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Canadian Oil Spill Threatens Drinking Water

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10pm

An oil slick has forced the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to shut down its water treatment plant, after a pipeline dumped tens of thousands of gallons into the North Saskatchewan River.

World Cafe Next: Frankie Lee

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:05pm

Hear two songs from the country-influenced Twin Cities singer-songwriter's debut album.

Peter Bjorn And John On World Cafe

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:47pm

The Swedish pop-rock trio performs songs from its new album, Breakin' Point.

Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama To Speak Monday Night At Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:44pm

The Vermont senator and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to speak Monday night, along with musical performances by Paul Simon and Demi Lovato.

The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:41pm

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

Britain's Vote To Leave EU Creates Uncertainty In Ireland

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Britain's decision has repercussions for Ireland and the future of the border between the Irish Republic, an EU member state, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.

From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon: Michelle Obama

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

In eight years, Michelle Obama has gone from obscurity to becoming one of the country's most popular Democrats. The first lady has earned high approval ratings and praise for her authenticity.

Protests Mark First Day Of Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Thousands of activists, including many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, are joining Democratic National Convention delegates in Philadelphia to protest.

Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Police officer Montrell Jackson was buried today. He was one of three law enforcement officers killed over a week ago in Baton Rouge, La.

As Democratic Convention Opens, Unity Behind Clinton Is A Key Concern

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

A key question for Democrats as their party convention opens is how strongly they'll unite behind their presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. Her former rival Bernie Sanders speaks Monday night.

Examining Russia's Role In Leaked Democratic Party Emails

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

What evidence ties Russia's intelligence services to the theft and release of the internal emails of Democratic Party officials? And how would the public release those messages serve Moscow?

Trump And Pence Hit The Campaign Trail

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Donald Trump and Mike Pence make their first joint campaign appearances since accepting the Republican nominations for president and vice president, with events Monday in Virginia and North Carolina.

American Doctor On Conditions In Besieged Syrian City Of Aleppo

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Dr. Samer Attar, a Chicago surgeon who recently returned from a volunteer stint at a hospital in Aleppo.

A Look At Donald Trump's Ties To Russia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Donald Trump and top advisers have business ties with Russia and its leaders going back many years. Moscow has a distinct point of view about the U.S. presidential election and cause to support Trump.

Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Assets

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Verizon is buying Yahoo's Internet business for $4.83 billion. It's not a carefully designed deal, but a quick sale of the troubled Internet pioneer to the highest bidder.

What's Next For Delegates For Bernie Sanders?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Delegates for Bernie Sanders reacted with shock and disappointment to leaked emails that suggested Democratic Party officials had favored Hillary Clinton over Sanders in the presidential primary.

Democratic Convention Opens Amid Party Turmoil

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

The Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with a leadership shakeup after leaked emails suggested party leaders favored Hillary Clinton over rival Bernie Sanders, who speaks Monday.

Some Police Departments Are Rethinking Traffic Stops To Reduce Bias

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

In Hamden, Conn., minority drivers were pulled over more often than whites for defective equipment, such as broken tail lights. So the police changed their strategy.

Single Mom's Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Recent health laws were supposed to give people easier access to mental health care. But some adults who have anxiety or depression and need help are still having a tough time lining up treatment.

How Does A Tiger Keep Cool In This Heat? One Word: Bloodsicles

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

In the sweltering summer heat of Washington, D.C., the National Zoo gets creative in order to keep its guests and animals happy. That means things like ice pops made of cow blood for the big cats.




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