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Oct 16, 2019

Ex-Pompeo Aide Is Latest State Department Official To Talk In Impeachment Inquiry
Michael McKinley is the latest Trump official to testify before the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry. In a surprise move last week, McKinley quit his job at the State Department.

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Oct 16, 2019

Poor People Are Still Sicker Than The Rich In Germany, Despite Universal Health Care
Even with generous health coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg's wealthier and poorer neighborhoods. Crowding, poor air quality and fewer physicians plague poorer areas.

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Oct 16, 2019

GM And UAW Reach Tentative Agreement To End National Strike
When the UAW's GM national council reviews the deal's terms Thursday, it will decide whether nearly 50,000 workers should remain on strike or if they should go back to work immediately.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trees That Survived California Drought May Hold Clue To Climate Resilience
When it comes to surviving the warming climate, scientists are finding that some plants and animals have an edge. The hope is that these "super adapters" can help preserve their species.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Border'
The president's comments come ahead of a press conference with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, and follows the Democratic primary debate in Ohio on Tuesday night.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Problem'
President Trump's comments come ahead of a press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and follows the Democratic primary debate in Ohio on Tuesday night.

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Oct 16, 2019

Hong Kong Announces Housing Reforms As Government Faces 20th Week Of Protests
After being shouted down by opposition lawmakers, the Hong Kong chief executive announced new public housing projects in the notoriously expensive city.

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Oct 16, 2019

Hong Kong Announces Housing Reforms As Government Faces Ongoing Protests
After being shouted down by opposition lawmakers, the Hong Kong chief executive announced new public housing projects in the notoriously expensive city.

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Oct 16, 2019

He, She, They: Workplaces Adjust As Gender Identity Norms Change
As more people identify themselves as neither categorically male or female, some employers are making changes to neutralize references to gender in everything from name tags to bathrooms.

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Oct 16, 2019

A Boy's Mysterious Illness Leads His Family On A Diagnostic Odyssey
Alex Yiu was born a healthy seeming baby. But by age 2, his muscle control and speech were deteriorating. His baffling condition took a decade to diagnose. The reanalysis of a DNA test was the key.

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Oct 16, 2019

As The Climate Warms, Companies Are Scrambling To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits
Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Goldfish Tariff: Fancy Pet Fish Among The Stranger Casualties Of The Trade War
China is considered the motherland of aquarium goldfish, bred over centuries into rare forms. Now tariffs have some U.S. sellers of these goldfish in a tailspin.

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Oct 16, 2019

The War On Terror, Through The Eyes Of 3 Women At The CIA
After the 2001 al-Qaida attacks, the CIA ramped up counterterrorism operations. This included a surge in young, female recruits. Three have written new books about their secretive work.

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Oct 16, 2019

The War On Terrorism, Through The Eyes Of 3 Women At The CIA
After the 2001 al-Qaida attacks, the CIA ramped up counterterrorism operations. This included a surge in young, female recruits. Three have written new books about their secretive work.

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Oct 16, 2019

As The Climate Warms, Companies Scramble To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits
Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science.

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Oct 16, 2019

5 Ways To Make The Office More Welcoming For People Of All Gender Identities
There are a few ways employers and colleagues can respectfully welcome people who do not conform to traditional gender norms.

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Oct 16, 2019

For NASA's New Suits, 'Mobility' Is The Watchword
The space agency unveils two new spacesuits for a planned 2024 return to the moon. They're designed to be more comfortable and easier to move around in than their Apollo-era forerunners.

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Oct 16, 2019

6 Takeaways From The 4th Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden's son got relatively little focus.

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Oct 16, 2019

Hong Kong's Leader Driven Out Of Legislature By Raucous Pro-Democracy Lawmakers
Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam was unable to give her annual policy address before the territory's legislature amid shouts in support of anti-government protests and her resignation.

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Oct 16, 2019

Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign
See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where a candidate's funding comes from — and how the Democrats stack up against President Trump.

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Oct 16, 2019

In Democratic Debate, A Fiery Clash Over U.S. Role In Syria
All the candidates oppose President Trump's recent troop withdrawal. But the two military veterans on the stage revealed a lack of consensus over how the U.S. should move forward in the Middle East.

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Oct 15, 2019

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar To Endorse Bernie Sanders For President
The two progressive congresswomen are part of "The Squad" — a quartet of freshman Democratic women of color who are popular with the party's base but who are frequent targets of Democrats and Trump.

