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Zimbabwe's Mugabe Ousted By Own Party

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:04am

The near-four decade rule of Robert Mugabe appeared to be coming to an end after the ruling ZANU-PF party voted to remove him.

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Oversight Groups Have Repeatedly Identified Flaws In Military Crime Reporting

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:41am

The Air Force failed to report the Texas shooter's criminal history to the FBI, which would have blocked his gun purchases. But concerns over military crime reporting have been raised for years.

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Out Of Bounds: From A Coma To 'Dancing With The Stars'

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Victoria Arlen, who made it to the semifinals on Dancing with the Stars even though just two years ago she couldn't walk.

A House's Flood History Can Be Hard To Find

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

When you're buying a home, it could take some detective work to find out if it has ever been flooded. Laws in Texas and some other states don't require some sellers to share that information.

The Importance Of Rosogolla

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

India is officially recognizing the dessert rosogolla as a dish from the Indian state of Bengal. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Madhumita Saha about the importance of the designation.

Examining Russian Disinformation

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

Thomas Rid of Johns Hopkins tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the history of Russian disinformation and how it's become more effective in the age of social media.

Alabama Republicans And Roy Moore

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

"People are fed up with the ruling class in Washington," says conservative commentator Ed Martin. He offers NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro his thoughts on the state of the GOP.

A Missed Connection Success Story

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

A young man shared a ride with someone with whom he felt a spark. But he didn't ask for a phone number, so he put up a flyer. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Steven Mion and Robert Dealy.

'With Ash On Their Faces': The Story And Struggle Of The Yazidi

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cathy Otten about With Ash on Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State, her book about the history and personal stories of the religious minority.

School Trip To D.C. Canceled Over Fears Of Mass Shooting

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Superintendent Jim Powell of Ohio's North Ridgeville City Schools why he canceled the eight grade trip to Washington, D.C., over safety concerns.

To Tax Or Not To Tax University Endowments

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Grinnell College President Raynard Kington about the proposed excise tax on endowment income. The small Iowa school has a very large endowment.

Living On $100,000 A Year: Student Debt

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro hears from more listeners responding to last week's Call-In about living on an annual salary of $100,000.

Arms Merchants Go To The Pentagon

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

Former executives from some of the country's biggest military equipment companies are occupying top slots at the Pentagon, their biggest customer. But there's bipartisan pushback.

Police Clash With Protesters In Nairobi

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

Police opened fire on demonstrators welcoming home Kenya's longtime opposition leader, days before the Supreme Court rules on the legitimacy of last month's election.

Clintons Return To Arkansas

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

Bill and Hillary Clinton are back in Arkansas this weekend reflecting on the 1992 presidential campaign, but their appearance comes at a time of controversy over inappropriate sexual conduct.

Week In Politics: Taxes And Sexual Harassment

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

Clare Malone, senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight, joins NPR's Lulu-Garcia Navarro for a roundup of the latest political news.

Sunday Puzzle: Throw Your Hat In The Ring

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and New York Times crosswords editor Will Shortz play this week's World Boxing Association-themed challenge with John Veal of Kansas City, Mo.

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In Its Second Season, 'Search Party' Finds New, Even Darker, Life

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:01am

Last season, four morally bankrupt friends found the missing Chantal. Now, the TBS series shifts focus, and genre — from blackly comic mystery to acidly funny suspense.

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A New Documentary Calls Into Question The Simpson's 'Apu'

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:00am

Comedian Hari Kondabolu's new documentary, The Problem with Apu, unearths an essential truth about Hollywood: "Success justifies everything." Even racism.

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Women Testify Against Mexican Police For Sexual Torture In International Court

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:19pm

In 2006, police sexually abused and beat women following a confrontation between protesters and state forces. Eleven years later, the Women of Atenco have taken the case to an international court.

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