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Trebek's Back

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 7:19am

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek returned to hosting the program after cancer treatment.

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The Massive Effort To Halt Ebola In Congo

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 7:16am

When Ebola spread to the eastern city of Goma in July, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak an international crisis. We look at what is being done to keep Ebola from spreading.

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Port St. Lucie Mayor Greg Oravec On Hurricane Preparation

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 7:08am

NPR's Noel King speaks to Port St. Lucie, Fla., Mayor Greg Oravec about the city's preparations for Hurricane Dorian, which is on track to hit Florida.

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Chattanooga Man Sues Popeyes For Running Out Of Chicken Sandwich

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:29am

Chattanooga resident Craig Barr is suing Popeyes for running out of a chicken sandwich.

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Mom Wins Fight Over 'PB4WEGO' License Plate

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:21am

New Hampshire asked Wendy Auger to hand in her license plate "PB4WEGO." Gov. Chris Sununu asked the DMV to let her keep it. Which they have.

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'Santana' At 50

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Santana's debut album was released on this day 50 years ago. NPR's Felix Contreras considers it a game-changing moment in the marriage of Afro-Caribbean rhythms and rock 'n' roll.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Apologizes For Wearing Blackface In College Skit

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized Thursday for wearing blackface in a college skit more than 50 years ago.

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Oil Industry Group Responds To Methane Limit Rollback

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

NPR's Noel King talks with Erik Milito of the American Petroleum Institute about the Trump administration's proposal to roll back Obama-era regulations on methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.

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Biden Campaigns In South Carolina

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been campaigning this week in South Carolina. Supporters describe a personal affection that seems to overcome doubts about Biden's strength as a candidate.

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Hong Kong Democracy Activists Arrested

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Three key leaders of Hong Kong's protest movement are under arrest.

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Tension Over Shooting Sports In Schools

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Efforts to recruit kids in high school are paying off, as shooting sports get more popular. That effort comes with some controversy, in part because of the involvement of the NRA.

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View From Scotland On Brexit

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Scottish politician Stephen Gethins about how his constituents are responding to the suspension of Parliament in the U.K.

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Joe Walsh On Challenging Trump In Primary

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman, who says he's challenging President Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020.

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News Brief: Democracy Activists Arrested In Hong Kong, Methane Limit Rollback, Brexit

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Hong Kong authorities arrested activists in a coordinated sweep ahead of a what had been a planned anti-government march. Also, the EPA aims to roll back limits on methane and an update on Brexit.

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China Falls Out Of Fashion For Some U.S. Brands

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

As the trade war drags on, more manufacturers are looking to relocate from China to avoid Trump's tariffs. A firm that sells Isaac Mizrahi's clothing line has already shifted much of its production.

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For 2 Nurses, Working In The ICU Is 'A Gift Of A Job'

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

For years, Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebberts worked together caring for critically ill patients, a job they say is also a daily mindset. "You carry a little bit of them with you," Ebberts said.

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Edwidge Danticat: 'Whether Or Not We Belong Is Not Defined By Us'

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:08am

Most of the characters in Edwidge Danticat's new collection are Haitian American, and Haiti is often in their hearts and on their minds. Danticat says the stories reflect her own immigrant experience.

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As FEC Nears Shutdown, Priorities Such As Stopping Election Interference On Hold

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:00am

The campaign finance agency will be temporarily shuttered due to a lack of a quorum. A former FEC chair says there's a "real possibility" the agency is effectively closed through the 2020 election.

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Justice Department Watchdog: Comey Violated Policy Related To Trump Memos

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 11:34am

The Justice Department's Inspector General finds former FBI Director James Comey violated policy by sharing classified information with individuals outside of the FBI. The DOJ declined prosecution.

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Like The Empire Itself, The British Pound Is Not What It Used To Be

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 7:07am

The pound was long the symbol of Britain's economic might. The chaos surrounding Brexit, the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union, has sent the currency falling sharply.

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