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Wreckage Of USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese In WWII, Found In Pacific

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 42 min ago

The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. The ensuing loss of life is the large in the history of the U.S. Navy.

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Wreckage Of USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese In WWII, Found In Pacific

GPB News - 2 hours 42 min ago
For 72 years since the cruiser USS Indianapolis sank after being struck by Japanese torpedoes in the waning days of World War II, her exact resting place had been a mystery. But a team of researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen now says they have positively identified the wreckage,...

Mass Held In Barcelona To Honor Victims Of Terror Attacks

NPR Headline News - 3 hours 54 min ago

The service was held as authorities continue a manhunt for the 22-year-old Moroccan believed to be the driver of a van that plowed into pedestrians on a popular promenade.

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Mass Held In Barcelona To Honor Victims Of Terror Attacks

GPB News - 3 hours 55 min ago
A Catholic Mass was held in Barcelona on Sunday to honor the victims of last week's terror attacks, as authorities continued a manhunt for at least one suspect in the killings of 14 people along Spain's northeast Mediterranean coast. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports from Barcelona that...

Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'

NPR Headline News - 4 hours 54 min ago

President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.

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Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'

GPB News - 4 hours 54 min ago
As President Trump doubled down on his defense of Confederate statues and monuments this week, he overlooked an important fact noted by historians: The majority of the memorials seem to have been built with the intention not to honor fallen soldiers, but specifically to further ideals of white...

Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

NPR Headline News - 5 hours 26 min ago

President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.

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As India's Climate Changes, Farmers In The North Experiment With New Crops

NPR Headline News - 5 hours 26 min ago

Farmers are starting to grow new crops in winter, when their fields usually lie fallow. Meanwhile, air pollution, which contributes to climate change, is weakening India's solar energy production.

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Scouring For New Music With 'Alt.Latino'

GPB News - 5 hours 26 min ago
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Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

GPB News - 5 hours 26 min ago
President Trump is only the latest man in the White House to see his plans, his governing coalition and his popular standing all at risk because of a racially charged issue. In the days since he blamed the fatal violence in Charlottesville , Va., on people on "both sides" of the confrontation,...

Weekend Politics: Trump's Turbulent Week

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Robert E. Lee's Descendant On Confederate Statues

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Trump Voters Respond To Charlottesville

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Trump To Visit Arizona

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Russian Bots Tweeting Calls To Fire McMaster, Former FBI Agent Says

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As India's Climate Changes, Farmers In The North Experiment With New Crops

GPB News - 5 hours 26 min ago
On a recent weekday, Vamsi Komarala guides me up to the rooftop of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, where he teaches physics. Fields of solar panels adorn the buildings. I swipe an index finger across one of the panels to see if weeks of monsoon rains have washed it...

'Young Jane Young' Is A Political Sex Scandal, Told Through Women's Eyes

GPB News - 5 hours 26 min ago
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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

GPB News - 6 hours 14 min ago
A group of alumni from one of the country's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump. A small but growing number of Liberty University graduates are preparing to return diplomas to their school. The...

Sunday Puzzle: It's Time To Rhyme

GPB News - 6 hours 19 min ago
On-air challenge: The answer to each clue is a 6-letter word that rhymes with the last word: Ex. Cause of muscle pain ---> STRAIN Time of year when birds start to sing Having glaring light What follows Sunday What's raised in a mound More than twice Place where you might find a vassal Tool on a...

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

NPR Headline News - 6 hours 24 min ago

A group of alumni from one of the nation's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

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