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"There's no hope. It's like, these little boys are just trigger happy and gun crazy."
October 26, 2014
San Francisco roared past Kansas City Saturday to even the series and force the deciding games back to Royals home town.
October 25, 2014
The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.
October 25, 2014
The University of Mississippi has been engaged in trying to remove potentially divisive and racially charged symbols to try and make the campus more welcoming, but not everybody welcomes the changes.
October 25, 2014
You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.
October 25, 2014
Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.
October 25, 2014
A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week's murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
October 25, 2014
With the addition of Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, the federal government now recognizes same-sex marriage in 32 states and the capital.
October 25, 2014
Playing alongside Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, Bruce sang such hits as "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free."
October 25, 2014
Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.
October 25, 2014
State Rep. Mike Bost's rants on the Illinois House floor are the stuff viral dreams are made of. Bost says he has good reason to be upset, and wants voters to share his anger.
October 25, 2014
Google's Alan Eustace fell from an altitude of more than 135,000 feet, plummeting for some 15 minutes. The jump broke the record of 127,852 feet that Felix Baumgartner set in 2012.
October 25, 2014
The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.
October 25, 2014
Students of Marysville-Pilchuck High School describe a desperate scene — and in at least one case, a teacher is being credited with helping to prevent more killing.
October 25, 2014
The woman was isolated Friday as she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. She had no symptoms of the disease; she developed a fever and was taken to a nearby hospital.
October 25, 2014
Peter Hubbard is one of 20 volunteers in a human safety test of an experimental Ebola vaccine. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about why he signed up and how he has been feeling.
October 25, 2014
How strong is the U.S.-Turkey alliance against the Islamic State? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Francis Ricciardone.
October 25, 2014
New York and New Jersey will require a 21-day quarantine for those who had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa. Some worry the rules could discourage health workers from volunteering.
October 25, 2014
In everyday medical care, the practice of reflection is too often overlooked. Remembrance is what makes us human. Keeping tabs on who has died over the years keeps one doctor humble.
October 25, 2014
Ballot measures cover a lot of ground this year — from minimum wage to school calendars to one involving doughnuts and bear hunting. NPR's Charlie Mahtesian takes NPR's Scott Simon through the list.
October 25, 2014

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