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Chicago Cubs Hope To Even The World Series In Game 2 Against Cleveland

40 min 59 sec ago

The Cubs hope to shake off their 6-0 loss in Game 1 and that they'll have a better chance with their ace Jake Arrieta facing the Indians' Trevor Bauer.

WikiLeaks Reveals Clinton Aides Knew They Had An Email Problem On Their Hands

50 min 46 sec ago

In one email, a Clinton aide says "we need to clean this up — [Obama] has emails from her — they do not say"

Cubs Fans Decorate Grave Sites Of Loved Ones Across Chicago Area

1 hour 3 min ago

As the Chicago Cubs compete for their first World Series title since 1908, fans are decorating grave sites of loved ones at cemeteries across the area. For many, the Cubs' success is bittersweet.

California Rules About Violence Against Health Workers Could Become A Model

1 hour 24 min ago

New workplace health rules in California would go beyond existing safety standards by requiring private health care facilities to develop specific plans to mitigate risks of violence against workers.

Huge Crowds Rally Against Venezuela's Deeply Unpopular President

1 hour 36 min ago

After the government blocked opponents' efforts to trigger a recall election, they say their only option is to take to the streets and convince President Nicolas Maduro to resign.

Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

1 hour 54 min ago

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

Hiss Golden Messenger On World Cafe

2 hours 11 min ago

The latest record from M.C. Taylor's band is a stylistically eclectic road album about the need to get back home. Hear the conversation and performance.

American Shatters Guinness World Record For Most Rounds Of Golf Played

2 hours 19 min ago

Barry Gibbons recently broke the record for most rounds of golf played, walking. He tells us why he decided to break this Guinness record and how it's affected his health and marriage.

Dedicated California Democrat Praises Clinton For Her Toughness

2 hours 19 min ago

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Roz Wyman, an 86-year-old Hillary Clinton supporter from California. She was the youngest person to ever be elected to the Los Angeles City Council and has dedicated her life to electing women to office.

U.S. Abstains From U.N. Vote Calling To End Cuban Embargo

2 hours 19 min ago

For the first time in a quarter century, the United States is abstaining on a United Nations vote calling for an end to the embargo on Cuba. This comes nearly two years after President Obama and Raul Castro announced a warming of relations between the two nations.

As Democrats Eye Senate Control, GOP Likely To Hold Slim House Majority

2 hours 19 min ago

Democrats need a wave election to win the 30 seats they need to flip the House. But even with Hillary Clinton gaining in polls, Republicans are likely to hold onto their House majority, albeit a slimmer one.

Megyn Kelly Clashes With Newt Gingrich On Fox News

2 hours 19 min ago

Megyn Kelly's unexpected clash with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich illuminates why Trump's poll numbers are crashing. On Tuesday night, Gingrich attempted to lecture Kelly on her fascination with sex and scandal.

California Woman Considers Insurance Options After ACA Rates Rise

2 hours 19 min ago

The average price for health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act will rise by 22 percent next year, though the costs to individual consumers will still vary. A California woman reacts to the new prices and considers her options.

How Populism Shattered A Class Of Experts In 'The Guardian'

2 hours 19 min ago

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sebastian Mallaby, who wrote an article in The Guardian about living in an era dominated by economic experts and its recent challenges.

Clinton's Email Server Back In Spotlight After WikiLeaks Release

2 hours 19 min ago

Before Hillary Clinton even officially announced her candidacy for president, she was answering questions about the private email server she used as secretary of state. That controversy is back in the spotlight with a new WikiLeaks release.

Battleground: Texas? Could Hillary Clinton Actually Win The Lone-Star State?

2 hours 27 min ago

Republican women have soured on Donald Trump, and Latinos are fired up against him. It's why Texas, which has gone Republican for the last 40 years, could be closer than it's been in decades.

Donald Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Vandalized With A Pickax

2 hours 37 min ago

Police are still investigating, but the man who identified himself as the vandal can be seen on a video destroying the star as onlookers giggle and ask for the smashed bits as souvenirs.

Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio Hit With Federal Contempt Charge

2 hours 48 min ago

The misdemeanor charge against Arpaio, 84, was formally lodged Tuesday. The sheriff for much of the Phoenix metro area, Arpaio could face up to six months in prison if convicted.

At 92, Charles Aznavour Is Still With His First Love — His Audience

2 hours 59 min ago

"They are my confidantes," the French-born singer-songwriter says. He speaks to NPR's Robert Siegel about his current U.S. tour, his early days in New York and his role as an Armenian ambassador.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

3 hours 6 min ago

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.




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