Blog Profile / The Two-Way


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Archived Since:February 21, 2011

Blog Post Archive

List Of Charities Shunning Trump's Mar-A-Lago Resort Keeps Growing

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Many of the groups cited controversy about recent comments by President Trump that "both sides were to blame" for the violence that occurred during a white supremacists' rally in Charlottesville, Va.

With Court's OK, Chile Relaxes One Of The World's Strictest Abortion Bans

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Chilean lawmakers passed a bill earlier this month adding three exceptions to its ban on the procedure. Still, the bill was in limbo — until the Constitutional Court approved it as law Monday.

PHOTOS: The Day The Eclipse Came To America

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

A total solar eclipse crossed the entire country earlier today. Many Americans were treated to a rare and stunning view.

Suspect In Finland Stabbing Rampage Identified As 18-Year-Old Moroccan

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Police in Finland say the man suspected of killing two people and injuring six others in the city of Turku Friday is an 18-year old Moroccan citizen who was previously known to authorities.

Ohio Judge Returns Fire After 'Ambush' Outside Courthouse

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The gunman was then shot and killed by a probation officer. A county prosecutor says the gunman was the father of a local high school football player convicted of rape in 2012.

Famed Inventor Says He Buried Reporter 'At Sea' After His Homemade Sub Sank

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Peter Madsen pushed off in his submarine with a Swedish journalist, but by the time he was rescued, she was gone. Now, he says she died onboard — but the admission is stirring even more questions.

South Africa Grants Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity, To Critics' Dismay

10 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

An opposition party called the government's decision "a complete disgrace." Zimbabwe's first lady is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model with an extension cord at a Johannesburg hotel.

WATCH: Distracted Driver Hits Sinkhole, Fails To Mind The Gap

11 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

When part of a Chinese street cratered, one unfortunate scooter rider failed to notice. We're fortunate he emerged unscathed — and fortunate, too, that his strange plunge was caught on camera.

Police In Spain Shoot Man They Say May Have Been Wearing Explosive Vest

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

It wasn't immediately clear if the incident is related to last week's terrorist attacks. Police are still searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub, the alleged driver of a van that rammed people in Barcelona.

U.S. Temporarily Halts Nonimmigrant Visas For Russians

14 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The move is the latest in a tit-for-tat between Washington and Moscow triggered by U.S. sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

Top Stories: Sailors Missing After Ship Crash; Confederate Statues Out At UT-Austin

14 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: President Trump will discuss the U.S. military plan for Afghanistan tonight; the U.S. and South Korea open annual military drills; and Big Ben's bongs have been silenced for repair work.

Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse

14 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Follow the phenomenon's journey along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.

Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91

14 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Lewis, whose comedic duo with Dean Martin launched him to the peak of showbiz, starred and directed in dozens of films. He was perhaps just as famous for his charity work fighting muscular dystrophy.

Driver Plows Into Bus Shelters In Southern France, Killing 1 Person

15 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Authorities say the driver, who reportedly has a history of mental problems, has been taken into custody. They are not treating the incident as terrorism.

Search For 10 Missing Launched Off Singapore After U.S. Destroyer, Tanker Collide

16 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The Navy says the guided missile destroyer sustained "significant damage" in the collision east of the Strait of Malacca, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.

Confederate Statues Are Coming Down At The University Of Texas

21 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and three other Confederate figures from a main area of campus. The removals should be complete by mid-morning Monday.

10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Cargo Ship In Singapore

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Another five sailors are injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker, east of Singapore, the Navy says.

Influential Republican Strategist Arthur J. Finkelstein Dies

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The publicly low-key Finkelstein is credited with pioneering the use of aggressive ad campaigns, political action committees and turning the word "liberal" into a political pejorative.

Church Leaders In Philippines Condemn Bloody War On Drugs

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Manila's cardinal and another senior cleric have harshly criticized what human rights groups call extrajudicial killings that have claimed more than 5,000 lives in the past 14 months.

Wreckage Of USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese In WWII, Found In Pacific

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. The ensuing loss of life is the large in the history of the U.S. Navy.

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