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Wells Fargo's Unauthorized Accounts Likely Hurt Customers' Credit Scores

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:53pm

Regulators say millions of unapproved credit card and bank accounts were opened for Wells Fargo customers. A big question is how to compensate those whose credit scores were hurt by what the bank did.

On Race And The Police: A Few Bad Apples Or Systemic Failure?

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:50pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Clemson University professor Chenjerai Kumanyika about how he's discussing race and the criminal justice system with students in light of recent police-involved shootings.

What You Want To Know About The Presidential Debate

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:50pm

Our Politics Podcast team takes questions from listeners before Monday night's first presidential debate.

Presidential Campaign Reaches Major Juncture With First Clinton-Trump Debate

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:46pm

With a close race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump enter Monday night's presidential debate in Hempstead, N.Y., with the course of the campaign on the line.

From Humble Roots, Arnold Palmer Changed How People Viewed His Sport

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:46pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Michael Bamberger, a senior writer at Sports Illustrated, about the legacy of Arnold Palmer. He died Sunday at age 87.

Colombia, Rebels Sign Treaty To End Latin America's Oldest Guerilla War

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:46pm

Colombia's president and the leader of the FARC guerrillas formally sign a peace accord Monday, ending 50 years of conflict that killed more than 200,000 people.

Debating While Female: How Gender Affects Perceptions

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:46pm

Pundits have said Hillary Clinton doesn't smile enough or is too emotional. These are familiar critiques, Anna Waters, a former high school debater-turned-coach, tells NPR's Ari Shapiro.

Clinton And Trump Meet In First Presidential Debate

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:46pm

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bring different skills to the debate stage, and each has been preparing in different ways for their first encounter Monday night.

New Law Will Require IMDB To Remove Actors' Ages If Requested

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:41pm

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will require websites like IMDB Pro to remove the ages of actors and others listed on the site if asked by them to do so.

NASA Spots What May Be Plumes Of Water On Jupiter's Moon Europa

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:52pm

If jets of water vapor are indeed erupting from Europa, a spacecraft could potentially fly through them and analyze their chemistry. The moon is believed to have a vast subterranean, saltwater ocean.

Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Giving Away The Internet

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:41pm

The U.S. is about to complete its long-planned handover of Internet domain name management to a global non-profit. Republicans argue it's an example of the Obama administration giving up U.S. power.

How Arnold Palmer Hit A Hole In One With His Signature Drink

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:40pm

As we mourn the golf great, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.

Young Syrian With A Dream Risks His Life To Film New Netflix Doc

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:21pm

Khaled Khateeb wants to show the world the heroic efforts of the White Helmets — a search-and-rescue group in Syria that's the subject of a new Netflix documentary.

Philippine President Says He'll Open Trade Alliances With China, Russia

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:06pm

President Rodrigo Duterte declared that he's willing to "cross the Rubicon" with the U.S., a close ally, and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier."

Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don't Know

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:54pm

It is still rare for a person struggling with alcohol abuse to be prescribed naltrexone or acamprosate, two medications that have been proven to help. Efforts are underway to change that.

A Million Dollars Goes To An App That Brings A Better Bus Commute

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:37pm

The $1 million Hult Prize went to team Magic Bus. By cutting wait times in Nairobi, the bus crew makes customers happy — and boosts their own income.

Arts And Craft Beers: Brewers Draw Drinkers' Eyes With Snazzy Tap Handles

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:26pm

As craft brewers try to make their brews stand out in an increasingly crowded field, they're driving the expansion of a singular business: custom-made beer taps.

'All Cubans Are Saddened By This Loss'; Fans React To Death Of Marlins Ace

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:22pm

José Fernández defected from Cuba as a teenager, and there has been an outpouring from baseball fans in the Cuban community who felt proud of his success and devastation upon word of his death.

Metropolis: 9/24/16

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:08pm

KCRW's Jason Bentley spins a two-hour EDM mix featuring a guest DJ set from Lee Burridge.

Blue Man Group: Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:00pm

The world-famous entertainers retrofitted their custom-made instruments, confetti cannons, and streamers to fit our Tiny Desk.




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