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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:28:00 -0400The new hire is a spiritual man with a long white beard and a kindly face. The hermit position dates back to the 15th century. It pays $24,000 a year.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:14:00 -0400The pharmaceutical executive became despised after raising the price of a lifesaving drug by more than 5,000 percent. When his publicist died, Shkreli proposed to raise money with a punch gimmick.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:58 -0400Since the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraq has lost thousands of antiquities to looters and ISIS fighters. Museum director Qahtan al-Abeed tells Renee Montagne that the new institution signifies progress.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Steve Inskeep talks to Leslie Wimes, of the Democratic African-American Women Caucus in Florida, who says Clinton's campaign needs to be in full panic mode about recruiting African-Americans voters.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400A funeral was held on Friday for former Israeli president Shimon Peres. Steve Inskeep talks to New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman, who shares memories of Israel's veteran statesman.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400The first contest between major party male and female candidates has made gender a campaign issue. Hillary Clinton is doing her best to use Donald Trump's controversies to win over female voters.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Federal investigators in New Jersey are trying to determine what happened on Thursday before a commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier. A woman was killed by debris.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400The Syria Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets, is made up of volunteers who rescue Syrian citizens from the rubble of rebel-held sections of Allepo, after airstrikes from government forces.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Peace is finally coming to Colombia after more than 50 years of conflict with Marxist rebels. Much of the credit is being given to a Bogota attorney who was the government's chief peace negotiator.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Relatives of a black man shot to death by police in El Cajon want cell phone video made public. They say a still photo shows the moments just before the shooting but does not answer key questions.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Mourners from around the world were in Jerusalem for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres. The U.S. delegation includes President Obama and former President Bill Clinton — both gave eulogies.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400A study says that after bees got a jolt of sugar water, they would fly faster toward a flower, have higher levels of dopamine and recover faster after being attacked.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Commuter rail service in Hoboken has been restored following Thursday's crash. The city knows something about catastrophic events and their aftermath. Hoboken was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:14:00 -0400Barack Obama won Iowa twice — in part because he did well with white working-class voters. Now, as education and race have erupted as fault lines, can a Democrat still win that demographic in Iowa?
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:43:00 -0400Recently purchased by Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma, the South China Morning Post, one of Hong Kong's premier newspapers, seems to be under pressure from mainland China, just like the city it serves.