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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:31:00 -0500Bibles and white tablecloths, as well as the bodies of victims and pools of blood, appear in photos of the Emanuel AME Church basement presented by prosecutors Thursday in Charleston, S.C.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:13:00 -0500"The epidemic of malicious fake news and fake propaganda that flooded social media over the past year, it's now clear that so-called fake news can have real-world consequences," she said.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:04:00 -0500Worried about policy changes and potential cuts in federal funding that Donald Trump warned of on the stump, mayors are now sharing their ideas with the president-elect as he sets his urban agenda.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:20:00 -0500Almost one year has passed since Flint Mayor Karen Weaver declared a state of emergency. Water lines are being replaced, but residents are still relying heavily on bottled water and filters.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:54:00 -0500A report from the surgeon general warns that "nicotine is addictive and harmful for youth and young adults," and notes e-cigarettes are increasingly popular among people under 25.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:43:00 -0500A fund guaranteeing health coverage and pensions to retired mine workers is about to run dry. Congress has been reluctant to pick up the tab. Democrats from coal country say it's time to act.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:22 -0500Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:22 -0500John Glenn, former astronaut and U.S. senator, has died. He was 95 years old.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500Anglers in Wyoming are keeping their eyes out for burbot, an unattractive fish that impacts other sport fish populations because it could help them win $1,000. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the group Trout Unlimited have teamed up to tag 25 of the fish. When caught, anglers can enter those tags into a lucrative raffle.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid gives a farewell address to the Senate on Thursday. NPR looks back on the pugilist from Searchlight, Nev., and the legacy he leaves behind. In particular, his decision to change the rules of the Senate, which will now make it easier to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro asks Ritchie Torres, a New York City council member representing an area with a lot of public housing, about how he plans to secure support for his community from the Trump administration.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500Multiple news outlets are reporting that President-elect Trump has selected fast food magnate Andy Puzder as secretary of Labor.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro asks Farooq Kathwari and Robert Silverman why they have come together to create a new group, the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500President-elect Trump has been opting out of his presidential intelligence briefings and continuing to reject the assessment of the intelligence community that Russia interfered in the presidential election. Meanwhile, both Republicans and Democrats are calling for the outgoing Obama administration to release more evidence about Russia's cyber-mischief and for Congress to investigate on its own.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500Between email and cell phones, many of us feel like we're at work 24/7. The concept of workplace burnout is not that old. NPR's Planet Money team has the story of the man who coined the term.