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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:30:00 -0500Alexander Van der Bellen defeated Norbert Hofer of the conservative Freedom Party. Had Hofer won he would have become the first far-right president in Western Europe since World War II.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:45:00 -0500An Oakland fire official described the search through the building cluttered with debris and a collapsed roof as "a long and arduous process."
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:12:00 -0500Fidel Castro was laid to rest in a private ceremony in Santiago de Cuba, known as the launching site for the Cuban Revolution. Castro's younger brother Raul delivered the final homage.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:30:16 -0500A Canadian police department jokingly said they'd punish drunk drivers by making them listen to Nickelback. That got us thinking: What song would you pick as punishment? We asked, you answered.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:11:00 -0500A wordless scene from the Barry Jenkins film Moonlight speaks volumes.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:53:00 -0500A 23-year old gunman killed a local councilor and two journalists, all women, around midnight local time. The shooting took place about three hours east of Helsinki.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:43:19 -0500A fire at a warehouse in Oakland, California — the scene of a large party Friday night — has killed at least nine people.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500Nestles announces a scientific breakthrough that will allow it to greatly cut the amount of sugar in its chocolate without affecting the taste.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500With the NBA season well under way, Mike Pesca of the Gist podcast for Slate tells NPR's Ailsa Chang what makes Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma Thunder so outstanding.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500A Catholic priest in Jordan has turned his parish into a haven for Christian refugees from ISIS areas of northern Iraq. It's a home for them before many go to the west.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500It's not GoFundMe or Crowdrise but megadonors who are behind the rise in charitable giving. NPR's Ailsa Chang hears from Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies about the downside to this.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500The Minneapolis singer and rapper spent her early life deep in the Pentecostal church — and shut away from secular music. When she moved to Houston, Texas, everything changed.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Gerrymandering is a venerable American tradition. NPR's Ailsa Chang gets the latest on court challenges to this practice from Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a lawyer for a plaintiff in one of the cases.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Princeton professor Aaron Friedberg, a former Asian affairs adviser to vice president Cheney, shares his concerns about Donald Trump's China policy with NPR's Ailsa Chang.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Lauren Graham is the fast-talking Lorelei Gilmore, on Gilmore Girls, a role she recently reprised on Netflix. She tells NPR's Ailsa Chang about her memoir, Talking As Fast As I Can.