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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:08:00 -0500The sheriff's office in St. Mary's County says a beaver walked into the store, wandered into the Christmas section and knocked a few items over before being safely removed by animal control.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:23:30 -0500It's a full-sized copy of the ship that sank in 1912. Tourists can stay in reproduced first-class cabins and eat in the dining hall. This Titanic will be permanently docked in a landlocked province.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500This is the conference championship weekend. The top teams will find out if they made the final-four playoff. The college playoff system is now in its third year.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump held his first rally since winning the election. In a boisterous speech, Trump announced his Defense secretary pick, and pledged to keep many of his campaign promises.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500The race between a left-leaning independent and far-right populist is reverberating across the Europe, where many officials worry the outcome will further weaken their already fractured union.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500Steve Inskeep talks to retired Army Colonel Peter Mansoor about Donald Trump's pick of retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to head Defense. Mansoor says Mattis is a "Marines' Marine."
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500A biopic about Jacqueline Kennedy opens on Friday, and centers on the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Our reviewer says Jackie is a transporting and transfixing biopic.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500Fidel Castro's remains continue a cross-country, four-day tour of Cuba through a radically changed countryside. A military convoy is escorting the ex-leader's ashes through towns and cities.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500Thousands of military veterans will descend on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation this weekend to provide relief and supplies for demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500Steve Inskeep talks to Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel about the State Department's efforts to counter ISIS messaging and future challenges.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500Steve Inskeep talks to police chief Jarrod Burguan one year after a husband and wife team killed 14 people and injured 22 in a terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500At a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday night, Donald Trump said he would select retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department, filling a key role in the incoming administration.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500The work of art is meant to honor the victims of the November 2015 terrorist attacks. Construction is already underway on Bouquet of Tulips -- but not all Parisians are pleased with the gift.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:53:00 -0500Steve Inskeep talks with former Commerce Secretary Donald Evans and libertarian economist Tyler Cowen about the problems that arise when a president pressures individual companies to do his bidding.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:49:00 -0500The Smithsonian show isn't about the words of the Quran so much as the people who laboriously copied it, letter by letter. When they made a mistake, they fixed it with flourish — and sometimes gold.