Chris Hopkins

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Video: Semi Full Of Piglets Flips In Ohio; Police Try To Corral Hundreds

Monday, June 08, 2015

There were 2,200 pigs on board at the time of the crash, and 300 to 400 were killed.


#NPRreads: Why Black Leadership Didn't Matter In Baltimore

Friday, May 01, 2015

Also, we recommend pieces exploring a hidden online drug bazaar and the Syrian regime's sinister, new weapon.


Department Of Transportation Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The NHTSA says a full national recall is needed for air bag inflators that have been found to sometimes pepper drivers with metal shrapnel. Advocates say earlier regional recalls were a terrible idea.


Hong Kong Clears Part Of Main Protest Camp

Monday, November 17, 2014

Pro-democracy protesters had held the site outside Hong Kong's main government buildings for nearly two months. "We will proceed on the principle of peace and nonviolence," said one protest leader.


A Week Later, Third Victim In Washington School Shooting Dies

Friday, October 31, 2014

Shaylee Chuckulnaskit's family described her as "a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can't imagine life without her."


World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up one run. He won Game 5 with a complete game shutout. On Wednesday night, on two days' rest, he finished the job.


Royals Force Game 7, Rest Bullpen In Dominant 10-0 Win

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Kansas City piled up seven runs in the second inning and forced San Francisco starter Jake Peavy out of the game. The big lead left both teams resting their go-to bullpen arms.


Ford Brothers Lose Toronto Mayor Race, Hold On To Council Seat

Monday, October 27, 2014

Unofficial results show John Tory beat Doug Ford 40-34 for mayor, a race Rob Ford abandoned after his cancer diagnosis. The latter Ford did keep the Ward 2 council seat his family has held since 2000.


Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

Friday, October 24, 2014

Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.


New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

Friday, October 24, 2014

The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.


5 Giants Pitchers Give Up 5 Runs In 6th As Royals Even World Series

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Butler, Perez and Infante each knock in two runs, and Kansas City's powerful bullpen shut out the Giants in the final four innings of a 7-2 win over San Francisco. The series resumes Friday.


Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.


Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.


Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies After Long Cancer Fight

Monday, October 20, 2014

De la Renta, 82, died Monday, according to a statement from his family. The Dominican designer was a ground-breaker in the industry.


Supreme Court Blocks Abortion Rules That Closed Most Texas Clinics

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Fifth Circuit court had ruled that the laws, requiring admitting privileges and pricy upgrades, could go into effect as it considered the case. The Supreme Court decided otherwise late Tuesday.


Vatican Report Expresses More Tolerance For Gays, Unmarried Couples

Monday, October 13, 2014

The preliminary document isn't binding, but suggests the influence of Pope Francis' urging that Catholicism become more merciful.


Supreme Court Halts Wisconsin Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

Thursday, October 09, 2014

After an appeals court put Wisconsin's law back into effect, the Supreme Court put the law on hold while the justices decide whether to take the case.


Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the LA Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nations 3-2. The Cardinals and Giants will meet in the National League Championship Series.


Photos: Jeter Leaves Yankee Stadium With One Last Game-Winning Hit

Friday, September 26, 2014

Derek Jeter's single in the ninth inning propelled the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 on Thursday night in his last game at Yankee Stadium. The retiring shortstop has played 20 seasons with the team.


Grand Jury Won't Indict NASCAR's Stewart In Driver's Death

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The jury heard testimony from about two dozen witnesses and reviewed photos and videos in coming to its decision. The family of the driver who was killed says, "This matter is not at rest."

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