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In Tennessee, Undoing A Roadway That Divided A City

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:52pm

Roadways, once paved, shape cities for decades. In Murfreesboro, there's an effort underway to undo one landscape-altering decision from the 1950s.

Apple Pulls 'The New York Times' From Its App Store In China

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:49pm

Apple says it's "been informed" that the app violated local regulations. It's the latest in the long history of media restrictions in China, but also of tech companies getting involved in the efforts.

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What Repealing Obamacare Would Mean For The Future Of Health Care

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:40pm

There's no clear plan to replace the law, which covers more than 20 million Americans. But dismantling it will be complicated.

Georges Prêtre, A Conductor With A 70-Year Career, Dies At 92

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:36pm

The veteran musician specialized in French repertoire and collaborated with some of the world's most famous opera singers, including Maria Callas.

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You're Happier At Work If Your Boss Knows How To Do Your Job, Research Finds

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:33pm

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins hears more about the findings from Curt Nickisch of Harvard Business Review, which reported on the findings.

Check Out NPR's Award Winning Journalism Of 2016

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:30pm

In 2016 many NPR journalists and programs were recognized with awards for investigative reports, outstanding features and series, digital innovations and bodies of coverage.

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Photographer's Work Offers Glimpse Into The Fight For Mosul

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:06pm

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks, who's just back from Iraq, tells us what he saw as Iraqi forces try to retake the city from ISIS.

Senate Begins Probe Of Russian Hacking During U.S. Election

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:06pm

Intelligence officials testified that Russia is among at least 30 nations that are developing capabilities to launch cyberattacks.

All Songs +1: A Conversation With Comedian Hannibal Buress

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:00pm

Hannibal Buress is a stand-up comedian and actor loved for his brand of irreverent comedy and his gift for finding absurdity in the seemingly mundane. He's also a hip-hop head with eclectic tastes.

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How Climate Change Is Threatening Tanzania's Coffee Growers

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:52am

Global warming is heating things up, and higher temperatures are causing all sorts of problems — including for coffee growers.

U.S. Defeats Russia In Hockey World Junior Semifinal, Faces Canada For Gold

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:50am

Thanks to a heroic shootout performance from 19-year-old Troy Terry, the U.S. advanced to the final of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship on Thursday.

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After Clinton's Loss, Surge In Women Interested In Running For Office

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:40am

Instead of discouraging women, groups like Emerge America say the 2016 presidential election has had the opposite effect.




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