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We received 151 responses — most of them drawn from the headlines.
Oct. 10, 2017
The opposition, long frustrated at the national level, is encouraging novices to stand in local elections. Last month they won big in Moscow, with help from an expert with U.S. campaign experience.
Oct. 10, 2017
The rise of independent cafes and popular artisanal brewing methods have sparked a growth in national consumption. Now, about 10 percent of coffee produced in the Central American country stays there.
Oct. 10, 2017
Space for public expression has been tightening in media, the arts — and now in higher education as well. Some university professors have been fired for expressing views outside the mainstream.
Oct. 10, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown has asked President Trump to issue a major disaster declaration, after declaring an emergency in at least eight counties, including Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino.
Oct. 10, 2017
Also: President Trump won't waive a rule again letting foreign ships to dock with supplies in Puerto Rico; voters in Liberia pick a new president; and football player Y.A. Tittle dies at 90.
Oct. 10, 2017
There's a few ways the USMNT can punch its ticket to the World Cup, but the easiest way is to just beat Trinidad & Tobago.
Oct. 10, 2017
It's the largest ruling of its kind over the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, totaling nearly $4.5 million.
Oct. 10, 2017
The U.S. space agency and the South Korean government teamed up for the most ambitious study of Korean air quality to date and found the majority of the toxic air is homegrown, and not from neighbors.
Oct. 10, 2017
Tittle, a great quarterback at LSU and later in the NFL, has died. While he never won a championship, Tittle was the first pro football player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Oct. 10, 2017
Many are surprised to learn that the NRA of generations past worked with the federal government to limit the traffic in guns, for example where ex-convicts or mental patients were involved.
Oct. 10, 2017
A lockdown at the university was lifted Monday night after a student accused of fatally shooting a campus police officer was apprehended. The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Hollis Daniels.
Oct. 10, 2017
The powerful NFL owner is the first to suggest there may be repercussions for players who decide to protest during the national anthem.
Oct. 9, 2017
Y.A. Tittle was a famous quarterback for Louisiana State University, the San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. Robert Siegel spoke to him back in 1995.
Oct. 9, 2017
The touch screen systems in new vehicles are distracting, increasing the risk of accidents. That's according to a new study from the University of Utah. Researchers say all 30 systems they tested cause some level of driver distraction. A prominent safety advocate says automakers can make their systems safer by preventing drivers from using certain features when the car is moving.
Oct. 9, 2017
Robert Siegel talks with UC Irvine's Stephen Lee about the history of family-based migration and the consequences of ending it, which the Trump administration says is among its immigration priorities.
Oct. 9, 2017
Fast-moving wildfires in California's Napa/Sonoma wine country have destroyed homes and businesses and forced evacuations of thousands of residents. Robert Siegel talks with reporter John Sepulvado.
Oct. 9, 2017
As President Trump is expected to take a step against the Iran nuclear deal, experts in weapons inspections see a strict process that is meant to follow nearly every bit of nuclear fuel in Iran — but still has some gray areas.
Oct. 9, 2017
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Monday that he will sign a proposed rule Tuesday to withdraw from the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-designed plan to meet US obligations under the Paris climate accord.
Oct. 9, 2017
Spanish flags suddenly adorn Madrid balconies. Many Spaniards are rallying behind their government, as it cracks down on an independence push by Catalonia. Some accuse Catalonia of threatening the democracy Spaniards created after a 40-year dictatorship.
Oct. 9, 2017

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