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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 22 sec ago

Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.

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Summer Latin Music Festivals Offer Music And Opportunity

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 27 min ago

For Latinx musicians who have found themselves excluded from the stages of mainstream festivals, a growing range of festivals and tours catering to Latinx artists and fans is changing the game.

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Who's Entertaining Who?: How The Internet Picks Up Drake's Slack

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 44 min ago

Drake's latest No. 1 hit "In My Feelings" shot to the top of the charts thanks to a viral dance challenge that had little to do with the rapper himself.

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Who's Entertaining Who?: How The Internet Picks Up Drake's Slack

GPB News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Earlier this week, Drake secured the fourth solo Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 of his career with the song "In My Feelings," off his fifth studio album Scorpion . But while most of the raps are his, the song's skyrocket up the charts is due, in large part, to something Drake had nothing to do with. The...

Update On Duck Boat Accident In Missouri

GPB News - 1 hour 46 min ago
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In Egypt, Ancient Coffin's Contents Finally Revealed

GPB News - 1 hour 46 min ago
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He Was Wrongly Convicted When They Were Teens. Now They're Building Their Lives Together

GPB News - 1 hour 46 min ago
In the summer of 1994, in Tulsa, Okla., Brandy Carpenter, then 14, had just started dating her crush, 17-year-old De'Marchoe Carpenter. But before they even had their first kiss, De'Marchoe was arrested for a murder he didn't commit. At StoryCorps in May, De'Marchoe, 41, and Brandy, 38, remember...

Judge Vacates Terrorism Convictions Of Man Who Had Trained With Paintball Group

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 58 min ago

A federal judge says Seifullah Chapman should be released rather than serve out the rest of his 65-year prison term, citing a shift in how the law defines violent crime.

Judge Vacates Terrorism Convictions Of Man Who Had Trained With Paintball Group

GPB News - 1 hour 59 min ago
A federal judge has overturned a man's conviction on terrorism charges, saying Seifullah Chapman should be released because of a shift in how the law defines violent crime. In 2004, Chapman was sentenced as part of the Virginia "Paintball Jihad" network, which used games to train for armed combat....

Trump Is Ready To Go All In On Trade War With China

GPB News - 2 hours 7 min ago
President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on every product imported from China, dialing up the pressure in the growing trade dispute between the world's two economic superpowers. In an interview with CNBC broadcast this morning , Trump said "we're down a tremendous amount," referring to the...

Trump Is Ready To Go All In On Trade War With China

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 8 min ago

In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC, President Trump threatened to accelerate and expand tariffs on all goods that come from China.

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Georgia's Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2001

GPB News - 2 hours 21 min ago
Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to four point one percent in June, officials said Thursday . The state Department of Labor said that's the lowest rate since 2001, with nearly 5 million residents working. That's a record. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Georgia's strong economy is attracting...

Amid Migrant Crises, Nations Flout International Law On Refugees

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 24 min ago

The rights of refugees were enshrined in international law in the wake of World War II. But those rules aren't always respected.

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Amid Migrant Crises, Nations Flout International Law On Refugees

GPB News - 2 hours 24 min ago
What are the international rules for dealing with foreign nationals who show up in a country often without any travel documents and definitely without a visa? It's a timely question in this era of unprecedented refugee movement, as nations around the world struggle to deal with huge numbers of...

Trump Tops Agenda At Merkel Press Conference

GPB News - 2 hours 37 min ago
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How Luxury Hotels And Restaurants In Developing Countries Fight Food Waste

NPR Headline News - 4 hours 26 min ago

The United Nations says nearly one-fourth of food purchases in hotels and restaurants are thrown away. Luxury properties in Mexico, India, and elsewhere are trying programs to bring that figure down.

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How Luxury Hotels And Restaurants In Developing Countries Fight Food Waste

GPB News - 4 hours 27 min ago
If you've never considered what happens to the remnants of the fully loaded plate of enchiladas, chips and salsa you grab from the buffet at an all-inclusive Mexico resort, you might be in for a shock. Mexico's Velas Vallarta produces a veritable ton of food waste each day, but rather than dumping...

Explaining The 'Yield Curve'

GPB News - 4 hours 46 min ago
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Brazilian 'Celebrity' Plastic Surgeon Arrested After Patient's Death

GPB News - 4 hours 58 min ago
Police have arrested a Brazilian plastic surgeon known as "Dr. Bumbum" after a patient undergoing a procedure on her buttocks suddenly died. Dr. Bumbum, whose real name is Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, enjoys a huge fan base on social media in Brazil. He was arrested by police in Rio de Janiero on...

Trump's Week

GPB News - 5 hours 14 min ago
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