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

2 hours 50 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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Mass Held In Barcelona To Honor Victims Of Terror Attacks

4 hours 2 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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Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'

5 hours 2 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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Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

5 hours 34 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

5 hours 34 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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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

6 hours 32 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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How To Succeed In Business After Fleeing For Your Life

6 hours 33 min ago

A father of seven had to start over after his family was forced from home by Boko Haram. He found safety and a new job in a camp for displaced persons.

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In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

6 hours 33 min ago

When Turkish children head back to school, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution. The government is phasing in what it calls a values-based curriculum.

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The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

6 hours 42 min ago

Women in the movement have built Internet presences around boosting white nationalist ideologies. But journalist Seyward Darby says that outspokenness is at odds with male white nationalists' ideas.

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Getting To The Core Of Exercises Said To Strengthen 'Mum Tum'

8 hours 33 min ago

NPR listeners had lots of questions after our story about diastasis recti, a medical condition of abdominal muscles that's common among new moms. Many wanted to know more about how to fix the problem.

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Dick Gregory, Comedian And Civil Rights Activist, Dies At 84

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:58

Gregory, known for his sharp satire in the 1960s, was recently hospitalized. He was 84.

After Charlottesville, It's Clear America Is Still Dealing With Complex History

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:10

NPR's Dwane Brown speaks with Americans on the right and left to find out how they're holding up after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.

After Departing From White House, Steve Bannon Is Back At Breitbart

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:10

NPR's Dwane Brown talks with Rich Lowry, editor of The National Review, about Republicans' discomfort with President Trump espousing views commonly found in Breitbart News, a right-wing media outlet.

Massive Group Of Counter-Protesters Met 'Free Speech' Rally In Boston

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:10

A week after violent clashes during a white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Va., today's "Free Speech" rally in Boston was met with massive counter-protests.

Presidential Historian Compares Tumultuous Week To Past Administrations

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:10

After a week of turmoil and shake ups in the Trump administration, presidential historian Michael Beschloss discusses with NPR's Dwane Brown where this president stands compared to past leaders.

What's Next For The White House After Bannon's Departure?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:10

The White House has had a tumultuous week. President Trump's comments about Charlottesville, Va., have been widely condemned, and the week ended with the ouster of White House strategist Steve Bannon.

Man Goes On Stabbing Rampage In Russia, Wounds 7

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:56

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Russian officials appear to discount the possibility, saying their initial investigation is not focusing on terrorism as a "main theory."

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President Trump To Skip Kennedy Center Honors, Highlighting Rift With Artists

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:55

Three of the five honorees had already spoken out against the president, and said they either planned to boycott a White House event or were considering it.

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Boston's 'Free-Speech' Rally Organizers Deny Links To White Nationalists

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:43

Hundreds of counter-protesters gathered in Boston Commons to meet the rally participants, who claim they have no connection with those who perpetrated violence in Charlottesville, Va., last week.

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Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:51

The university president said he had ordered the statue removed as a safety measure and to reflect the "abiding values" of the school, following vandalism earlier this week.

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