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Dozens Of Egyptian Police Killed In Desert Shootout

Dozens Of Egyptian Police Killed In Desert Shootout

Oct. 21
Chris Benderev / NPR

Sources told multiple news outlets that militants ambushed Egyptian police acting on what they believed was a tip on the location of a hideout.

Spanish Prime Minister Takes Unprecedented Step To Dissolve Catalan...

Spanish Prime Minister Takes Unprecedented Step To Dissolve Catalan Government

Oct. 21
Chris Benderev / NPR

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced he was invoking a previously unused Spanish constitutional article to "restore order."

In Florida, Felons Want Voting Rights Back As Soon As They Complete...

In Florida, Felons Want Voting Rights Back As Soon As They Complete Their Sentences

Oct. 21
Renata Sago / NPR

Thousands of petitions are circulating across the state in an unprecedented grass-roots campaign to restore voting rights to almost 1.7 million people.

California Wildfires Have Disrupted School For A Quarter Of A Milli...

California Wildfires Have Disrupted School For A Quarter Of A Million Students

Oct. 21
Carl Boisrond / NPR

Natural disasters have left millions of students across the U.S. out of school. The California wildfires have added to the tally, with dozens of districts and hundreds of schools affected.

Close Encounters With Congress?

Close Encounters With Congress?

Oct. 21
Scott Simon / NPR

A congressional candidate in Florida has said that she was taken aboard a spaceship when she was seven years old. She does not mean at Disney World.

Iowa Tries A New Domestic Violence Intervention: Mindfulness

Iowa Tries A New Domestic Violence Intervention: Mindfulness

Oct. 21
Sarah Boden / NPR

Iowa has a new intervention program for domestic abusers, which aims to develop their emotional awareness. In early studies, the program outperformed traditional classes that address control issues.

One Of New Zealand's Best Sailors Aims For Triple Crown In Round-Th...

One Of New Zealand's Best Sailors Aims For Triple Crown In Round-The-World Race

Oct. 21
Nishant Dahiya / NPR

Peter Burling has already won Olympic gold and the America's Cup. Soon he'll start the grueling Volvo Ocean Race. Sleep deprivation, freeze-dried food and giant waves are only some of the challenges.

Trump Teases, Threatens And Dodges With 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump Teases, Threatens And Dodges With 'We'll See What Happens'

Oct. 21
Tamara Keith / NPR

President Trump frequently says "We will see what happens" about matters large and small, creating uncertainty for the media, members of his administration and even world leaders.

'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disa...

'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear

Oct. 21
Rob Schmitz / NPR

Xinjiang has nearly 20,000 glaciers, half of China's total. They're all receding at a record pace — and will continue to melt, some scientists warn, even if global temperatures stop rising.

DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and ...

DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loans

Oct. 21
Anya Kamenetz / NPR

Plus a new Education Department employee opposes regulation in our weekly roundup of learning-related news.

When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?

When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?

Oct. 21
Karen Grigsby Bates / NPR

The anger of white fans "is what happens when black bodies don't conform to what white spectators and consumers want them to be or do or say," says Penn State professor Amira Rose Davis.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed

Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed

Oct. 21
Liz Szabo / NPR

Unnecessary treatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive. Overtreatment adds enormous costs to the health care system and, at times, burdens patients with needless suffering.

Don't Surrender, Reinvent: The New Mantra Of Small Biz In Puerto Rico

Don't Surrender, Reinvent: The New Mantra Of Small Biz In Puerto Rico

Oct. 21
Malaka Gharib / NPR

Facing an uncertain future and dim prospects of financial relief, small businesses get support and strength from each other.

SDSU Initiative To Buy SDCCU Stadium Site In Mission Valley Moves F...

SDSU Initiative To Buy SDCCU Stadium Site In Mission Valley Moves Forward

Oct. 20
By City News Service

Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion are scheduled to begin seeking petition signatures Saturday.

San Diego Red Flag Warning Prompts Cal Fire Staffing Levels Boost

San Diego Red Flag Warning Prompts Cal Fire Staffing Levels Boost

Oct. 20
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

A lack of rain, low humidity and strong winds are all combining to create dangerous fire conditions in San Diego over the weekend.

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

Oct. 20
Richard Gonzales / NPR

A lower court had ordered the government to allow the minor who is in the U.S. without permission to seek an abortion "without delay." The appeals judges say first she needs a sponsor.

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

Oct. 20
By Associated Press

The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

Oct. 20
Sarah McCammon / NPR

A panel of federal judges said Friday that a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. illegally has a right to an abortion — but she's not being allowed to get the procedure yet.

A Window On The Arab World

A Window On The Arab World

Oct. 20
By Rebecca Romani

The San Diego Arab Film Festival returns for its sixth year with some of the best films to come out of the post-Arab Spring regional cinema.

Need Hurricane Aid? In One Texas City, If You Boycott Israel, You M...

Need Hurricane Aid? In One Texas City, If You Boycott Israel, You May Be Out Of Luck

Oct. 20
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

A city official told NPR that Dickinson is simply following a recently passed state law: "The city has nothing to do with it." But the representative who authored the law said it's being misapplied.

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