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09.22 / 03:15
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The brain of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, referred to as CTE, according to doctors who conducted tests after he committed suicide in April while imprisoned for murder. "We're told it was the most severe case they had ever seen of someone of Aaron's age," said Hernandez's attorney, Jose Baez, in a news conference announcing the filing of a lawsuit against the National Football League…
09.22 / 03:14
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Hurricane Irma, which tore through the Caribbean and across Florida earlier this month, complicated life for a lot of people, including Florida citrus growers. Ellis Hunt Jr.'s family has been in the Florida citrus business for almost 100 years. He has 5,000 acres of citrus trees, and a lot of these trees were badly damaged. I talked to Hunt today. And before I did, I looked at pictures he'd shared with us of trees bent sideways…
09.22 / 03:14
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit AILSA CHANG, HOST: In Chicago, where gangs drive much of the city's gun violence, discussion often centers on why boys join gangs and pick up guns. But what about the girls? We've been hearing stories this week from a series called Every Other Hour. It's from member station WBEZ in Chicago. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Today we'll hear why girls join gangs. Experts say girls and women are usually shown as little more than hangers-on to the boys and men, but…
09.22 / 03:14
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Here is another difficulty in the relationship between the U.S. and North Korea - parking tickets. While North Korea does not have an embassy in the U.S., it does have a mission to the United Nations on the East Side of Manhattan. That means cars with diplomatic plates carrying passengers with diplomatic immunity. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Chris Glorioso with WNBC New York did a little digging, and... CHRIS GLORIOSO: We tallied up North…
09.22 / 03:14
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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has weighed in on the heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula, with a personal analysis of President Trump's Wednesday speech at the United Nation General Assembly . Trump's speech, which was notable for its apocalyptic rhetoric — it vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea and its 25 million people if the United States had to defend itself and its allies — aroused greater fears of military miscalculation that could lead to catastrophe. Kim, in a lengthy …
09.22 / 03:14
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Russia’s Lavrov says the United States’ “illegitimate” sanctions against Iran undermine the country's nuclear deal…
09.22 / 03:12
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit AILSA CHANG, HOST: Puerto Rico is in full-on disaster-response mode after powerful Hurricane Maria hit yesterday. There is no power on the entire island and almost no running water. There have been landslides, flooding and widespread structural damage. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Patricia Mazzei of the Miami Herald has been in Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, reporting on the storm and its aftermath. And she told us while she was hunkered down during the…
09.22 / 02:57
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit AILSA CHANG, HOST: The Senate is taking one more stab at repealing the Affordable Care Act. Republicans say they'll vote on what's known as the Graham-Cassidy bill next week. Among other things, it would dramatically redistribute federal funds to states. And generally, states that expanded Medicaid stand to lose billions of dollars. The rest would see a short-term influx of funds. We're going to hear from one of those states, Texas, in a minute.…
09.22 / 02:57
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Megyn Kelly says she left Fox to bring more joy to her life; NBC hopes she can spread some to viewers with new daily talk show The post Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show appeared first on…
09.22 / 02:55
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South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States The post The Latest: Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific appeared first on…
09.22 / 01:57
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says nuclear weapons will not bring security for North Korea's…
09.22 / 01:22
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There are two kinds of people in CNY, heck, in the world. People who let their food touch on their plate, and people who don't. Continue…
09.22 / 01:21
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When President Trump announced a ban on travel for citizens from several predominantly Muslim countries in January, a coalition of officials from various blue states quickly rallied to fight it. "We just started talking to each other Friday afternoon," recalls New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. "By Sunday morning, we had 17 states signed on to say, 'This is unconstitutional. We're going into court to stop it.' And we went into courts all over the country and eventually got it…
09.22 / 00:25
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The North Korean leader says he is “thinking hard” about a proper response to Trump’s recent threats against his count…
09.22 / 00:24
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Muslims in Lebanon and across the globe are marking the annual Ashura processions to commemorate the martyrdom of 3rd Shia imam, Imam Hussein, who is a grandson of the Prophet…
09.22 / 00:24
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Taco Bell is looking to expand and open more of their 'Cantina-Style' Restaurants that serve adult beverages. Continue…
09.22 / 00:22
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Are there enough safeguards at Major League baseball stadiums to protect the safety of the fans, and is it a problem in Central New York? Continue…
09.22 / 00:22
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When President Trump announced a ban on travel for citizens from several predominantly Muslim countries in January, a coalition of officials from various blue states quickly rallied to fight it. "We just started talking to each other Friday afternoon," recalls New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. "By Sunday morning, we had 17 states signed on to say, 'This is unconstitutional. We're going into court to stop it.' And we went into courts all over the country and eventually got it…
09.22 / 00:09
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Copyright 2017 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air . TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. The new documentary "Trophy" stirred a debate at this year's Sundance Film Festival over the complex relationship between big game hunting and wildlife conservation. The co-directors are longtime photojournalists Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau. Film critic David Edelstein has this review. DAVID EDELSTEIN, BYLINE: The documentary "Trophy" touches on African big game hunting, breeding and…
09.22 / 00:09
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