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New Head For Jesus Statue Is, Uh, Turning Heads In Canada

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:42:00 -0400

Last year, baby Jesus' head went missing from a statue at a church in northern Ontario. A local artist volunteered to help, and sculpted a terra cotta substitute that has caused some consternation.

Venezuelan Authorities Halt Drive To Recall President Nicolas Maduro

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:26:00 -0400

Officials have blocked the opposition's effort to trigger a recall election against Maduro, who is presiding over an economic implosion. Key opposition leaders say they have received travel bans.

Divided States: 4 Florida Voters Weigh In After The Final Presidential Debate

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:11:45 -0400

As part of Morning Edition's election year project, Divided States, four voters in Florida, a battleground state, share their thoughts on the presidential candidates and the final debate.

Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency Says

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:55:00 -0400

Instead of drifting gently onto Mars' surface, the Schiaparelli Mars lander hit the planet hard — and possibly exploded, the European Space Agency says.

Celebrating Winnie The Pooh's 90th Birthday

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:40:00 -0400

We celebrate this anniversary by revisiting Robin Young’s conversation with Lindsay Mattick, author of "Finding Winnie."

Paul Farmer Is 'Surprised And Upset And Humbled' After Visit To Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:36:00 -0400

He's the doctor who founded Partners in Health. The damage he saw seemed worse than the earthquake's toll. And he couldn't get over the way people reacted.

Documentary Exposes Loophole That Led To Mass Incarceration

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400

Ava DuVernay's new film takes its name from the amendment that abolished slavery, but allowed for prisoner servitude. Critic John Powers says 13th compels viewers to question the world around them.

Leonard Cohen On Poetry, Music And Why He Left The Zen Monastery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400

Now 82, Cohen has a new album, You Want It Darker, with songs that wrestle with mortality, question God and long for transcendence. Originally broadcast May 22, 2006.

AT&T Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Time Warner

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:33:00 -0400

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with Bloomberg Gadfly's Michael Regan about what's happening.

Social Media Buzz: From #NastyWoman To #DrainTheSwamp

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:20:00 -0400

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Slate's Julia Turner about recent hashtags, and a report on an increase in anti-Semitic tweets.

Election Roundtable: Trump, Clinton Trade Barbs At Charity Roast

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:06:00 -0400

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both took personal digs at each other last night at the Al Smith charity dinner in New York City,

PHOTOS: Finalists For The 2016 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:05:00 -0400

A bear being fish-slapped. A decidedly not-regal eagle. An unfortunate buffalo/bird interaction.

Preserving The 'House Of Tomorrow,' A Vision Of The Future From 1933

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:53:00 -0400

The house used to be one of the most innovative and influential buildings in modern architecture. But it's fallen into disrepair.

District Profile: Not Such A Battleground In New York's 3rd

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:44:00 -0400

WNYC's John O'Connor tells Here & Now's Robin Young the race for the district, which includes parts of Long Island, has not been very close.

Montana Prosecutor Proposes Eliminating Child Sex Abuse Sentencing Law Loophole

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:40:00 -0400

There's been outrage on social media after a father was sentenced to 60 days in jail for raping his 12-year-old daughter.