• No Plans Of Leaving: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Fires Back At Critics By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NO PLANS OF LEAVING: FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG FIRES BACK AT CRITICS

    In a sometimes testy and awkward interview, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that despite calls for his resignation, he...

  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    JUDGE SAYS FEDERAL LAW AGAINST FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION VIOLATES U.S. CONSTITUTION

    A federal judge in Michigan dropped most charges against a doctor accused of female genital mutilation, concluding that Congress "overstepped...

    U.S., Congress
  • 'Heirs Of The Founders' Looks At Efforts To Stave Off Civil War By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    'HEIRS OF THE FOUNDERS' LOOKS AT EFFORTS TO STAVE OFF CIVIL WAR

    H.W. Brands brings to life a transitional era of American politics when the scope and power of the federal government was unknown,...

  • Sweet Potatoes: It's A Thin Line Between Love And Hate By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    SWEET POTATOES: IT'S A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE

    The sweet potato is not just a Thanksgiving staple. It's a staple of African life as well. We asked three sweet potato lovers to share...

  • A Family Tree With Roots Deep In Slavery By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    A FAMILY TREE WITH ROOTS DEEP IN SLAVERY

    At first, the results of Nabil Ayers' DNA test made him feel less black than ever. But months later, those results uncovered his ties...

  • In China, The Communist Party's Latest, Unlikely Target: Young Marxists By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    IN CHINA, THE COMMUNIST PARTY'S LATEST, UNLIKELY TARGET: YOUNG MARXISTS

    Chinese authorities are cracking down on student activists, exposing a paradox between a state founded on Marxist principles and the...

  • Unwanted Sides Of Rain, Cold And Snow Could Complicate Thanksgiving Travel By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    UNWANTED SIDES OF RAIN, COLD AND SNOW COULD COMPLICATE THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

    AAA predicts some 54 million Americans will travel during the days around Thanksgiving. Unseasonable weather could cause headaches.

    Travel
  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NO ROMAINE LETTUCE IS SAFE TO EAT, CDC WARNS CONSUMERS

    E. coli in romaine lettuce is back. The CDC has issued a warning for people not to consume any romaine lettuce from any source as it...

  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL TIED TO COMPANY ACCUSED OF PATENT SCAMS

    Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was on the advisory board of a sham company that bilked hundreds of inventors out of nearly...

  • Optimized Prime: How AI And Anticipation Power Amazon's 1-Hour Deliveries By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    OPTIMIZED PRIME: HOW AI AND ANTICIPATION POWER AMAZON'S 1-HOUR DELIVERIES

    Amazon executives often evoke magic when talking about fast shipping. Now in a race for one-hour deliveries, few retailers can afford...

  • Gobble, Gobble? U.S. Turkey Production Growth Slowed In Last Decade By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    GOBBLE, GOBBLE? U.S. TURKEY PRODUCTION GROWTH SLOWED IN LAST DECADE

    After decades of booming growth, demand for turkeys began to flatline in 2008. While a number of factors are at play, it could also...

    U.S.
  • American Reportedly Killed In Flurry Of Arrows As Tribe Defends Its Island Off India By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    AMERICAN REPORTEDLY KILLED IN FLURRY OF ARROWS AS TRIBE DEFENDS ITS ISLAND OFF INDIA

    Indian media has identified the man as either an "adventure tourist" or a Christian missionary who landed on remote and restricted...

  • Fewer Immigrant Families Are Signing Up For Federal Food Assistance By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    FEWER IMMIGRANT FAMILIES ARE SIGNING UP FOR FEDERAL FOOD ASSISTANCE

    New preliminary research shows families in the U.S less than five years were the most likely to drop out of SNAP, formerly known as...

    U.S., Food
  • Gobble, Gobble? U.S. Turkey Production Growth Slowed In Last Decade By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    GOBBLE, GOBBLE? U.S. TURKEY PRODUCTION GROWTH SLOWED IN LAST DECADE

    After decades of booming growth, demand for turkeys began to flatline in 2008. While a number of factors are at play, it could also...

    U.S.
  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    FARM BILL WOULD HELP REDUCE WILDFIRE RISK, PERDUE SAYS

    Steve Inskeep talks to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue about what the federal government can do to help reduce the risk from...

  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    POST HARASSMENT SCANDAL, NEW CEO AIMS TO CHANGE RESTAURANT CULTURE

    Shannon White was 32 when she took over from celebrity chef John Besh, who was forced out of his company because of sexual harassment...

  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NEWS BRIEF: TRUMP DEFENDS SAUDI ARABIA, MISS. SENATE RUNOFF

    Despite journalist's killing, Trump reaffirms support for Saudi Arabia and foreign leaders react to his comments. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith...

  • U.S. Judge Strikes Down Mississippi's Ban On Abortions After 15 Weeks By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    U.S. JUDGE STRIKES DOWN MISSISSIPPI'S BAN ON ABORTIONS AFTER 15 WEEKS

    The judge blocked the state from enforcing its ban, writing that Mississippi passed a law that it knew was unconstitutional. (Image...

    U.S.
  • Racial Controversy Stirs Mississippi Senate Runoff By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    RACIAL CONTROVERSY STIRS MISSISSIPPI SENATE RUNOFF

    At a debate Tuesday night, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized to anyone offended by her "public hanging" remark. Her African-American...

  • By NPR   -   Nov 21, 2018

    FLORIDA'S MIDTERM ELECTION RECOUNTS BRING BACK MEMORIES OF 2000

    Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the history of election recounts.

    Election