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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.

Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River

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

What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.

Blue Origin Announces Successful Launch, Landing Of Rocket

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

Commercial space startup Blue Origin announced Tuesday the successful launch and landing of one of its rockets. NPR explores what the success means for space travel.

California Farmer Works To Restore Groundwater By Purposely Flooding Crops

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water to spare. It's caught the attention of other farmers, especially since new state laws could soon restrict groundwater use.

Canada Releases Details Of Plan To Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

The Canadian government released details Tuesday of its ambitious plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. The first refugees are to arrive next week.

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton Urges Importance Of Engagement In ISIS Fight

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Lee Hamilton, the former congressman from Indiana, who has won the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. He says diplomacy should come before force in the fight against ISIS.

French Investigators Continue Search For Suspect After Finding Explosive Belt

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

French investigators are checking an explosive belt found in a trash bin in Paris to see if it is linked to the November 13 attacks. The city is still tense, with a bomb scare closing part of the metro on Tuesday.

Obama, Hollande Vow To Expand Attacks Against ISIS

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

French President Francois Hollande met with President Obama at the White House Tuesday to discuss the fight against ISIS in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Letters: Series On Opiate Addiction In Pregnant Women

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro responds to listener letters about our series from Tennessee about opiate addiction and pregnant women.

Mormon Woman Grapples With New Church Guidelines On Same-Sex Relationships

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently issued a handbook that outlines a strict policy toward Mormons in same-sex relationships. Children of parents in same-sex relationships can no longer be baptized at age 8, and Mormons in same-sex relationships face discipline from the church. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Berta Marquez, an LGBT activist and active Mormon, about the new guidelines.

5 People Shot At Black Lives Matter Protest In Minneapolis

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:20pm

Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries when gunmen opened fire near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis Monday night. Two suspects have been arrested. The protestors are upset over last week's fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark — amid rumors that he was handcuffed at the time, an assertion that the police union denies.




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