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Police stopped a 29-year-old man after he stabbed three people. Witnesses said the man shouted, "This is for Syria."
Dec. 6, 2015
What if you could never get a good night's rest? Some low-income people around the world face that challenge. A team of researchers is investigating whether sleep deprivation keeps some in poverty.
Dec. 6, 2015
Rachel Martin talks with Parul Sehgal of the New York Times about the use of the word "resilience" as something to aspire to and how it's become a coded way to shame people who speak about injustice.
Dec. 6, 2015
Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast, about football's Carolina Panthers. They've had an eventful year on and off the field.
Dec. 6, 2015
Rachel speaks with Zoe Bedell about the Pentagon's decision to open up front-line combat posts to women. Bedell was a Marine captain and is a plaintiff in a lawsuit fighting the long-time Pentagon ban.
Dec. 6, 2015
The papal trip to Africa was a first for the Pope, but the Argentine-born pontiff felt very much at home.
Dec. 6, 2015
Wanna be the next Ella Fitzgerald or Cab Calloway? As they say, there's an app for that. NPR's Rachel Martin tries out "ScatAbility" with vocal improv educator Michele Weir.
Dec. 6, 2015
A group puts racist tweets on billboards in the neighborhood in which the troll lives. The biggest lawyers group seeks an apology and reparations for slavery. Brazil is combating racism in new ways.
Dec. 6, 2015
A Canadian college student was caught at a border checkpoint with more than 50 live turtles in his pants and has pleaded guilty to six smuggling charges in the U.S.
Dec. 6, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Chris Joyce about the obstacles in reaching a climate deal. We hear from various countries and get a sense of the competing views and interests on reducing emissions.
Dec. 6, 2015
Rachel speaks with former congressman Jay Dickey and Dr. Mark Rosenberg, president of The Task Force for Global Health, about the lack of funding gun research.
Dec. 6, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin and Deb Amos talk about upcoming elections in Saudi Arabia, where for the first time, women are allowed to run for office and vote.
Dec. 6, 2015
The litany of mass shootings has made one thing clear: police can't get to the scene fast enough to stop a massacre. And that's generating demand for a specialized kind of training for civilians.
Dec. 6, 2015
The president will address the nation on the threat of terrorism after recent shootings. Rachel Martin speaks with National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson about what the President might say.
Dec. 6, 2015
After troops returned home from Afghanistan, many translators who worked with them became targets and were forced to flee. A former Marine is now trying to help his former translator get to the U.S.
Dec. 6, 2015
As the U.S. investigates a shooting in California as "an act of terrorism," President Obama will address the nation Sunday night in what will be just his third speech from the Oval Office.
Dec. 6, 2015
A health crisis grips the country, triggered by fuel blockades. Medicine is in short supply. But our writer, living in Kathmandu, needed emergency surgery.
Dec. 6, 2015
About 1,000 Puerto Rican families are moving to central Florida, a swing region, each month. Migrating in part because of the island's economic crisis, both parties are now trying to woo them.
Dec. 6, 2015
The president will address the nation Sunday night at 8 p.m. with an update on the recent mass shooting in California — and the issue of terrorism more broadly.
Dec. 5, 2015
With nations struggling to agree on how to reduce greenhouse emissions, many cities have stepped in to fill the gap. Some 1,000 mayors from around the world pledged new measures in Paris this week.
Dec. 5, 2015

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