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Jared Kushner Says 'I Did Not Collude' Ahead Of Senate Committee Appearance

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:23:00 -0400

Kushner states that during the presidential campaign he had "hardly any" contact with Russia representatives. He is set to participate in a closed-door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:00:03 -0400

In a wired world, summer camp is one of the last phone-free zones. But campers, staff and especially parents don't always appreciate the message.

Americans Prefer Democratic House Candidates In 2018...For Now

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:05 -0400

Democrats have led in the generic ballot since Trump took office. That may be encouraging, but the 2018 midterm outlook isn't entirely rosy for them. Here's why.

The Songs Of Sylvan Esso, Like You've Never Heard Them Before

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:00 -0400

For one day only, members of Wye Oak, The Mountain Goats, Hiss Golden Messenger, Mountain Man and Megafaun joined Sylvan Esso to reimagine and record the electronic duo's music as a full band.

Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:45:00 -0400

Gina "Danger" Mazany is a professional mixed martial arts athlete, and she's helping researchers learn more about head injuries and the female brain.

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety's Sake

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:45:00 -0400

Autonomous vehicles have gotten pretty good at detecting other cars and pedestrians. But "seeing" bikes and predicting what they'll do is still a challenge. The answer may lie in bikes themselves.

Despite Climate Change Setbacks, Al Gore 'Comes Down On The Side Of Hope'

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:44:00 -0400

Even though President Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Al Gore still sees an "excellent chance" of meeting the accord's commitments to reduce global warming.

While Fighting The Odds, Fiona The Hippo Became A Social Media Star

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:43:00 -0400

Born six weeks premature, Fiona's odds didn't look good. Now the baby hippo is celebrating her six-month birthday alongside all of her followers, who cheer her on through social media.

'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:16:00 -0400

In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national conversation: Detroit. Three prominent Detroit figures share their stories from that time.

Defense Attorney For Police In 'Algiers Motel Shooting': 'Am I A Soulless Person?'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:00 -0400

Norman Lippitt defended Detroit police officers after the 1967 death of three black men, in what's known as the Algiers Motel shooting. NPR's Michel Martin discusses the case with Lippitt.

Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:21:00 -0400

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44:00 -0400

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."

American Jordan Spieth Wins Golf's British Open

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:17:00 -0400

The 23-year-old Texan won his third major golf tournament.

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:45:00 -0400

It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:05:00 -0400

Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for their herds.