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Examining The Effectiveness Of The Trade Adjustment Assistance Program

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

There's a part of trade agreements that deals with how to help people in the U.S. who are harmed when jobs move abroad because of trade. It's called Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Under New Philippine President, Hundreds Have Died In Extrajudicial Killings

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

David Greene talks to Jose Luis Gascon, chairman of the Philippine Commission on Human Rights, about the alleged extrajudicial killings that have happened since President Rodrigo Duterte took office.

Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins Show Strain Of Not Getting Enough Sleep

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

The Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin isn't getting enough sleep. Ann Garrett of the National Marine Fisheries Service explains a proposed rule that's intended to help the dolphins get some sleep.

Police Shooting Victim To Be Buried Friday As Tensions Simmer In Milwaukee

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

The Milwaukee man fatally shot by a police officer two weeks ago will be buried on Friday. The shooting resulted in two days of riots and a 10 p.m. curfew for teens.

In Rubble Of Quake-Hit Italian Towns, Rescuers Race To Find Survivors

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

Many hill towns in central Italy were reduced to rubble by this week's powerful earthquake. Many devastated communities are difficult to reach, and the exact number of missing persons isn't known.

A Dying Japanese Village Brought Back To Life — By Scarecrows

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:46am

A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tskukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.

At 81, Disney's First African-American Animator Is Still In The Studio

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:45am

First hired in the 1950s, Floyd Norman is still drawing. "Creative people don't hang it up," he says. "We don't walk away, we don't want to sit in a lawn chair. ... We want to continue to work. "

Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:45am

The organization is going door to door in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. The goal: Reach 25,000 households in six weeks with information about Zika prevention and family planning services.

When The Family Business Is Keeping Cool, It Pays To Be Warm With People

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:43am

More than six decades since Frank Mutz's grandfather started in the air conditioning business, Frank runs the same company with his children. They've also passed down common sense and personal warmth.

America's Real Mountain Of Cheese Is On Our Plates

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:42am

To help dairy farmers hurt by a glut, the USDA said this week it'll buy $20 million worth of cheese and give it to food banks. But we eat so much of the stuff, that's hardly a drop in the bucket.

Teaching Medical Teamwork Right From The Start

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:42am

Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic are collaborating to better integrate the training of student doctors, dentists, nurses and social workers. One goal: Reduce medical errors.

Why Do We Love Some Animals But Eat Others?

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 2:13am

Alva Noë explores a new book that considers the complicated relationship between humans and animals by looking at attitudes toward road kill, taxidermy, dead pets and art by animals.

Bolivian Miners Reportedly Kidnap, Kill High-Level Official Amid Strike

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:49pm

The miners, who want to be able to work with private corporations, have blockaded a highway in the country. Rodolfo Illanes was negotiating with them, but an official says he was beaten to death.

Top Fed Officials Field Questions From Activists Unhappy Over Monetary Policy

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:00pm

At a "listening session" at the Fed conference in Jackson Hole, liberal groups warn about the impact on poor and minority communities of raising interest rates too quickly.

Volkswagen Has Tentative Deal To Compensate U.S. Dealers In Emissions Scandal

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:31pm

The negotiations follow VW's installation of software in its diesel vehicles that cheated on pollution tests. The dealers' sales plummeted on the news. VW will give them cash payments under the deal.

New Virus Breaks The Rules Of Infection

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:06pm

A virus is generally like a little ball with a few genes. Now scientists have found one that's broken up into five little balls — as if it were dismembered.

Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:02pm

In flood-ravaged Louisiana, a cleanup contractor who specializes in disaster recovery operations helps Baton Rouge clean up debris. Cleanup crews say the destruction is much worse than reported.

'Hands Of Stone,' Fists Of Ham: Roberto Durán Biopic Telegraphs Every Punch

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:00pm

A strong performance by Édgar Ramírez as the Panamanian boxer can't save a film that suffers from a lack of focus and thin characterization.

Opaque Storytelling Leaves Rachel Weisz's Character A 'Complete Unknown'

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:00pm

Weisz plays a woman who's spent her life creating new identities, but the filmmakers leave her motivations, and her character, frustratingly unmoored and unclear.

'Mia Madre' Weaves Memory, Fantasy And Film Into A Poignant Rumination On Loss

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:00pm

Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti's latest is a charming, heartfelt and slyly satirical meditation on cinema — which exists at the crossroads of fantasy and reality — and the loss of a parent.

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