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Women Testify Against Mexican Police For Sexual Torture In International Court

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:19:52 -0500

In 2006, police sexually abused and beat women following a confrontation between protesters and state forces. Eleven years later, the Women of Atenco have taken the case to an international court.

AC/DC Cofounder And Guitarist Malcolm Young Dies, Age 64

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:11:00 -0500

Malcolm Young, who founded one of the world's most enduringly popular hard-rock bands with his brother Angus, died Saturday. He had left the group in 2010 due to dementia.

Rethinking Bill Clinton Amid Sexual Harassment Debates

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

With Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore in the headlines for sexual misconduct, The Atlantic writer Caitlin Flanagan says it's time for Democrats to reassess the legacy of Bill Clinton.

Museum Of The Bible Mission Shifts 'To Engage All People' In The History And Narrative

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

The Museum of the Bible opens to the public on Saturday in Washington, D.C. NPR's Michelle Martin talks to the museum's executive director, Paul Anthony "Tony" Zeiss.

U.S. Says PLO Office Must Close After Palestinians Call To Prosecute Israel

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

A U.S. State Department official announced that the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must shut down, saying the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling on the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israel authorities.

Amid Overwhelming Calls For Mugabe To Step Down, What's Next For Zimbabwe?

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

Longtime Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is under house arrest after a military coup earlier this week.

Post-Election Violence Continues In Kenya, As Opposition Leader Returns

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

Politically-fueled violence has broken out in Kenya again. Several people were killed in clashes between demonstrators and security services as opposition leader Raila Odinga returned home.

The Tiny, Murderous World Of Frances Glessner Lee

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

Frances Glessner Lee is known to many as the "mother of forensic science" for her work training policemen in crime scene investigation in the 1940s and 50s using uncanny dollhouse crime scenes.

To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.

The Vast, Versatile Range Of Cécile McLorin Salvant

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

One of the most distinctive singers and songwriters in jazz, Salvant brings a modern perspective to old songs on her latest record, Dreams and Daggers.

Joe Biden Remembers His Son In His New Memoir

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:03 -0500

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with Biden this week about his new memoir, his family and the Anita Hill case.

Azzedine Alaia, French Fashion Designer Known As The 'King Of Cling,' Dies

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:05:00 -0500

The Tunisian-born designer was known for his body-hugging designs that were sculpted to celebrate the female form. In the 1980s, stars such as Madonna and Naomi Campbell popularized his fashions.

Palestinians Threaten To Suspend Talks If U.S. Closes PLO Mission

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:25:51 -0500

The U.S. says the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must close because the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court.

Road Trip: Alt.Latino Attends The Latin Grammys In Las Vegas

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:01:00 -0500

Alt.Latino makes the trek to Las Vegas to cover the Latin Grammys! Join us for a visit to the Red Carpet!

Thousands March Through Zimbabwe's Capital To Urge Mugabe To Step Down

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:54:22 -0500

Giddy Zimbabweans gathered in Harare on Saturday to celebrate what may be the end of President Robert Mugabe's rule. Mugabe has been on house arrest since a military takeover earlier this week.