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 2020-10-30 01:16 

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Want To Buy A Gun At Walmart? You've Got To Ask For It...

The retail giant removed firearms and ammunition from its shelves saying it's a precautionary step amid the recent outbreak of civil unrest. But the weapons are still available, if you ask for them....

 2020-10-30 01:04 

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'No Pandemic Exception To The Constitution': Court Rejects Minn. Ballot Extension...

The three-person panel on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an extension by Secretary of State Steve Simon to accommodate voters who may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-10-29 21:04 

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What Is Bidenomics?...

Danielle Kurtzleben from NPR's Washington Desk breaks down Joe Biden's economic policies....

 2020-10-29 21:00 

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Expectations Vs. Reality: Trump Supporters, Opponents On The Last 4 Years...

Four years after Donald Trump won, he turned out to be a better president than many of his supporters hoped — and worse one than many of his opponents feared. That's what NPR's Ari Shapiro found as he re-connected with voters who first spoke...

 2020-10-29 20:42 

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Gray Wolves To Be Removed From Endangered Species List...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is removing federal protections for gray wolves in the contiguous U.S., saying the species' recovery is a success. Wildlife groups are promising to sue....

 2020-10-29 20:14 

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Long Island 'Superspreader Events' Threaten To Undo Its Success At Controlling Virus...
 2020-10-29 19:52 

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Research Shows Ogre-Faced Spider Uses Not Only Sight, But Hearing For Hunting...

The ogre-faced spider hunts at night. In addition to its night vision, researchers have now found that the spider can hear the sounds of predators and prey, using hairs on its legs....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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What Might Happen To U.S.-Brazil Relations Under A President Biden...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been called the Trump of the Tropics. His environmental and other policies are expected to face closer scrutiny if Joe Biden is elected the next president....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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Campaign Volunteers In North Carolina Push To Turn Out More Voters...

The presidential race is a toss-up in North Carolina, a state President Trump won with less than 50% of the vote in 2016. Supporters of Trump and Joe Biden are working hard to turn out more voters....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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North Carolina And Virginia Voters Share Their Thoughts On Trump's 1st Term...

At the end of President Trump's first term, NPR revisits people it talked with before his inauguration. He confirmed the worst fears of some and the greatest hopes of others....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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Lebanon A Year Later: Economic Collapse, Riots, Pandemic And Beirut Explosion...

After a year away, an NPR reporter returns to Lebanon to find a country racked by inflation, degraded services and the pandemic and still picking up the pieces from August's explosion in Beirut....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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U.S. Economy Grew At A Record Pace In Third Quarter...

The U.S. economy rebounded sharply during the last three months, growing at a record quarterly pace of 7.4%. However, the economy has not yet recovered from the damage done by the pandemic....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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'Deutschland 89' Explores Life Of A Spy For Disintegrating East Germany In 1989...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Anna and Joerg Winger, creators of the television series Deutschland 89, about the show's premiere....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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Black And Latino Voters Flooded With Disinformation In Final Days Before Election...

In 2016, Black voters were the top target of foreign disinformation campaigns. In 2020, there are both foreign and domestic efforts to dissuade Black and Latino voters from casting ballots....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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How Louisiana's Jefferson Parish Is Doing After Hurricane Zeta...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Cynthia Lee Sheng, president of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, about Hurricane Zeta's damage to her parish....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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What It's Like To Be A Conservative Gen Z Voter In California...

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with two conservative members of Generation Z in California about how it feels to have conservative political views in an overwhelmingly blue state....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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GOP Election Lawyer On Voting Legal Battles...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ben Ginsberg, a top Republican election lawyer, about Supreme Court rulings that blocked an attempt to challenge ballot deadlines in two swing states....

 2020-10-29 19:49 

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Tensions Rise In France As The Country Faces Another Act Of Violence...

On Thursday, a man killed three people with a knife in a Catholic church in Nice. A second man, who was threatening passersby with a gun, was shot dead by police in the town of Avignon....

 2020-10-29 19:24 

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Democratic Lawmakers Denounce DHS 'Ad Hoc' Migrant Deportations In Guatemala...

Democratic lawmakers are demanding more information from the Trump administration about U.S. agents working in Guatemala to round up Honduran migrants and send them to the Guatemala-Honduras border....

 2020-10-29 19:00 

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Amid COVID Upswing, El Paso Doctor Says ICU Is 'Surreal' And 'Strange'...

Dr. Ogechika Alozie, the chief medical officer of the Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, talks about how the city is handling the surge in COVID-19 cases....

 2020-10-29 18:54 

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Here's How NPR Reports Election Results...

The network relies on results and race calls from The Associated Press for the presidential race, other federal elections and statewide contests....

 2020-10-29 18:12 

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On Poll Workers, Many Election Officials Breathe Sigh Of Relief...

In many key counties, volunteers have stepped up to fill poll worker shortages. But elsewhere staffing concerns continue....

 2020-10-29 17:30 

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Have You Voted Already? Share Your Voting Story With Us...

More than 74 million people in the U.S. have already voted in this year's election — are you one of them? If so, we'd like to hear your voting story....

 2020-10-29 17:27 

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Philadelphia Police Vow To Release Body Camera Footage In Walter Wallace Shooting...

The Police Commissioner said the officer body camera footage and 911 tapes would be released once Walter Wallace's family has reviewed the materials. The Fraternal Order of Police supports the move....

 2020-10-29 17:16 

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Why Some Memories Seem Like Movies: 'Time Cells' Discovered In Human Brains...

Scientists have identified special cells in the human brain that organize movie-like memories, helping us to relive important experiences and events....

 2020-10-29 17:02 

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COVID-19 Has Robbed The World's Poorest Children Of Nearly 4 Months Of Schooling...

