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Platform Check: Candidates Signal Support Of New Gun Restrictions

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

In their first debate, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both signaled they would support some new restrictions on gun ownership. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to UCLA School of Law professor Adam Winkler about where the candidates stand on gun policy.

Texas Governor Announces Decision To Leave Refugee Resettlement Program

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

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state is leaving the federal refugee resettlement program over safety concerns. But that doesn't mean refugees will no longer be resettled in Texas.

MUSIC: Why A River's Sad But Beautiful Song Is Big On Social Media

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 2:18pm

In times of drought — like now — two neighboring states argue over rights to the Cauvery River's water. A musician wrote a song about what the river thinks of all this.

Samsung's Latest Headache: Reports That Washing Machines May Explode

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:57pm

Samsung is advising owners of certain top-loading washers to use only the delicate cycle when washing bulky items because "affected units may experience abnormal vibrations."

Feminist Bookstore Slams 'Portlandia' And Says Show Can No Longer Film There

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:20pm

The staff of In Other Words say the TV comedy is "diametrically opposed to our politics and the vision of society we're organizing to realize."

The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardess

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:04pm

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 1:00pm

The musical exchange between the United States and Cuba goes back to the 19th century. Thankfully, the two countries' political standoff never filtered down to musicians.

Surprising Newspaper Endorsements And The Presidential Election

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:52pm

For the first time in its 34-year history, USA Today picked a side in the presidential election, calling Donald Trump "unfit for the presidency."

Will Self-Driving Vehicles Make The Roads Safer?

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:45pm

Proponents of self-driving cars believe they’ll make driving safer, eliminating driver errors that cause most accidents.

'American Honey' Trains Its Lens On Traveling Magazine Crews

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:44pm

Andrea Arnold's new movie about a teenage girl who takes up with an unusual group of salespeople won a the Jury Prize at Cannes this year. Critic David Edelstein calls it a "wonderful" film.

Lutheran Minister Preaches A Gospel Of Love To Junkies, Drag Queens And Outsiders

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:44pm

Nadia Bolz-Weber was a standup comic who opened up a church with a mission to "remind people that they're absolutely loved." Her memoir is Accidental Saints. Originally published Sept. 17, 2015.

Shovels & Rope On World Cafe

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:41pm

The Charleston, S.C., duo gets back to writing great songs on its new album, Little Seeds. Hear a conversation and performance.

Uber Brings Its Food Delivery Service To More Cities Around The World

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:40pm

UberEATS launched in London and a few U.S. cities earlier this year, and it's planning to expand to at least 22 more countries in the next few months.

CDC Tells Men At Risk Of Zika To Put Off Procreation For 6 Months

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:40pm

Men who may have Zika should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex with partners trying to conceive, regardless of whether the men ever developed any symptoms, the CDC now says.

Deutsche Bank Shares Plummet Amid Investor Fears

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:33pm

Stock in Deutsche Bank dropped 8 percent Friday morning, amid concerns over the financial health of the bank, the largest in Germany.

'Ash Vs. Evil Dead' Returns With A Gory Season 2

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:25pm

The series includes violent scenes that have no shortage of blood and gore for viewers, but how far is too far?

Social Media Buzz: From 9/11 Vote To Tim Burton

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:20pm

Stories being discussed online this week include controversial comments from director Tim Burton about why there isn't a more diverse cast in his latest movie.

Songs We Love: Opeth, 'Strange Brew'

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:00pm

The smartest thing Mikael Åkerfeldt ever did was to stop writing extreme metal and focus on progressive rock. This creepy, occult-themed number keeps you guessing, but never wavers.

Ala. Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended For Rest Of Term Over Gay Marriage Stance

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:53am

The head of the state's supreme court loses his judicial ethics case and is ordered to pay the costs of the proceedings against him.

Zika Mystery: How Did A 73-Year-Old Man Infect His Son?

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:35am

And there's another mystery. Why was the father suffering from such a severe case that he eventually died?

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