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Dozens Killed In Attack On Egyptian Mosque

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:01:21 -0500

Dozens of people have been killed after an attack on a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai.

Dig, If You Will, Some Never-Before-Seen Pictures Of Prince In 'A Private View'

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:00:45 -0500

In his new book, Afshin Shahidi, the artist's personal photographer, shares 250 images covering nearly 10 years of Prince's storied purple reign.

To Save Water, Should You Wash Your Hands Of Hand Washing Dishes?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:00:15 -0500

The sustainable choice between the dishwasher and a manual scrub-down may just boil down to your washing style — but it's hard to beat today's efficient machines.

Zimbabwe Swears In A New President

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:30:00 -0500

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the president of Zimbabwe, days after the country's longtime leader Robert Mugabe resigned.

The #OptOutside Sales Pitch: Go Outdoors On Black Friday

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:25:00 -0500

Parks systems are waiving fees to encourage people to skip the shopping and instead venture into nature. Here, 10 tips for safely enjoying wintry fun.

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Sailors

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:19:00 -0500

The U.S. Navy has ended its search for three missing sailors whose cargo plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Oscar Pistorius' Sentence More Than Doubled

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:25:00 -0500

South Africa's Supreme Court said it was sentencing Pistorius to 15 years, minus time served, for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend. Prosecutors said his original sentence was too lenient.

Uproar Over Elephant Trophies Overshadows Changes To Lion Imports

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:15:12 -0500

The Trump administration lifted a ban on importing elephant and lion trophies from two African countries. National Geographic's Rachael Bale explains how this could affect conservation efforts.

Beard Vs. Beard

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:08:46 -0500

In Aberdeen, Scotland, two men had a "beard and mustache festival" earlier this year. But they've since parted ways and are now throwing competing festivals, but both about facial hair.

Let This Be A Trend: Montreal Tries Out Ugly Christmas Trees

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:03:44 -0500

Last year, Montreal set out to pick a grand Christmas tree, but people called it "skinny" and "lopsided." This year, Montreal is setting up an entire village installation with an even uglier tree.

The Sea Level Threat To Cities Depends On Where The Ice Melts — Not Just How Fast

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:15 -0500

Identifying where ice melts can help cities in planning for a future with elevated sea levels. In New York City, the sea level would be affected more by melting ice in northern Greenland than Canada.

Is A Big, Blue Wave Forming Off The Political Coast?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

After Democrats pulled off wins in 2017 that were bigger than expected, Republicans and Democrats are wondering what that means for the 2018 midterms.

Law Enforcement's Limits To Stopping Shooters

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:08:52 -0500

Recent mass shootings have shown how law enforcement can fail to prevent attacks by people who are known threats. The system is limited in what it can do, but there's also room for improvement.

Who Is Mike Cernovich?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:08:52 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks with Andrew Marantz of The New Yorker about Mike Cernovich, the alt-right figure who obtained documents about sexual misconduct allegations against Democratic Rep. John Conyers.

Ohio Politicians Face Sexual Misconduct Scandals

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:08:52 -0500

NPR's Noel King talks with Ohio Public Radio and Television's Karen Kasler about charges of sexual misconduct, assault and cover-ups in Ohio state politics that have led to resignations.