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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400Open offices are often said to promote teamwork and communication, but the benefits come with a drawback. Office workers are also distracted by coughs, loud conversations and other annoying noises.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:35:00 -0400The most common challenge parents face when looking for child care is the high cost. At an average cost of $10,000 a year, infant child care rivals a year's tuition at a state college or university.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:46:00 -0400The Indians took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and added four more runs with two homers by catcher Roberto Perez.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:10:00 -0400Beatty won for The Sellout, a satire hailed as hilarious about the fraught subject of race in the U.S. The competition was opened recently to any author writing in English and published in the U.K.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:29:00 -0400The case has raised questions about the NFL's willingness to punish domestic abusers. "Our beliefs, our judgments and our decisions were misguided," the team's president said.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:28:00 -0400Going on patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border with the Three Percent United Patriots — amped up and equipped with night vision goggles — felt like going to war, says journalist Shane Bauer.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well trod this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:46:00 -0400An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:37:00 -0400North Korea apparently attempted another ballistic missile launch last week. The launch failed, but U.S. intelligence officials warn the country is learning from these mistakes.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:11 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Toyota of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, dealer Jim Boyle, who he previously spoke to last fall when he was an uncommitted Republican. Boyle says he is now supporting Donald Trump after meeting him face-to-face.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400The U.S. Census Bureau may add a new category to its 2020 form for people of Middle Eastern or North African descent. The category — called "MENA" for short — encompasses a broad range of people and identities.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel checks back in with Artemio Muniz, chairman of the Federation of Hispanic Republicans in Texas. Back in July at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Muniz was a self-described "leave it blank" uncommitted delegate because he said he was unsure about who to vote for. At the time, Muniz said he was undecided about Donald Trump.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are focusing on their closing arguments to voters in key battleground states with two weeks to go until Election Day.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400Nearly 500,000 dirty diesel vehicles could be taken off the roads under a settlement approved by a judge in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. VW has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to resolve claims from consumers and the U.S. government. Customers will be compensated under a VW buyback program, and the company will also pay to offset the pollution caused by the rigged diesel vehicles.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400The 2016 World Series is a dream matchup for many. The Chicago Cubs, title less since 1908, will face the Cleveland Indians who last won a championship a mere 68 years ago.