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Researchers Study Sugar's Effect On Bees

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 4:14am

A study says that after bees got a jolt of sugar water, they would fly faster toward a flower, have higher levels of dopamine and recover faster after being attacked.

Commuter Train Crash In Hoboken, N.J., Disrupts Commute Into Manhattan

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 4:14am

Commuter rail service in Hoboken has been restored following Thursday's crash. The city knows something about catastrophic events and their aftermath. Hoboken was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.

White Working-Class Voters May Be Key To A Presidential Victory

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 4:14am

Barack Obama won Iowa twice — in part because he did well with white working-class voters. Now, as education and race have erupted as fault lines, can a Democrat still win that demographic in Iowa?

A Storied Hong Kong Newspaper Feels The Heat From China

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:43am

Recently purchased by Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma, the South China Morning Post, one of Hong Kong's premier newspapers, seems to be under pressure from mainland China, just like the city it serves.

Federal Safety Investigators Head To Site Of Hoboken Train Crash

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:20am

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's David Schaper about what might have caused a commuter train to overshoot the terminal Thursday morning. At least 100 people were injured, and one death was reported.

Witness Describes Damage To Hoboken Terminal After Train Crash

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:48am

Attorney Claudia Bernal was on her way to work in New York City when she was detoured due to the crash. NPR's Joel Rose says the New Jersey terminal is a main point of entry to Manhattan.

Train Crashes Through Landmark Terminal In Hoboken, N.J.

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:39am

Witness Mark Cardona describes the scene of a commuter train crash near the Hudson River. Nancy Solomon of member station WYNC also reports what she's seeing and hearing.

Commuter Describes Scene Of Train Crash In Hoboken, N.J.

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 9:46am

Commuter Ben Fairclough says he had just gotten off a different train and was walking toward the station when he found his path blocked by the crashed train. He describes the scene to Steve Inskeep.

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