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How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

The country singer-songwriter's voice changed in her 50s and, for a time, she thought her career in music was over. With advice from Tony Bennett and a voice coach, Mattea has returned.


Can The Men Accused Of Sexual Assault In the #MeToo Movement Return To Public Life?

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino about two recent essays by men connected to the #MeToo movement. Tolentino says the essays missed the mark.


San Antonio High School Changes Name Tied To Confederacy Despite Resistance

After two years of debate, Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio has changed its name to remove ties to the Confederacy.


Flood Damage In The Carolinas Will Be Widespread, But Insurance Coverage Isn't

Flood damage from Hurricane Florence will be extensive, but in North Carolina many don't have flood insurance. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey discusses the situation.


President Trump Tours Damage In North Carolina Done By Hurricane Florence

On Wednesday, President Trump toured communities in North Carolina that were damaged by Hurricane Florence.


Christine Blasey Ford Says FBI Should Investigate Kavanaugh Before She Testifies

Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school, say she will not testify without a full FBI investigation first.


Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse about sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.


A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Corruption, Negligence And Forgotten Victims Remain

A massive earthquake in Mexico killed hundreds and displaced thousands a year ago today. A new report says corruption is behind much of the destruction.


Sex Abuse Scandal Deepens Divide Over Gay Priests

Some conservative Catholics are blaming clergy sex abuse on gay priests, citing "homosexual networks" in the church. The argument reflects wider cultural and political conflict in Catholic circles.


Brooklyn Diocese Reaches $27.5 Million Settlement In Sex Abuse Case

The Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., has agreed to a $27.5 million settlement in a sex abuse case. It involves a former religion teacher at a church-affiliated school who molested and raped four boys.


 

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