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A Phone Shared Play-By-Play Of Its Owner's Day In The NYT Comments Section

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 5:46am

A woman was using her phone's dictation function to comment on a story. Her friend arrived. The phone kept recording. So her political comment turned to eggs, Cape Cod, a bum knee — and went viral.

Lawmaker Who Backed Ore. Cellphone Law Gets Caught Breaking It

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 5:28am

Under a new law in Oregon, you're not allowed to hold your phone while driving. State Rep. Julie Parrish supported the bill — and was pulled over for violating the new law. She faces a $265 fine.

News Brief: Mueller Investigation Charges And Reaction; Fake News In Italy

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

Where does the special counsel's Russia investigation go next? A look at how conservative media's coverage of the charges against Trump associates differed. And, in Italy, new curriculum is aimed at teaching students how to detect fake news.

How Climate Change Is Already Affecting Health, Spreading Disease

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

For decades, scientists have predicted how climate change will hurt people's health. Now an international team of researchers say they're already seeing some of the damage.

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Facing Charges Of Rebellion And Sedition, Catalonia's Ousted Leader Flees Spain

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

The former head of the Catalan government is reported to have fled Spain together with some of his ministers, ahead of charges of rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds.

Scientists From Around The World Report On Health Effects From Climate Change

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

A big, international team of scientists has come together to assess how climate change has affected people's health around the world in the past few decades. A rise in heat waves and weather-related disasters threatens the health of millions each year.

GOP Strategist: Manafort Played The Lobbying Game 'At A Completely Different Level'

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

To get perspective on how unusual Paul Manafort's lobbying activities were, we turn to Republican strategist John Feehery.

For Libyans, Benghazi Is A City That Has Come Under Brutal And Chaotic Rule

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

Thirty-six bodies, some handcuffed, some showing signs of torture, some shot in the head, were found in an open pit near the Libyan city of Benghazi. It was the largest such discovery since the country's civil war.

Bharara: Papadopoulos Plea 'Portends More Charges To Come'

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

What are the next steps for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

Italy Takes Aim At Fake News With New Curriculum For High School Students

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

Italy added a new item to schools' curriculum: recognizing fake news. With help from leading digital companies, the government hopes to train students to differentiate between fake and real stories.

'Hank And Jim' Highlights The Long Friendship Of 2 Hollywood Legends

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

A new biography documents the lives and friendship of actors Henry Fonda and James Stewart.

Study: CEOs Who Invest In Social Responsibility Initiatives Risk Their Jobs

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

A new study shows that CEOs who invest in corporate social responsibility initiatives put themselves at significant risk of losing their jobs.

Conservative Media Portray Russia Developments As Unfair Attack On Trump

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

Conservative media are reacting to the indictment of President Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort by downplaying Manafort's ties to the president.

Unrest In Nairobi After Kenya's President Wins Election Rerun

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

After annulling and rerunning its presidential election, Kenya's incumbent president was announced its next president. What now? Can Kenya's leaders repair the tribal animosities that heightened during this extended election process?

Harvard At 200: Justices Look Back On Their Law School Days — And Beyond

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

One out of six U.S. Supreme Court justices attended Harvard Law. As the school celebrates its 200th anniversary, six of those justices attended a panel where they remembered their time as students.

After A Day Of Legal Shock And Awe, What's Next For The Mueller Investigation?

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 4:01am

Months after he was named to investigate Russian interference in the election, Robert Mueller unveils charges against Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and a foreign policy aide. He's not done.

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