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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Shakes California

7 hours 19 min ago

The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was about 100 miles off the coast and that there was no risk of a tsunami. Residents in Ferndale, Calif., said they felt the earth "roll" under them.

'New York Times' Executive Editor On The New Terrain Of Covering Trump

7 hours 28 min ago

Dean Baquet talks about covering tweets as news, his decision to use the word "lie" in a headline about Trump and why he's not worried about libel suits from the new president.

The 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head On

7 hours 32 min ago

Book critic Maureen Corrigan says that if there's one word that characterizes her list this year, it's "serious." These books certainly aren't grim or dull, but they take on big, difficult subjects.

Small Batch: 'Younger'

7 hours 48 min ago

We take a moment to chat with KQED pop culture writer Emmanuel Hapsis about the TV Land series Younger, which just closed its third season.

Giraffe Now Listed As 'Vulnerable' To Extinction As Population Plummets

8 hours 4 min ago

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature says the giraffe population has declined by as much as 40 percent in the past 30 years, and could face extinction if the trend is not reversed.

U.S.-Led Coalition Hits Main Mosul Hospital With Airstrike

8 hours 10 min ago

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS says it launched the strike at the request of the Iraqi military, and that ISIS was using the hospital as a command and control center.

Top Stories: Tenn. Wildfire Suspects; Nev. Sen. Reid On Trump

8 hours 37 min ago

Also: Stock markets start the day at record highs; a federal judge halts Michigan's recount of presidential ballots; and the Surgeon General warns e-cigarette use is a danger for teens.

History-Making Somali-American Legislator Reports 'Hateful' Taunts In D.C.

8 hours 38 min ago

Ilhan Omar says she was "subjected to the most hateful, derogatory, Islamophobic, sexist taunts and threats I have ever experienced" in a cab during her visit to the nation's capital.

Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 8: 'I Got Hot Sauce In My Bag/Swag'

9 hours 1 min ago

Sometimes a condiment is just a condiment: A line from Beyoncé's "Formation" became its own mini-anthem.

Songs We Love: Pegi Young, 'Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?'

9 hours 1 min ago

In the midst of her searching, tough and vulnerable Raw, written after her divorce from Neil Young, Pegi Young covers a Ray Charles tune that seems to come from the other side of love.

2 Juveniles Charged With Arson, Suspected Of Starting Deadly Tennessee Wildfire

9 hours 6 min ago

The fire in East Tennessee that began last month has killed at least 14 people and caused widespread destruction in the town of Gatlinburg. Two minors have been arrested, and might be tried as adults.

RNC Official On Trump's Cabinet Picks, Tweets: 'Business As Usual Has Ended'

9 hours 10 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Sean Spicer, the communications director for the Republican National Committee, about the overall shape of the Trump transition.

Robin Hilton's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

9 hours 27 min ago

The All Songs Considered host's list includes many records that felt particularly appropriate for such a turbulent year.

Bob Boilen's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

9 hours 33 min ago

The All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk host shares his favorite recordings of the year.

Stephen Thompson's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

10 hours 49 min ago

If one defining thread ran through 2016's best albums, it was an air of mystery: a sense of myth, otherworldliness, storytelling ambition or multimedia wizardry.

At 93, Diana Kennedy Still Reigns As Mexico's Feistiest Food Expert

12 hours 1 min ago

The cookbook Nothing Fancy, first published in 1984, has just been re-released — and is the closest thing to a memoir that the formidable "Julia Child of Mexico" has ever written.

How Trump Plans To Deal With Radical Islam

14 hours 1 min ago

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to make war on "radical Islam." Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, has been especially outspoken on what the war might entail.

A Closer Look At Michael Flynn

14 hours 1 min ago

Michael Flynn was a celebrated Army intelligence officer, though he was forced out of the Defense Intelligence Agency. He's known for energy and smarts, and for sharing conspiracy theories.

After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball

14 hours 1 min ago

The town of Kokomo banned pinball in 1955, saying it worked against "peace and good order." The widely ignored ban has finally been lifted.

Air Pollution Leads To Crackdown On Cars In Paris

14 hours 1 min ago

A week of high pollution levels has brought unprecedented restrictions on driving. The Paris mayor is making public transportation free in an effort to reduce the pollution particles in the air.

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