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Buick Up, Honda and Subaru Down, Says Consumer Reports

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:24pm

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.

Trump, Down In The Polls, Tells Supporters To Ignore 'Phony Polls'

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 6:27pm

Trump accused the media of counting too many Democrats in their polls while campaigning in Florida on Monday.

Elizabeth Warren Rallies 'Nasty Women' To Vote For Clinton

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 6:10pm

The progressive heroine and Massachusetts senator amped up a crowd before Hillary Clinton spoke in New Hampshire on Monday.

A Noninvasive Colon Cancer Test That's FIT To Be Tried

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 5:10pm

Colonoscopy has long been the gold standard for colon cancer screening. Now gastroenterologists say the quick, inexpensive, noninvasive FIT test is a good option for people not willing to go there.

Faces Of NPR: Hugo Rojo

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 4:47pm

An Inside Look into NPR's Junior Publicist, Hugo Rojo.

Faces Of NPR: Rosemary Girard

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 4:47pm

An Inside Look into NPR's Communications Associate, Rosemary Girard.

20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 4:36pm

It's been nearly 20 years since IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?

White House Releases Affordable Care Act Insurance Rates

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 4:01pm

The White House released information Monday about rates and offerings for the 2017 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment.

Rates Rise Again For Obamacare Health Plans, But So Do Subsidies

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 4:01pm

The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.

Former Pa. Attorney General Sentenced To 10-23 Months In Jail For Perjury

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:53pm

She was once viewed as a rising star within the Democratic Party. In August, she was convicted on multiple counts after she leaked grand jury information about a rival, then lied about it under oath.

Pediatricians Release New Guidance For Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:41pm

Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives, and ideally, the entire first year. That's a key recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Near Mosul, Some Residents Flee ISIS, Others Stay And Fight With ISIS

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:31pm

The Iraqi army is battling its way through villages south of Mosul. Residents who fled say some local tribes are still with ISIS, and will be ready to fight to the death.

Tom Hayden, Anti-Vietnam War Activist Turned Lawmaker, Dies

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

Longtime social and political activist Tom Hayden has died. He was a key figure during the 1960s anti-war protests, and later channeled that passion into public service as a California state assemblyman.

Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

France Begins Clearing Out Migrant Camp In Calais

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp in the northern city of Calais on Monday. The camp, known as "The Jungle," has been home to more than 6,500 migrants who have fled war and poverty. France plans to resettle the migrants in 450 centers around the country.

Thousands Of California Soldiers Forced To Repay Enlistment Bonuses

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

The Pentagon is asking thousands of California National Guard members to repay millions of dollars in enlistment bonuses. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to David Cloud of The Los Angeles Times.

Surge Of Cuban Migrants Arrive On U.S. Shores

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

Cubans who recently made the dangerous migration to Florida by boat talk about what drove them to leave their homeland, about leaving their families behind, and what awaits them here in the U.S.

Championship Fever Hits Cleveland As Indians Vie For World Series Title

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

Tuesday will be one strange day for sports fans in Cleveland. On the very same night the Indians host the Cubs for Game 1 of the World Series, right across the street the Cavaliers will raise the banner on their first ever NBA Championship. Pandemonium is all but assured.

Log Cabin Republicans Decline To Endorse Trump Despite Pro-LGBT Leanings

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Gregory T. Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans, about the organization's decision not to endorse Donald Trump, even though Angelo calls Trump the most pro-LGBT presidential nominee in Republican Party history.

Democrats Push For Down-Ballot Votes As Clinton Holds Steady In Key States

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 3:28pm

With presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holding a steady lead in key battleground states, Democrats led by President Obama are turning their attention to down ballot races. From Congress to the legislatures, the party is at a low water mark they hope to correct before Obama leaves office.




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