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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:01:17 -0500An analysis of car accidents found that drivers who slept only five or six hours in the previous 24 had nearly twice the accident rate of drivers who slept a full seven hours or more.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:17 -0500In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:39:00 -0500Vice President Joe Biden turned 74 last month and would 78 after the 2020 election. Biden decided against a run this past cycle, after losing his son Beau to cancer in 2015.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:38:00 -0500Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:02:00 -0500Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:52:00 -0500There is currently no government regulation around the Internet of things, and Security technologist Bruce Schneier fears it will take a disaster for that to change.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:33 -0500Lambert's new release features 24 songs on 2 CDs. Critic Ken Tucker calls The Weight of These Wings a collection that "keeps on giving the deeper you get into it."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:00 -0500Nicole Maines and Kylar Broadus are both featured in the new HBO documentary. "We all come out publicly," Broadus says. "There is no hidden way to come out as a trans person."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:21:00 -0500Video visitation is growing in popularity at U.S. jails, but there's a catch: Many jails have ended in-person visits between inmates and their families as they adopt the new technology.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:55:17 -0500This week's two-hour mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley begins with a track by Anderson .Paak, KCRW's pick for best new artist of 2016.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:21 -0500The historic organ of New York City's Trinity Church has been silent for 15 years. That's because Trinity is on Wall Street, and it was buried in dust and debris during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Now the organ is in Georgia and has just been reconsecrated.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:21 -0500NPR's Art Silverman reads a lot of crime thrillers. In the last year, he's noticed "The Internet of Things" seems to being playing a big role as the weapon of choice.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:21 -0500Over the weekend, a fire broke out in a warehouse in Oakland where a number of people lived and that was holding a concert. The death toll continues to rise. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Carmen Brito, who lived in the warehouse and escaped from the building after the fire broke out.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:21 -0500Fire investigators in Oakland, Calif., are continuing recovery efforts from Friday night's deadly fire at a warehouse party. The death toll is expected to rise and may not be final for days.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:00 -0500A judge in South Carolina declared a mistrial in the police shooting case of Michael Slager. Slager was video taped shooting Walter Scott after he fled a traffic stop. Jurors deadlocked on Slager's guilt.