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In North Carolina, Some Communities Face New Post-Hurricane Florence Dangers

2 hours 54 min ago

It has been days since Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas. But in some parts of the state, the worst may be yet to come. The Cape Fear River, which borders Fayetteville, could crest to 62 feet.

Assessing The Potential Impacts Of Trump's New Round Of Tariffs On Chinese Imports

3 hours 45 min ago

Economist David Wessel of the Brookings Institution says that workers in certain industries — like those that depend on steel imports — are "definitely going to feel the pain" of the new tariffs.

White House Adviser Navarro On Why Hit China With More Tariffs

5 hours 49 min ago

The Trump administration is imposing $200 billion in new tariffs on China, which plans to retaliate. Steve Inskeep talks to White House adviser Peter Navarro about the escalating trade war.

British Woman Attributes Single Malt Whiskey For Her Long Life

5 hours 57 min ago

Grace Jones turned 112 years old this week — making her the oldest person in Great Britain. She has lived through 26 prime ministers and both world wars.

Cheers At SpaceX: Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot

6 hours 3 min ago

Yusaku Maezawa is the first to book a trip as a private passenger with the commercial space company for a voyage that hasn't been attempted since NASA's Apollo missions ended in 1972.

Ohio Community Creates Christmas For Child With Brain Cancer

6 hours 8 min ago

Just weeks ago, Brody Allen, 2, was diagnosed with brain cancer and given two months to live. His family is rallying their Cincinnati suburb to celebrate his favorite holiday, Christmas, early.

Hit Hard By Florence, Areas Of The South Struggle To Get Supplies

6 hours 14 min ago

People in and around the Carolinas are hurting in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The storm left more than 30 people dead and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity and shelter.

Kavanaugh And His Accuser To Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee

6 hours 21 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont about the additional hearing after Christine Blasey Ford accused Brett Kavanaugh of assaulting her while they were both in high school.

Review: There Were Some Entertaining Moments At The Emmys

8 hours 31 min ago

Winners of Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced. Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became the first streaming series to win top comedy honors and HBO's Game of Thrones won best drama series.

The Broader Implications Of The Latest Kavanaugh Develolpments

8 hours 31 min ago

The Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing next Monday in which Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of assault, will testify. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.

White House To Cap The Number Of Refugees Allowed Into The U.S.

8 hours 31 min ago

The Trump administration slashed the number of refugees it will allow into the United States next year by 30 percent. The new ceiling is 30,000 — that's 15,000 fewer than this year.

Despite Dangers, Intimidation, Guatemalans Still Seek A Better Life In U.S.

8 hours 31 min ago

The Trump administration's immigration policies are designed to convince migrants to not cross the border illegally. But poverty and lack of opportunities in Guatemala continue to push people north.

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India's Carnatic Singers Face Backlash For Performing Non-Hindu Songs

8 hours 31 min ago

Some fans of Carnatic singing, a type of South Indian classical music rooted in Hinduism, are angry with performers who've adapted and performed Christian songs.

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Post Florence: Vast Flooding Threatens Residents In Fayetteville

8 hours 32 min ago

In some parts of North Carolina, the worst is yet to come. The Cape Fear River, which borders Fayetteville, is expected to crest to a record 62 feet. Rachel Martin talks to Mayor Mitch Colvin.

Advocates Brace As Devos Preps Policies On Campus Sexual Misconduct

8 hours 32 min ago

The Trump administration is revamping rules on how colleges handle sexual misconduct cases. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she's correcting a system that's stacked against the accused.

Trump Hits China With Another Round Of Import Tariffs

8 hours 32 min ago

With President Trump imposing new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, China has promised to retaliate. Steve Inskeep talks to Jake Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council about what to expect.

Researchers Explore Gender Disparities In The Art World

8 hours 32 min ago

Researchers studied nearly 2 million art auction sales and found paintings by women fetched less money than paintings by men. Disparities that plague parts of the economy also affect the art world.

Leaders Of North And South Korea Meet In Pyongyang For 3rd Summit

8 hours 32 min ago

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosts South Korean President Moon Jae-in Tuesday in Pyongyang for the first day of a three-day summit. This is their third meeting since April.

Technology Helps Motorists Maneuver In A Natural Disaster

8 hours 32 min ago

When it comes to getting help navigating a natural disaster, there's so much technology available, the options are almost overwhelming. What works?

U.S. Imposes New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Imports

8 hours 32 min ago

President Trump announced Monday that he is ordering 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

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