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Tomlinson was known for his gifted storytelling and award-winning journalism in both public radio and television. A colleague said he was "a foreign correspondent straight out of central casting."
Posted: Saturday, December 03, 2016
Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since the U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.
Posted: Saturday, December 03, 2016
After a former pro player went public with allegations he had been sexually abused as a child by a well-regarded coach, a wave of similar reports emerged. One player says he was paid for his silence.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
The legal actions seek to prevent election recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania and halt the ongoing process in Wisconsin. The move could make it difficult for states to meet the completion deadline.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Civilians in the rebel-held side of the city are fleeing for their lives, dodging crossfire along the front line to reach the regime-held part of the city. "It was all so sudden," one woman tells NPR.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Dallas County prosecutor agreed to drop assault charges against the former Browns quarterback, as long as meets conditions such as attending an anger management course and a substance abuse program.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
On the eve of a debate among DNC chair candidates, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is facing criticism about his past remarks about Israel.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Legally, recently retired generals aren't eligible to serve as secretary of defense. While praising James Mattis' service, some Democrats question whether he should lead the Defense Department.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Michael Slager is accused of murder for killing unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. On Friday, jurors initially said they were hopelessly deadlocked, but then asked to keep deliberating.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016
Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016