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"The monks are all safe, but our hearts go immediately to those affected, say the Benedictine monks of Norcia.
Oct. 30, 2016
Halloween movies usually revolve around monsters and vampires. But this year, author and critic Colin Fleming introduces NPR's Rachel Martin to a new horror genre, movies about demonic brains.
Oct. 30, 2016
Refugees are adjusting to life in Connecticut, where a program pairs them with private citizens who provide support for their resettlement. "I have a chance as much as anybody else," says one refugee.
Oct. 30, 2016
The new lesbian romance thriller is a big change from the novel it's based on — 2002's "Fingersmith" set in Victorian England. It's also a change of pace for the acclaimed South Korean director.
Oct. 30, 2016
Rachel Martin speaks with Ariell Johnson, a black women to own a comic book store, about landing a Marvel cover alongside Ironheart — the newest Iron Man suit occupant, 15-year-old Riri Williams.
Oct. 30, 2016
Voters in one New Hampshire congressional district are caught in a political version of the movie "Groundhog Day." Every year since 2008, they've had the same two candidates run for Congress.
Oct. 30, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Anna Douglas about the close U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races happening in North Carolina. She reports on North Carolina for McClatchy DC.
Oct. 30, 2016
When Gil Kerlikowske started his tenure more than two years ago, border agents were under scrutiny for corruption and unnecessary use of force. Rachel Martin asks him what he's been able to change.
Oct. 30, 2016
There are about 500,000 elected officials in the U.S. For those running for office far, far down the ballot, it can be hard to get attention in a noisy presidential election year.
Oct. 30, 2016
NPR's Mara Liasson has been traveling with the Clinton campaign and talks with Rachel Martin about the announcement's impact in the final days of the presidential campaign.
Oct. 30, 2016
Method acting isn't just for Hollywood. Employees at Halloween theme parks are also tapping emotional truths to deliver epic scares.
Oct. 30, 2016
After the Walter Scott shooting, North Charleston asked the Justice Department to help reform its police department. But it's not going over so well. At meetings, many people say it's all a sham.
Oct. 30, 2016
Peter Zeidenberg spent 17 years at the Justice Department. He talks to Rachel Martin about FBI Director James Comey's decision to announce new evidence in the investigation of Clinton's email server.
Oct. 30, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon checks in with Rachel Martin from the Windy City, following the fourth matchup of his beloved Cubs against the Cleveland Indians.
Oct. 30, 2016
Voters in CA, NE, and OK will face ballot measures on capital punishment in November. California has two competing propositions: one would end the death penalty and another would speed up executions.
Oct. 30, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to KPBS reporter Steve Walsh in San Diego about Representative Darrell Issa, who is in a tight race for the seat he won by double-digit margins in the last eight elections.
Oct. 30, 2016
Last year was one of LGBT triumph: The Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal throughout the country. But in 2016, post-marriage LGBT activism has become more complicated, and more state-focused.
Oct. 30, 2016
That's a question that is fairly new to science. Researchers are now looking at the possible links.
Oct. 30, 2016
Georgia State says it's saved students $12 million in tuition because they're graduating faster, thanks to its new high-tech advising system.
Oct. 30, 2016
Cleveland Indians move one win closer to reprising their Series title, the first time since 1948.
Oct. 29, 2016

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