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Southern California Wildfire Forces Some 80,000 People To Evacuate

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

A wildfire in Southern California has forced the closure of a stretch of freeway and prompted officials to declare mandatory evacuation areas affecting an estimated 80,000 people.

Indian Accent Chef Breaks Culinary Boundaries With New York Location

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Indian Accent is a Delhi restaurant that does creative fusion twists on Indian classics. Think blue cheese naan or a traditional Indian stuffed crepe filled with hoisin duck. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to the executive chef and creative mastermind Manish Mehrotra about opening his new location in New York.

Wind Blowing Over Bridges Produces Eerie Music

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

The wind passing over bridges creates an eerie music, which is captured by The World According to Sound podcast.

Paralympics Beset With Funding Problems, Poor Ticket Sales

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

The upcoming Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are beset with problems, including funding issues and poor ticket sales. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Stephanie Nolen, Latin America bureau chief for The Globe and Mail.

Radical Cleric Anjem Choudary Convicted Of Inciting Support For ISIS

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

A United Kingdom court convicted radical preacher Anjem Choudary, accused of inviting support for ISIS. His followers reportedly included one of the men who beheaded a British soldier.

Manhattan Beach: The Spiritual Home Of American Beach Volleyball

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Manhattan Beach in California is the home court of several Olympic beach volleyball players, including Kerri Walsh-Jennings who is playing for a bronze medal Wednesday night.

Donald Trump To Finally Go Live With Television Ads

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Donald Trump's presidential campaign hasn't spent a single dollar on television advertising in the general election. Experts say this is an unprecedented decision to disregard the most effective way to communicate with voters.

Republican Nominee Donald Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes up his top campaign staff with less than three months to Election Day.

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