A new report finds the return to education has been much slower in the world's poorer countries....

 2020-10-29 16:54 

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Remote Marshall Islands Record First Confirmed Coronavirus Cases...

Two people arriving from the U.S. tested positive at a U.S. military base, ending nation's run as one of the few in the world with zero known coronavirus cases....

 2020-10-29 14:00 

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'If Found...' Brings A Sincere Story — And Brilliant Visuals — To The Nintendo Switch...

An excellent new visual novel, about a transgender woman returning to her hometown in Ireland, is out now on the Nintendo Switch....

 2020-10-29 13:36 

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India Crosses 8 Million Coronavirus Cases; Second Only To U.S....

New confirmed cases in India have been dropping recently. But the Hindu festival season, local elections and seasonal air pollution are raising concerns that the virus could surge again....

 2020-10-29 12:37 

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U.S. Economy Grows At Record Pace But Still Has A Long Way To Go...

U.S. GDP grew at a record pace in the third quarter, erasing some but not all of the damage done by the coronavirus recession....

 2020-10-29 12:36 

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3 Dead In Apparent Terrorist Attack At Church In Nice, France...

A man used a knife to kill a woman and two men at the church, according to local media reports. The mayor of Nice calls it an attack on Christianity....

 2020-10-29 12:00 

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Tiny Little Jars Contain Big, Bold Colors In The Forbes Pigment Collection...

Conservators, preservationists, artists, art historians and serious art fans can consult the Harvard Art Museums' collection to analyze and imitate the colors that painters used many centuries ago....

 2020-10-29 12:00 

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Within The Early Voting Boom, Evidence Of Youth Turnout Surging...

More than 6 million voters under the age of 30 have cast early ballots, compared to roughly 2 million at the same time in 2016. The number of first-time voters in that group has doubled in four years....

 2020-10-29 11:55 

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Germany Sees Generational Conflict Over Pandemic As Virus Spreads...

Germany is heading into a partial lockdown. Berlin already imposed closing hours to its nightlife for the first time in decades, as Germany's leader asked youth to think of their grandparents....

 2020-10-29 11:18 

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China Aims To Be More Resilient To External Economic Shocks...

Amid a global pandemic and tensions with the U.S., China's Communist Party has unveiled its next Five Year Plan. It includes an ambitious campaign to reduce economic reliance on foreign countries....

 2020-10-29 11:17 

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As Election Day Nears, Battleground States Are In Play...

Five days before the end of voting, we have a status report on Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Those three states flipped to Donald Trump in 2016....

 2020-10-29 11:00 

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For October, 3 Romances That Give You Exactly What You Want...

Predictability isn't always a bad thing — sometimes, it's a comfort. For October, our romance columnist rounds up three reads that give you exactly what you need in a romance, happy ending and all....

 2020-10-29 10:27 

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Halloween Must Have: 12-Foot-Tall Skeleton With Glowing Eyes...

According to the New York Post, the skeleton is one of the country's most popular Halloween decorations. It costs $300 and is sold at Home Depot — if you can find it....

 2020-10-29 10:06 

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Tupperware Benefits From More Home Cooking During The Pandemic...

Where are your dinner leftovers? In the fridge, in a Tupperware container? Tupperware's profits quadrupled this past quarter. Other companies thriving: Netflix, Peloton and board game maker Hasbro....

 2020-10-29 09:37 

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Postcards From Americans: What Motivates People To Vote...

Photographer Katie Hayes Luke wanted to look at the issues the drive people to cast their ballots....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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U.S. Hospitals Warned Of Increasing Ransomware Attacks...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Charles Carmakal of the cybersecurity firm Mandiant about hospitals and health care providers being targeted by cyber attackers....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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European Countries Revive Restrictions To Battle COVID-19 Spike...

Germany and France have become the latest European countries to introduce limited public health lockdowns, in an effort to end sharp increases in coronavirus infections....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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New GDP Numbers Won't Be Enough To Repair All Economic Damage...

The Commerce Department is likely to report record-setting economic growth during the most recent quarter. But the economy is far from healthy, after a record-shattering collapse earlier this year....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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2 Visions Of America: Examining President Trump And Joe Biden's View...

In the waning days of the U.S. presidential election, voters consider two candidates with divergent visions — not only of the nation's future, but also of its past....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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Trump Counts On Rural Voters In Arizona To Help Him Win The State...

President Trump again skipped Phoenix during his latest campaign swing through Arizona, as the campaign turns to its 2016 playbook - hoping rural voters will decide the close election....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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Texas County Imposes Curfew To Stem Spike In Coronavirus Cases...

NPR's David Greene talks to Dr. Ogechika Alozie, chief medical officer of the Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, about the surge. Alozie is also the co-chair of the El Paso COVID-19 task force....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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News Brief: Battleground Michigan, Economic Outlook, ISIS Fighter Identified...

Michigan judge blocks ban on open carry of guns at polls on Election Day. Strong GDP numbers won't repair all economic damage. And, NPR identifies ISIS fighter at the center of Navy war crimes trial....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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How Is Law Enforcement Preparing For Potential Election Violence?...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul about how state attorneys general and local law enforcement are preparing to stop voter intimidation and post-election violence....

 2020-10-29 09:10 

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Iraqi Family Identifies Their Son As ISIS Teen At Center Of Navy War Crimes Trial...

The name of the young ISIS fighter was not revealed in U.S. court proceedings and the records are sealed. NPR has identified the fighter with the help of Iraqi officials and the teenager's family....

 2020-10-29 09:03 

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The 13 Races That Will Determine Senate Majority...

These are the 13 races that will determine control of the Senate in the next Congress. To win control, Democrats would need to net-gain four seats, or three seats plus control of the White House....

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