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An Irish Immigrant Fights On The Great Plains In 'Days Without End'

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:51:09 -0500

The protagonist of Sebastian Barry's new novel is conscripted right off the boat as the price of American citizenship. Eventually he finds love and companionship with one of his fellow soldiers.

Uncovering Presidential Secrets, From Washington To Trump

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:51:09 -0500

Author Mary Graham discusses the confidences that presidents keep. When it comes to President Trump, she says: "I think we're seeing that it's not possible to keep policies secret in the digital age."

Uber Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims By Engineer

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:43:00 -0500

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.

Report: Trump Associates Negotiate Peace Plan For Ukraine

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:52:00 -0500

President Trump's personal lawyer and a Russian-American business associate negotiated a plan they hoped would end U.S. sanctions against Russia, according to the New York Times.

How One Man Went From 'Truffle Boy' To New York Food Entrepreneur

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:40:00 -0500

Ian Purkayastha has loved truffles ever he first tasted them as a teenager — at 15 years old, he was selling them to restaurants in his Arkansas hometown.

Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:34:00 -0500

Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real progress" by NATO members in raising their defense spending by the end of 2017.

Storms Slam California, Causing Mudslides And Threatening Floods

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:33:00 -0500

Powerful storms inundated the state over the weekend, leaving mudslides, sinkholes and downed power lines in their wake.

On What Would Have Been His 50th Birthday, How Kurt Cobain's Music Still Resonates

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:20:00 -0500

The artist and Nirvana frontman who embodied the grunge movement was born on Feb. 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington.

Where Are We With President Trump's Promises On Ethics?

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:11:00 -0500

Trump's sons have taken over management of the Trump Organization. But potential conflicts of interest continue to raise flags among experts.

'What's Happening In Sweden' Remark Raises Questions At Weekend Trump Rally

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:06:00 -0500

President Trump gave a speech Saturday night in Florida that many saw as similar to his rousing campaign speeches.

World Cafe Next: Jesse Hale Moore

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:51:06 -0500

The Philadelphian's forthcoming debut album shows off his soulful falsetto and subtle songwriting. Hear two songs.

Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil'

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:17:00 -0500

In an unannounced visit, Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders. He arrived during a fight to retake western Mosul, with allies' faith in the U.S. at a low.

New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:01:19 -0500

The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.

Reinventing Your Life, Your Career

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0500

Second acts in life. We’ll look at what it takes to reinvent yourself, your career – early, mid-life, and late.

A More Physical Form of Mindfulness

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:00 -0500

How intelligence lives beyond the brain. In your body. Intelligence, in the flesh.