Archive for October 10th, 2018

Republicans Seize On 'Angry Mob' Mantra To Keep Their Midterm Base Fired Up

Politics | | October 10 2018, 8:00 PM

President Trump warned about a "radical Democrat mob" at his rally in Pennsylvania. He used the term over the weekend, and other Republicans have echoed such strong language in the run-up to Nov. 6.

Emotional Support Squirrel A No-Go On Frontier Flight

US & World | | October 10 2018, 5:20 PM

A woman who tried to fly to Ohio from Orlando with her rodent companion ultimately agreed to exit after the other passengers were required to deplane and police were called.

FACT CHECK: Trump's False Claims On 'Medicare For All'

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 10 2018, 3:20 PM

President Trump packed a lot of disinformation into his op-ed column for USA Today attacking a Democratic health care proposal. Here are five points to know.

U.S. Charges Alleged Chinese Government Spy With Stealing U.S. Trade Secrets

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 10 2018, 3:20 PM

Alleged Chinese spy Yanjun Xu was extradited from Belgium to the U.S. to face prosecution. He faces four charges, including conspiracy to conduct economic espionage and steal trade secrets.

Trump Administration Presses Saudis For Information On Missing Journalist

US & World | | October 10 2018, 3:20 PM

Turkish officials say a squad of Saudi men killed Jamal Khashoggi shortly after he arrived at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. "We're going to get to the bottom of it," Trump said Wednesday.

Son Of Limo Company Owner Arrested, Accused Of Homicide After Deadly Crash

US & World | | October 10 2018, 3:20 PM

New York State Police charged Nauman Hussain just days after an accident killed 20 people in New York. His father's company has a record of failed inspections.

'Come And Arrest Me': Former Pa. Governor Defies Justice Department On Safe Injection

Health | | October 10 2018, 3:20 PM

A nonprofit in Philadelphia is making plans to open a supervised drug injection site — which is against the law. Their response to justice department threats of a crackdown? "Bring it on."

Suspect In Rape And Killing Of Bulgarian Journalist Arrested In Germany

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 10 2018, 1:00 PM

Viktoria Marinova's death sparked an international outcry over the dangers journalists face. Bulgarian officials say the evidence shows she was the victim of a sex crime and not targeted for her work.

She Was Too Poor To Stay In School. Now She's An Inspiration To Rihanna

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 10 2018, 12:20 PM

Angeline Murimirwa is lauded as one of the world's most influential women for her work with a charity that gives scholarships to poor girls in Africa. She herself was once one of those girls.

The Finalists For The 2018 National Book Awards

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 10 2018, 9:40 AM

"This year instead of just celebrating the best American literature, we're celebrating the best literature in America," said Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation.

Talking With Boys About Sexual Assault And Consent

US & World | | October 10 2018, 4:20 AM

How do we discuss sexual assault and consent with teenage boys? A Jewish organization based near Philadelphia has developed a program to discuss difficult topics like this in an all-male setting.

Democrats Enter Campaign's Final Stretch Flush With Cash

Politics | | October 10 2018, 4:00 AM

One party celebrates its fundraising, while the other starts culling out the weakest candidates.

Missouri Judge Blocks Parts Of State Voter Photo ID Law

US & World | | October 10 2018, 3:40 AM

A Missouri judge ruled that election authorities must cease distributing materials that could "mislead" voters to believing photo identification is required to cast a ballot.

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‘Nimby or Not’: new KPCC series looks at OC battle to get people off the streets

| October 10 2018, 9:45 AM

The homeless crisis is affecting communities across Southern California.

Checking in on development, implementation of ShakeAlert, California’s early earthquake warning system

| October 10 2018, 9:42 AM

After years of delays due to lack of funding California’s much-anticipated early earthquake warning system “ShakeAlert” was unveiled on Monday.

New study uses brain activity to evaluate skills, we discuss the ethical implications

| October 10 2018, 9:36 AM

A new study published last Wednesday in the journal Science Advances shows how skilled surgical practitioners exhibit different brain activities from unskilled practitioners.

LeBron drinks wine with his teen sons. What about you?

| October 10 2018, 9:33 AM

LeBron James made headlines Tuesday when he shed light on his parental techniques.

The latest on the ground as Hurricane Michael bears down on Florida Panhandle, Big Bend

| October 10 2018, 9:27 AM

History will be made when Hurricane Michael makes landfall along the Florida Panhandle and northeastern Gulf Coast today

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