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Ariana Grande's 'No Tears Left To Cry' Pushes Past Grief

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:32pm

If nothing else, "No Tears" eases Ariana Grande back into the public eye as a pop star without the weight of the Manchester tragedies breaking her.

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Each Day That Passes, Pressure Grows For Chemical Inspectors Waiting In Syria

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:28pm

An international inspection team has been waiting for nearly a week to investigate an alleged strike in Syria. Former inspectors say the delay will complicate their efforts.

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How I Made It: Centavrvs and Their New Sound

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:07pm

The band from Mexico City released their new album this past March. It's titled "Somos Uno."

Episode #1817

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:06pm

Latino USA looks at the case of Estrella, an undocumented transgender woman. Plus, Emmy Award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos and Centavrvs.

Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:04pm

Advocates in Texas wants to help people who've been disabled by gun violence talk to lawmakers. Victims say they have a big stake in how guns are regulated.

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This Year's London Marathon Might Be The Hottest On Record

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:55am

London follows Monday's Boston Marathon, which was run in some of the worst weather conditions in the 122-year history of that race.

Top Colleges Push To Recruit More Low-Income Students

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:52am

High-achieving, low-income students make up just 3 percent of enrollment at elite colleges.

Puerto Rico Restores Electricity After This Week's Outage

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:48am

Wednesday's outage was the first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria destroyed infrastructure in September. But thousands who lost power during the storm remain without it.

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Doctor Who Described Asperger's Syndrome Had Nazi Ties, New Study Says

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:40am

Previously unexamined documents show Dr. Hans Asperger was involved with a notorious euthanasia program run by Nazis in Austria.

Colorado's Safe2Tell Could Offer Model For School Safety

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:33am

After the attack at Columbine High School, a hotline was set up in Colorado that lets students anonymously share safety concerns.

Meet America's Most-Produced Playwright

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:27am

Chances are, a play by 36-year-old San Francisco-based writer Lauren Gunderson is being done at theater near you.

From Cuba With Love: Yissy Garcia And Bandancha's 'Universo'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:21am

Yissy Garcia and Bandancha defies categorization, mixing jazz, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop and deep grooves standing at the bleeding edge of a new Cuban vanguard.

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Democrats Sue Russia, WikiLeaks And Trump Campaign Over Election 'Conspiracy'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:20am

The Democratic National Committee laid out a legal theory about a conspiracy against the 2016 presidential election, but the case is unlikely to go anywhere.

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NPR TV Critic, A Peabody Juror, Breaks Down Qualifications For Award

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:20am

NPR TV critic and Peabody juror Eric Deggans discusses the Peabody Awards announcing winners in their entertainment and documentary categories this week.

Week In Politics: Amid Comey Media Blitz, Trump Bashes Russia Probe And Bolsters Legal Team

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:06am

It was "Comey week" in America, as fired FBI Director James Comey made loads of media appearances to talk about his new book "A Higher Loyalty."

Songs We Love: Monsieur Periné's 'Bailar Contigo'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:51am

New single from upcoming album is more French-inspired swing-jazz, coupled with a Colombian tropical flair.

(Image credit: Alejandra Quintero/Courtesy of the Artist)

On National School Walkout Day, Students On Chicago's South Side Chant For Gun Reform

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:50am

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. At one elementary school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, many kids feel under threat every day.

Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe's Camp Fires Back

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:46am

This week brought news that Andrew McCabe could face criminal charges for alleged misstatements. But now, McCabe is creating a legal defense fund to help pay for his attorney fees.

Former Deputy FBI Director McCabe Launches Legal Defense Fund

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:17am

Andrew McCabe's attorney says he needs help paying for the costs associated with potentially defending himself in court — and possibly suing Donald Trump.

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19 Years After Columbine, Students Walk Out To Stop Gun Violence

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:02am

Some 2,600 school walkouts are planned across the country, starting at 10 a.m. in each time zone.

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