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Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 by WLRH News

In this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we learn about ThinkerCon, a global gathering of online educational content creators and hear about what might be the world's first Chemistry Fireworks Show.

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Sundial Writer Paul Harrison uses a story about his Dad's childhood to illustrate the Power of Kindness.

Morning Blend host Dorrie Nutt attended the Huntsville Community Chorus's recent concert that featured the Ralph Vaughan Williams' epic work: Hodie

Performance artist Gypsee Yo is a slam poem champion whose work attempts to blur the lines between genres.

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks in front of the border wall separating Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego.

A day after a federal court blocks the Trump administration from changing asylum rules, DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen promises a legal fight.

President Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Tuesday. He said his administration would remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Turkey.

The president says business deals and shared security interests with the Saudis — and not the death of Jamal Khashoggi — will set the tone for the relationship. "We're with Saudi Arabia," Trump said.

On Monday, 43 alleged associates of the Ghost Face Gangsters were indicted on federal charges related to drug trafficking and firearms possessions throughout eastern Georgia and beyond.

The Ghost Face Gangsters started in California but a Georgia offshoot has spread criminal activity far beyond prison walls. On Monday, 43 were charged with drug trafficking and firearms possession.

Researchers collect samples from the carcass of a dead whale at Wakatobi National Park in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia.

The following items were among those found in the animal's stomach: 19 pieces of hard plastic, two sandals, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, and about seven pounds of rope.

A photo provided Nov. 14 shows migrants on board the container ship Nivin, which rescued more than 90 migrants from a raft in the Mediterranean more than a week ago. Many of those migrants refused to disembark in Libya; they were forcibly removed from the ship on Tuesday.

Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea refused to return to Libya, saying they'd been tortured. After more than a week, Libyan coast guards boarded the ship and put the migrants in detention.



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