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Pressure Mounts On S. Korean President To Step Down Amid Scandal

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

President Park Geun-hye's approval rating has plummeted to 10 percent as investigators dig deeper into her ties with a woman whose family claimed to channel voices from the leader's dead mother.

The Transatlantic Collaboration Behind Wynton Marsalis' New Violin Concerto

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

The jazz trumpeter wrote his Concerto in D for, and with, the Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti. The two say the process was "fascinating" — but painstakingly slow.

Insurance Open Enrollment Gets Mixed Reviews From Consumers

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Conversations with two people show how the cost of insurance through the Affordable Care Act varies widely, because subsidies and deductibles available are based on individual circumstances.

Several States, Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Many people say they don't have the time to stand in line, or they're worried about being late for work. But about half of states require employers to offer some form of paid leave to vote.

Hacked Emails HIghlight The Controversial Role Of Paid Partisan Pundits

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Revelations from the hacked Democratic emails posted by Wikileaks forced Democratic party chief Donna Brazile's resignation as a CNN pundit and cast an unwanted glare on other reporters.

Dutch Far-Right Politician Leads In Polls Despite Legal Charges

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is on trial for "inciting hatred" against immigrants. Wilders has boycotted the trial, claiming that it's "against freedom of expression."

On One Thing The Candidates Agree: Infrastructure Needs Work

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both have proposals to rebuild the nation's infrastructure. Meanwhile, ballots in some 400 local communities feature public transit and infrastructure projects.

Comey Faces Sharp Criticism; Ex-FBI Official Calls Clinton A 'Criminal'

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

The FBI promised a swift review of a trove of emails that may be relevant to the probe of Hillary Clinton's server. David Greene talks to ex-FBI assistant director James Kallstrom, a Trump supporter.

Open Enrollment For Affordable Care Act Begins Tuesday

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Prices for Obamacare have risen for many — but so have discounts. Many may end up paying less this year.

Fish Vendor's Gruesome Death Ignites Protests In Morocco

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

The demonstrations highlight the country's economic troubles. But the region is unstable and people fear protests could get out of hand and spark wider unrest.

After New York Shooting, Police Say Officials Are Prejudging Cops

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Police say elected officials have become too quick to blame cops involved in deadly shootings before all the facts are in. A recent incident in New York is their case in point.

Despite Police Blockades, Pakistani Opposition Plans Major Protest

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Barricades are up and Pakistan's capital Islamabad is in lockdown as opposition leader and former cricket star Imran Khan and the government face off again.

The World Is Voting (Unscientifically) For U.S. President

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

The German weekly Zeit Online asked readers which they prefer, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Editor Jochen Wegner says 100,000 have returned ballots from around the world.

Bridgegate Case Is In Jurors' Hands

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Two former aides of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are accused of causing a traffic jam to punish an official for not endorsing Christie. The defendants say the plan was just a traffic study.

Burger King Dresses Up As McDonald's For Halloween

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 6:20am

A Burger King in Queens covered itself with a ghostly white sheet reading "McDonald's" in spray paint and golden arches above the eye holes.

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