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Obama Has Much Riding On Clinton's Candidacy

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

When President Obama takes the stage tonight at the Democratic convention, he looks to give Hillary Clinton's candidacy a boost. But for Obama, his legacy is also at stake in the 2016 campaign.

After Brexit, Uncertainty Over Status Of EU Workers Living In U.K.

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

Much of the United Kingdom's economy relies on European labor. After the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, what will happen to millions of EU residents who now work in the U.K.?

The Mood In Germany Turns Tense After Recent Attacks

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

Renee Montagne speaks with German journalist Birgit Frank about how Germans are coping in the wake of multiple terror attacks in recent days.

As Opioid Epidemic Surges, Medical Schools Must Change To Keep Pace

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:00am

Most medical schools offer little teaching about opioid addiction, even though there is unmet demand for treatment in many areas. Stanford University's medical school is trying to change that.

Black Lives Matter Activists Lead March To Democratic Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:27pm

Demonstrators with the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups marched six miles to rally outside the Democratic National Convention. They called for more police accountability and other issues.

'They Cannot Silence Us': Sanders Supporters Protest After Clinton Nomination

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:09pm

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia following Hillary Clinton's nomination.

Susan Sarandon Confirms She Really Was Having The Worst Time At The DNC

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 8:52pm

She also quote-tweeted a criticism of the DNC, writing "I'm out."

Hillary Clinton Makes History As She Secures Presidential Nomination

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:06pm

Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination. She becomes the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.

Bill Clinton To Headline Second Day Of The Democratic National Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:04pm

Hillary Clinton was nominated for the presidency by her party before the primetime program, which will be headlined by President Bill Clinton.

'Miss Cleo,' Fortuneteller Of '90s TV Fame, Dies At 53

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 6:31pm

Youree Dell Harris became a cult celebrity as the face of a psychic hotline — saying "Call me now" in her distinctive, dubious patois. The role meant fame, but also a lifelong association with fraud.

Bill Clinton, 'Mothers Of The Movement' Headline Night 2 At The DNC

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 5:26pm

See the evening schedule, including appearances by Bill Clinton, Meryl Streep and Alicia Keys.

Obama Opens Doors to More Central American Refugees

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:55pm

The administration — hoping refugees will not flood the southern border — is expanding a program that helps refugees, including minors, to reunite with their families in the U.S.

Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:54pm

First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.

Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugs

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:51pm

Consumers often blame drug companies for the rapidly rising costs of some commonly used generic drugs. But changes made by insurers influence the price of these drugs, too, it turns out.

Mummified Egyptian Was Just As Sedentary And Carb-Hungry As Modern Men

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:40pm

A 2,200-year-old mummy going on display in Israel shows some of the same ailments modern people suffer from: osteoporosis, tooth decay, and other effects of an inactive, carbohydrate-rich lifestyle.

Elizabeth Cook On World Cafe

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:31pm

For the East Nashville songwriter, a recent string of family crises inspired some dark new songs.

Can Serialized Fiction Convert Binge Watchers Into Binge Readers?

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

As TV dramas get better and better, publishers are getting into the game with serialized fiction. Some are even referring to what they publish as "episodes" and "seasons" rather than "books."

In Lake Huron, Underwater Treasures, And A Marine Sanctuary, Boost Tourism Industry

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

Alpena, Mich., has turned the shipwrecks off its shores into a tourist attraction. Now, other Great Lakes towns are hoping to create freshwater marine sanctuaries of their own.

More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference. The rigorous test is only in its fifth year, but nearly 600 people have passed it already. Industry experts say the exam is necessary because of the evolving standards in the growing American cheese business.

After A Night Of Jeers And Booing, Sanders Supporters Begin To Consider What's Next

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening. Though he's not the nominee, many of his supporters are in Philadelphia to express their views and frustration.

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