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Oct 19, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon asks UC Davis Health psychiatrist Amy Barnhorst about training doctors to prevent gun deaths through counseling patients.
Oct 19, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Patrick Weems, executive director of the Emmett Till Memorial Commission, about this weekend's rededication of a memorial sign after after the first three were vandalized.
Oct 19, 2019
Some children who are sexually abused may turn to crime if they don't find help. A young man in Tennessee is opening up about his own abuse and the trouble that followed as a way to help others.
Oct 18, 2019
PG&E is under fire for its management of last week's planned power outages that left about 800,000 customers in the dark. CEO Bill Johnson admits the company was ill-prepared for the operation.
Oct 18, 2019
One pilot messaged that the problem was "egregious" and he had "basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly)" when he had told the FAA that the flight control system was safe.
Oct 18, 2019
The first federal case against the opioid industry goes to trial Monday. Some companies have settled to avoid trial, others will get their day in court.
Oct 18, 2019
The bulging of the Garlock fault line in California can be seen from space and it's moving in ways never seen before, raising the question for Californians if it raises the risk of "The Big One."
Oct 18, 2019
A tropical storm will bring gusty winds to the area, threatening the stability of two towering cranes that remain unstable following last weekend's disaster.
Oct 18, 2019
The word "gung-ho" used to mean "industrial cooperative." So, how did it come to describe that overeager middle-schooler taking high school math? On today's edition of Word Watch, we explore.
Oct 18, 2019
Since Reconstruction, Virginia has elected only two African American Republicans to the legislature. This year, two young black men running against Democrats might change that.
Oct 18, 2019
Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, was widely admired as a champion for his hometown of Baltimore. Residents of Baltimore react to the news of his death.
Oct 18, 2019
Turkey says it is suspending its incursion in Syria. We look at the reality on the ground. Also, the latest on the impeachment inquiry and violence in Mexico connected to the son of "El Chapo."
Oct 18, 2019
Guy Bryant has fostered dozens of children over the past 12 years. At StoryCorps, he told one of his foster kids that he wants them to pass on what they've learned from him.
Oct 18, 2019
Auto workers at General Motors have a tentative agreement, but it doesn't mean their strike is over.
Oct 18, 2019
A disturbing story of child sexual abuse: a victim is coming forward decades after alleged abuse. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Tania Culver Humphrey and reporter Noelle Crombie of The Oregonian.