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NPR/Ipsos Poll: Half Of Americans Don't Trust Trump On North Korea

NPR Top Stories - September 18, 2017 - 1:00am

In addition, most falsely believe the president needs congressional authorization to launch a nuclear strike. North Korea's renegade program will be a major focus at this week's U.N. General Assembly.

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Emmy Awards 2017: The Complete List Of Winners

NPR Top Stories - September 17, 2017 - 3:00pm

It was a big night for The Handmaid's Tale, across the writing, directing and acting categories.

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Apple Gets Mixed Reactions To New iPhone's Facial Recognition Technology

NPR Top Stories - September 17, 2017 - 1:54pm

Clare Garvie of Georgetown University's Law Center on Privacy and Technology talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the implications of Apple's embrace of facial recognition technology.

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Doctor Who Discovered Children Had Elevated Lead Levels Talks About What's Changed

NPR Top Stories - September 17, 2017 - 1:54pm

In 2015, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha discovered the lead contamination after Flint, Mich., switched its drinking water source. She talks with NPR's Michel Martin about helping reverse the problem.

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City Of Ferguson's Dropped Charges 'Just Another Step' Amid 'Systemic Failure'

NPR Top Stories - September 17, 2017 - 1:54pm

A Justice Department report used Fred Watson's case as an example of the city's systemic civil rights violations against black residents. Although the charges were tossed, he doesn't feel vindicated.

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A Mostly Typical Saturday In Washington, D.C.: Political Rallies — Plus Juggalos

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 12:09pm

Some worried the convergence in the nation's capital of a rally for fans of a rap group and two dueling Trump-related protests would lead to violence. But the gatherings remained mostly peaceful.

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U2 Cancels St. Louis Concert After Protests Over Police Acquittal

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 10:27am

"As much as we regret having to cancel, we feel it is the only acceptable course of action in the current environment," the band said in a statement with Live Nation.

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Lawmakers Vote To Make California A 'Sanctuary State'

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 8:41am

The legislation would prohibit California law enforcement officers from communicating with federal immigration enforcement agencies, with some exceptions.

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Leprosy Is Not Quite Yet A Disease Of The Past

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 3:00am

In 2006, the World Health Organization issued a report on the "elimination of leprosy as a public health problem." A new report estimates there are still 200,000 new cases a year.

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Grilled Cheese Cooked On Shutters? After Irma, Floridians Got Creative With Food

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 3:00am

People get hungry during natural disasters, and processed, pre-packaged food can get old fast. But with a little imagination, some folks managed to make themselves some surprisingly good hot meals.

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Trump's Message For His 1st U.N. General Assembly: Strength, 'Reform'

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 3:00am

Next week, the president will make his debut at an institution he has often criticized for inaction. National security adviser H.R. McMaster says Trump will be pushing for change.

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U.K. Police Make 'Significant Arrest' In Train Attack Case

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 2:41am

Police in the U.K. said they arrested an 18-year-old man in southeast England on Saturday morning. The attack injured at least 30 people in London on Friday.

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'From The Mundane To The Magnificent': Photos From The Chicano Rights Movement

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 2:18am

From 1967 until 1977, photographers from La Raza chronicled Chicanos in and around Los Angeles. This month, the Autry Museum of the American West is sharing some of the most powerful images.

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DeVos 'Rethinks' Education; Irma Shuts Down Florida Schools

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 2:09am

From hurricanes to pension battles, there is education news from Puerto Rico to Wyoming in our weekly roundup.

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Tackle Negative Thinking Head-On To Boost Diversity In Biomedicine

NPR Top Stories - September 16, 2017 - 1:09am

One California university is trying a new strategy to help minority students perform better in STEM classes and develop the mental resilience to face future challenges.

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Jeffrey Sandusky, Penn State Coach's Son, Pleads Guilty To Child Sexual Abuse

NPR Top Stories - September 15, 2017 - 6:25pm

Sandusky is an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football assistant coach who himself was convicted of 45 counts child sexual abuse in 2012.

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Federal Court Says Trump Administration Can't Deny Funds To Sanctuary Cities

NPR Top Stories - September 15, 2017 - 3:26pm

The administration wanted to use crime-fighting grants as incentives to gain the cooperation of local officials in battling illegal immigration.

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PHOTOS: Children Caught In The Crossfire Of Rohingya Crisis

NPR Top Stories - September 15, 2017 - 2:33pm

More than half the 400,000 refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are children. That presents a daunting challenge to aid workers.

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Protests In St. Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted In Anthony Lamar Smith Murder Case

NPR Top Stories - September 15, 2017 - 2:21pm

Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. Hundreds of people gathered to protest.

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Watchdogs Try To Get Mar-A-Lago Answers, Mostly Turn Up More Questions

NPR Top Stories - September 15, 2017 - 1:57pm

Two groups are attempting to get more information about President Trump's guests at his private Florida resort Mar-A-Lago. For the most part, the inquiries have generated more questions than answers.

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