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Tensions Remain High In Milwaukee After Weekend Of Unrest

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

As Milwaukee residents cope with two nights of protests after a police shooting of a suspect they say was armed, NPR looks at the history of tension between police there and the minority community.

Artists Use Humans As A Canvas At World Bodypainting Festival

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

As part of our series on unusual summer festivals, NPR travels to Austria for the World Bodypainting Festival, where artists use brushes, sprays and sponges on human canvases.

Massive Wildfire Burns Through Northern California

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

In historically dry California, fire crews are struggling to contain wildfires that have destroyed an untold number of homes and businesses.

Slain Army Veteran Served As Mentor To Chicago Youth

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

Abner Garcia, a 23-year-old Army veteran, was killed in a shooting in Chicago on Saturday. He was working with a YMCA mentoring program called Urban Warriors, designed to help kids affected by violence. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Eddie Bocanegra, founder of Urban Warriors and director of the program at the Chicago YMCA.

Donald Trump Delivers National Security Speech In Ohio

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump delivered a speech about national security and terrorism at Youngstown State University in Ohio Monday.

No Man's Sky: A Video Game With A Vast Universe

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

J.J. Sutherland and Chris Suellentrop of the podcast Shall We Play a Game? share their first impressions of Hello Games' new wide-open universe game, No Man's Sky.

Trump's Voter Fraud Warnings Likely To Have Major Implications

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

Donald Trump is raising questions about the integrity of the voting process. Widespread doubt of presidential election results could have major implications for the constitutional transfer of power.

'Trials Of The Earth' Shows The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Pioneer Life

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 2:00pm

Born in Arkansas around 1866, Mary Mann Hamilton was one of the first women to homestead in the Mississippi Delta. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls her memoir a historical and literary treasure.

Creamed, Canned And Frozen: How The Great Depression Revamped U.S. Diets

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 1:57pm

During the Depression, cheap, nutritious and filling food was prioritized — often at the expense of taste. Jane Ziegelman and Andy Coe, authors of A Square Meal, discuss food trends of the time.

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals: Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 1:00pm

Watch the invigorating, genre-busting bandleader, drummer, singer and rapper perform four songs — three from this year's Malibu, plus one surprising audience request.

This Summer's Challenge: Running To Machu Picchu

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:52pm

Here & Now's Karyn Miller-Medzon is part of a group of runners trekking through the Andes Mountains to get to the ancient Inca citadel.

Author Kurt Andersen Talks About Life With Diabetes

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:40pm

The main character in his book, "True Believers," struggles with Type 1 diabetes, as does Andersen.

A Crash Course In Sharia Law

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:20pm

As Donald Trump speaks about his plans to combat terrorism, we wanted to take a look at two words you'll probably hear: Sharia law. It's become so scary to many Americans that lawmakers in some states have tried to pass laws banning it.

How Big A Risk Is Acetaminophen During Pregnancy?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:15pm

A study found that behavioral problems were more common among the children of women who took acetaminophen during pregnancy. But interpreting the results isn't as straightforward as you might expect.

Trump Pivots From Attacking Clinton To Criticizing Media

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:06pm

Trump’s staff is pointing to negative press coverage as proof the media is biased against the campaign.

Louisiana Floods Leave At Least 5 Dead, Tens Of Thousands Forced From Homes

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:54am

More than 20,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters. The state's governor describes the flooding as "unprecedented," and authorities are warning that waters could rise more in some areas.

Trump And Clinton Both Vow To Increase Infrastructure Spending

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:52am

Trump says he wants to spend twice as much as Clinton, touting spending that has typically been popular on the left.

Trump Campaign Chair Dismisses Report Of Ukraine Payments As 'Silly'

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:44am

"The suggestion that I accepted cash payments is unfounded, silly, and nonsensical," Paul Manafort said after The New York Times reported $12.7 million listed in a political party's "black ledger."

Milwaukee Protests Erupt Into Violence

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:40am

The disorder began Saturday, hours after a black police officer shot and killed another black man, believed to have been fleeing and armed.

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