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31 Percent Of U.S. Households Have Trouble Paying Energy Bills

NPR Headline News - 11 min 54 sec ago

A report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration announced that African Americans, Hispanics and people with children were most impacted.

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Yogurt May Not Be So Healthy If It's Pumped Full Of Sugar

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 6 min ago

A study of some 900 yogurts sold in supermarkets in the U.K. found a shocking amount of sugar is hiding in this so-called healthy food, particularly in organic yogurts.

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Yogurt May Not Be So Healthy If It's Pumped Full Of Sugar

GPB News - 1 hour 6 min ago
If you look at the sugar content of some yogurts in the supermarket, you might mistakenly think you're in the dessert aisle. Yogurt is marketed as a healthy food, but a study published this week in the British Medical Journal is the latest reminder that not all yogurt is created equal. The...

3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 35 min ago

Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.

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3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor

GPB News - 1 hour 35 min ago
The founder of the 3D gun printing company embroiled in a legal battle with the U.S. government over making the DIY instructions publicly accessible online, has been accused of sexual assault of a minor in Texas. Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony on Wednesday, according to the...

After The Rains, Casualties Mount Amid Florence's Still-Rising Floodwaters

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 55 min ago

In South Carolina, two women being taken for mental health care died when the van they were being transported in met high waters. Sunny skies have returned, but flooding problems are just beginning.

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After The Rains, Casualties Mount Amid Florence's Still-Rising Floodwaters

GPB News - 1 hour 55 min ago
As floodwaters from former-Hurricane Florence's massive rains continue to flow through the Carolinas, the end of the storm's damage is nowhere in sight. In Horry County, S.C., two women being taken for mental health care died on Tuesday night when the sheriff's office van they were being...

How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

GPB News - 2 hours 43 sec ago
Kathy Mattea has been successfully making music for a long time. Her first gold album came out in 1987. She won her first Grammy in 1990. For a while, she was putting out albums every year or two. But Mattea's latest LP, Pretty Bird , out now, is the country artist's first release in six years —...

A Music Industry Peace Treaty Passes Unanimously Through Congress

GPB News - 2 hours 13 min ago
On Tuesday evening, the Music Modernization Act (renamed the Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act at the 23rd hour — in honor of the retiring Utah politician who also happens himself to own a platinum record), was passed unanimously in the Senate, as it was earlier this year by the House. In an...

San Antonio High School Changes Name Tied To Confederacy Despite Resistance

GPB News - 2 hours 19 min ago
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Can The Men Accused Of Sexual Assault In the #MeToo Movement Return To Public Life?

GPB News - 2 hours 19 min ago
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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh

GPB News - 2 hours 19 min ago
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Christine Blasey Ford Says FBI Should Investigate Kavanaugh Before She Testifies

GPB News - 2 hours 19 min ago
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President Trump Tours Damage In North Carolina Done By Hurricane Florence

GPB News - 2 hours 19 min ago
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Indicted Congressman Reverses Course, Says He Will Campaign For Re-Election

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 51 min ago

Rep. Chris Collins was indicted on insider trading charges in August and suspended his campaign. Now he's running again, saying "the stakes are too high" to allow a Democrat to win.

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Indicted Congressman Reverses Course, Says He Will Campaign For Re-Election

GPB News - 2 hours 51 min ago
An indicted New York congressman who had announced he was withdrawing from his race has reversed course and now says he will continue to campaign for re-election and plans to serve again if he wins this November. In a campaign statement announcing the decision Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins,...

Episode 657: The Tale Of The Onion King

GPB News - 2 hours 57 min ago
This show originally ran on October 14, 2015. Vince Kosuga was an onion farmer back in the 1930s. A pretty successful one. But farming wasn't enough for him. He also liked to make bets on wheat and other crops. Then he had an idea: Why not try his luck with the crop he knew best? Today on the show,...

What Are The Odds? FanDuel Says It Won't Honor Huge Payouts After Error

NPR Headline News - 3 hours 12 min ago

The Denver Broncos were about to beat the Oakland Raiders — but for 18 seconds, the bookmaker FanDuel said the team was a 750-1 underdog. Some eagle-eyed fans saw a chance for a win of their own.

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What Are The Odds? FanDuel Says It Won't Honor Huge Payouts After Error

GPB News - 3 hours 12 min ago
Late in the fourth quarter of last weekend's Denver Broncos football game, the Broncos were well-positioned for a win. The team trailed the Oakland Raiders 19-17, but Denver was in comfortable range to score a three-point field goal. But strangely, for an 18-second period, Denver was a long-shot,...

Sex Abuse Scandal Deepens Divide Over Gay Priests

GPB News - 3 hours 27 min ago
The uproar over clergy sex abuse in the Catholic church is no longer just about sex abuse. It now touches on Catholic teaching about sexuality in general and even on Pope Francis himself, his agenda, and the future of his papacy. When a Pennsylvania grand jury last month reported that more than 300...

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