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Here's Why Hillary Clinton's Troubles Aren't Millennials' Fault

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:55am

As the polls have tightened, some political analysts are pointing fingers at millennial voters. But is that fair? Millennials support Clinton more than any other age group.

Pentagon Says 3 U.S. Service Members Killed In Jordan

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:55am

A U.S. official says Jordanian soldiers fired at the service members as they approached a Jordanian military training facility. It wasn't immediately clear why the soldiers fired at the vehicle.

TV's Winners And Losers This Election Season

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:52am

This election season gifted the American public with a seemingly never-ending supply of scandals. We discuss with NPR's Eric Deggans.

Teen Scientists Find Solutions To Problems In Developing Nations

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:43am

Anurudh Ganesan and Hannah Herbst speak with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about their inventions and what motivates them to help others.

Minimum Wage Becomes Selling Point For Both Sides In Presidential Race

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:40am

NPR's Marilyn Geewax discusses why minimum wage has become a major issue for voters — especially in two key swing states.

Ride-Sharing Apps: New Economy, Same Invisible Discrimination

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:31am

A study shows how discrimination in housing and transportation has replicated itself in the new "sharing economy" apps like Uber. And as with the old economy, bias is sometimes hard to see up close.

NPR News Nuggets: 108 Years Later, Crazed Coffee Consumers & Kit-Kat Nabber

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:27am

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

Jury Hands Down Bridgegate Verdict: Former Christie Allies Guilty

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:16am

Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni, former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, were found guilty in federal court. The officials were accused of shutting down bridge lanes for political retribution.

District Profile: In Florida, Quest For Presidency Isn't The Only Tight Race

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:12am

Republican incumbent Rep. Carlos Curbelo is vying for his seat against Democrat Joe Garcia in the state's 26th Congressional District.

U.S. Wages Rising At The Fastest Pace In Years Amid Solid Hiring

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:07am

The Labor Department's latest jobs report shows that average hourly earnings have risen by 2.8 percent since last year, outpacing inflation. Economists say that will boost consumer spending.

Close Races For Senate And House As Election Day Nears

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:06am

Those races could have a big impact on what Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump is able to accomplish as president.

2 Former Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty On All Counts In 'Bridgegate' Trial

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:56am

Former top aide Bridget Kelly and onetime Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni have been found guilty on all nine counts related to the Bridgegate scandal.

Sir Roland Hanna On Piano Jazz

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:44am

The pianist plays his original tune "Portrait Of John Lewis" and duets with Marian McPartland at the 2002 Tanglewood Jazz Festival.

Pakistan To Deport Woman From Famed 'Afghan Girl' Photo

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:35am

Sharbat Gula, known for her piercing green eyes and arresting stare, has spent most of her life living outside Afghanistan. Now, a judge has ordered her to return there.

First Cases Of New, Infectious Fungus Reported In U.S.

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:33am

The fungus Candida auris has infected hospitalized patients with weakened immune systems or other serious conditions. Four of the seven patients died, but it's unclear if the fungus was the cause.

'Loving' Shows A Quiet Couple In The Eye Of History's Storm

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:26am

Jeff Nichols' new film tells the story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the Virginia couple at the center of the 1967 Supreme Court decision legalizing interracial marriage.

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:21am

Suicide rates for U.S. middle school students have been steadily rising — doubling from 2007-14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Gender Gap In This Election Could Be The Biggest In At Least 60 Years

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:03am

Women prefer Clinton by about the same amount that men prefer Trump, and it could lead to the widest gulf between the sexes since at least the 1950s.

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