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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:03:48 -0400A Mississippi county temporarily banned clowns, given a rash of clown sightings. The Japanese Doll Association complained to Universal Studios Japan — insisting there's nothing creepy about dolls.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:54:00 -0400During the last presidential debate, Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "such a nasty woman." Following Trump's comment, Spotify streams of Janet Jackson's 1986 song "Nasty" increased 250 percent.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400The White House says it plans to retaliate against Russia for cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been a constant issue on the campaign trail. No candidate professes to have expertise in this policy area.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400With the final presidential debate over, where does the race stand now, and what can we expect in the remaining days?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Alexander Vershbow, NATO's deputy secretary general, tweeted as his term ended: "As I leave NATO I hope Russia will return to the rules-based European security system." He talks with Steve Inskeep.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Renee Montagne talks to Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, who traveled the country to make his film Hate Rising — meeting with KKK members and white nationalists and others.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Steve Inskeep talks to Tim Storey of the National Council of State Legislatures about the impact of the presidential vote on state races and which ones are important.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Rolling Stone magazine, which is currently facing an $8 million defamation lawsuit in Virginia, is now at the center of controversy for removing an online column critical of the NBA.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400The annual event, hosted by the Catholic archbishop of New York, is supposed to be a friendly, funny meeting of the two major-party presidential nominees. Thursday night, it was something else.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400In the ongoing scandal engulfing Wells Fargo, the bank says it fired wrongdoers. But some workers say they were trying to blow the whistle and Wells Fargo fired them.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:59:00 -0400It's hashtags vs. Robert Mugabe. Social media is proving a new kind of challenge to Zimbabwe's strong-armed autocrat.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:59:00 -0400Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:53:00 -0400The Peabody Award-winning series returns for a third season, with six new episodes picking apart our fear of — and dependence on — technology. And it's more consistently compelling than ever.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:52:00 -0400Gloria Steinem, noted feminist and author, says that if Hillary Clinton is elected to the White House, it does not signify a post-gender society. It's only a beginning, she says.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:52:00 -0400The police force has regrouped outside the city and is eager to return and reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State. But some officers speak openly of their desire to settle scores.