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Low Energy Prices Force More Northeast Nuclear Power Plants To Shut Down

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

The actions raise questions about nuclear's future in the U.S., including its role in reducing climate change. It's left the rural community that's home to one of the plants reeling.

NYC Mayor Unveils Ambitious Plan To Combat Mental Health Illnesses

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray talk to Linda Wertheimer about the initiative. They say the new program is important and personal.

Charging Chicago Officer With Murder Fails To Quell Outrage Over Teen's Death

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez released dashcam video that shows officer Jason Van Dyke firing 16 shots at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Critics question why it took so long to be released.

Turkey Insists Russian Jet Was In Its Airspace When It Was Shot Down

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:03am

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the plane was in Syrian airspace, and also announced that Russia will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its airbase in Syria.

An Artist Grows Into His Talent: Revisiting Sinatra's Radio Years

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:35am

"It's these fresh vocal cords that haven't been abused yet, broken in yet." Susan Stamberg dives into Frank Sinatra: A Voice on Air, a box set of rare radio broadcasts.

New York Restaurants Serve Up Thanksgiving In One Tasty Bite

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:35am

Chefs in New York City are packing turkey, cranberry, gravy and stuffing together into small, savory packages. These one-bite wonders take the form of dumplings, croissants and meatballs.

Skill Or Chance? Question Looms Over Fantasy Sports Industry

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:34am

Daily fantasy sports companies are in a battle with New York's attorney general over the legality of their games. A judge there will weigh in on whether fantasy sports is based on skill or chance.

There Are No Winners Without Losers

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:33am

Somebody has to lose, right? So, let's learn from defeat.

Protesting Racial Bias, Students Trade Placards For Pillows

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:29am

Inspired by the events at Mizzou, students at Occidental College in Los Angeles recently got administrators to agree to a list of demands and are pledging to hold them accountable.

A Controversial Rewrite For Rules To Protect Humans In Experiments

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:09am

One revision would crack down on studying tissue and blood samples without getting a person's consent. Another change would make it easier to conduct studies in many locations at once.

Golden State Warriors Are First Team To Begin NBA Season 16-0

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:13am

The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0. Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in the 111-77 rout of the LA Lakers on Tuesday.

Government Can Keep Memos Justifying Drone Strikes Secret, Court Rules

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 6:43pm

Unlike in an earlier case involving Anwar al-Awlaki, the federal appeals court panel says, the government has not already revealed the contents of these memos through other public channels.

Chicago Police Release Video Of Officer Shooting Teen

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 5:56pm

Chicago police released dash-cam video of a white officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The officer has been charged with first degree murder.

Latest In Paris Attacks: Prosecutor Said More Violence Was In The Works

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 5:50pm

And in Belgium, police are searching for a new suspect. They say the man, who is "armed and dangerous," was seen with fugitive suspect Salah Abdeslam days before the Paris attacks.

Canada Extends Deadline To Accept Syrian Refugees

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 5:08pm

The pledge to bring in 25,000 refugees by year's end was a campaign promise by Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, helping sweep him to power.

'You Can't Prepare Yourself': A Conversation With Adele

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 4:53pm

The singer's career has been a story in numbers, and not just the ones in her album titles. She discusses motherhood, stage fright, the Spice Girls and more in an extended chat with Ari Shapiro.

Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 4:03pm

Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can — and can't — be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.

Hans Abrahamsen Wins The Grawemeyer Award For Music

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:31pm

The Danish composer's evocative song cycle let me tell you features an ingenious mashup of all the words allotted to Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Tunisian President Declares State Of Emergency Following Deadly Explosion

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:29pm

The Tunisian President declared a state of emergency for 30 days and an overnight curfew following the explosion that ripped through a bus carrying presidential security on a main road in Tunis.

Russian Military Jet Crash Heightens Debate Over Syria No-Fly Zone

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:27pm

Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and others are supporting the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria to try to help civilians there. But skeptics say it no longer has any relevance to today's Syrian crisis.




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