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'The Arizona Republic' Receives Threats After Endorsing Clinton

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to The Arizona Republic publisher Mi-Ai Parrish about her response to the threats the paper received after endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.

Ohio Secretary Of State Calls Trump's Rigged Election Claims 'Irresponsible'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims the American electoral system is "rigged." NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Ohio Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted, who says his claims are irresponsible.

Biden Shares Views On The State Of American Politics

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Vice President Joe Biden about why Democrats have lost support of white working class voters, and asks him about the current political climate.

Donald Trump Steps Up Claims The Election Is 'Rigged'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

Donald Trump's increased claims that the presidential election is "rigged" — and hints that he may not accept its final results — go against political norms that have been in place for the bulk of American history.

'Unsubscribe' Outlines How to Change Your Email Habits

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Jocelyn Glei about email: why it's so addicting, why we haven't switched to something better, and how to use it without being consumed by it. Her book on the topic is called, Unsubscribe.

Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive To Retake Mosul From ISIS

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

Iraqi forces have begun the offensive to retake the large city of Mosul from ISIS. The battle, which has help from U.S. advisers and airstrikes, could take weeks or months.

A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:16pm

Toyota announced this year that it's backing the return of the iBOT, which went out of production in 2009. Inventor Dean Kamen says a reboot would include improvements using the latest technology.

PepsiCo Pledges To Cut Sugar As Big Soda Comes Under Scrutiny

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:15pm

The soda giant has just released a plan saying it will reduce the sugar content of some of its beverages. It's proposing to do this by 2025.

State Department And FBI Deny 'Quid Pro Quo' On Email Classification

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:09pm

New documents released by the FBI have many Republicans calling for further investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

Media Advisory: Excerpts From NPR News Interview With Vice President Joe Biden

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:53pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Vice President Joe Biden about the state of politics in the U.S., and the latest report on the cancer moonshot initiative

From Slavic Soul Party!, A Match Made In High-Concept Heaven

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:48pm

The latest album from the Brooklyn-based Balkan party band is a rearrangement of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's Far East Suite.

From Composer Vangelis, A True Story Set In Outer Space

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:47pm

"We are part of the universe, and the music is the code," Vangelis says. The composer of Chariots Of Fire fame has released a new album, Rosetta, named after the recent European Space Agency mission.

Noteworthy: Alicia Keys

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:37pm

Hear an intimate conversation with one of the most popular singers on the planet.

Noteworthy: Anthony Hamilton

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:36pm

Hear an interview with one of the premier R&B singers of the last 20 years.

Forget Tomayto/Tomahto: The Real Debate Is, Should It Be Refrigerated?

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:20pm

In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's some new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side. But some taste testers are not convinced.

When 6 Girls Are Sexually Assaulted, 'Hooligan Sparrow' Seeks Justice

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:17pm

It happened in China. One of the men who reportedly assaulted them was their school principal. We talk to the director of a documentary about this case.

One Transcendent Performance That Illustrates Donny Hathaway's Musical Genius

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:07pm

In an excerpt of a book dedicated to the classic soul album Donny Hathaway Live, author Emily Lordi looks at the ingredients that make Hathaway's cover of "A Song for You" such an achievement.

Wadada Leo Smith Celebrates The Centennial Of America's National Parks

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 1:51pm

Five decades after Smith began recording, the trumpeter and composer is having his moment. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews America's National Parks, recorded by Smith's Golden Quintet.

How Free Web Content Traps People In An Abyss Of Ads And Clickbait

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 1:24pm

Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore.

Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Suspended For Tantrum At Shanghai Masters

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 1:11pm

Kyrgios often appeared uninterested during a recent match, lobbing soft serves over the net and wandering away before his opponent could return them. The 21 year old was suspended for three months.




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