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"To fail at the five-yard line is a tragedy," the company said in a statement. More than 10,000 people had shelled out $200 or more for Ossic X headphones on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. [Read More]
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Officers have launched investigations into more families caught skipping school ahead of a three-day weekend. Parents could face fines up to $1,177. U.S. parents can be fined for kids' truancy too. [Read More]
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Undocumented patients with kidney disease often can't get treatment unless they are in a state of emergency — this bothers clinicians who want to treat all patients equally. [Read More]
Syria's military announced Monday that it cleared Damascus and its suburbs of the last elements of the Islamic state militant group, ISIS. According to government reports, the Syrian army had driven ISIS out of the rebel group's last remaining strongholds in southern Damascus; this marks the first time that President Bashar al-Assad's government has total control of the capital since the rebellion began in 2011. Syrian state TV broadcast footage of tanks rolling through a shattered neighborhood once held by rebels, as government troops waved the national flag. Army Gen. Ali Mayhoub announced that military operations in and around... [Read More]
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headlined "Wow The Golden Knights Are Going To Be Bad" [Read More]
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Congrats, Class of 2018! Rather than listen to another meandering cliche-riddled commencement speech, let Stacey and Cardiff guide you through young-adult life with advice backed up by research. [Read More]
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Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America joins NPR's Audie Cornish with a few criteria for what turns a regular composition into a canonized classic. [Read More]
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, about receiving an honorary nursing degree from Georgetown University more than half a century after she left school because the nursing school had a policy against married students. [Read More]
Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. In his new memoir, The Restless Wave, McCain writes about the state of politics and the principles he'd like the country to hold onto after he's gone. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with McCain's co-author, longtime advisor and friend Mark Salter. [Read More]
The President has asked the Justice Department to look into whether it improperly surveilled his campaign after published reports that a U.S. intelligence source had contact with people in the Trump campaign during the summer of 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the department's inspector general will do that. [Read More]
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor about Terrance Hayes' new collection American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin. Every poem is a sonnet, and every sonnet is titled: "American Sonnet for my Past and Future Assassin." [Read More]
Despite widespread hunger, deepening crime, nearly non-existent health care, hyperinflation and a surge of people fleeing the country, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro won re-election. [Read More]
Some schools are working with outside technology companies to scan social media for threats against them and their students, in hopes of preventing mass shootings and student suicide. [Read More]
President Trump's adviser Roger Stone says he wouldn't be surprised about a potential indictment from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, but he has called the investigation baseless and faulted what he calls an official campaign to keep him quiet. [Read More]
In Greensboro, N.C., the city's minor league team, the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is mourning their former bat dog, Miss Babe Ruth. She retired in 2015 after fetching bats and delivering balls for 649 consecutive home games over nine seasons. She died of cancer on Friday at 12. [Read More]
Now that the U.S. is out of the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out his next steps. He wants European countries to work with him to pressure Iran on its other bad behavior, but the Europeans are fuming about Trump's decision to walk away from the nuclear deal. [Read More]
One of the victims of the school shooting last Friday was a Pakistani exchange student. She came from a country where militants have attacked schools and killed students. And so her killing in the U.S. shocked many people in Pakistan. [Read More]
Across Texas people stopped for a moment of silence Monday to honor those killed and injured in Friday's school shooting in Santa Fe. While there are many questions about that day, many are asking, why? [Read More]
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Sea-level rise is so acute in South Florida that local governments are eyeing hundreds of millions in spending to mitigate floodwaters. But wealthy foreign investors don't seem fazed. [Read More]
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Speechwriter Richard Goodwin, a driving force in American politics during times of upheaval in the 1960s and the husband of presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, has died at age 86. Goodwin was a key aide and speechwriter for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, crafting messages about civil rights and equality and challenging America to live up to its ideals. Goodwin died of cancer, the Associated Press reports, citing a statement from his wife. Doris Kearns Goodwin says her husband died on Sunday at their home in Concord, Mass. "Dick Goodwin... [Read More]
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