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On The Podcast: Rep Sweats, Or, 'I Don't Know If I Like This, But I Need It To Win'

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 7:06am

Kat and Gene hash out something they've been mulling over for a while: that feeling of obligation that you have to root for something, because it's theoretically for you.

Some Canadians Are Calling 911 For More Than Emergencies

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:31am

CBC News highlighted some non-emergency 911 calls: A woman wanted more cheese on her pizza, someone needed a tire store number and another complained that someone had used a roommate's toothbrush.

Summer Solstice Revelers Snub Usual Go-To-Site Stonehenge

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:09am

The ancient English site with giant standing stones saw attendance drop by more than half. It could have had something to do with a new parking fee and a ban on alcohol.

The Science Of Why Onions Make Us Cry

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:00am

Sure, their beautiful, multi-layered complexity has moved poets to weep. But the real answer is more practical: a bulb's gotta keep the baddies away. We get the lowdown from a chemist.

'Devil's Rock' Is An Atmospheric, Gut-Twisting Descent

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:00am

Things are not what they seem in Paul Tremblay's new novel; a simple search for a missing child becomes a dizzying emotional vortex as ominous new details and old tragedies surface.

Great Britain's Long Retreat

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:54am

Britain was an outward-looking nation that built the world's largest empire. But it's been turning inward and Thursday's vote on leaving the European Union could further shrink its international role.

North Korea Test-Fires Two Missiles, And One Isn't Deemed A Failure

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:28am

One of the two midrange ballistic missiles launched Wednesday appears to be the most successful test yet.

The Problem With Teaching Preschool Teachers

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:02am

A new report suggests that many preschool teachers aren't getting the training they need to help students excel.

Are Life's Seeds From Outer Space?

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:52am

Even if chiral molecules are part of the ingredients of new planets, the choice of chirality could vary randomly from star-forming region to star-forming region, says Marcelo Gleiser.

Some Britons Take A Light-Hearted Approach To EU Referendum

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Rachel Martin and David Greene report on Corinne Sawers, 29, who is campaigning for Britain to remain in the European Union. She produced a music video to promote participation among young Brits.

British Author Robert Harris Finds 'Brexit' Referendum Disturbing

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

David Greene talks to British novelist Robert Harris about the Brexit debate. Harris is a former journalist and author of non-fiction and historical fiction. He favors Britain remaining in the EU.

Why Many Young Black Activists See No Reason To Vote For President

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

As young black activists push for an overhaul of the criminal justice system, they are not necessarily turning that activism into political power at the ballot box.

Safety Product That Uses Fingerprint ID Likely To Irk Some Gun Owners

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

An engineer in Detroit is marketing a device requiring fingerprint identification to unlock a gun's trigger. He's an NRA member and a parent who's wary of entering the national gun debate.

Trump To Make Anti-Hillary Speech; Clinton Says Trump Isn't Presidential

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump is going to try to put Hillary Clinton on the defensive over past scandals. Meanwhile, she continues to attack Trump's fitness for office and deliberates over a vice president.

Radio Talk Show Host Warns Not All Conservative Christians Back Trump

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump on Tuesday met with evangelical leaders in New York. Conservative radio show host Erick Erickson tells Renee Montagne he believes that they are "trading on Jesus' name for politics."

Trump Would Disrupt The Broken System In Washington, Ralph Reed Says

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump met with leading Christian conservatives on Tuesday. David Greene talks to Ralph Reed, the head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition and a longtime Christian activist in Washington.

The NBA's Version Of Batman Vs. Superman: LeBron Vs. Jordan

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

With Cleveland's come-from-behind NBA Championship win, can LeBron James now be considered in the realm of greatness with Michael Jordan? Commentator Pablo Torre thinks it's a tortured comparison.

Airbag Replacement Backlog Could Take Years To Ease

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Tens of millions of U.S. vehicles have Takata airbags that are subject to safety recall. Only 8.4 million airbags have been repaired, and many owners have been waiting months for replacement parts.

Mired In Scandals, Oakland Mayor Calls For Police Department Oversight

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

A sex scandal, racist text messages and other allegations have prompted the mayor of Oakland, Calif., to call for civilian oversight. The department seems to be crumbling from the inside.

Campaign Finance Report: Trump Does A Lot Of Mixing Business With Politics

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has steered more than $6 million to various Trump companies over the last year. That's within federal campaign finance boundaries, but raises questions.

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