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Mexico's President Fights Gas Crisis, While Mexicans Endure Long Lines With Jokes

39 min 55 sec ago

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his crackdown on stolen fuel is working, but long waits in several states persist, distribution bottlenecks continue and new acts of gas theft are reported.

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Judge Throws Out Alabama Law That Protects Confederate Monuments

42 min 32 sec ago

"The state has placed a thumb on the scale for a pro-confederacy message," Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo wrote in his opinion.

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Huawei Founder Denies His Firm Spies For China

1 hour 27 min ago

In rare remarks to foreign media, Ren Zhengfei says his telecommunications equipment company is independently owned and would not give China user data. Experts disagree.

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Nairobi Rocked By Explosions, Gunfire In Attack Claimed By Al-Shabab Militants

1 hour 54 min ago

The attacks took place at an upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital. An explosion tore through a bank, then a suicide bomb detonated in a hotel lobby before attackers entered the hotel shooting.

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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

3 hours 20 min ago

A mini biosphere was sent up in China's Chang'e-4, which landed on the far side of the moon in early January. Photos show the small, green shoot of a cotton plant in a container aboard the spacecraft.

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As Japan Tries Out Immigration, Migrant Workers Complain Of Exploitation

4 hours 10 min ago

A Vietnamese laborer tells NPR he was led to believe he would learn construction work but ended up cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear site. Migrant advocates say Japan needs to overhaul the program.

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Episode #1903

4 hours 40 min ago

Immortal Technique, Taina and Reyna Grande's New Memoir

Forget Screen Time Rules. Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child

5 hours 20 min ago

In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we're not spending enough screen time with our kids.

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International Criminal Court Drops War Crimes Charges Against Ex-Ivory Coast Leader

5 hours 45 min ago

Laurent Gbagbo had been charged with crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the wake of his 2010 electoral loss. Charges against his former youth minister also were dropped.

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John C. Reilly On The Comedy Of Laurel And Hardy: 'It's Almost Like A Ballet'

5 hours 48 min ago

"The brilliant thing about their work when you watch it, it seems so nonchalant," Reilly says of the iconic slapstick duo. He plays Oliver Hardy in the new film Stan & Ollie.

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Everyone Is A Traveler As The CW Returns To 'Roswell, New Mexico'

6 hours 33 min ago

In a reboot of the late-'90s drama, three secret space aliens struggle to hide their secret in a town trained to look for them. And believe it or not, it's a solid show.

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Top House Republican Leader Calls On Rep. Steve King To Resign

7 hours 23 min ago

House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney was one of the first Republicans to criticize the Iowa Congressman for his latest in a history of controversial remarks.

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What The Future Of Work Means For Cities

7 hours 52 min ago

One of the nation's top economists explores the past and future of work in cities. He finds that opportunities for workers without a college degree are drying up.

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Future Of Theresa May's Brexit Deal, And Brexit Itself, Hinges On Pivotal Vote

8 hours 44 min ago

The U.K. prime minister delayed a critical vote last month because her deal didn't have enough support. Now, the vote is back on — but its odds of approval still look long. What happens if it fails?

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Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question

8 hours 46 min ago

A federal judge in New York has issued the first ruling out of multiple lawsuits over a question about U.S. citizenship status. The ruling is expected to be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Bidding Farewell To 'Hello, Dolly!': Actress Carol Channing Dies At 97

11 hours 14 min ago

Channing's big break came in 1949 when she was cast as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. But she'll always be remembered for her role as a life-loving matchmaker and "meddler" in Hello, Dolly!

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Feast Fit For A Burger King: Trump Serves Fast Food To College Football Champs

11 hours 24 min ago

The president paid for the meal himself, he said. That did not spare him from the disdainful glee of Twitter hecklers.

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Trump's Pick For Attorney General Goes Before Senate Committee Tuesday

11 hours 34 min ago

William Barr, who also served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, will be grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee which is full of potential Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls.

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Saudi Woman Who Fled Country Hopes She Inspires Others To Follow

12 hours 5 min ago

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun captured the attention of the world in a series of social media posts pleading for asylum. Her family, who she claimed was abusive, has disowned her.

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An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

13 hours 33 min ago

Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.

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