'This Is A War Zone': Hurricane Michael Leaves Deadly Trail Through Southeast

Updated at 2:20 p.m. ET At least 11 people have died from Hurricane Michael, which slammed into Florida's Panhandle with 155-mph winds on Wednesday. The storm hacked a trail of catastrophic destruction in Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia before finally heading back out over water. Five deaths were reported in Virginia, in addition to four in Florida, one in Georgia and one in North Carolina. More than 1 million people are without electricity, and areas along the Gulf Coast and elsewhere...

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Saudi Economic Summit Suffers Exodus Of Guests After Journalist's Disappearance

At this time last year Riyadh was gearing up to host a raft of leading figures from the world of business and banking at its inaugural Future Investment Initiative . Dubbed "Davos in the Desert" — in a nod to the yearly global economic forum and the kingdom's own lofty ambitions — the conference in the Saudi capital suggested a new era of openness and innovation under the young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. The event is set to return in just a week and a half, but this time around, it...

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Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters An Egg In Sydney

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zXVi0TgQko In the penguin habitat at an aquarium in Sydney, love is in the air. The newest penguin couple here are named Sphen and Magic, and the two males are about to take the leap into parenthood. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium said they became inseparable before breeding season, "constantly seen waddling around and going for swims together." There's a reason gentoo penguins have been called "one of the more romantic seabirds in the animal kingdom," as Oceana...

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Walking A Beat: Community Policing In New Haven

Aug 17, 2012
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The new police chief in New Haven, Connecticut assigns his officers to walk beats in the city's neighborhoods to get to know those communities. He hopes these new walking beats will reduce the crime rate. Like the state's other two biggest cities, New Haven's crime rate has far exceeded the national average for the past 20 years. Michelle Hackman walked a beat with two of New Haven's policemen to see what community policing looks like and whether it can put a dent in the city's crime.

A Talk With Jules Feiffer

Feb 23, 2011

In this PRNDI Award-winning interview, Mark Herz talks to Jules Feiffer. Feiffer's been a cartoonist for the The Village Voice, a children's book illustrator, playwright, and screenwriter. He shares his perspective on being in the eighth decade of a prolific career.

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