Archive for May 26th, 2018

A Wall of Poppies Honors Fallen Soldiers On The National Mall

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 2:20 PM

In Washington, D.C., a dramatic memorial of bright red flowers pays tribute to men and women who died in uniform.

Rose McGowan: Put Me On The Stand Against Weinstein

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 1:00 PM

The actress was one of the first women to publicly accuse Weinstein of sexual assault. She says she had not believed the movie mogul would face charges, but now hopes he will be convicted.

Ireland Votes To Lift Its Abortion Ban, Exit Polls Show

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 9:20 AM

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll suggests that nearly two-thirds of the country support the change, 68 percent to 32 percent.

North And South Korean Leaders Hold Surprise Meeting

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 8:00 AM

South Korea announced Saturday that President Moon Jae-in held a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an effort to keep diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang alive.

After Muqtada Al-Sadr's Surprise Win, Iraq's Political Leaders Try To Form Government

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 6:20 AM

Two weeks after parliamentary elections delivered a surprise win for allies of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraq's divided political leaders are scrambling to put together a coalition government.

Why It's So Hard To Wipe Out Polio In Pakistan

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 6:00 AM

A report from the front lines. Obstacles range from violence aimed at vaccinators to social media campaigns against vaccines. Not to mention classism.

Stream, Don't Steam: Holiday Weekend Watches For Your Lazy Bones

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 6:00 AM

We've rounded up just five of the things you can use to break up a hot and summery holiday weekend, from comedy to an indie film to classic banter.

Newark Police Camera System Relies On Residents, Stirring Privacy Concerns

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 26 2018, 5:20 AM

To bolster safety, the high-crime New Jersey city is installing hundreds of cameras. But the new technology is raising civil liberties issues, as the footage is available to anyone with a cellphone.

Teachers Win At The Polls; DeVos Fields Questions On The Hill

Education | | May 26 2018, 5:00 AM

Democrats weren't satisfied with DeVos's answers at a Congressional hearing. That and more, in our weekly roundup of education news.

USC President C.L. Max Nikias Stepping Down Amid Gynecologist Scandal

Education | | May 26 2018, 12:20 AM

A prolific fundraiser who had held the confidence of the Board of Trustees, Nikias faced mounting opposition from faculty who demanded his resignation.

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