Former NPR Foreign Correspondent Alan Tomlinson Dies At 69 - Tomlinson was known for his gifted storytelling and award-winning journalism in both public radio and television. A colleague said he was "a foreign correspondent straight out of central casting."
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:07:00 -0500
Trump Speaks To Taiwan's President In Move Likely To Anger Beijing - Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since the U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:26:00 -0500
Pedophilia Scandal Sends Shock Waves Through U.K. Soccer - After a former pro player went public with allegations he had been sexually abused as a child by a well-regarded coach, a wave of similar reports emerged. One player says he was paid for his silence.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:28:00 -0500
This Week In Race: Dog Whistles, Dreamers And Dead Dictators - Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:07:00 -0500
Trump And His Supporters Challenge Recount Efforts In 3 States - The legal actions seek to prevent election recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania and halt the ongoing process in Wisconsin. The move could make it difficult for states to meet the completion deadline.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:01:00 -0500
U.N. Finally Apologizes For Cholera In Haiti ... But Omits One Point - On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:49:00 -0500
For Aleppo Residents Under Siege, A Risky Journey To Relative Safety - Civilians in the rebel-held side of the city are fleeing for their lives, dodging crossfire along the front line to reach the regime-held part of the city. "It was all so sudden," one woman tells NPR.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:43:00 -0500
Prosecutors Agree To Drop Assault Charges Against Former Cleveland QB Johnny Manziel - Dallas County prosecutor agreed to drop assault charges against the former Browns quarterback, as long as meets conditions such as attending an anger management course and a substance abuse program.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:14:00 -0500
The Electric Blue Polar Cloud Season Came Early This Year - Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:05:00 -0500
Americans Don't Trust Scientists' Take On Food Issues - A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs â€” regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:02:00 -0500
Keith Ellison's Bid To Lead The DNC Faces Increasing Resistance - On the eve of a debate among DNC chair candidates, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is facing criticism about his past remarks about Israel.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:04:00 -0500
Trump's Defense Pick Challenges Rules Regarding Civilian Control Of The Military - Legally, recently retired generals aren't eligible to serve as secretary of defense. While praising James Mattis' service, some Democrats question whether he should lead the Defense Department.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:45:00 -0500
Andrew Sachs, Who Played Beloved Waiter Manuel On 'Fawlty Towers,' Dies - The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:33:00 -0500
Jury In S.C. Police Shooting Trial Says It Is Struggling To Reach Verdict - Michael Slager is accused of murder for killing unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. On Friday, jurors initially said they were hopelessly deadlocked, but then asked to keep deliberating.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:09:00 -0500
5 Fact Checks From Trump's Cincinnati 'Thank-You Tour' Kickoff - Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:00 -0500