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Pimps, Porn And Prostitution: Dissecting 'The Deuce'

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:00am

The gang tackles David Simon's new HBO drama about the rise of the adult-film industry in New York's Times Square. And, as always, What's Making Us Happy this week.

(Image credit: Paul Schiraldi/HBO)

U.K. Police Investigating Explosion On Subway As Terrorism

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:59am

British police say they are treating an explosion on the London Underground as terror-related.

A Chainsaw And Neighbors To The Rescue

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Fox5 in Atlanta says a couple in Georgia was blocked in their house by a tree that fell after a storm. The wife went into labor. That's when the husband took a chainsaw to get them out.

It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Montpellier, France, ordered jerseys for their soccer team. But they were misspelled, with only one L. The solution? They sent them to Montpelier, Vt.

News Brief: North Korea Tests Another Missile, Trump And Democrats Talk DACA

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

North Korea tested another missile Friday, which flew over Japan. President Trump and Democrats offered differing statements about a deal over DACA. And Google and Facebook face new controversies.

Cassini Plunges To Saturn

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

The Cassini mission to Saturn ends on Friday. Scientists will steer the spacecraft into Saturn's atmosphere and watch it burn up.

How Russia Sees A Nuclear North Korea

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Seoul-based Korea expert Andrei Lankov tells NPR's Rachel Martin why Russia fears an unstable North Korea more than it fears a nuclear North Korea.

Nursing Homes And Emergency Preparedness

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

We look at how prepared nursing homes are for emergencies after eight people died in Florida when a facility lost power after Hurricane Irma.

Fox News Has Yet To Explain What What Wrong In Seth Rich Story

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Several months after Fox News retracted its expose on the death of Seth Rich, the network has done nothing to explain what went wrong.

Trump Supporters Despair Over Possible DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Trump supporter Chris Buskirk about how President Trump's base would react if the president makes a deal to protect DACA recipients.

Facebook Enabled Ads Targeting Anti-Semites

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

ProPublica found that Facebook had enabled advertisers to target ads to people who expressed an interest in anti-Semitic topics.

Review: Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War'

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Filmmaker Ken Burns and collaborators turn their lens to the Vietnam War in a 10-part, 18-hour documentary. It was six years in the making and includes rarely seen footage.

DREAMers Skeptical Of DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Their futures in the balance, DACA recipients react to the back and forth in Washington over a possible deal between President Trump and Democrats to extend protections for DREAMers.

The Man Who Protects America's Secrets

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

We talk with William Evanina, head of U.S. counterintelligence. That means he's the country's top spy catcher, in charge of finding moles in our midst.

(Image credit: Office of the Director of National Intelligence)

The Urgent 'Sonic Blast' Of Prophets Of Rage

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Members of Public Enemy, Rage Against The Machine and Cypress Hill channel the anger of today as Prophets of Rage. Chuck D talks to David Greene ahead of the release of the group's debut album.

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How Two Nurses Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:16am

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, two neonatal nurses in Tennessee, remember the early days of the opioid crisis, a time that led them to help develop treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Carla Saunders)

Close Call, But Indians Pass Cubs, Set Sights On Longest MLB Winning Streak

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:17pm

In their 21-game winning streak, Cleveland had never trailed entering the ninth inning, but were down 2-1 Thursday night against Kansas City. They won 3-2 in the 10th inning to keep the streak alive.

(Image credit: Ron Schwane/Getty Images)

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:55pm

South Korean and Japanese officials say the latest missile flew over Hokkaido and fell into the ocean, and the South Korean military conducted a live-fire ballistic missile drill in response.

President Trump Stands By Original Charlottesville Remarks

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:42pm

The president was heavily criticized when he said counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., were to blame right along with white supremacists. Now he says more people are seeing it his way.

(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

New Video From Ibeyi From Upcoming Album

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:41pm

The Parisian-Cuban duo Ibeyi team with Spain's Mala Rodriguez for new single and video from upcoming album.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the Artist)

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