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South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:21:46 -0400

Military strength is needed for dialogue with North Korea to work, President Moon Jae-in says. Officials say the Hyunmoo-2 missile, with a range of nearly 500 miles, hit its target accurately.

Faces Of NPR: Alex Curley

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:03:12 -0400

An Inside Look into NPR's Assistant Producer in Programming, Alex Curley.

TV Awards Season: A Bounty Of Shows For The Judges

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:52:00 -0400

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tells us what to expect from this year's TV awards season, and offers his perspective on the contenders.

Interior Department To Remove Yellowstone Grizzly From Endangered Species List

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:45:00 -0400

When the bears first received protected status in 1975, there were fewer than 150 grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park. Now, there are more than 700.

After U.S. Downing Of Syrian Jet, Russia Launches New Airstrikes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:40:00 -0400

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with NPR's Phil Ewing about the complicated conflict in the skies over Syria.

Bill Cosby Is Planning Town Halls About Sexual Assault And The Law, Spokesman Says

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:40:00 -0400

"This issue can affect any young person, especially young athletes of today," a spokesman for the comedian said. "They need to know what they're facing when they're hanging out and partying."

How Losing Weight Might Help Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:28:00 -0400

Being overweight puts women at greater risk for breast cancer, and obesity increases the chance that the cancer will come back.

How Much Should You Tip Your Uber Driver?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:20:00 -0400

The ride-sharing company says in-app tipping should be available to all drivers in the U.S. by the end of July.

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas: Motor City Grit In Two Languages

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:07:01 -0400

Detroit, Havana and Mexico City come together in the group's bilingual double album, Telephone/Teléfono. The twin songs "Hummingbird" and "Colibrí" illustrate the power of lyrics in translation.

Week In Politics: Senate Unveils Health Care Bill, Trump Says He Doesn't Have Tapes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:06:00 -0400

Univision's Enrique Acevedo and Chad Pergram from Fox News join Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson to discuss the Senate unveiling its long-awaited health bill.

'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A Movie

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:23 -0400

In Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon's new rom-com, girl meets boy, girl contracts a mysterious illness and boy's Pakistani parents struggle to accept the relationship.

With The Swoony Pleasures Of 'The Beguiled,' Sofia Coppola Shows Us Something New

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:56:59 -0400

In her previous work, director Sofia Coppola looked out from inside the bubble that wealth and privilege create. Her latest film grapples with a different — but related — form of isolation.

Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:48:00 -0400

The vast majority of the estimated 54 million to 68 million contingent or independent workers in the U.S. don't receive employee benefits, though some firms and lawmakers are trying to change that.

Could The Best Memory System Be One That Forgets?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:46:00 -0400

Forget thinking about forgetting as failure. Researchers now say that ridding our brains of irrelevant details and outdated information helps us better navigate our ever-changing world.

Neighboring Arab Nations Slap Qatar With 13-Point List Of Demands

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:17:00 -0400

If Qatar wants to end a recent diplomatic standoff, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states say the country has 10 days to comply with a steep list of demands, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.