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Dallas Shooting: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Strike Different Tones

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

This week's police-related shootings have added more uncertainty to an already tumultuous campaign. NPR editor Domenico Montanaro discusses the possible political fallout with NPR's Lynn Neary.

When Violence Is A Constant, How Do We Deal?

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

This week, video brought us real people dying in real time. It wasn't in Bangladesh; it wasn't in Baghdad. It was here at home. When violence becomes the norm, how do we not become numb?

Hope Still Races Ahead Of Evidence In Magnet Treatment For Autism

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 6:00am

A few people with high-functioning autism say they've been briefly helped by exposure to transcranial magnetic stimulation. But there's a cost, one mother found, to getting ahead of the science.

Stuck Inside With The AC On? Try These Five Cool YA Reads

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 6:00am

Summer can seem slow for eager readers — not much on the shelves, and not much coming. But we've got some recommendations for great young adult reads to while away the long hot days.

The Humble Postage Stamp Reveals A Lot About A Country

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 6:00am

This year's World Stamp Show had plenty of examples from the developing world. For Pakistan, stamps symbolized independence. In Cuba, they celebrate the health system.

We Could All Use A Vacation Right Now; And Firms Are Staffing Up To Help

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 4:44am

Travel experts had been predicting that summer 2016 would bring out our desire to take vacations and have fun. The latest jobs report confirms it: Employers are hiring to help you enjoy the season.

Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 4:42am

By the time a teenager is ditching classes and hanging with wrong crowd, is it too late? One woman set out to prove that with the right support, these students can make it.

Baton Rouge Civil Rights Leaders Fashion A Model Response To Police Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:10pm

Sometimes violent protests have followed the deaths of African-American men at the hands of white police officers. But community leaders in Baton Rouge are instead focusing on political action.

Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:00pm

Brexit or no Brexit, international exchange is the club's natural state. Hear a mix of new tracks featuring multicultural collaborations among EU-based artists.

Episode 710: The Brexit Break-Up

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 7:19pm

Brexit is like a breakup. So today a divorce story in two acts. We hear from both sides: The people who voted to leave, and the Europeans being left.

In An Apparent First, Police Used A Robot To Kill

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 6:45pm

Dallas police used a bomb-disposal robot to deliver explosives to a suspected gunman, killing him. Experts say robots aren't new to law enforcement but this use was unprecedented.

The Making Of A Propaganda Film In 'Under The Sun'

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 6:18pm

Director Vitaly Mansky started out working on a government-sanctioned film about children in North Korea. But when approval was withdrawn, he made a different documentary entirely.

Officers Work To Confirm If Gunman Acted Alone In Dallas Attack

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 6:13pm

Investigators are working to confirm if the gunman in the Dallas shooting was the author of a manifesto posted on social media. The attack at a Black Lives Matter protest killed five police officers.

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown And Staffer Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:43pm

The Florida Democrat and her chief of staff are accused of pocketing and misusing money they had helped raise for a charity.

Growing Evidence Points To Single Gunman In Dallas Attack

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:12pm

Five police officers were killed and another seven wounded by gunfire on Thursday at the end of a march protesting the deaths of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.

In Trying Times, A Mental Health Professional Advocates For Self-Care

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:02pm

Blogger and mental health professional Jasmine Banks describes what it means to practice self-care in trying times.

Obama Task Force Leader Calls For New Action To Stop Police Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:00pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Charles Ramsey, former police commissioner in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, about the deadly shooting of five Dallas police officers.

Dallas Protest Organizer Expresses Condolences To Victims' Families

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:00pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Cory Hughes, an organizer of Thursday night's protest rally in Dallas against recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

LISTEN: Obama's Growing Frustration After Fatal Police Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 4:55pm

After saying "this could have been my son" after Trayvon Martin's death in 2012, Obama's calls for action grew stronger over the years.




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