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Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:35:49 -0400

The Colorado seventh-grader was unimpressed by the options her parents had to test water in their home. So she created a sensor-based device using chemically treated carbon nanotubes to do it faster.



Nivea Ad For 'Visibly Fairer Skin' Sparks Controversy In West Africa

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:35:00 -0400

The billboard and TV spot shows a Nigerian beauty pageant winner using a product called Natural Fairness Body Lotion. Critics are describing the ad as "colorist" and tone deaf.



The U.S. Military In Africa: A Discreet Presence In Many Places

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:11:05 -0400

The military has some 20 missions across the continent. Most are not combat operations. But the deaths of four soldiers in Niger illustrate the dangers as the U.S. troops venture into the field.



Future Pays Homage To Deceased Engineer On 'Super Slimey' With Young Thug

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:05:00 -0400

Their overnight surprise mixtape release comes with an honorable mention for one of Atlanta's instrumental sonic architects.



Suzanne Vega On World Cafe

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:38:24 -0400

This year marks the 30th anniversary of her album Solitude Standing, and the 25th of 99.9F°.



St. John Could Get Electricity Turned Back On, 6 Weeks After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:36:00 -0400

"Portions of St. John are scheduled to be restored by the middle of next week," the power utility says. The U.S. Virgin Islands — home to more than 100,000 Americans — remains under boil-water orders.



Myth-ed Connections: 'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer'

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:35:25 -0400

Yorgos Lanthimos' deadpan film explores the friendship between a cardiologist (Colin Farrell) and an odd young man (Barry Keoghan) with mysterious intentions.



How Steve Bannon's Time In Hollywood Changed Him

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:02:04 -0400

Bannon, the man who helped steer and engineer President Trump's recent political success, underwent an evolution during his time in — of all places — Hollywood.



Crime Drama 'Mindhunter' Premieres On Netflix

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:52:00 -0400

The series follows Holden Ford, a 1970s FBI agent who wants to change the way the bureau deals with killers.



WATCH: Paul Ryan Roasts Trump At Charity Dinner

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:51:51 -0400

The House speaker poked fun at the president over his use of Twitter and the revolving cast of White House staff.



St. David of Begnaud

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:48:00 -0400

David Begnaud's passionate coverage of Hurricane Maria's aftermath caused many Puerto Ricans to wonder: is this Cajun actually Boricua?



Lack of Electricity in Puerto Rico Is a Matter of Life or Death

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:47:00 -0400

In Puerto Rico, lack of electricity has been a matter of life or death for certain residents like Marcos Aponte, a 23-year-old who relies on a ventilator to live.



In Post-Storm Puerto Rico, a Mother Desperate to Contact Her Son in Prison

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:46:00 -0400

Puerto Rico: left without communication after Hurricane Maria and the journey to deliver a message from a mother on the mainland to an inmate on the island.



55 Years Later, What Is Still Misunderstood About The Cuban Missile Crisis?

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:40:00 -0400

In October 1962, the crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. What can it teach us about today's international conflicts?



GE And United Airlines Struggle, Even As Stock Market Booms

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:33:00 -0400

GE saw its shares drop around 8 percent on Thursday after third-quarter earnings came out.