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Trump Pivots Toward A Presidential Image In Primary Results Speech

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump finds himself in a head-to-head race for the presidency with Hillary Clinton. Renee Montagne talks to writer Roger Simon about what to expect from the Trump campaign.

'Curious George' Learns How American-Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Curious George has celebrated Christmas, welcomed Easter and marked the eight days of Hanukkah. And now, the iconic little monkey is curious about another world faith: Islam.

What Happened To The Muhammad Ali I Idolized, Blackistone Asks

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Growing up, sports commentator Kevin Blackistone idolized Muhammad Ali. With Ali's death last week, he wonders why the man he sees in the obituaries is so different than the Ali he remembers.

How Student Debt Affects Personal Choices Of Young People

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Researchers examine the effects of student debt on the personal choices that young adults have to make. For example, decisions about whether to get married or when to have children.

Republicans Wonder If Trump Can Learn To Follow A Script

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

As the campaign moves into general election mode, Donald Trump is trying to reassure members of the GOP that he can successfully represent the party in the months to come.

Exploring Clinton And Trump's Weaknesses Heading Into November

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

As the primary season is about to end, the general election season is gearing up. What are the demographic strengths and weakness of each candidate as they try to win over general election voters.

Landowners And Federal Officials Dispute Red River's Boundaries

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

The federal government is changing the border between Texas and Oklahoma. What's going on? That's what landowners along the Red River want to know.

Clinton Reaches Milestone While Sanders Continues The Fight

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

NPR's Mara Liasson reports on Tuesday's primary results; David Greene and Renee Montagne talk to Democratic pollster Mo Elleithee and Republican analyst and Trump supporter John Feehery.

Chicago Zoo Pays Tribute To Alexander Hamilton

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 5:57am

The Lincoln Park Zoo named its newborn camel after Alexander Hamilton, the founding father on the $10 bill. The zoo called the camel: Alexander Camelton.

Oops. Wrong National Anthem Is Played

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 5:11am

At the University of Phoenix stadium recently, Uruguay's soccer team was ready to play Mexico, standing proudly to hear their anthem. They looked disappointed when the Chilean anthem played instead.




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