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Canadian Sniper Hit A Target More Than 2 Miles Away, Military Confirms

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:47:30 -0400

For the shot to be accurate, many factors, from wind and gravity to the earth's curvature, would have to be taken into account.

Mali's Oumou Sangaré Keeps Speaking Out On 'Mogoya'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:47:29 -0400

The celebrated singer has crafted a rich, rejuvenating album that addresses weighty subjects like suicide and the aftermath of her country's recent political crises.

How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:00 -0400

Eggs evolved over 300 million years ago and now come in all kinds of shapes, from Tic Tacs to teardrops to pingpong balls. After studying some 50,000 eggs, a team of researchers thinks it knows why.

'Pizzagate' Gunman Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:13:00 -0400

Edgar Maddison Welch pleaded guilty in March after entering the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in Washington, D.C., brandishing a rife in order to "investigate" a baseless conspiracy theory.

Los Angeles Port Truckers Forced Into Indentured Servitude, Investigation Finds

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:40:00 -0400

Drivers are signing lease-to-own contracts for their trucks that condemn them to modern-day indentured servitude, according to a USA Today Network report.

Trump: 'I Did Not Make, And Do Not Have' Recordings Of Comey

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:34:00 -0400

After it was leaked that Trump allegedly asked former FBI Director James Comey for loyalty during a private dinner, Trump suggested there may have been "tapes" of their conversations.

What To Make Of Qatar Airways' Bid For Stake In American Airlines

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:33:00 -0400

American Airlines said Thursday that the state-owned Qatar Airways is trying to acquire as much as a 10 percent stake in the company.

FCC Moves To Streamline Emergency 'Blue Alerts' For Threats To Law Enforcement

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:29:00 -0400

Created in 2015, Blue Alerts are similar to Amber Alerts, but aim to catch people who threaten or harm police officers. The DOJ asked the FCC to add a special code to the broadcast emergency system.

The Long, Complicated History Of American Political Secrecy

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:20:00 -0400

Senate Republicans crafting their latest health care plan is hardly the first time American politics have been shaped behind closed doors.

Record Heat Puts Record Demand On Electric Utilities

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:14:00 -0400

Extreme heat across much of the U.S. means people are blasting their air conditioners day and night, creating record demand for electricity.

'GLOW' And 'Prime Suspect': Two TV Series You Won't Want To Miss

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:14:00 -0400

In both of these period pieces — one set in the 1970s, the other in the 1980s — women have it tough, whether they're wrestling with their demons, or actually wrestling.

Experts Suspect Russia Is Using Ukraine As A Cyberwar Testing Ground

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:14:00 -0400

Wired's Andy Greenberg says Ukraine has been the victim of a "cyber-assault unlike any the world has ever seen." Cybersecurity experts think Russia is perfecting attacks that could be used on the U.S.

Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:06:00 -0400

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR's Geoff Bennett about what's in the bill, and how both Republicans and Democrats are reacting to it.

Kevin Morby, 'Crybaby' (Live)

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:23 -0400

Watch the former Woods bassist and current frontman of The Babies perform a song off his new solo album, City Music, in a live studio session for KCRW.

Questions Linger About USS Fitzgerald Collision

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:52:00 -0400

Seven U.S. Navy sailors died in the collision last Saturday morning off the coast of Japan, and multiple investigations are underway.