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Oct 15, 2019

A Surging Warren Faces Attacks From More Moderate 2020 Candidates
Facing scrutiny from other candidates for the first time, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's policy positions were described as unrealistic and expensive by her rivals in the Democratic debate.

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Oct 15, 2019

Felicity Huffman Begins 14-Day Prison Term In College Admissions Scandal
Huffman must also pay a $30,000 fine, perform 250 hours of community service and spend a year on probation.

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Oct 15, 2019

Biden On Ukraine: 'My Son Did Nothing Wrong, I Did Nothing Wrong'
With the debate's second question, the former vice president gets a chance to respond to President Trump's accusations.

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Oct 15, 2019

Biden On Ukraine: 'My Son Did Nothing Wrong. I Did Nothing Wrong'
With the debate's second question, the former vice president got a chance to respond to President Trump's accusations.

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Oct 15, 2019

White House Reportedly Replaced Ukraine Policy Staff With 'Three Amigos'
Chief of staff Mick Mulvaney called a meeting which resulted in the replacement of the administration's Ukraine team with people considered more reliable, according to an account of a deposition.

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Oct 15, 2019

3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement
A new study estimates that the opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. economy about $631 billion due to health care costs and the unrealized lifetime earnings of people who died of overdoses.

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Oct 15, 2019

Listen Live To Democratic Presidential Debate Sponsored By CNN, The New York Times
A dozen candidates, the most so far on one stage, gather for the fourth primary debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. Listen live on NPR starting at 8 p.m. E.T.

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Oct 15, 2019

October Democratic Debate: Live Fact Check, Analysis
Twelve candidates are on stage in Westerville, Ohio, on Tuesday night — amid an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. NPR reporters are providing live analysis and fact checks of their remarks.

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Oct 15, 2019

Trump Administration Moves To Expand Logging In Nation's Largest National Forest
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to end a nearly two-decade long limit on logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Local officials have pushed for looser restrictions to boost the economy.

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Oct 15, 2019

Salvador Dalí Etching Stolen From San Francisco Gallery In 'Snatch And Run'
Surveillance footage shows a young man casually walking away with the $20,000 work, one in a series that's seen as poking fun at both Pablo Picasso and the Spanish tradition of bullfighting.

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Oct 15, 2019

How The 3 Nobel Winners For Economics Upended The Fight Against Poverty
How does their approach work in practice? And why is it considered so ground-breaking?

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Oct 15, 2019

After Dorian's Wrath: Little Miracles Amid A Painful Recovery
Just over a month after Hurricane Dorian slammed into the northern Bahamas, parts of the island nation are still in ruins, thousands remain displaced and rebuilding efforts have only just begun.

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Oct 15, 2019

Then-National Security Adviser Called Rudy Giuliani 'A Hand Grenade' On Ukraine
Former White House aide Fiona Hill told impeachment investigators on Monday that she and former Trump adviser John Bolton were troubled by actions by the president's private lawyer.

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Oct 15, 2019

Then-National Security Advisor Called Rudy Giuliani 'A Hand Grenade' On Ukraine
Former White House aide Fiona Hill told impeachment investigators on Monday that she and former Trump advisor John Bolton were troubled by actions by the president's private lawyer.

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Oct 15, 2019

Fort Worth Interim Police Chief 'Deeply Sorry' For Fatal Shooting
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot and killed in the confines of her own home by police officer Aaron Dean, who resigned Monday. Dean has been charged with murder.

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Oct 15, 2019

Back From China, LeBron James Speaks Out On NBA Controversy
James said he believed Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated on the situation at hand" when he expressed support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

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Oct 15, 2019

British Family Detained By ICE After Unlawfully Entering U.S. From Canada
Eileen and David Connors say they accidentally crossed the U.S.-Canada border while vacationing. The couple and their 3-month-old son have been in a federal immigration facility since Oct. 3.

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Oct 15, 2019

Grown At High Altitudes, Bolivia's Wines Are Rising Stars
There's not a ton of room to grow grapes in Bolivia; many of its vineyards are located in mile-high mountain valleys and foothills. The country's wine output may be small, but it's winning big awards.

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Oct 15, 2019

Exclusive: Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program
The Trump administration blocked the nation's top consumer protection agency from digging into problems with a program designed to help police, firefighters and other public service workers.

