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China's President To Meet With His Philippine Counterpart

5 hours 15 min ago

Xi Jinping leaves Tuesday for a week-long visit to the Philippines. Ties between the two countries have grown closer in recent years — as both have faced challenges in relations with the U.S.

The Number Of People Unaccounted For In Calif. Wildfire Is Revised

5 hours 26 min ago

Firefighters in northern California now say about 1,000 people are missing from the Camp Fire. The number has gone up and down. Steve Inskeep talks to Cal Fire spokesman Cary Wright about the data.

North Korea Denuclearization Plan Has Gone Nowhere Since Trump-Kim Summit

5 hours 32 min ago

Five months after the Singapore summit, North Korea's nuclear program chugs on. "I think right now, we are absolutely stuck," says North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA analyst.

(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

Drivers Snap Photos Of Camel Walking In Pennsylvania Snowstorm

5 hours 56 min ago

The camel was being transported to an event outside Philadelphia when the vehicle carrying it got stuck. The animal's handler decided it was best to walk the camel back to its home, a petting zoo.

Restuarant Customer Says She Found A Frog In Her Salad

6 hours 19 min ago

After a shocking surprise, Naomi Stahl of Washington, D.C., took her takeout order back to the restaurant. Officials there say they are investigating how the frog ended up in the salad.

Should Trump Rhetoric Be Considered In Kansas Bomb Plot Sentencing?

7 hours 47 min ago

Lawyers representing 3 men convicted of plotting to bomb Muslim Somali refugees argue their clients deserve a break at sentencing because the president's rhetoric inflamed their hatred of migrants.

Former CIA Official John McLaughlin On Jamal Khashoggi's Death

7 hours 47 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to John McLaughlin, former acting director of the CIA under George W. Bush, about how President Trump should work with his intelligence agencies on the Saudi journalist's death.

Mexican Protesters In Tijuana Demand Caravan Migrants Be Deported

7 hours 48 min ago

Some 2,500 migrants belonging to the Central American caravan are in a government shelter in Tijuana. Another 2,000 members are on their way to the city while smaller groups are headed north.

Wildfires Razed Calif. Neighborhoods But What About Untouched Homes?

7 hours 48 min ago

How do you go back to a place where there is no community and it's just your home left standing after a wildfire? This is question facing some people in California who ponder their next move.

Florida Recount: GOP Wins Senate And Gubernatorial Elections

7 hours 48 min ago

GOP Gov. Rick Scott beat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson for the U.S. Senate seat. And in the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis.

Puerto Ricans Want Their Government To Be More Transparent

7 hours 48 min ago

The movement in Puerto Rico is growing. It's taken on greater urgency after Hurricane Maria, as the island prepares for the arrival of tens of billions in federal recovery grants.

Brexit Negotiations Provide A Great Challenge To May's Leadership

7 hours 48 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to George Parker of the Financial Times about the critical week for Brexit, as questions loom over whether British Prime Minister May will be voted out of office over the deal.

Russian Cheesemaker Benefits From Putin's Sanctions

7 hours 48 min ago

At a panel discussion attended by Vladimir Putin, a man got up to thank the Russian president for the ban on EU food imports, which he credited for helping his local cheese business to flourish.

Indigenous Women In Canada File Class-Action Suit Over Forced Sterilization

7 hours 48 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Alisa Lombard, a lawyer in Canada representing 60 indigenous women, who claim they were forcibly or coercively sterilized.

News Brief: California Wildfires, Brexit Negotiations

7 hours 48 min ago

The search goes on for more victims, and President Trump visited some areas impacted by the fires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the EU.

Big Latino Turnout In Midterms Raises Stakes For 2020

7 hours 48 min ago

Latino turnout was up dramatically in the midterms, according to early voting and other preliminary data. Democrats say Latino votes helped flip house and senate races across the country.

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As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution

7 hours 48 min ago

Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them, but privacy advocates caution customers not to share too much data.

(Image credit: Morgan Walker for NPR)

William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter, Dies At 87

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:20am

William Goldman wrote the scripts for more than 30 movies, including Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, All the President's Men and The Princess Bride.

Federal Judge Orders White House To Restore Press Credentials To CNN's Jim Acosta

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:19am

In a narrow ruling, Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee, said the White House did not provide CNN's Jim Acosta with the due process required to legally revoke his press pass.

Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 8:52am

Among the significant changes is that schools could make it harder to prove allegations. Instead of only a "preponderance of the evidence," schools could demand "clear and convincing evidence."

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