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California Wants To Train Doctors To Prevent Gun Deaths
NPR's Scott Simon asks UC Davis Health psychiatrist Amy Barnhorst about training doctors to prevent gun deaths through counseling patients.
(Sat, 19 Oct 2019 08:08:00 -0400)

Emmett Till Memorial Dedicated For 4th Time After Vandalism
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.
(Sat, 19 Oct 2019 08:08:00 -0400)

Mentoring Those Who Faced Sexual Abuse
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.
(Sat, 19 Oct 2019 08:08:00 -0400)

California Can Expect Blackouts For A Decade, Says PG&E CEO
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:38:17 -0400)

Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch 2 Years Before Deadly Crash
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:04:05 -0400)

Opioid Case With 2 Ohio Counties As Plaintiffs Set To Go To Trial Next Week
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:17:00 -0400)

New Movement Along Garlock Fault Line In California Could Mean Bigger Earthquakes
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."
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:27:00 -0400)

New Orleans Will Use Explosives To Topple Cranes At Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Site
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:53:49 -0400)

The Long, Strange Journey Of 'Gung-Ho'
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:00:00 -0400)

In Virginia, 2 Young Candidates Vie To Be First Black GOP Lawmakers In 15 Years
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:05:28 -0400)

Baltimore Responds To Elijah Cummings' Death
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:07:00 -0400)

News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry Latest, Turkey Suspends Incursion, Mexico Violence
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."
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:12:09 -0400)

He Traded Single Life To Be Foster 'Pop' To More Than 50 Kids
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:12:09 -0400)

Striking Auto Workers Vote On Agreement
Auto workers at General Motors have a tentative agreement, but it doesn't mean their strike is over.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:12:00 -0400)

Mercy Corps Faces Sexual Abuse Scandal
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.
(Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:12:00 -0400)

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