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In France, Trump And Others Commemorate The End Of World War I

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:07am

President Trump joined French President Macron and 71 other world leaders to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Trump appeared out of step with the ceremony's multilateral tone.

State Attorneys General Want Whitaker To Recuse Himself From Mueller Probe

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:06am

Rachel Martin talks to Maura Healey of Massachusetts, who is one of 18 attorney generals, calling on acting-U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia probe.

Florida Recounts Votes In Races For U.S. Senate And Governor

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:05am

In the Senate race, GOP Gov. Rick Scott holds on to a lead of fewer than 13,000 votes over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson. Scott is suing two counties and Nelson has responded with his own suits.

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:02am

After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch.

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Bernie and the Believers feat. essence: Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:56am

The story of Bernie and the Believers and the band's deeply moving performance left many in the NPR offices in tears.

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R.I.P. HAL: Douglas Rain, Voice Of Computer In '2001,' Dies At 90

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:46am

Rain was best known for the eerie, sonorous voice he lent to HAL 9000 in the 1968 Stanley Kubrick film. However, he was also celebrated for his decades of performances on the Shakespearean stage.

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NYPD Cop Entertains Public With Backstreet Boys Song

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:58am

Officer Richard Gunther was sitting in his patrol car Saturday when he grabbed the public address system and began singing "I Want It That Way." It was a hit on Instagram.

Chicago Bears Kicker Misses 4 Attempts, Hits The Uprights Each Time

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:20am

Cody Parkey just looked puzzled. He had hit the upright four times on field goal and extra point tries. The analysis on Fox: "Boy he can hit those uprights, can't he?"

Johnny And Shandra Fortier Reflect On Fleeing Their Home

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

This morning, we've been bringing you voices from across California where fires have been raging on both ends of the state.

Michelle Obama Goes On Tour With Her New Book 'Becoming'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Former first lady Michelle Obama has written a memoir in which she reflects on some of the challenges in her personal life. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to her about Becoming.

California Wildfires Rage In 2 Sections Of The State

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Wildfires are raging in two parts of California. We've been visiting evacuation centers in southern California.

'A Private War' Celebrates The Courage Of Journalist Marie Colvin

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

A new film features the story of journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed while reporting in Syria. Starring Rosamund Pike, A Private War, shows what drove and haunted the journalist.

WWI Airstrip Replicated In Southwest Ohio Honors Veterans

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Thirty miles outside of Dayton, Ohio, is a tribute to aviation history. Russ Turner turned a 10-acre field into a replica of a WWI aerodrome. This year, 18 pilots flew their replica planes there.

More Than 200 People Are Unaccounted For In California Wildfires

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Firefighters are racing against wind to control blazes raging in two areas of the state. David Greene talks to Andrew Fox, mayor of Thousand Oaks, and reporter Sonja Hutson of member station KQED.

Physical Activity Guidelines To Change For The First Time In 10 Years

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

The federal government is set to release updated physical activity recommendations. They're based on a growing evidence that finds a range of benefits linked to an active lifestyle.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Wildfires tear through northern and southern California. Florida recounts ballots in the races for governor and U.S. senator. And former first lady Michelle Obama's book, Becoming, is out Tuesday.

Democrats Say Their First Bill Will Focus On Strengthening Democracy At Home

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

The first bill House Democrats' will vote on would establish automatic voter registration, strengthen the Voting Rights Act, limit partisan redistricting and tighten campaign finance laws.

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The Florida Recount Of 2000: A Nightmare That Goes On Haunting

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

The weeks-long battle over "hanging chads" that ultimately landed the fate of the presidency in the U.S. Supreme Court, continues to cast a long shadow over the nation's political psyche.

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First Listen: Portrayal Of Guilt, 'Let Pain Be Your Guide'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

The chaotic hardcore band revs up a commercial-grade motor of riffs that flay, blast and smear discontent.

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Can A Woman's Rising Social Status Bring Down Rates Of Domestic Violence?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

Two new studies offer unexpected insights — and solutions — into the problem of spousal abuse.

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