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At Least 28 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:11pm

A bombing attack on an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, has left at least 28 people dead and many more wounded.

How The Humble Orange Sweet Potato Won Researchers The World Food Prize

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:58pm

A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition on the continent.

How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:54pm

Scientists are making impressive progress in creating a vaccine for Zika. And they're using a new technology that makes vaccine development faster than ever.

Fact-Check: Trump's Speech On The Economy Annotated

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:27pm

NPR's politics team has annotated Donald Trump's Tuesday speech on the economy.

Brexit Makes Investors Nervous, But U.K. Recession Isn't Certain

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:22pm

Last week's Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.

At Least 10 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:15pm

At least 10 people have died and 60 are wounded in an attack on Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Tuesday, Turkish authorities say.

Obama: Trump Hasn't Captured 'Zeitgeist Of The Country'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:00pm

Donald Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says Trump's record low favorability ratings show that he hasn't won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.

Legendary Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies At 64

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has died. She is the winningest coach in NCAA history and one of the key figures in the growth of the women's game.

Obama Casts Doubt On Donald Trump's Chances In General Election

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

President Obama reflects on the 2016 presidential election, in a preview of an upcoming NPR documentary on his presidency.

What's Past Is Present On Two New Puerto Rican Albums

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Banning Eyre reviews two albums from artists who are reinventing classic sounds from Puerto Rico: iLe's iLevitable and Miramar's Dedication to Sylvia Rexach.

Bombing Attack Kills At Least 10 People At Istanbul Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Turkish authorities say 10 people were killed and many more wounded in a bombing at Istanbul's airport on Tuesday.

Londoners Gather In Trafalgar Square To Protest Brexit Vote

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Forty-eight percent of British voters wanted to stay in the European Union, but their voices did not carry the day in the Brexit referendum. Angry protesters gathered in Trafalgar Square Tuesday evening.

Volkswagen Dealer Reacts To Emissions Scandal Settlement

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Matt Welch, a Volkswagen dealer in Auburn, Washington, after the company announced a settlement related to its emissions scandal.

Iceland Defeats England In Historic Euro 2016 Upset

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Kristinn Kjærnested, president of the KR Icelandic football club, about a historic Euro 2016 for Iceland.

Call Logs Reveal New Details From Orlando Shooting

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

The city of Orlando released hundreds of pages from police and fire communications the day of the nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.

Donald Trump Campaigns In Battleground States

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Donald Trump is campaigning in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio this week, delivering a policy speech and holding a rally.

Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Volkswagen agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle major claims in the U.S. against the company over its emissions cheating scheme.

In 'Hustling Hitler,' A Jewish Vaudevillian Scams The Third Reich

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

It seems everyone has one: the eccentric relative much gossiped about. For Walter Shapiro, it's his great-uncle, Freeman Bernstein. The vaudeville manager, boxing promoter, card shark and stock swindler managed to scam the Third Reich. Shapiro writes about this in his new book, Hustling Hitler.

Watch Dori Freeman Live On Folk Alley

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:27pm

Hear the rising young Appalachian singer-songwriter perform live from the Adirondack Mountains.

Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran: Tiny Desk Concert

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:15pm

In performance together, the venerated saxophonist and the ubiquitous pianist perform three tunes that draw from their past while still looking to the future.

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