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A Drone's Eye View Of The World: Hippos, Palm Trees, Motor Scooters

January 20, 2018 - 4:00am

Here are a few of the winners from the 4th International Drone Photography Contest.

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PHOTOS: To Brighten Dreary Winter Nights, A Festival Lights Up London

January 20, 2018 - 4:00am

Winters in London can be damp and dreary, and it gets dark early. The "Lumiere London" light festival features more than 50 outdoor installations by artists from Europe and North America.

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Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting: We Need More Help

January 20, 2018 - 4:00am

A fund set up to help the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas isn't getting the same kind of donations other funds in devastating tragedies have gotten.

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Trump Has Revealed Assumptions About Handling Presidential Wealth, Businesses

January 20, 2018 - 4:00am

Trump has continued to own a business empire while serving as president. That has revealed that expectations about handling presidential wealth, businesses and brands was about norms not laws.

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DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut Down

January 20, 2018 - 3:37am

School-related arrests data, foster youth transportation and more education news of the week.

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Saunas Are A Hot Trend, And They Might Even Help Your Health

January 20, 2018 - 2:30am

Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it's associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you're able to kick back and relax?

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Sexual Assault Survivor Speaks Out Against Former USA Gymnastics Doctor

January 19, 2018 - 10:21pm

Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She will be the last survivor to speak at his sentencing hearing in Michigan.

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Schumer, White House Respond To Shutdown By Pointing Fingers

January 19, 2018 - 9:02pm

The president is marking the first anniversary of his inauguration with a government shutdown. Lawmakers are back at the Capitol trying to break the impasse — and playing the political blame game.

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Get Caught Up: Trump's Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels

January 19, 2018 - 2:35pm

In 2011, the actress and former Senate candidate told In Touch magazine about a years-earlier sexual encounter with Donald Trump. Now, she and the president both deny an affair.

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Eagles v. Hotel California: After Lawsuit, Band Reaches A Settlement

January 19, 2018 - 2:14pm

The rock band sued a hotel in Mexico that has the same name as the "lovely place" in their iconic 1976 song. That hotel was trying to trademark the phrase "Hotel California" in the U.S.

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Jury Acquits Railroad Employees In Lac Megantic Fire Disaster

January 19, 2018 - 1:50pm

The Canadian panel found three men not guilty of criminal negligence in the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil. The resulting firestorm killed 47 people.

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What Happens To The Military If The Government Shuts Down

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, about the impact a government shutdown can have on the military.

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Indianapolis Union Leader Takes Stock Of What's Changed During Trump's First Year

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

A year ago, Indianapolis union leader Chuck Jones feuded with President Trump over his promise to save jobs at the Carrier plant in town. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Jones to take stock of what's changed when it comes to American manufacturing during the first year of the Trump administration.

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White House Says It Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown, But Will Congress Reach A Deal?

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

The White House says it does not want a government shutdown. But it's unclear if a deal will be reached in time to avoid one.

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Why Women's March Organizers Are Focused On Polls In Nevada This Year

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

Organizers of the women's marches planned for this weekend, including a big expected one in Las Vegas on Sunday, discuss what's changed since last year and their hopes for this year.

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Where Each Party Stands As Government Shutdown Looms

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

As the government faces a potential shutdown, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with David Brooks of The New York Times and Mathhew Yglesias of Vox about where the parties stand divided on issues contributing to the debate.

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With Hours Left, Congress Still Trying To Reach An Agreement To Fund The Government

January 19, 2018 - 1:18pm

Government funding runs out at midnight unless Congress can come to an agreement on spending, immigration and potentially other issues.

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Sex Abuse Scandal Isn't The Only 'Pain' For The Pope In South America

January 19, 2018 - 12:56pm

Pope Francis was stung by a sexual abuse scandal in Chile, where the Church is losing sway and people are embracing social norms opposed by the Vatican.

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What Today's Headlines About Famine Get Wrong

January 19, 2018 - 12:14pm

Maybe you've heard that world hunger is at crisis levels — and climate change is largely to blame. A new book argues otherwise.

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Las Vegas Police: No Other Suspects In October Massacre, And No Motive

January 19, 2018 - 11:31am

The lack of a motive and other suspects persisted despite looking into nearly 2,000 leads and sifting through thousands of hours of video, police say in a newly released investigation report.

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