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Security Experts Continue To Try To 'Make Soft Targets Less Soft'

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:41am

National security analyst Juliette Kayyem says that while an outdoor concert hall will never be a "hard" target, security experts will look at elevated positioning in the effort to improve safety.

Supreme Court Returns For New Term

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:40am

This year will see cases on gerrymandering, gay rights, cellphone search and seizure and more.

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:31am

The scientists honored with a Nobel Prize in medicine helped discover that every cell in the body has its own clock. When we ignore those clocks, we increase the risk of weight gain and diabetes.

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President Trump Set To Visit Puerto Rico Amid Unfolding Crisis

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:20am

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from reporter Miguel Santiago of Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico.

'I Heard What I Thought Was Fireworks'

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:15am

Eyewitness Pam Schneider from Bismarck, N.D., thought she heard fireworks when the shooting began in Las Vegas. It was a strange sound, she says, and then she realized it was gunfire.

Police Look For Clues In Las Vegas Shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:07am

Law enforcement authorities say a motive in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas is unclear. Authorities are searching the suspect's home in Mesquite, Nev., for clues.

The Latest From Las Vegas After Mass Shooting At Music Festival

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:06am

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young get the latest from Las Vegas, which was the scene of a mass shooting Sunday night, from NPR's Leila Fadel and Greg Myre.

Las Vegas House Rep. On Las Vegas Shooting: 'It's Hard To Imagine'

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:55am

In the coming days after the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) says she will be giving blood, visiting hospitals and talking about anti-gun legislation.

Country Stars React To Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:46am

Across the tightly-knit country music community, artists have reached to social media to express their shock and sorrow.

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