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Teapot Is A Reminder Of The Remarkable 1922 Rose Bowl Game

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 4:03am

In that game, a small Pennsylvania college, backed by a black quarterback, battled the University of California, Berkeley to the only tie in the history of the game.

Hurricane Highlights Long-Term Flooding Problems In Bonita Springs, Fla.

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 4:03am

Bonita Springs, a Florida community hit hard by Hurricane Irma, has mostly recovered. Residents and officials now know what to do about low-lying neighborhoods likely to flood again in the future.

News Brief: North Korea's Nuclear Warning, Iran Protests

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 4:03am

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un warned the U.S. that his country's completed nuclear arsenal is a button-push away. And, anti-government protests have swept across Iran over the last several days.

Top Fitness Trends For 2018: Back To Basics

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 4:00am

A survey of fitness professionals who keep track of how we exercise suggests 2018 is likely to find more of us trading fitness gadgets for high-intensity interval training and group classes.

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Chief Justice Roberts Promises To Evaluate Sexual Misconduct Policies

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 1:53am

In his annual report on the federal judiciary, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said recent events have "illuminated the depth of the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace."

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Kim Jong Un Wants The U.S. To Know That His Nuclear Arsenal Is Complete

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:01pm

In his annual New Year's address, North Korea's leader said his country had completed its nuclear weapons and that the "entire area of the U.S. mainland is within our nuclear strike range."

Costa Rican Officials: 10 Americans, 2 Locals Killed In Plane Crash

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 6:27pm

The plane came down in mountainous Punta Islita, a popular tourist destination about 140 miles west of the capital of San José, killing all 12 people on board. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:53pm

In Berlin, authorities are taking extra security measures ahead of New Year's celebrations. "Safety zones" are being set up for female party-goers, but some people are critical of this move.

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Words You Heard In 2017

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

This year has been jam-packed with news from politics to culture to technology. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with linguist Ben Zimmer about this year's frontrunners for the American Dialect Society's Word of the Year.

New Laws In 2018: Marijuana, Pets Of Divorce And More

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

Along with champagne and confetti, the new year also brings a slew of new laws around the country.

After Bears Ears National Monument Shrinkage, The Fight For Redesignation Is Still On

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

For Native American tribes with ties to the Bears Ears National Monument, 2017 was a year of whiplash. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with Shaun Chapoose, a tribal commissioner for the monument, about what's changed.

Charlottesville Violence Drives Denver Church To Hold Tough Conversations On Race

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

One of the oldest African-American churches in Denver has invited church members and community members to participate in conversations about race.

Asylum-Seekers Locked In Limbo At Backed-Up U.S.-Mexico Border

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reached capacity at ports of entry in San Diego, Calif. Some asylum-seekers have been temporarily turned away due to the back-up.

Under The Trump Administration, A Rocky Year Of Transition For The State Department

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

One of the agencies that went through dramatic changes in 2017 was the State Department. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with career diplomat and former Ambassador to Liberia Linda Thomas-Greenfield.

Anti-Government Protests In Iran: Rouhani Calls For Peace, Lashes Out At Trump

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:51pm

Demonstrations in Iran continued for a third day on Sunday. Crowds protested declining economic conditions and corruption. President Hassan Rouhani responded to the demonstrations in a speech that aired Sunday night.

Emojis Of 2018: Bagels, Kangaroos, Redheads Are In. 'Frowning Pile Of Poo' Is Out

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:33pm

The committee that selects emojis for 2018 has narrowed down its selection for the new batch.

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Tightest Security In Years At New Year's Celebrations In New York And Las Vegas

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:10pm

Snipers. Specially trained dogs. Multiple layers of security screening. Detectives in hotels. After recent attacks, New York and Las Vegas are seeing beefed up security this year.

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New Year's Celebrations Kick Off Across The Globe

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:53am

People in major cities around the world marked the end of 2017 with fireworks displays and other celebrations. Samoa, Christmas Island and New Zealand were among the first to celebrate 2018.

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1 Officer Dead, 5 Others Wounded In Shooting South Of Denver, Police Say

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:44am

The sheriff's office in a residential area south of Denver is reporting one officer was killed and five others were injured in a shooting. The suspect was shot and is believed to be dead.

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