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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 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?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:17 -0400Some supporters of Donald Trump look to the election of 2000, when Al Gore conceded to George W. Bush not once but twice — five weeks apart. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:17 -0400This year the U.S. military spent $1.4 billion to run nearly 240 stores that provide discount groceries to troops. Next year, the Department of Defense wants to cut $200 million from the subsidy.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400AT&T and Time Warner agreed Saturday to an $85 billion merger that, if approved by federal regulators, would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400A new report from Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology says all it takes is a driver's license to be included in the searchable databases. Rachel Martin talks to co-author Alvaro Bedoya.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Rachel Martin talks baseball with The Gist podcast host Mike Pesca. The Cubs beat the Dodgers last night to clinch the National League series, and will advance to their first World Series since 1945.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Ana Navarro has become a standard bearer for Republican women repudiating Donald Trump. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the GOP strategist about her view of the election, which is only 16 days away.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense's reputation has been mostly misunderstood. Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames, who photographed the group from 1967 to 1973.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.