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Analysts Blame Declining Financial Markets On Political News

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

This year's unconventional presidential race has some stock analysts worried about unpredictable markets. NPR's Marilyn Geewax talks about why and how politics are roiling the financial markets.

Barbershop: Checking Back In On Voters Before The Election

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

The Barbershop circles back with some of the voters from Cleveland and Philadelphia before the political conventions: Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta and Republicans Christian Pancake and Steve Herbik.

Fox News Anchor Apologizes For False Report

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

Fox News's Bret Baier apologized Friday for his report that an indictment was "likely" to result from the FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation. The gaffe is the latest in a rough year for Fox.

Obama Commutes Sentences For 72 More Federal Inmates

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

President Obama has commuted the sentences of 72 more inmates to bring his total commutations to 944. Professor P.S. Ruckman of Northern Illinois University explains why the move is unprecedented.

Immigrants Temporarily Shielded Under DACA Worry About Election's Consequences

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

More than 700,000 people have been temporarily shielded from deportation by President Obama's immigration program. Many are watching the presidential race to see how long the policy will last.

Here's Our Election Playlist. What's Yours?

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

As we count down to Election Day, NPR staffers picked some songs that best express the 2016 Election. Now send us your picks, tweet @npratc or @NPRMichel with hashtag #Electionjams.

They Waited 96 Years To Vote For The First Woman Major-Party Nominee

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:11pm

The website I Waited 96 Years documents women born before the ratification of the 19th Amendment casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.

Prisoners And Guards Sing In Sequel To Grammy-Nommed Album

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 4:00pm

One man at Malawi's Zomba Prison said that music is a form of freedom for the inmates, transporting them to a better place.

9 Journalists And Executives At A Leading Turkish Newspaper Are Arrested

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 2:21pm

The editor-in-chief, a cartoonist, and seven board members of daily newspaper Cumhuriyet were sent to prison pending trial in an anti-terrorism case.

What More Can You Say Besides 'Leave Him'?

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 1:18pm

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts talk about how to help a friend you think is in an abusive relationship.

The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 1:02pm

The House Minority Leader's stance on legal pot marks a larger trend across the country toward greater acceptance of the drug. Five states are voting on Tuesday to legalize its recreational use.

Charges Filed Against 'Playboy' Model Who Body-Shamed Woman At Gym

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 12:22pm

On the same day she posted the image, Dani Mathers apologized, saying she had meant to send the image in a private conversation on Snapchat.

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Ban On Arizona's Ballot-Collecting Law

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 11:56am

The ruling means that in Arizona, the practice that critics call "ballot harvesting" will be a felony in Tuesday's election.

Experts Warn Of Election Day Cyberattacks

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 11:33am

Nearly all 50 states have asked for federal assistance in protecting their voting systems and Ohio has asked the National Guard for help.

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