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When Mrs. Eisele Took Manhattan: Big City Failed To Awe Minnesota Journalist

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:09:00 -0400

In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.

The Day Shimon Peres Returned To His Boyhood Village

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:09:00 -0400

Like many founding fathers of Israel, he was born in Eastern Europe. After the Soviet Union collapsed, he returned in 1992 searching for his old family home.

California Eliminates Statute Of Limitations On Rape Cases

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:03:00 -0400

The bill is widely believed to be inspired by allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, after some of his accusers came forward long after the alleged sexual assaults took place.

Agnes Nixon, 'Queen Of Modern Daytime Drama,' Dies At 93

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:43:00 -0400

Soap opera pioneer Agnes Nixon created All My Children and One Life to Live. She was known for exploring challenging and taboo social issues through daytime television.

California Imposes Sweeping Sanctions On Wells Fargo Amid Scandal

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:06:00 -0400

California's state treasurer has announced he is suspending major parts of the state's business relationship with Wells Fargo because of a scandal involving unauthorized customer accounts.

Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:15:00 -0400

Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and IBM form a group to set the first industrywide best practices for the technology already powering many applications, such as voice and image recognition.

Yay, It's Time For My Performance Review! (Said No One Ever)

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:46:00 -0400

At many companies, annual reviews are being transformed as the nature of work changes. And instead of ranking their employees, firms are turning to more frequent, less formal evaluations.

The Philadelphia Folk Festival Sessions On World Cafe

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:19:53 -0400

Hear performances by Liz Longley, The Sheepdogs and Quiet Life, recorded live at the 55th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival in August 2016.

What Meerkat Murder Tells Us About Human Violence

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:07:00 -0400

What is the most murderous mammal? A new study says it's the meerkat. But the study argues that over all of human history, humans are still more lethally violent than the average mammal.

Parents Speak Out, Say FBI Arrest Saved Son On Verge Of Joining ISIS

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.

Coins From The Roman Empire Are Found In Ruins Of Japanese Castle

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400

The copper coins were found in 2013; X-ray analysis shows that they bear an image of Constantine the Great.

The U.S. Is Sending 600 More Troops To Iraq

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:28:00 -0400

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase, which brings the American total to about 5,000, anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.

Curious George Celebrates 75 Years Of Monkey Business

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:20:00 -0400

George has had many close calls, but did you know he once outran the Nazis? Despite some dated themes (we're looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multimillion-dollar franchise.


Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:15:00 -0400


No, Donald Trump Didn't Win Post-Debate 'Polls'

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:06:00 -0400

The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.