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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:58:00 -0400This Friday the U.N. holds a star-studded ceremony to appoint Wonder Woman its honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls. Many women's rights advocates are in an uproar.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:51:00 -0400She sells clothes from the back of her car. But business is dropping. Like many Zimbabweans, she faces a crippled economy, high unemployment and a shortage of cash.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:51:00 -0400In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it's hosting an unusual art exhibit.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:49:00 -0400A rash of incidents involving guards' use of violence against prisoners, sometimes caught on video, is fueling calls for accountability. Others say the focus should be on increasingly violent inmates.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:32:00 -0400Syria and Russia have paused the bombing of the Syrian city and told fighters to leave. But it's seen as part of a brutal strategy used elsewhere in Syria.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:46 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Pippa Norris, director of the Electoral Integrity Project and a political scientist with the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, about eroding confidence in the U.S. electoral system, and what can be done about it.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:46 -0400Those self-checkout machines in the supermarkets and other stores have remained pretty much unchanged since the 1990s. They still don't work very well. Why can't they get better? We take a shopping trip with the inventor who describes the issue as a cognitive problem and a shoplifting problem.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Gulf Peninsula expert Gregory Gause about Saudi Arabia selling bonds to raise money and what this means for the country in the long run.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Donald Trump has alleged that the presidential election is rigged because, in part, the news media have "poisoned" the minds of voters. We take a closer look at the claim.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400President Obama traveled to Florida Thursday to encourage more people to sign up for Obamacare when the enrollment window opens next month. The president's signature health care law has helped cut the uninsured rate to record lows. But it's showing some cracks, and many young people are reluctant to sign up.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" on the final debate stage last night. Sophia Amoruso is the founder of a clothing company, Nasty Gal. She shares why she welcomes that title.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400The third presidential debate was Donald Trump's last big chance to turn around a race that seems to be slipping away from him. We watched the debate with Trump supporters in rural Western North Carolina to see whether they think he accomplished what needed to be done.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400A tiny bird called the Florida grasshopper sparrow is on the brink of extinction. Fewer than 150 are believed to remain in the wild.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Tess Taylor reviews the poetry collection Blackacre by Monica Youn.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400The jury in the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation trail is now deliberating on the case. They've heard six weeks of testimony and will now decide if the defendants are guilty of conspiracy.