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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:22:00 -0400On Tuesday, an officer in El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man. His sister had called the police to ask them to help her brother, who was acting erratically.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:28 -0400The movie titles of the late splatter-film director are evocative ... and wonderfully terrible. Can you tell them apart from the titles of some less-than-classic kids' books?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:15:00 -0400A Dutch-led team of international researchers found that a Buk missile shot down Flight MH17 in 2014. Evidence suggests the missile was brought from Russia and fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:08:00 -0400The zoo and the Democratic Republic of Congo rehabilitate gorillas who lost families to poachers. The mom was alone which may be why she held her baby so closely that zookeepers couldn't get a look.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:07:00 -0400What do you do when a friend or loved one talks about race in a way that makes you cringe? Karen Good-Marable, Aaron Sanchez, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and Channing Kennedy tell us how they reacted.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:28 -0400Modeled after community gardens, the sweet setups allow beekeepers to maintain hives in public spaces. Beekeepers harvest not just honey but the collective knowledge of their colleagues.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:28 -0400Fran Wilde built a glorious world of living bone towers and wing-gliding people in last year's Updraft. Her new Cloudbound has stunning skyscapes but lacks some of the first book's emotional heft.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:59:00 -0400A man proposing to his girlfriend at a Yankees game, dropped the ring. He eventually found it, and she said yes. A jogger in Central Park stopped to be in wedding photos. The jogger was Tom Hanks.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:28 -0400People with tree-trunk-like legs who can't lose weight through diet and exercise may have lipedema, a lymphatic disorder. It's not clear what causes it, and most doctors aren't familiar with it.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400Hillary Clinton was back out on the campaign trail on Tuesday at a rally in the swing state of North Carolina — pressing the case that she won the first presidential debate over Donald Trump.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400The 10-year-old social media site Twitter has been struggling to attract users and grow its business. Renee Montagne talks to Farhad Manjoo, technology columnist for The New York Times.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400Peres served twice as prime minister and he was president of Israel from 2007 to 2014. Steve Inskeep talks to Dennis Ross, a diplomat in the administrations of George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400What do NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, deflated footballs, QB Tom Brady and a hit Broadway musical have in common? Commentator Pablo Torre, a senior writer with ESPN The Magazine, has the answer.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400In the '70s, Studs Terkel talked to an ad executive, who explained how as a "token woman" she had to navigate the male-dominated industry. Radio Dairies and Project & got access to the recording.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400Trump campaigned in the swing state of Florida following the debate with Hillary Clinton. He touted the favorable results of unscientific online tallies where debate watchers picked their favorites.