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Oct 15, 2019

Your Guide To The Massive (And Massively Complex) Opioid Litigation
The largest-ever federal action related to the U.S. opioid crisis is on the cusp of its first trial next week — and it's complicated. So here's a brief(ish) explainer breaking it all down.

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Oct 15, 2019

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Among 16 Nominees For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Other first-time nominees include Dave Matthews Band, Soundgarden and The Doobie Brothers.

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Oct 15, 2019

Japan Draws On Emergency Fund To Pay For Aftermath Of Typhoon
The government says the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis, which struck over the weekend, was at least 53. It brought record rainfall to parts of the country and forced tens of thousands into shelters.

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Oct 15, 2019

Japan's Prime Minister Warns Of 'Prolonged' Effects Of Typhoon Hagibis' Destruction
The government says the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis, which struck over the weekend, was at least 74. It brought record rainfall to parts of the country and forced tens of thousands into shelters.

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Oct 15, 2019

'Queer Gym' Empowers LGBTQ Clients, Both Physically And Mentally
A Massachusetts pop-up gym aims to strengthen the bodies and spirits of LGBTQ clients, who haven't always been made to feel comfortable in other workout spaces.

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Oct 15, 2019

How Julie Andrews Made Herself At 'Home' In Hollywood
In a new memoir, the actress writes about the films and creative collaborations — like Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music — that marked the height of her fame.

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Oct 15, 2019

Democratic Debate: Everything You Need To Know About Tuesday's Face-Off
Twelve candidates will take the stage at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what to expect and how you can follow along.

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Oct 15, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Tuesday's Democratic Debate
Twelve candidates will take the stage at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what to expect and how you can follow along.

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Oct 15, 2019

U.S. 'Show Of Force' After Turkish-Backed Fighters Get Too Close To Base In Syria
The potential risk to U.S. personnel came on the same day Russia said its military is now acting as a buffer between Turkish and Syrian troops along the border.

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Oct 15, 2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Turkey For Invasion Of Syria
The announcement from the White House comes little more than a week after President Trump appeared to acquiesce to Ankara's decision to target U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters in Northern Syria.

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Oct 14, 2019

Harold Bloom, A Rare Best-Selling Literary Critic, Dies At 89
Over a redoubtable career, Bloom wrote scores of books, edited many more and irritated innumerable intellectuals. He died Monday in New Haven, Conn.

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Oct 14, 2019

Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Woman In Her Home
Aaron Dean fired through the window of Atatiana Jefferson's home and killed her after responding to a call that a neighbor placed about an open front door, authorities say.

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Oct 14, 2019

High School Vape Culture Can Be Almost As Hard To Shake As Addiction, Teens Say
One in 4 high school seniors say they have vaped in the past month. And for heavy users, scary headlines about serious illness and death are no match for nicotine addiction and peer pressure.

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Oct 14, 2019

Overturned Cargo Ship In Georgia Stuck On Side, Leaking Fuel
A 400-person, 70-vessel recovery effort is working to minimize the potential environmental damage from a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast.

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Oct 14, 2019

Trump Is Trying Hard To Thwart Obamacare. How's That Going?
Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

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Oct 14, 2019

Cargo Ship In Georgia Leaked Oil In Marsh After Overturning
A 400-person, 70-vessel recovery effort is working to minimize the potential environmental damage from a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast.

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Oct 14, 2019

Ecuador Reaches Fuel Subsidy Deal To End Violent Protests
The President of Ecuador has reversed his decision to repeal a decades-old fuel subsidy after gas prices spiked and widespread protests raged for nearly two weeks.

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Oct 14, 2019

Biden Takes On Trump With A Sweeping Ethics Plan, Amid Push Back Over Ukraine
Joe Biden is taking aim at President Trump over ethics, as the president continues attacks on the candidate and his son. Hunter Biden is now pledging to curtail his overseas business dealings.

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Oct 14, 2019

White House Distances Itself From Violent Fake Video Targeting Media And Critics
A disturbing video depicting President Trump shooting and stabbing political opponents and media outlets was played at a conference held by a pro-Trump group at his Miami resort last week.

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Oct 14, 2019

Roy, Oh Roy: That 'Succession' Finale Was A Trip
In the second season finale of HBO's Succession, the Roys regroup after their difficult congressional hearings. It turns out the family that yachts together ties itself into knots together.

