Last Build Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:12:51 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:12:51 -0400Sound designers have been competing this week for the honor of "Worst Sound in the World," organized by See Space Labs. Listen to some of the submissions, if you can stand it.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:12:51 -0400Linda Chavez of the Center for Equal Opportunity, Denise Galvez of Latinas for Trump and columnist Gustavo Arellano discuss Donald Trump's week of comments about a former Miss Universe.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:12:51 -0400Various government agencies have very different estimates about prevalence of sexual assault in the U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asked for a study on how agencies define sexual assault.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:12:00 -0400Colorado was the first state to legalize marijuana and its tax has brought in significant revenue for the state. But some cities want to repeal it. Ricardo Baca of The Cannabist explains why.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0400The Clinton campaign is taking both the high and low roads in responding to Trump's recent stumbles.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 12:57:00 -0400Hurricane conditions could hit Jamaica and Haiti by Monday, with tropical storm conditions possible by late Sunday, The National Hurricane Center says.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:12:00 -0400One of the country's most expensive races for local office is in Arizona's Maricopa County where Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a noted opponent of illegal immigration, has the toughest challenge of his career.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:00:29 -0400The stock market ended the first three quarters of 2016 on a positive note. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year. But October can be a wild month.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:17 -0400Michael Twitty wants credit given to the enslaved African-Americans who were part of Southern cuisine's creation. So he goes to places like Monticello to cook meals slaves would have eaten.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:17 -0400Decades ago, a researcher came up with 28 days as the ideal length of stay for inpatient alcoholism rehab, despite lack of evidence that it worked. That model is now being used for opioid addiction.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:16 -0400After weeks at a standstill, Congress wrapped up all the work it was supposed to do in September in just one day, from a veto override, to reaching a deal to keep government open through December 9th.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400Putting your foot in your mouth isn't just a political hazard, it can be an occupation. Esquire Editor at Large AJ Jacobs looks at the gaffes of the great and the good.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400In 1962, Richard Trentlage recorded an advertising jingle in his living room that began "I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner..." He was no one-slogan wonder.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400NPR's Tom Goldman speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about women's basketball semifinals, baseball wild-card games and the Ryder Cup in golf.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400Tens of thousands of prisoners across the United States staged a strike to protest working conditions last month. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Beth Schwartzapfel, who has been covering the strikes.