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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Lands Of Life And Death In Pixar's 'Coco'

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:00am

Pixar's latest animated film follows young Miguel through an adventure that teaches him about family and remembrance. Code Switch's Shereen Marisol Meraji joins the panel to talk about the film.

(Image credit: Pixar)

Iranian Wrestler Throws Match To Avoid Facing Israeli In Next Round

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:55am

At championships in Poland, Ali Reza Karimi all but won his match against Russian opponent until his coach commanded him from the sidelines to lose.

(Image credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Get Out With Your 6-Pack And The Horse You Rode In On

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

In Acapulco, a Mexican cattle rancher rode his horse into a store. Employees tried to coax him out. They finally allowed him to buy a six-pack of beer, and with that he rode off into the sunset.

With A Great Christmas Tree Comes Great Responsibility

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

Police in Massachusetts reminded people to transport their Christmas trees "responsibly" after posting a picture of a car they pulled over that was completely covered by a tree.

News Brief: North Korea Fires ICBM, Republican Tax Plan Gains Support, CFPB

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

North Korea fired what the Pentagon says was an intercontinental ballistic missile for the third time in 2017. Also, GOP continues work on a tax overhaul and The Washington Post's Renae Merle on CFPB.

A Conservative On Project Veritas

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

The Washington Post exposed a hoax by conservative media activists. David Greene speaks with Noah Rothman of Commentary magazine about what this says about conservative activism.

Canada's Trudeau Apologizes For Past 'Gay Purge' Of The Military

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

Canada's prime minister has formally apologized to thousands of members of the military who were fired from their jobs decades ago during what has become known as the "gay purge."

A Diplomat On The Reported 'Hollowing Out' Of The State Department

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

Steve Inskeep talks to veteran diplomat Nicholas Burns about the latest departures from the State Department and what impact these losses are having on U.S. foreign policy.

People Like People Who Ask Questions

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

A new study says people who ask more questions, particularly follow-up questions, are liked better by their conversation partners.

Judge Sides With Trump Administration In CFPB Leadership Fight

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

David Greene talks with Renae Merle of The Washington Post about a federal judge's decision in favor of the Trump administration's pick to oversee the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Trump Voters And The Tax Plan

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

Steve Inskeep talks with Chris Buskirk of the conservative website American Greatness about what Trump voters think of the GOP tax plan.

North Korea Tests Ballistic Missile

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

North Korea tested its longest-range ballistic missile yet. Experts say the latest missile could potentially reach the United States.

Review: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

The the new show from Amazon takes place in late 1950s New York. Midge Maisel's life falls apart and she has to figure out what she's good at. So she goes from housewife to stand-up comic.


Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:19am

The NFL has been more active than the NHL in addressing concerns about concussions and CTE. David Greene talks with neuroscientist Charles Tator talks about hockey's tepid response.

Suspect In October New York Truck Attack Pleads Not Guilty

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:05am

Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan, is accused of killing eight people and injuring a dozen others on a Manhattan pedestrian and bike path last month.

(Image credit: AP)




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