shanksville Landowner, Downing Of Flight 93 On Sept. 11 Is Personal

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

Sunday is the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Tim Lambert, a host at member station WITF in Harrisburg, Pa., owns land in Shanksville, where Flight 93 went down; he reflects on the tragedy.

Trump Campaigns In Predominantly Black Neighborhood In Cleveland

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:02am

Republican nominee Donald Trump visited a charter school in Cleveland to discuss education funding. But he spent more than a third of his time going after rival Hillary Clinton.

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