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Demonstrators March In NYC After Mayor's Call To Suspend Protests

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Mayor Bill de Blasio asked people to wait until after the funerals of two officers who were killed on Saturday. Activists say their protests against police brutality aren't linked to the deaths.

Singer Joe Cocker Has Reportedly Died At Age 70

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer famous for hit songs such as "Feelin' Alright" and "Up Where We Belong," has died at age 70, according to reports in British media.

NYC Police Deaths: Details On Suspect; Rift Between Mayor And Police

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says tensions in the city are at their worst since the 1970s. He spoke two days after Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two police officers in New York.

Calling U.S. A 'Cesspool,' North Korea Warns Against Escalation

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

North Korea's National Defense Commission, which is headed by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, said its military was ready to fight America "in all war spaces including cyber warfare space."

CEO Says Sony Pictures 'Did Not Capitulate,' Is Exploring Options

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.

What's Next For Cuba? The Headlines That Tell The Story

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The State Department says a delegation of diplomats will visit the island next month. The formal restoration of diplomatic ties is expected to be as easy as the two countries writing each other notes.

New Era For Cuba? Voices From Miami And Havana

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

In Miami, home of the largest Cuban diaspora, two generations faced off on the streets. In Havana, demonstrators spoke of hope.

'Clifford The Big Red Dog' Creator Bridwell Dies At 86

last weekNews : The Two-Way

More than 50 years after he came up with a story about a huge dog, author Norman Bridwell has died. In 2012, Bridwell told NPR he was shocked when his idea was accepted for publication.

The U.S. Has A Surgeon General, For The First Time In 17 Months

last weekNews : The Two-Way

A job that's been open in President Obama's administration since July of 2013 was finally filled Monday, as the Senate voted to confirm Vivek Murthy as America's new surgeon general.

Postcard From Mexico: Mother Clings To Hope That Students Are Still Alive

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Mexican authorities recently identified the remains of one of the 43 students believed killed by drug traffickers working with police. Families are having a tough time believing the official story.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

3 NFL Games On Tap To Satisfy Thanksgiving Football Fans

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without football. The Chicago Bears face the Detroit Lions, the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks play the San Francisco 49ers.

Hong Kong Police Arrest Protest Leaders, More Than 100 Others

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Authorities cleared a major pro-democracy protest camp in a blue-collar neighborhood Wednesday. The months of fruitless demonstrating has disheartened many protesters, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports.

Michael Gagnon

On December 30th, 2007, 24-year-old Michael Gagnon, a construction worker, almost single-handedly wiped out a family heading home to their residence in Maryland after spending Christmas with family and friends in Michigan. After drinking himself into a stuporous 0.254 blood alcohol level, Michael Gagnon left the party at the Rodeo Bar and Grill, for no […]

Mary Lou’s second defenestration from the Dail in a month… What’s the problem Mary Lou?

last monthNews : Slugger O'Toole

So, ahem, Mary Lou got herself thrown out and then didn’t go? Result. That’s the end of business in the Irish parliament for the day. When’s the last time Mary Lou got herself flung out? That would be about a month ago on Tuesday 14th October. That would be the same day of Spotlight’s Cahill more...

3 New Ebola Therapies Will Be Tested; Liberia Lifts Emergency

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Two of the therapies that medical teams plan to start testing next month involve anti-viral drugs. In Liberia, the president has lifted a state of emergency.

China And U.S., Titans Of Carbon Pollution, Move To Cut Gases

last monthNews : The Two-Way

China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.

Over Easy: Music, Music, Music

One of the places I got to visit when I was living in Florida was The Lightner Museum housed in the front two thirds of the historic Hotel Alcazar building in downtown St. Augustine Florida. Built by Henry Flagler as was The Ponce de Leon Hotel which now houses Flagler College. The museum contains many, [...]

Secretary Of Embattled VA: 'I Can Reset The Tone'

last monthNews : The Two-Way

One of Robert McDonald's challenges is to get more doctors to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Another is to make the agency's structure easier for veterans to navigate.

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