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Clinton Scandals: A Guide From Whitewater To The Clinton Foundation

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 5:00am

Donald Trump has promised to deliver a speech this week that will address Bill and Hillary Clinton's scandals. Here's a breakdown of those scandals and their outcomes.

Police: Shooter Dead; Mass Casualties After Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 4:23am

Orlando Police say "the shooter inside the club is dead" after gunfire erupted at the gay nightclub Pulse around 2 a.m. ET. "We can confirm this is a mass casualty situation," the department tweeted.

Florida Congressional Candidate Bob Poe Says He's HIV-Positive

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 8:33pm

In a Facebook video posted earlier this week, Bob Poe announced that he was diagnosed with HIV 18 years ago. If he wins Florida's 10th District, he would be the first openly HIV-positive congressman.

Creator Takes The Belmont Stakes In A Photo Finish

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 6:13pm

The 3-year-old colt beat Destin by a nose, coming from behind down the stretch. It was the fourth time the Belmont was decided by a nose — the closest possible margin of victory.

Cemetery Visitors Honor Pioneer Susan B. Anthony After Clinton Makes History

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

News of Hillary Clinton's historic nomination reached Susan B. Anthony. In Rochester, visitors often leave flowers and "I Voted" stickers at Anthony's gravestone on election day.

Colombians Prepare For The Prospect Of Peace

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

Fifty years of conflict between the government and FARC rebels may soon end in Colombia. Nearly four years of negotiations in Cuba are heading toward a peace deal that could be signed next month.

'I Won't Feel Safe On My College Campus'

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

Youth Radio's Esmé Ablaza just graduated from Palo Alto High School, near Stanford University. In this commentary, she offers her thoughts on sexual assault as a college-bound young woman.

Civilians Caught In Aleppo Violence

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

Syrian president Bashar Assad's vow to retake the entire country promises drawn-out bloody battles that are capturing more civilians in the violence. Children in Aleppo have been killed and injured.

What's Next For Sanders Supporters?

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

New York Daily News columnist Shaun King and Latinovations founder Maria Cardona speak about what to expect from Democrats and Bernie Sanders supporters after Hillary Clinton's presumptive nomination.

Scientist Stephon Alexander: 'Infinite Possibilities' Unite Jazz And Physics

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

Stephon Alexander once downplayed the connections he saw between jazz and physics, concerned that — as "the only black person" in his professional circle — his credibility would be questioned.

'O.J.: Made In America' Charts Simpson's Rise And Fall

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans says ESPN's new documentary series about O.J. Simpson is a detailed and revealing look at the football star turned murder suspect's life.

Barbershop: Stanford University, Sexual Assault And Parenting

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 4:18pm

WNYC's Arun Venugopal, blogger Leslie Morgan Steiner, and former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey discuss the ramifications of the Stanford University rape case.

New Airport Security Lanes In Atlanta Are 30% More Efficient, TSA Chief Says

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 3:01pm

The two lanes, which were designed by Delta, were rolled out last month. TSA administrator Peter Neffenger told a Senate committee that "initial results show dramatic improvements."

Anthropologist Discovers 100-Year-Old Graffiti By 'America's Most Famous Hobo'

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 2:07pm

In 2000, anthropologist Susan Phillips found markings made by hobos near the Los Angeles River. Phillips talks about the possible author of those marks from 1914, one of America's most famous hobos.

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