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National Book Awards Handed Out In New York City

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:28am

The winners included Adam Johnson in fiction, Ta-Nehisi Coates in nonfiction, Robin Coste Lewis in poetry and Neal Shusterman in young people's literature.

Investigators Explore Belgian Neighborhood's Connection To Terrorism

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:27am

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Ben Taub, who has a piece in The New Yorker, about why Belgium has been a center for radical terrorists in recent years.

Raid Stirs Unease In Paris Suburb Of Saint-Denis

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:25am

Paris is a city still on edge — especially after Wednesday's raid on a northern suburb. We here from a French TV correspondent who talked to residents where the attack happened

Judges To Hear Appeal Over NFL's Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:09am

Former NFL players who are fighting the settlement terms will have their say in a federal appeals courtroom in Philadelphia on Thursday. Payouts for the potential $1 billion settlement are on hold.

Fate Of Attack Leaders Still Unknown After Raid In France

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:09am

Paris is a city that is still full of tension after Wednesday's violent raid on a Paris suburb. Authorities in Germany have stepped up security measures after Friday's attacks in Paris.

Paris Attacks Create A Dilemma For Travelers

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:51am

As Paris tries to recover from the terror attacks, people who planned to travel there seem to be conflicted about whether to go. Airlines reacted quickly, allowing travelers to rebook their flights.

New Stats Boast A Dip In Homelessness — But They're Not The Full Story

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 11:43pm

Over 560,000 people lived on the street or in homeless shelters this year — a 2 percent drop, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Still, many say the numbers are unreliable.

In Neighborhood Tied To Paris Attackers, Muslims Rally Against ISIS

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:39am

Muslim residents of Brussels are holding a rally in the city to protest the Paris attacks and proclaim their opposition to the so-called Islamic State.

LISTEN: 4 Speeches To Hear Before Bernie Sanders' Socialism Address

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:05am

Sanders is set to give a speech Thursday explaining Democratic socialism to voters. There's a long history of big political speeches designed to take on and neutralize a lingering concern of voters.

How Effectively Is The West Striking Back At ISIS?

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 6:51am

French planes bombed the Islamic State's self-declared capital Raqqa in Syria this week. The U.S. gave them a target list. Steve Inskeep talks to Anne Bernard of The New York Times, who's in Beirut.

Hollande Reiterates France Is At War; Raid Jolts Saint Denis Awake

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 6:40am

After the early morning raid in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris, French President Francois Hollande reminded everyone that France is at war with terrorists.

Paris Attacks Bring Domestic Surveillance Into Presidential Race

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:44am

Presidential candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.

Mexican Police Send Drug Kingpin To U.S. To Stand Trial

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:39am

The extradition of drug kingpin Caesar Gastelum Serrano to the U.S. signals Mexico's new willingness to send accused narco-traffickers across the border.

Friendship Begins Over Shared Grief At Paris Memorial

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:36am

At one of the memorials to the Paris attacks, two strangers met and started an friendship. Both had witnessed the carnage at the Bataclan theatre, and both are struggling to move on with their lives.

Australian Woman Recovers After Being Wounded In Paris Attacks

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:35am

A bullet ran through 19-year-old Emma Parkinson's body, from her thigh to her hip. Her aunt told ABC Australia that Emma is doing much better now that her mother is by her side.

There's More To Wage Cuts Than Just Lost Pay

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:29am

Researchers find that wage cuts endured by workers whose peers do not have their wages cut are much more painful and detrimental to morale than wage cuts that are experienced by everyone on a team.

Why It's Hard To Put An End To Unwanted Robocalls

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:17am

It's difficult for regulators to stop companies that flout the Do Not Call Registry. Robocalls can come from overseas, making them hard to regulate, and they often spoof caller IDs.

Wash. Gov. Inslee Welcomes Syrian Refugees To Settle In His State

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:13am

Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, talks to Steve Inskeep about why he feels it's important to support refugees fleeing Syria's civil war. Inslee has received criticism from people in his state.

French Authorities Gather Clues After Early Morning Apartment Raid

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:07am

Police surround an apartment in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. When they burst in, a woman blew herself up using a suicide vest. It's unclear if the target of the raid was in the apartment.

French Authorities Surround Saint Denis Apartment

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:55am

Sounds of gunfire and explosions outside an apartment in the northern Paris suburb were heard before dawn. Police raided an apartment looking for the man responsible for Friday's attacks in Paris.




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