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After Venice Floods, Volunteers Wade In To Help Salvage What They Can

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:28

The Italian city is reeling from a week in which floodwaters damaged the city's cultural legacy, as well as homes and businesses. Volunteers are helping salvage precious books, among other items.

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Shooting in Fresno, Calif., Leaves 4 Dead, 6 Others Wounded

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:20

A mass shooting in Fresno, Calif., has left four dead and six others wounded. It took place Sunday evening at a football viewing party. Authorities say the shooter is still at large.

Some Activists Are Fighting A Plan To Privatize The St. Louis Airport

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:20

While cities like Denver have tried and failed to privatize airports, cash-strapped St. Louis is moving forward. But opponents say the process is riddled with conflicts of interest and a bad idea.

Secretary Of State Pompeo Announces Pro-Israel Move In Rare Press Briefing

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:20

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called a rare press conference to make a pro-Israel announcement, but steered away from questions about the impeachment inquiry and Ukraine.

Impeachment Inquiry Enters Its 2nd Week Of Public Hearings

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:20

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Joel Willett, former White House National Security Council staffer, about the witnesses testifying in the impeachment proceedings on Tuesday.

Oregon Law Meant To Help Mentally Ill Has Ended Up Putting More Of Them On The Street

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:58

Oregon's new law designed to direct suspects with a mental illness to a state hospital is leaving some behind. Those charged with misdemeanors don't always qualify. That's raised some alarms.

Impeachment Hearings Illustrate Longstanding Conflict Throughout Trump's Presidency

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

The impeachment hearings have illustrated a conflict that has played out repeatedly in the Trump administration between public service motivated-career government workers, and the drain the swamp view of President Trump and his supporters.

Britain's Prince Andrew Faces More Criticism After Interview On Epstein Allegations

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

Britain's Prince Andrew has been criticized for his answers in interview with the BBC in which he tried to explain his involvement with the convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

The Arctic Ocean is a stunning place that not many get the chance to see. But if you're a scientist there to do field work, that beauty comes with some pretty unique challenges.

As Hong Kong Protests Continue, Businesses And Families See Routines Disrupted

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

As Hong Kong prepares for another week of violent clashes between protesters and police, it's become harder for families and businesses there to go about their daily routines.

Veterans React To 3 Controversial Pardons Issued By President Trump

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

Veterans are still reacting to President Trump's controversial pardons of three alleged or convicted American war criminals.

'Sorrow Is Not The Same As Pessimism': Comedian Jenny Slate

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:19

Now that she's released her first Netflix stand-up special (Stage Fright) and her first book (Little Weirds), Slate says she's finally finding her comedic voice in smallness.

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Cybercrime Booms As Scammers Hack Human Nature To Steal Billions

Mon, 2019-11-18 05:23

Cybercrime is ballooning as scammers learn to research their victims and fine-tune their psychological tricks.

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The State Of Spanish-Language Media In U.S.

Sun, 2019-11-17 17:08

NPR's Michel Martin talks to journalism professor Graciela Mochkofsky about the current state of Spanish-language media in America after news that another major publication will soon close.

Roundtable: Northwestern University Journalism Controversy

Sun, 2019-11-17 17:08

NPR's Michel Martin discusses ethics and student journalism with Haley Lerner of Boston University; Reese Oxner from the University of Texas, Arlington; and Colin Boyle from Northwestern University.

Troll Watch: Disinformation Around Impeachment Hearings

Sun, 2019-11-17 17:08

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Karen Kornbluh, senior fellow at The German Marshall Fund, about disinformation campaigns related to the impeachment hearings.

Historian Jeffrey Engel Takes Listener Questions On Impeachment Inquiry

Sun, 2019-11-17 17:08

NPR's Michel Martin poses listener questions about the impeachment inquiry to historian Jeffrey Engel, co-author of Impeachment: An American History.

BravoCon Draws Reality Show Stars And Superfans

Sun, 2019-11-17 17:07

It's the best weekend of your life if you're a fan of Top Chef or Real Housewives. Stars and influencers celebrate in New York at BravoCon, the latest direct-to-consumer content convention.

Pro Runner Mary Cain Discusses Abuse Allegations Against Nike

Sun, 2019-11-17 16:59

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with elite runner Mary Cain about the abuse she says she experienced during her time running with Nike's Oregon Project.

1 Year Of 'Yellow Vest' Protests In France

Sun, 2019-11-17 07:52

Protesters in Paris are in the streets this weekend to mark a year since the first "yellow vest" marches.