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For Students In Tulsa, Pain Frames Conversation About Crutcher

npr.org — Enlarge this image Rebecca Lee teaches at KIPP Tulsa College Prep, where a daughter of Terence Crutcher is in the 6th grade. Terence Crutcher is the 40-year-old man, a father of 4, shot to death by Tulsa police on September 16 after he halted his vehicle in the middle of a road.

Now Play Nice, Children

npr.org — Enlarge this image There was no moderator of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. There was a timekeeper, usually some respected town elder in Alton, Freeport or Galesburg, Ill., who would keep track of how long a candidate could speak, then say something like, "Thank you, Mr. Lincoln. Your turn now, Sen.

'What Is Aleppo?' There's No Easy Answer

wpr.org — Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, was chagrined and embarrassed this week after he asked, "What is Aleppo?" in reply to a question on MSNBC. Mr. Johnson made no excuses and said later he simply "blanked" - his word - when asked what he would do about the besieged Syrian city in which hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped, many starving and defenseless against artillery, bombs and alleged chemical weapons.

'What Is Aleppo?' There's No Easy Answer

npr.org — Enlarge this image Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, was chagrined and embarrassed this week after he asked, "What is Aleppo?" in reply to a question on MSNBC.

Who's A Good Girl? Your Dog, Who Understands More Than You Might Think

wpr.org — There are enormous implications in a report this week from a team of Hungarian scientists who say that dogs can understand words. Not just the tone in which we may tell them, "Aww, good boy! Good little girl!"

Who's A Good Girl? Your Dog, Who Understands More Than You Might Think

npr.org — Enlarge this image There are enormous implications in a report this week from a team of Hungarian scientists who say that dogs can understand words. Not just the tone in which we may tell them, "Aww, good boy! Good little girl!"

Fear Not, White Sox Fans: You'll Get Used To 'Guaranteed' Field

npr.org — Enlarge this image What's in a name? The Chicago White Sox, mired in in the middle of the American League Central division, announced this week they've signed a 13 year deal to rename the park where they play Guaranteed Rate Field. Guaranteed Rate is a home loan company, headquartered in Chicago.

In The Face Of A Bloodied Boy, A Call To Look More Deeply At Syria

npr.org — The little boy in Aleppo, sitting in an ambulance, his face caked with rubble and blood, is named Omran Daqneesh. He is five years old. His home was destroyed on Wednesday night. Russian and Syrian government airstrikes have become routine in rebel-held areas of the city. And rebels have also shelled the government-held side.

Through Organ Donation, A Heart Lives On

npr.org — Just before Jeni Stepien got married to Paul Maenner last Saturday, she turned to the man who walked her down the aisle and put her hand on his chest - to feel the heartbeat of the father she lost ten years ago.

Rep. Curry Todd Charged With Campaign Sign Theft; Opponent Mark Lovell Posts Bail

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