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The Power and Problem of Grit

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:00pm

Grit is a quality that parents strive to teach to their children, and teachers strive to teach their students. This week on Hidden Brain, we explore grit, and ask, does it also have a downside?

Villanova Beats North Carolina 77-74 On Buzzer Beater To Win Hoops Title

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:43pm

The Wildcats' vaunted defense locked down the Tar Heels in the second half, winning the school's second national championship. But not before a wild exchange of threes in the last five seconds.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Agree To Debate Ahead Of New York Primary

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:11pm

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders agreed on Monday to meet for a debate on April 14 ahead of the New York primary.

From 'Divas' To 'Superstars': WWE Embraces Women's Sports Revolution

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:58pm

In Sunday night's WrestleMania, WWE proved that while the action in the ring may be theater, the push for equal opportunities for women is real.

Amtrak Crash Latest: Video Shows Construction Equipment On The Track

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:33pm

The National Transportation Safety Board investigator in charge said forward-facing video from the train was of good quality and recorded up to the collision.

Trump And Cruz Find Common Ground — Kasich Should Go

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:03pm

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are also backing a Republican Party rule that would prevent the Ohio governor's name from being placed in contention at the Republican National Convention in July.

Facing A Growing Rat Problem, A Neighborhood Sets Off The Cat Patrol

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:01pm

Chicago has a bad rat problem and it gets worse when demolitions happen on old buildings. Residents of a Chicago neighborhood decided to counter the rat invasion with natural enemies — feral cats.

When A Dark Web Volunteer Gets Raided By The Police

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:29pm

What happens when law enforcement is frustrated by encryption that's run by private citizens? In one Tor volunteer's case, they showed up with a warrant and asked for computer passwords.

World Cafe Next: Birds Of Chicago

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:26pm

Hear two songs by the ecstatic folk-gospel band, which is built around Allison Russell and JT Nero.

Why I Love Riding On The Women-Only Car On Delhi's Metro

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:04pm

Some people say there shouldn't have to be such cars, that they put women on the periphery. I disagree.

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