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Oct 14, 2019

After U.S. Withdrawal, Kurds Turn To Syrian Regime For Help
Kurdish forces in northern Syria relied on American troops to help them maintain control of the region. Now, they are aligning themselves with Syrian forces that are backed by Russia.

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Oct 14, 2019

Syrian Troops Move To Support Kurds After U.S. Withdrawal
Kurdish forces in northern Syria relied on American troops to help them maintain control of the region. Now, they are aligning themselves with Syrian forces that are backed by Russia.

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Oct 14, 2019

Why Are Health-Care Providers Slapping And Yelling At Mothers During Childbirth?
Physical and verbal abuse are a shockingly common experience for mothers, a new study in The Lancet reports.

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Oct 14, 2019

Why Are Midwives And Nurses Slapping And Yelling At Mothers During Childbirth?
Physical and verbal abuse are a shockingly common experience for mothers, a new study in The Lancet reports.

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Oct 14, 2019

Elton John On Music, Addiction And Family: 'I'm Proud Of Who I Am Now'
The artist says his father's early misgivings about his chosen career became a source of motivation: "He gave me the determination to make something of myself." John's new memoir is called Me.

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Oct 14, 2019

Pumping Oxygen In A Lake To Try To Save Fish Facing Climate Change
As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help.

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Oct 14, 2019

Death Toll Climbs After Typhoon Hits Japan
More than 50 people are dead in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which dropped extreme amounts of rain over the weekend and caused catastrophic flooding in residential areas.

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Oct 14, 2019

How Bolivia's Evo Morales Could Win A 4th Term As President
He's already the country's longest-serving leader — almost 14 years in office. His party controls all government branches and much of the national media. Now he's poised to win a new term on Oct. 20.

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Oct 14, 2019

Cory Booker Asked About Struggles With Black Voters: 'Let My Work Speak For Me'
The New Jersey senator sat down for NPR's interview series Off Script and was asked by an undecided voter why some residents in his hometown of Newark don't see him as "the voice" of black youth.

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Oct 14, 2019

Democrats Face High Level Of Political Risk Over Impeachment
Freshman Democrats are taking on a political risk in supporting an impeachment inquiry of President Trump. They say it's worth it.

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Oct 14, 2019

As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw From Syria, Kurds Seek New Ally
The U.S. is preparing to evacuate its anti-ISIS forces from northeast Syria as a Turkish offensive into the region has endangered U.S. troops. Kurds say Syrian troops will fill the void.

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Oct 14, 2019

3 Win Nobel Prize In Economic Sciences For Work In Reducing Poverty
Abhijit Banarjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer will share the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

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Oct 14, 2019

3 Win Nobel Prize In Economics For Work In Reducing Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer will share the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

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Oct 14, 2019

Nobel Prize In Economics To Be Announced
The winner of the Nobel Prize in economics will be announced Monday morning.

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Oct 14, 2019

Japan Begins Recovery Process After Deadly Typhoon Hits
Typhoon Hagibus made landfall on Saturday with strong rain and powerful winds hitting the central and northern parts of Japan. Dozens of fatalities have been reported so far.

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Oct 14, 2019

News Brief: Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, Trump Adviser Fiona Hill
Syria's army is moving into northern Syria to repel a Turkish incursion as U.S. troops prepare to withdraw. Fiona Hill, the Trump administration's former top aide on Russia, testifies on Ukraine.

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Oct 14, 2019

U.S. Forces Prepare To Leave Northeast Syria
U.S. forces fighting ISIS could leave northeast Syria in just days. They are caught between two opposing armies: the Turkish military and Syrian Kurdish forces.

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Oct 14, 2019

Nobel Prize For Economics Awarded To 3 For Work Fighting Global Poverty
Abhijit Banarjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were heralded for breaking the issues of global poverty into smaller questions that can be more easily addressed.

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Oct 14, 2019

Investigations Underway After Texas Police Officer Kills Black Woman Inside Her Home
Early Saturday morning, a white officer in Fort Worth, Texas, shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson inside her home. A worried neighbor had called to report that the door to Jefferson's home was open.

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Oct 14, 2019

Former Russia Adviser Fiona Hill Testifies In Impeachment Inquiry
Fiona Hill, President Trump's former top Russia aide, will testify Monday behind closed doors. She had been in charge of U.S. policy toward Ukraine while at the National Security Council.

