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Coronations, Coups, And Keeping Up With The Kardashians - It's in our nature to idolize the rich and famous. But this week on Hidden Brain, we explore the other side of our nature: the part of us that wants to see the rich and powerful fall from grace.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:22 -0500

Muslim-Americans Remain Anxious About Trump Administration - In one community where many emigrated from harsh nations, the president-elect's rhetoric brings worries of renewed repression. Cabinet nominees' opposition to a registry hasn't erased those concerns.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500

State Media: Turkey Arrests 'Main Suspect' From Deadly New Year's Attack - Police have taken at least 16 other people into custody in connection to the deadly attack, which killed at least 39 people. A gunman shot his way into the club packed with holiday revelers.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:08:00 -0500

Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank - Archaeologists say that they know of only one other pendant similar to the unique charm buried at the site of a Nazi death camp in Poland — and it belonged to Anne Frank.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:56:00 -0500

Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82 - Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:00 -0500

Orlando Shooter's Wife Arrested On Federal Charges - Charges against Noor Salman include "Aiding and Abetting by providing material support to a terrorist," Orlando's police chief said. The attack was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:29:00 -0500

10 Guantanamo Prisoners Freed In Oman; 45 Detainees Remain - Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump has called for more suspects to be sent to the prison in Cuba.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:23:00 -0500

Trump Pressures Congress To Replace Obamacare Quickly - President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a health care plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:52:00 -0500

European Leaders Worried By Trump's Comments On NATO, EU - European leaders are concerned after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said during an interview that the EU is "basically a vehicle for Germany" and reiterated that NATO is "obsolete."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500

Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood - In Washington, D.C., a city facing some of the most intense pressure on housing in the country, longtime residents try to negotiate a place for themselves in their changing communities.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500

A Former Education Secretary's Advice For Betsy DeVos - Margaret Spellings was secretary of education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:01:00 -0500

Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia - The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt's sovereign territory.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:46:00 -0500

Cabinet Nominees Will Face Scrutiny On Climate And Education Policy This Week - Confirmation hearings scheduled before Inauguration Day including Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and Scott Pruitt, nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:15:00 -0500

How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices' - Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500

For Female Inmates In New York City, Prison Is A Crowded, Windowless Room - More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:43:00 -0500

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