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The Takeaway

Making Sense of 'Yes Means Yes'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

California has become the first state in the nation to adopt a "yes means yes" standard for campus sexual assault. 

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The Takeaway

Trouble at Home: Hong Kong's Path to Democracy

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Journalist and professor Louisa Lim explains what it's been like to watch the streets where she grew up erupt in chaos almost overnight.

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Issues Blow to Early Voting

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A 5-4 ruling on early voting in Ohio could have implications for early voting in other states, including North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, and Arkansas.

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Napolitano: ISIS Was One Of Many Similar Threats We Were Tracking

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The former Homeland Security secretary and Arizona governor also talks about security improvements since the Sept. 11 attacks, and the frustrations and potential solutions to the immigration debate.

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Morning Edition

In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is taking it slow when it comes to public events. Her opponent, Democrat Rep. Gary Peters leads in polls, but the race is close.

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Morning Edition

Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lawmakers will question Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on how a man was able to jump the White House fence, cross the lawn and get into the White House before being stopped by agents.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

25 Years in 25 Days (1990): NYC's Murder Rate Peaks

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reflects on one of NYC's greatest successes -- the drop in crime from the late 1980's through today.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Fighting Rape on Campus, A Super Fan's Dream Comes True, and a MacArthur Genius

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Takeaway examines a new policy to fight sexual assault on college campuses, the long-awaited comeback by the Kansas City Royals, and a MacArthur Grant winner discusses her research.

All Things Considered

Massachusetts Governor's Race In A Dead Heat

Monday, September 29, 2014

Republican businessman Charlie Baker is beginning to inch ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley. Democrats are increasingly worried that Coakley may stumble and disappoint the party as she did in 2010.

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WNYC News

Manhattan DA Says Three Lawyers Bribed Court Employee

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Investigators say the lawyers paid the court official up to $40,000 to hand out business cards to arrestees in the county.

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PRI's The World

Turkey's Kurds are outraged that they're being prevented from fighting ISIS in Syria

Monday, September 29, 2014

Turkey has shut its border with Syria, near a Kurdish village at risk of being overrun by ISIS. Turkish Kurds are desperate to cross and help fellow their Kurds in Syria.

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PRI's The World

America greets India's Prime Minister like a rock star, if a controversial one

Monday, September 29, 2014

The new prime minister got a hero's welcome in New York City. But outside the event, many worried about his connection to Hindu nationalist groups.

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Schoolbook

Solar Schools: NYC Invests $28M in Rooftop Panels

Monday, September 29, 2014

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New York City is taking a "rooftop" down approach to fighting greenhouse gas emissions.
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PRI's The World

Hong Kong has grabbed headlines around the world — except in Beijing

Monday, September 29, 2014

There might have been a lot of coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, but the story barely made a blip in mainland China. Chinese government officials have tightly controlled reporting from Hong Kong, and even blocked Instagram for the first time.

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The Takeaway

Uighur Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison

Monday, September 29, 2014

With the life sentence handed down to Uighur Leader Ilham Tohti, many say the ethnic minority group has now lost the voice of the movement.

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The Takeaway

What's The Best Way to Combat Terrorism?

Monday, September 29, 2014

As the U.S. fights ISIS in Syria, it seems likely that we're helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the process. Is there a better way to combat terrorism?

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The Takeaway

India's Controversial Leader Gets Rock Star Treatment in U.S.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a five-day visit to the U.S. with a sold-out appearance at Madison Square Garden. 

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The Takeaway

Illinois Governor's Race May Turn Blue State Red

Monday, September 29, 2014

In Illinois, the race for governor is one of the hottest in the nation. A GOP businessman takes on the Democratic incumbent, whose unpopularity may turn the traditionally blue state red.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Melissa Mark-Viverito on Fund for Unaccompanied Minors

Monday, September 29, 2014

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses the new public/private fund for unaccompanied minors facing deportation.

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WNYC News

Indian Prime Minister Holds Court at Madison Square Garden

Monday, September 29, 2014

After being banned from the U.S. for 10 years, the Indian Prime Minister made a triumphant touchdown in New York, addressing thousands of supporters at Madison Square Garden.

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