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New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here's Why - NPR

News Image Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (from left), U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, at the start of an EU summit on Thursday in Brussels. EU and British negotiators came to an agreeme… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 02:22:00 AM EDT

New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here's Why - NPR

News Image Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (from left), U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, at the start of an EU summit on Thursday in Brussels. EU and British negotiators came to an agreeme… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 02:22:00 AM EDT

New York Lawmakers Vote To Close Rikers Island Jail Complex - NPR

News Image The Rikers Island jail complex in New York with the Manhattan skyline in the background. New York City lawmakers voted on Thursday to close the notorious jail complex. Seth Wenig/AP The City Council of New York voted 36-13 Thursday to approve a plan to clos… more details
posted by on 2019-10-17 04:32:00 AM EDT

New England Nor'easter Storm Shuts Power Off For Hundreds Of Thousands - NPR

News Image Power lines knocked down due to storm damage in Danvers, MA. Boston Globe/Boston Globe via Getty Images A powerful nor'easter storm is pummeling the New England area with heavy rain, strong winds and floods, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of pe… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-16 09:13:00 PM EDT

Obesity Rates For Children Are Rising Fast Across The Globe : Goats and Soda - NPR

News Image High rates of childhood obesity are a problem in a rising number of low- and middle-income countries, according to a new global assessment of child malnutrition by UNICEF. It's the agency's most comprehensive nutrition report in two decades. The report paint… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-17 08:38:00 AM EDT

New England Nor'easter Storm Shuts Power Off For Hundreds Of Thousands - NPR

News Image Power lines knocked down due to storm damage in Danvers, MA. Boston Globe/Boston Globe via Getty Images A powerful nor'easter storm is pummeling the New England area with heavy rain, strong winds and floods, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of pe… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-16 09:13:00 PM EDT

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Breaks Women's Marathon World Record - NPR

News Image Kenya's Brigid Kosgei won the 2019 Chicago Marathon on Sunday with at time of 2 hours 14 minutes and 4 seconds. Kosgei's time also marks a new world record marathon time. Quinn Harris/Getty Images Kenya's Brigid Kosgei won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday wit… more details
posted by Wynne Davis on 2019-10-13 12:05:00 AM EDT

Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History - NPR

News Image U.S. gymnast Simone Biles poses with her five gold meals at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. With her wins, she becomes the most decorated gymnast ever at the world championships, with 25 total medals. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Simo… more details
posted by on 2019-10-12 11:35:00 PM EDT

Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History - NPR

News Image U.S. gymnast Simone Biles poses with her five gold meals at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. With her wins, she becomes the most decorated gymnast ever at the world championships, with 25 total medals. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Simo… more details
posted by on 2019-10-12 11:35:00 PM EDT

Typhoon Death Toll In Japan Climbs: 19 Dead, 16 Missing - NPR

News Image The streets in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, flooded after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday. Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan. @ar_kaz/AP Typhoon Hagibus has left a tra… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-13 01:35:00 AM EDT

Typhoon Death Toll In Japan Climbs: 19 Dead, 16 Missing - NPR

News Image The streets in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, flooded after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday. Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan. @ar_kaz/AP Typhoon Hagibus has left a tra… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-13 01:35:00 AM EDT

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves 2 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Threaten More Lives - NPR

News Image Workers stack sandbags at a construction site in preparation for Typhoon Hagibis on Enoshima Island, Kamakura, west of Tokyo on Friday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong/AP Typhoon Hagibis, the largest to hit Japan in 61 years, made landfall Saturday eveni… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-12 12:46:00 AM EDT

Turkey Claims To Have Won A Key Syrian Border Town From Kurdish Forces - NPR

News Image Syrians bury Syrian Democratic Forces fighters killed while battling Turkish forces in the town of Qamishli on Saturday. Turkey's military says it has captured a key Syrian border town as its offensive against Kurdish fighters presses on. Baderkhan Ahmad/AP … more details
posted by Vanessa Romo on 2019-10-12 01:44:00 AM EDT

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves 2 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Threaten More Lives - NPR

News Image Workers stack sandbags at a construction site in preparation for Typhoon Hagibis on Enoshima Island, Kamakura, west of Tokyo on Friday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong/AP Typhoon Hagibis, the largest to hit Japan in 61 years, made landfall Saturday eveni… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-12 12:46:00 AM EDT

Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Past 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Event - NPR

News Image Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (L) celebrates after busting the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon Saturday in Vienna. ALEX HALADA/AFP via Getty Images Three-time Olympic medalist Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours o… more details
posted by News Author on 2019-10-11 11:14:00 PM EDT