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Floral Arrangements

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:26pm

Each of these answers contains the name of a flower or flowering plant. If we were to say, "British singer who recorded the albums "It's Not Me, It's You" and "Sheezus," you would reply, "Lily Allen."

Movie-Rap Mash Up

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:26pm

Contestants must mash up movie titles with the names of famous hip-hop and rap artists.

State the State

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:26pm

Contestants guess which U.S. state we're talking about based on a list of clues. Jell-O is the official snack of what state?

Queen Diva Of Quizzes

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:26pm

This week Big Freedia bounces onto the scene! The queen diva of bounce music gives advice to aspiring twerkers and reveals what it's like to get a phone call from Beyoncé.

U.S. And South Korea Announce Missile Defense System

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:11pm

Defense forces from the U.S. and South Korea will soon deploy an advanced missile defense system to counter threats from the North.

A Longing For Lentils, Or How I Learned To Find Home Where The Daal Is

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:01pm

Daal, yellow, red, brown, or black, is a staple across India. It is often described, inadequately, as lentil soup. Except it's so much more. For a lifelong expat, it's an anchor in an shifting world.

Dallas Attack Special Coverage: 'The City Is Devastated'

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:00pm

NPR correspondents talk about the aftermath and response to a deadly attack on Dallas police officers, including a statement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Also heard: a pastor and a police chief.

Dallas Stunned, Numb After Attack Targeting Police

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:45am

The morning after the deadly attack on a protest over recent police shootings of black men around the U.S., the mood in Dallas is incredulous.

Pastor At Dallas Rally Says Crowd Was Dispersing When Gunshots Rang Out

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:39am

The Rev. Michael Waters of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church was among protesters marching Thursday night when the situation turned "violent and volatile." He talks with David Greene.

Here's What We Know About The Victims Of The Dallas Shooting

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:31am

Twelve law enforcement officers were shot in downtown Dallas on Thursday; five were killed. Here are the names of those whose lives were lost — and their stories.

Dallas Shooting Adds To Pessimism On Social Media

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:29am

Rachel Martin talks with Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch team about reaction on social media to the killing of five police officers in the wake of police shootings of black men earlier this week.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Reaction To Dallas Shootings, Campaigns Sell Emails For Cash

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:29am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and around the web. Today, politicians react to the recent shootings, and Sanders seeks DNC platform changes.

Dallas Protest Organizer Recounts The Event's Deadly Turn

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:11am

Gunmen opened fire at the end of a protest in downtown Dallas, shooting 12 police officers, five of them fatally. KERA reporter Stella Chavez and protest organizer Jeff Hood talk with Morning Edition.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Spielberg, 'BFG,' And 'The Great British Baking Show'

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:59am

We talk about The BFG, the state of Spielbergiana, and the joys and cakes and custards of The Great British Baking Show. All that, plus what's making us happy this week.

U.S. Hiring Bounces Back In June After Dismal May

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:59am

The Labor Department released its monthly jobs figures, and there's a glimmer of positive news. Hiring experienced a pretty strong rebound in June, with 287,000 jobs added to the economy.

Texas Police Chief On Active-Shooter Training And Protecting Civilians

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:50am

David Greene talks with Brownwood police chief Terry Nichols about the repercussions of the attack in Dallas. Nichols is a founder of ALERRT, which researches best practices for active-shooter events.




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