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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:54:00 -0400If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:43:00 -0400U.S. politics have long been marked by disagreement and even rancor. But 2016 feels worse than usual. NPR's Hidden Brain podcast offers one explanation why, from deep in our psychological frameworks.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:22:00 -0400Filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi talks about his documentary Fire at Sea. The film tells the story of the ongoing migrant crisis as experienced by residents of Lampedusa, an island off the coast of Sicily.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:07:31 -0400France says the unofficial migrant camp on the north coast of the country will be demolished "within days." That means up to 10,000 asylum-seekers are being resettled at centers across France.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:07:31 -0400The U.K. justice minister has pardoned thousands of gay men convicted under "gross indecency" laws, which made homosexuality illegal until 1967.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:07:31 -0400This week, the World Series features two of professional sports' most famously hapless franchises: the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians. Both teams have gone decades without a championship.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:07:31 -0400Political prisoner Francisco Marquez was just released from a Venezuelan jail. Now in exile in the U.S., Marquez speaks with NPR's Michel Martin about the experience.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:07:31 -0400Venezuela has suspended the opposition movement's campaign for a recall referendum for President Nicolas Maduro. NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter John Otis about the latest in the country.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:49:00 -0400Trump visited the site of Pickett's Charge, a failed Confederate assault on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:00:02 -0400Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:43:00 -0400Under threat of wage garnishes and tax liens, the California National Guard is pursuing bonuses it says it never should have paid.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:03:00 -0400A California Highway Patrol official says at least 13 are dead and more than 30 injured after a bus struck the back of a tractor-trailer near Palm Springs, Calif.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:00:02 -0400Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:24:00 -0400It's been a busy weekend for the space station. On Friday, three astronauts — two Russians and one American — docked at the ISS.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:54:00 -0400Creaky doors and squeaky floorboards are part of the territory of an old house. But what about the unexplained sounds that come and go?