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3 Chemists Share Nobel Prize For Work On 'Molecular Machines'

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 5:22am

The 2016 Nobel for chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa. The chemists are French, Scottish and Dutch, respectively.

Fla., S.C. Call For Evacuations As Hurricane Matthew Barrels Toward U.S.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

As Hurricane Matthew moves on from the Caribbean and approaches the Southeast U.S., officials in Florida and South Carolina are calling for evacuations.

VP Candidates Kaine, Pence Strike Surprising Tone In Their Only Debate

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

The presidential candidates could not be more different, but their vice presidential picks share many traits. NPR's Mara Liasson reviews the debate, along with pollsters Margie Omero and John Feehery.

Voters In Ariz. Respond To Candidates' Stands On Death Penalty, Abortion

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

Faith is important to both vice presidential candidates — both are devout Catholics, and both say their faith shapes their views on the death penalty and abortion.

In Besieged Eastern Aleppo, A Struggle To Keep City Running

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

An ambulance driver and others in the Syrian city of Aleppo talk about life amid the past two weeks of intensive bombing of civilian areas.

Strongest Caribbean Hurricane In Nearly 10 Years Hits Haiti

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles has the latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew from Port-au-Prince.

4 Voters In Arizona Assess The Vice Presidential Debate

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

Trump supporter Eileen Eagar, Clinton supporter Lanny Lahr, undecided Latina voter Mary Graham and reluctant Clinton supporter and Native American Majerle Lister weigh in on how the candidates did.

100 Years After Epic Mismatch, It's Still True: Carnage In College Football Pays

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

College football can feature some of the most lopsided scores in sports. Commentator Frank Deford traces the reason why, right back to its roots.

Hidden Brain: New Research Ties Unconscious Biases, Fear And Voter ID Laws

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

New research explores why people support voter identification laws.

Fact-Checking VP Debate Points On Iran Nuclear Deal, Bill Clinton, Putin

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

Statements made by Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence in last night's vice presidential debate undergo some scrutiny.

Supreme Court To Hear Death Penalty Case Based On Racially Tainted Testimony

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

Duane Buck was given the death penalty after an expert witness testified that he was more likely to be dangerous in the future because he was black. The Supreme Court hears his case Wednesday.

Along Germany's Coast, A Nazi Resort Becomes An Upscale Destination

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10am

One of the biggest Nazi relics, a massive beachfront indoctrination camp on the Baltic Sea, has been transformed into condominiums and a luxury tourist resort. It's causing a stir.




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