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Forecasters Predict Warmer-Than- Average Winter In Majority Of U.S.

October 19, 2017 - 1:57pm

The La Nina weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.

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Taliban Attack Nearly Wipes Out Afghan Army Base

October 19, 2017 - 1:24pm

Just two Afghan soldiers at a base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province were left uninjured. At least 43 were killed. This week, more than 120 people were killed by the militant group.

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California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo

October 19, 2017 - 1:02pm

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs or income.

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Holes In The Plot: Suspect Loses Bet With Cops, Turns Himself In — With Doughnuts

October 19, 2017 - 12:34pm

A wanted man made a bet with police on Facebook: If they could get 1,000 shares, he would turn himself in — and bring doughnuts. They did it. And eventually, police posted photos of his promise kept.

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Meet Jacinda Ardern, 37, New Zealand's Next Prime Minister

October 19, 2017 - 12:29pm

When Ardern was elected Labour leader just 12 weeks ago, her party's polling numbers surged so rapidly it was dubbed "Jacindamania." She'll be the country's youngest prime minister in 150 years.

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Trump Says Administration's Response To Hurricane In Puerto Rico 'A 10'

October 19, 2017 - 12:29pm

President Trump says things on the island were already pretty rough, but praises residents for their spirit. He met Thursday's with the island's governor, FEMA's administrator and other officials.

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California Fires Result In Job And Income Loss For Seasonal Workers

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

The devastating wildfires in Northern California killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. The fires have also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs.

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White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly Defends Trump's Condolence Calls

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he was "stunned" and "broken-hearted" hearing criticism of Trump's calls to grieving parents. NPR's Geoff Bennett discusses with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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What's The Section 99 Tax Deduction?

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

As Republicans look to overhaul the tax code, we look at the story of a single corporate tax deduction that tells us a lot about how the tax code works.

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White Nationalist Richard Spencer Met By Protesters At University Of Florida

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida Thursday. Throngs of protesters turned out to shout him down and tell him his messages weren't welcome.

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What You Need To Know About The Honest Ads Act

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner about the Honest Ads Act, a proposal to regulate online political advertising the same way as television, radio and print.

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Veterans React To Trump Politicizing Condolences Of Miliary Deaths

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

Veterans are reacting with dismay to what they call the politicization of military deaths and presidential condolences.

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What You Should Know About The U.S. In Niger

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

The U.S. military operation in Niger is among about 20 in Africa, part of the little-known U.S. Africa Command. The Pentagon is investigating why four U.S. soldiers were killed in the Niger operation.

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Flint Resident Says Almost Two Years Later, She Still Has No Water

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

We check back in with Jeneyah McDonald whom we first met nearly two years ago. McDonald, who lives in Flint, Michigan says she still doesn't have drinking water.

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Flint Water: Federal Judge Orders Decision On Safe Water Source

October 19, 2017 - 12:16pm

A legal fight, with the backdrop of a political feud is the latest challenge for Flint, Michigan's drinking water. A federal judge has ordered officials to decide their tap water source by Monday.

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Yes Or No? Spain Demands An Answer On Catalonia's Independence

October 18, 2017 - 9:40pm

After the regional government failed to clarify its stance on secession earlier this week, Madrid imposed a Thursday deadline for it to withdraw a declaration of independence or face direct rule.

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Federal Judge Orders Government To Allow Abortion For Teenager In The U.S. Illegally

October 18, 2017 - 5:07pm

The case pits the Trump administration and anti-abortion groups against civil libertarians and immigrant rights advocates.

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Declassified Files Lay Bare U.S. Knowledge Of Mass Murders In Indonesia

October 18, 2017 - 4:47pm

The Indonesian military systematically killed at least half a million people in the 1960s. Documents released Tuesday show U.S. officials knew about it from the start — and stood by as it unfolded.

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Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against the president, the next step would give them access to some of his financial documents — perhaps including tax returns.

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Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says She Was Molested For Years By Team Doctor

October 18, 2017 - 1:44pm

The gold medalist says Dr. Larry Nassar claimed he was giving her "medically necessary treatment." She says the abuse began on a team trip when she was 13 years old.

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