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Central Michigan University On Lockdown After Shooting At Dorm Kills 2

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:36am

The university said the victims were not students, and campus police believe the incident "started from a domestic situation." The gunman is still at large and considered armed and dangerous.

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From Almonds To Rice, Climate Change Could Slash California Crop Yields By 2050

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 9:54am

An analysis of nearly 90 studies finds that warming temperatures may alter where key crops grow across the state, which provides about two-thirds of America's produce.

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Bus Driver Convicted Of Negligent Homicide In Crash That Killed 6 Children

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 9:33am

Prosecutors argued that the driver was talking on his cell phone and driving 20 miles over the speed limit when he crashed the bus into a tree in November 2016.

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Top Stories: U.S. Winter Storms; Backlash To Trump Tariff Declaration

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 9:17am

Also: Georgia lawmakers punish Delta over cutting NRA ties; President Trump will attend Rev. Billy Graham's funeral today; and the Iditarod opens tomorrow, enmeshed in controversy.

Horse Feathers' Music Gets A Folk-Rock Makeover

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 9:00am

Out May 4, a new album called Appreciation will replace Horse Feathers' ornate deliberation with surging folk-rock, full-on soul and just a hint of country. Hear its first single, "Without Applause."

(Image credit: John W. Clark/Courtesy of the artist)

From Exile, Puigdemont Abandons Pursuit Of Catalonian Presidency

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 8:38am

The ousted leader said his party instead would nominate fellow separatist Jordi Sanchez for the job — but Sanchez currently is being held in a Spanish prison on sedition charges.

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How Segregation Shapes Fatal Police Violence

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 8:04am

Unarmed black people are much more likely than unarmed whites to be fatally shot by the police. A new study finds that that disparity gets wider in states with more racial segregation.

(Image credit: Carrie Antlfinger/AP)

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 2018 Oscars Preview

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 7:01am

The team takes a moment to consider the upcoming Oscars in categories big and small. They probably won't end with anyone handing over the wrong envelope. But wouldn't it be surprising if they did?

(Image credit: Justin Lubin/Courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Stoneman Douglas Students Are Adjusting As Best They Can, Runcie Says

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 6:42am

Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Runcie, superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, about Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who wrap up their first few days back to class.

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