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Hillary Clinton Hopes To Extend Delegate Lead As She Eyes General Election

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

Hillary Clinton has started pivoting toward the general election as she hopes to extend her delegate lead Tuesday night out of the reach of Bernie Sanders.

'Saturday Night Live' Announces Plan To Cut Ads In Favor Of Branded Content

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

Saturday Night Live and NBC announced they will cut nearly 30 percent of ads and replace them with branded content. The network says it hopes this change will result in more sustained live viewership.

British Inquest Finds Police At Fault For Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Disaster

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

An inquest into the deaths of 96 soccer fans in a British sports stadium has concluded that faulty policing was responsible. The supporters of Liverpool Football Club were crushed to death during a game in 1989. Their relatives had to fight for nearly 30 years to overcome a police cover-up, which included allegations that the fans themselves were to blame for the disaster.

Federal District Judge Upholds North Carolina's Sweeping Voter ID Law

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

A federal district judge upheld North Carolina's new voting law, including requirements that voters show a government-issued photo ID at the polls and only vote in the correct precinct. Opponents of the law say they will appeal, but the decision could be in effect for the November elections, which voter advocates say might mean some voters, especially minorities, will be disenfranchised. The judge said that did not appear to be the case.

GOP Rivals Focus On Future Contests To Deny Donald Trump The Nomination

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump is hoping for big wins in Tuesday's primaries, as his rivals focus on future contests to deny him the nomination.

The Improvisational Surgeon: Cardboard Casts, No Power, Patients Galore

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:27pm

A new report says 5 billion people lack access to even the most basic surgical care. Why is surgery ignored in the global health landscape?

London's Big Ben To Go Silent For Repairs

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:12pm

Next year, the bell at London's landmark clock will not toll the hours for a few months while repairs are made. It's only the third period of silence in the past 157 years.

Paul Burch On World Cafe

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 2:33pm

The country singer's new album, Meridian Rising, tells Jimmie Rodgers' story as he might have sung it.

Beneath An Ugly Outside, Marred Fruit May Pack More Nutrition

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 2:13pm

Why are some fruits and veggies born ugly? Fighting off fungus, heat and pests can leave blemishes. Some researchers think these battle scars may actually boost the antioxidant content in produce.

VIDEO: Chocolate Bars With A Political Bite

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 1:35pm

It's often said that Washington, D.C., is a town obsessed with politics. Apparently, that obsession extends to its chocolatiers. We visit a factory making politically inspired chocolate bars.

Gannett Ready To Pay $815 Million For Tribune Publishing

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:52pm

The media giant is trying to acquire the parent company of the Los Angeles Times and eight other daily newspapers.

New Moon Hooch, Summer Cannibals, PUP, More

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:44pm

On this week's All Songs: A premiere from Summer Cannibals, the sax trio Moon Hooch and more.

How A City With 446 Bridges Deals With Infrastructure

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:40pm

Pittsburgh has more bridges than even Venice, Italy, but at least 20 are now labeled "structurally deficient."

'Dentist Of Horror' Gets 8 Years For Harming Patients In France

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:40pm

Jacobus Van Nierop performed "useless and painful procedures" on more than 100 people in a rural French town, the prosecutor argued. He won't be practicing dentistry again.

Boycott Pledge Takes Aim At Target's Bathroom Policy

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:33pm

Target released a statement welcoming transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

Philadelphia, Pittsburgh And Alabama In Between? Not Really

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:20pm

Because of its diverse economies, communities, geography and politics, Pennsylvania is sometimes described as a set of microstates.

Sturgill Simpson Moves Into Uncharted Waters In 'A Sailor's Guide to Earth'

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:19pm

Rock critic Ken Tucker says Simpson deepens his range and reconnects country to R&B on his new record, a concept album about becoming a father.

Tom Hanks Says Self-Doubt Is 'A High-Wire Act That We All Walk'

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:19pm

"No matter what we've done there comes a point where you think, 'How did I get here?' " Hanks says. He plays an American businessman working in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert in his new film.

Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Inside The Exclusion Zone

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:13pm

On the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster, we revisit the firsthand account of a writer who was able to visit the site.

Open Senate Race Also Draws Maryland Voters

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:06pm

In addition to the presidential contests, there's also a hotly contested race to fill retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat.




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