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Warpaint On World Cafe

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:40:48 -0400

On its new album, the L.A. band's atmospheric grooves are more extroverted than ever before. Hear a powerful performance recorded live in the studio.

101-Year-Old Chicago Cubs Fan Hopes Beloved Team Grants Her Birthday Wish

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:36:34 -0400

Centenarian Virginia Wood has a birthday wish — a World Series title for her beloved Chicago team. But they'll have to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers before they compete for the top prize.

'Moonlight': A Film About A Black Man's Coming-Of-Age In South Florida

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to actor Mahershala Ali about the complex and nuanced ways his characters exemplify black masculinity - particularly in the new film, 'Moonlight.'

Clinton Campaigns In Ohio Where She's In A Virtual Tie With Trump

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio Friday.

Mixed Reaction As Calais Refugees Are Rehoused Across France

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

Refugees from the soon-to-be-razed squatters camp in Calais are being resettled in reception centers across France. The country has traditionally been a haven for asylum seekers, but resettling the newest wave is dividing communities.

Federal Prosecutors: Former NSA Contractor's Alleged Theft Is 'Breathtaking'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

Federal prosecutors allege a former contractor for the National Security Agency stole a massive amount of classified government material. The defendant appeared in court Friday.

Fans Of Indians Baseballer Ryan Merritt Pitch In To Buy Him Wedding Gifts

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

Ryan Merritt had only started one game for the Indians before the playoffs. After he helped the team to the World Series — fans showed their support by buying Merritt gifts from his wedding registry.

How A Woman Serving Life In Prison Made The Judge Who Sentenced Her Proud

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

After the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, the Court ordered states to review the cases of prisoners given that sentence. We hear about one prisoner in that situation, Jennifer Pruit, and the connection she made with the judge that sentenced her.

U.S. Service Member Killed By EID Was Helping Iraq In Push To Retake Mosul

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

The Pentagon was expected Friday to announce the identity of an American service member killed in Iraq while helping to support the offensive against Mosul. NPR's Tom Bowman tells us more.

Florida's Sumter County: The Browning And The Graying Of The Electorate

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

Florida is home to many Democratic Latinos, but despite the growing Hispanic electorate, it remains highly competitive because it's also home to large numbers of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County in Florida, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.

Ex-Top Aide To Chris Christie Testifies In 'Bridgegate' Trial

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

A former top staffer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified in Federal court that she told Christie about planned lane closures on the George Washington Bridge weeks before it happened. Christie has long denied any involvement in the closures, which were designed to punish his political opponents.

'Dot': How A Little Girl Uses Technology To Interact With The World

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to former Silicon Valley tycoon Randi Zuckerberg about her new animated children's television show, 'Dot.'

'Moonlight': A Cinematic Poem Of Love, Loneliness And Coming Out

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

The most rewarding coming-of-age film in many a moon, lyrically luminous Moonlight is the story of a gay African-American youngster in Miami who experiences trouble, trauma and unexpected grace.

Who Exactly Qualifies As A 'Bad hombre?'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:59 -0400

During Wednesday's debate, Donald Trump used the phrase "bad hombres." That got our commentator Domingo Martinez thinking. Who exactly is a bad hombre?

Helping Chibok Girls Freed By Boko Haram Reintegrate Into Their Communities

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:59 -0400

In early October, twenty-one girls and young women kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria were reunited with their families. But even after returning, many of those who escaped or have been released by Boko Haram face stigma and difficulty with reintegration. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Kimairis Toogood of the aid organization International Alert.