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Oct 14, 2019

Assessing The Balance Of Power In Trump Impeachment Inquiry
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Gregg Nunziata, a former staffer for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and the Senate Judiciary Committee, about the White House counsel's strategy on the impeachment inquiry.

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Oct 14, 2019

Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples' Day?
More and more places in the United States are dropping Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, but the shift isn't happening without some pushback.

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Oct 14, 2019

Trump's Former Russia Adviser Set To Testify As Part of Impeachment Inquiry
Fiona Hill, a British-born American foreign affairs expert, resigned as the president's top Russia analyst just days before the president's controversial call with his Ukrainian counterpart.

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Oct 14, 2019

Trump's Former Russia Adviser Testifies As Part of Impeachment Inquiry
Fiona Hill, a British-born American foreign affairs expert, resigned as the president's top Russia analyst just days before the president's controversial call with his Ukrainian counterpart.

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Oct 14, 2019

Researchers Try A Genetic Diabetes Test To Prevent Emergency Hospitalizations
Will a genetic test for Type 1 diabetes risk be valuable to parents, despite its shortcomings? Now many parents don't know their kids have this condition until they end up in the hospital.

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Oct 14, 2019

Bill Bryson's Latest Is A Different Kind Of Journey — Into 'The Body'
Bryson is beloved for his travel writing, but in his new book he's undertaking an interior journey, looking at everything from medical oddities to the amazing way your body fights off most cancers.

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Oct 13, 2019

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei Smashes Women's World Record At Chicago Marathon
The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

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Oct 13, 2019

Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History
Combining skills of unprecedented difficulty with flawless execution, the 22-year-old surpassed Vitaly Scherbo's record 23 world medals won in the 1990s. Biles copped five golds at the championships.

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Oct 13, 2019

Endangered By Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Prepare To Evacuate From Syria
The U.S. will pull its 1,000 troops amid air strikes and gunfire from Turkish-backed forces. "We're preparing, waiting for the order," a U.S. official close to the troops on the ground told NPR.

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Oct 13, 2019

Fort Worth Officer Kills Woman In Her Bedroom In Response To 'Open Structure Call'
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot early Saturday morning after police in Texas responded to a neighbor's non-emergency call upon seeing her front door open. Community activists are demanding answers.

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Oct 13, 2019

Border Wall Rising In Arizona, Raises Concerns Among Conservationists, Native Tribes
The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native Tribes in the area are not appeased.

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Oct 13, 2019

Typhoon Death Toll In Japan Climbs: 19 Dead, 16 Missing
Typhoon Hagibus has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were mobilized across the country to rescue people after the storm made landfall on Saturday.

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Oct 13, 2019

Typhoon In Japan Leaves Up To 33 Dead, 19 Missing
Typhoon Hagibus has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were mobilized across the country to rescue people after the storm made landfall on Saturday.

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Oct 12, 2019

Cory Booker On Impeachment: 'I Swore An Oath To Protect And Defend The Constitution'
The New Jersey senator and presidential hopeful says Congress must take action. "Politics be damned. I have a job to do, which is to hold the executive accountable and we should be doing that."

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Oct 12, 2019

Turkey Claims To Have Won A Key Syrian Border Town From Kurdish Forces
Heading into a fourth day of military attacks on northern Syria, Turkish officials say forces have captured Ras al-Ayn and several surrounding villages. But reports indicate fighting continues.

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Oct 12, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves 2 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Threaten More Lives
The typhoon, which has now passed to the northeast of Tokyo, was the largest to hit Japan in 61 years, since the 1958 Kanogawa Typhoon that killed more than 1,200 people.

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Oct 12, 2019

VIDEO: Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Past 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Event
Accompanied by pacesetters and an electric car, the Kenyan runner set a record Saturday that was long considered not humanly possible. He clocked in at 1:59:40 on crossing the finish line in Austria.

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Oct 12, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Past 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Event
Accompanied by pacemakers and an electric car, the Kenyan runner set a record Saturday that was long considered not humanly possible. He clocked in at 1:59:40 on crossing the finish line in Austria.

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Oct 12, 2019

Major Crackdown In Egypt Sweeps Up Activists, Children — And At Least 1 U.S. Citizen
Protesters, schoolchildren and some of the government's most prominent critics have all been detained in a government clampdown. So was a 22-year-old American college student, accused of spying.

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