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Documenting The History Of Mob Violence Against African-American Veterans

A large number of African-American military veterans were murdered by lynching after returning from war. An annual re-enactment of a lynching in Alabama tells one such story.


Watergate Prosecutor On Investigating Kavanaugh Accusations

Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks co-wrote an op-ed saying there should be an FBI inquiry into the accusations of Christine Blasey Ford. She talks with NPR's Rachel Martin.


What The F? Cathay Pacific Forgets One

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific treated one of its airplanes to a new paint job this week, but the painters forgot to put the "f" in Pacific, spelling Cathay Paciic on the side.


Delaware DMV Makes 'Safe Selfie Zones' For New Drivers

The Delaware DMV has now set up "Safe Selfie Zones" at motor vehicle offices. You stand in front of a colorful backdrop that says "Look who's driving now," and you keep the license out of sight.


News Brief: Kavanaugh Hearing Still Set For Monday, Public Health Effects Of Hurricane

The Senate Judiciary Committee is moving forward with a hearing Monday on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Also, a look at public health after the hurricane.


South Korean Women Face Threat Of Cameras In Bathroom Stalls

South Korea has really fast Internet. And really good tech. That's a really big problem when it comes to men who surreptitiously record women in all sorts of public places.


Update On Trial In Killing Of Laquan McDonald

A white police officer in Chicago is on trail for murder — after he shot and killed Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old black teen, in 2014.


Remembering An Assault

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Caitlin Flanagan, who wrote in The Atlantic about being sexually assaulted in high school by a boy who later apologized.


Remembering Dancer And Choreographer Arthur Mitchell

Arthur Mitchell was the founding director of the Dance Theater of Harlem, the country's first black ballet company. He died Wednesday at the age of 84.


Typhoon Decimates Rice Crop In Philippines

The storm that hit the Philippines has caused millions of dollars' worth of damage in the country's rice-producing region. Farmers in one submerged community are working to salvage what they can.


 

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