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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:43:19 -0500A fire at a warehouse in Oakland, California — the scene of a large party Friday night — has killed at least nine people.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500Nestles announces a scientific breakthrough that will allow it to greatly cut the amount of sugar in its chocolate without affecting the taste.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500With the NBA season well under way, Mike Pesca of the Gist podcast for Slate tells NPR's Ailsa Chang what makes Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma Thunder so outstanding.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500A Catholic priest in Jordan has turned his parish into a haven for Christian refugees from ISIS areas of northern Iraq. It's a home for them before many go to the west.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500It's not GoFundMe or Crowdrise but megadonors who are behind the rise in charitable giving. NPR's Ailsa Chang hears from Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies about the downside to this.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500The Minneapolis singer and rapper spent her early life deep in the Pentecostal church — and shut away from secular music. When she moved to Houston, Texas, everything changed.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Gerrymandering is a venerable American tradition. NPR's Ailsa Chang gets the latest on court challenges to this practice from Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a lawyer for a plaintiff in one of the cases.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Lauren Graham is the fast-talking Lorelei Gilmore, on Gilmore Girls, a role she recently reprised on Netflix. She tells NPR's Ailsa Chang about her memoir, Talking As Fast As I Can.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The Red Car, the latest novel by Marcy Dermansky, features a protagonist who's haunted by a former boss. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dermansky about the fantastical and dark novel.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The man who gave the world General Tso's Chicken has died. Peng Chang-kuei was 97.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The US education secretary wants all schools to abandon corporal punishment. NPR's Ailsa Chang gets reaction from superintendent Juli Alligood of Laurens County, Georgia, which still allows paddling.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The Freedom Party's populist candidate, who's drawn comparisons to Hitler, could win the presidency in today's election re-run, becoming Europe's first far-right head of state since World War II.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:00 -0500Talking about money with family can be tricky. Michelle Singletary, personal finance columnist for the Washington Post, shares tips with NPR's Ailsa Chang and answers listener questions.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:00 -0500Princeton professor Aaron Friedberg, a former Asian affairs adviser to vice president Cheney, shares his concerns about Donald Trump's China policy with NPR's Ailsa Chang.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:00 -0500Researcher Sara Nash tells NPR's Ailsa Chang why it's never to late to quit smoking. She's one of the authors of a new NIH-AARP study.