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Rikers Island may no longer be under City Hall control

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Reuven Blau, reporter for The City news website, about violence between inmates and guards at New York City jails.

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Spain defeated England to lift its first ever Women's World Cup trophy

Sunday, August 20, 2023

We bring you the latest on the final match of the 2023 World Cup, between England and Spain.

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Sudan's dire humanitarian crisis has raised alarm bells in the region

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Sudan scholar Alex DeWaal about the current political crisis and fighting in Sudan.

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How the brain processes music, with a little help from Pink Floyd

Sunday, August 20, 2023

Scientists at University of California Berkeley have recreated a Pink Floyd song using previously recorded brain waves. In the process, they've learned a lot about how the brain processes music.

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Guatemala's presidential elections will be a test for its fragile democracy

Sunday, August 20, 2023

In Guatemala's elections Sunday, an establishment candidate is facing off against a challenger who's promising to fight corruption.

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Republican presidential candidates avoid speaking on Trump at a party conference

Sunday, August 20, 2023

Several GOP presidential candidates spoke at a conference in Georgia this week, but they largely avoided speaking about former President Donald Trump's indictment in that state a few days ago.

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Rudy Guiliani is among the 19 other defendants in Trump's racketeering indictment

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Ken White, a former federal prosecutor who now works as a criminal defense attorney, about the racketeering indictment against Rudy Giuliani.

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Hurricane Hillary is expected to make landfall in Southern California today

Sunday, August 20, 2023

Southern California may be hit by its first tropical storm in decades. We'll have the latest.

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'Mutt' is a journey into what happens when your past and present collide

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with actor Lío Mehiel and writer/director Vuk Lungulov Klotz about their movie, "Mutt."

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After an ant and a spider, Harrison Ford now has a snake named after him

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Illinois Wesleyan University Professor Edgar Lehr about the naming of a newly discovered species of snake after actor Harrison Ford.

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Parents in Maui are grappling with where to send their kids as the school year begins

Sunday, August 20, 2023

According to Maui County, over 3,000 students have been displaced from their schools by the devastating wildfires in West Maui. With the school year just starting, parents are unsure what to do.

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Wisconsin's Supreme Court must resolve issues with infighting ahead of crucial cases

Sunday, August 13, 2023

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has a slim liberal majority for the first time in 15 years and there is procedural infighting that risks tarnishing the court's reputation.

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Politics chat: GOP candidates gather in Iowa; special counsel for Hunter Biden

Sunday, August 13, 2023

GOP presidential candidates, including Donald Trump, gathered in Iowa. Meanwhile the attorney general has appointed a special counsel for Hunter Biden.

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What's behind the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the U.S.

Sunday, August 13, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Johns Hopkins physician and professor Lisa Cooper about the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. as there is a decrease in free testing and affordable treatments.

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Author Daniel Kraus on his new thriller 'Whalefall'

Sunday, August 13, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe and bestselling author Daniel Kraus speak about his new thriller, "Whalefall."

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Maine Gov. Janet Mills on the state's use of federal funding to combat climate change

Sunday, August 13, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Maine Gov. Janet Mills about the state's implementation of rebates for heat pumps to lower carbon emissions.

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Miami has a wild peacock problem. One vet says peacock vasectomies are helping

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Wild peacocks are running amok in Pinecrest, Fla. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with veterinarian Don Harris about his approach to controlling their population.

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Steamy novels to dive into this summer, according to a romance author

Sunday, August 13, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Robinne Lee, author of the buzzed-about romance "The Idea of You," for some steamy summer reading recommendations.

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Will Trump's court appearances interfere with his campaign plans for 2024?

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Former Pres. Donald Trump faces the prospect of multiple trials as he campaigns for office. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks former federal prosecutor Daniel Richman whether Trump needs to attend them.

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Frustration grows as residents struggle to find a way back to their homes in Lahaina

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Authorities say it is still not safe enough to allow residents and others back into the burned areas in and around Lahaina, where an estimated 2200 structures were damaged or destroyed by the fires.

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