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SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files, May Have Used Secret Data For Trading

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:37:00 -0400

The Securities and Exchange Commission says the "nonpublic information" might have given the intruders an edge in the markets, but didn't contain personally identifiable information.

Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:06:46 -0400

The Sanchezes, who are undocumented immigrants, were apprehended while taking their son to emergency surgery. Immigrant advocates fear this is the new normal under the Trump administration.

Hurricane Maria Hits Areas Still Recovering From Hurricane Irma

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:14:00 -0400

NPR's Ailsa Chang gets a view of what's happening on the ground in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria from Carlos Mercader, the Washington, D.C.-based representative for the island's governor.

'Turning The Tables': Women Of The '90s

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:49:00 -0400

In this special episode, we highlight Alanis Morissette and TLC's contributions to the rock and R&B of the decade and beyond.

Obama Argues Against Dark Worldview, Defends Health Care Law

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:39:00 -0400

"We have to reject the notion that we are suddenly gripped by forces that we cannot control," the former president said Wednesday, speaking in New York City while his successor was at the U.N.

Episode 795: Is Record Breaking Broken?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:28:00 -0400

The Guinness Book of World Records had a problem: It made its money selling books, but book sales aren't what they used to be. So Guinness changed what it was selling, and who they were selling it to.

Hurricane Season Takes Its Toll On Home Sales And Builder Optimism

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:26:39 -0400

The recent enormous storms have hit the industry hard, with several signs turning negative. But economists expect a rebound when the weather improves.

Miami Fourth-Graders Write About Their Experiences With Hurricanes

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:25:00 -0400

At Sunset Elementary in Miami, fourth-graders are writing personal essays about their experience with Hurricane Irma, and they have some advice for other kids who have yet to live through one.

NPR Head Of News Michael Oreskes Announces Updated Newsroom Leadership

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:24:25 -0400

Read more about the September 2017 staffing updates among NPR's newsroom leadership.

A Neglected Family Of Killer Viruses

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:01:00 -0400

The five hepatitis viruses claim over 1 million lives each year. Yet the attention — and funding — can't compete with HIV, TB and malaria.

'Stronger' Does The Hard Work To Earn Its Every Inspiring Moment

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:01:11 -0400

Director David Gordon Green's film stands out from others like it because it prizes "understanding Bauman's perspective and the private burdens of being a hero" over simple uplift.

Mexico City Doomed By Its Geology To More Earthquakes

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:54:00 -0400

The problem is that just to the west, a huge slab of the Earth's crust called the Cocos Plate is grinding relentlessly toward North America. And it's running under another slab to the north.

An Anti-Violence Activist Shares Her Reason For Buying A Gun

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:49:08 -0400

Camiella Williams is an anti-violence advocate, who works hard to teach people other ways of dealing with problems, but she's lost more than two dozen friends and family members to Chicago's gun violence in recent years.

Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands Hit By Hurricane Maria

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:49:08 -0400

Less than a month after Hurricane Irma hit, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are dealing with another storm as Hurricane Maria barrels through the region.

Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico At Time When The Island Is Already Struggling

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:49:00 -0400

Devastation expected from the hurricane will challenge many Puerto Rico institutions, especially its beleaguered power authority, which is still struggling to restore electricity in some areas after Hurricane Irma.