Archive for September 27th, 2020

A Crisis Within A Crisis: Food Insecurity And COVID-19

US & World | | September 27 2020, 8:40 PM

Hunger is one of the most urgent — yet hidden — crises facing the nation. In this special episode of All Things Considered, a look at how food insecurity has been exacerbated by the coronavirus.

Paradox-Free Time Travel Is Theoretically Possible, Researchers Say | | September 27 2020, 8:00 PM

In the peer-reviewed journal article, University of Queensland physicists say time is essentially self-healing. Changes in the past wouldn't necessarily cause a universe-ending paradox. Phew.

U.S. Judge Halts Trump's TikTok Ban, Hours Before It Was Set To Start

Politics | | September 27 2020, 7:40 PM

The decision grants TikTok a short-term reprieve, but the wildly popular app's fate still faces an extraordinary amount of uncertainty.

Trump Dismisses 'New York Times' Report That He Paid Little In Federal Income Taxes

Politics | | September 27 2020, 6:40 PM

President Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to the Times, which also says he's fighting an IRS audit that could cost him over $100 million.

NYC Principals Union Votes 'No Confidence' In Mayor And Schools Chancellor

Education | | September 27 2020, 5:40 PM

The union asked state authorities to intervene in New York City schools, just days before schools are set to open for in-person instruction.

Presidential Votes Have Been Too Close To Call And Even Too Close to Count

Politics | | September 27 2020, 6:00 AM

The uncertainty of past U.S. elections may not offer an adequate model given the magnitude of this year's problems and the apparent determination of the incumbent to resist any adverse results.

Romance Meets The Real World In 'Real Men Knit' | | September 27 2020, 5:20 AM

This week, Code Switch is talking about the books that are getting us through the pandemic. Today's conversation is with Kwana Jackson, author of a romance that doesn't leave real life behind.

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