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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle drives along the U.S.-Mexico border fence near Yuma, Ariz., as seen from the outskirts of San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico, in 2010. President Trump will visit the area on Tuesday.


Trump Heads To Arizona To Push Border Wall Funding, Rally Supporters

President Trump will visit a Customs and Border Protection facility and make the case that Congress should fund the border wall.
August 22, 2017
Game of Thrones

Nerdette Recaps Game Of Thrones With Peter Sagal

Zombie Home Companion: News From Frozen Lake Whoopsie

Greta, Tricia, and Peter recap the bonding moments beyond the Wall and more.
August 21, 2017
Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, is also home to one of the few scoreboards still operated by hand.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Inside Wrigley Field, The Scorekeepers Stay True To Baseball's Beginnings

The home of the Chicago Cubs is also home to a living relic: one of the few remaining vintage scoreboards operated by hand.
August 21, 2017

Editor’s List

Every Other Hour

WBEZ’s project takes on the question: In Chicago, who picks up a gun and why?
May 1, 2017
Harold Davis, left, talks with students who completed renovations on the auditorium at Harold Washington Elementary School in Chicago's Burnside neighborhood.

Every Other Hour

CPS Gets Renovated Auditoriums, Students Get Summer Safety

In Chicago, more than 2,300 people have been shot so far this year. Teens fixing school auditoriums say the work helps keep them safe.
August 21, 2017
Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift, answers questions during a news conference on Tuesday.


Remains Of Some Missing Sailors Found On USS John S. McCain

Remains have been found in damaged areas of the destroyer that collided with a merchant tanker in waters off Singapore.
August 22, 2017
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Curious City

City Of Big Ag: The Crops Chicago Was Famous For

The city deserves cred as an industrial giant, but it was also the first city of flowers, a pickle powerhouse and the heart of American celery.
August 20, 2017
President Trump is giving an update on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan on Monday night.

NPR Politics

Full Text And Analysis: Trump's Address On Afghanistan, Plans For U.S. Engagement

The president addressed the nation about U.S. engagement in the country on Monday night. NPR journalists provided context and analysis of...
August 22, 2017

Morning Shift

Teachers And Parents, Not Schools, Supply Classrooms In Chicago

'Morning Shift' talks to Matthew Kurtzman, CEO of Back 2 School Illinois, and Catherine McDonough with Cradles to Crayons.
August 21, 2017
New nursing home residents are frequently handed an agreement to go to arbitration instead of suing if something goes wrong.

Morning Edition

Under Trump Rule, Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able To Sue After Abuse

The Trump administration is proposing to replace an Obama-era rule that would have made it easier for nursing home residents to sue for n...
August 22, 2017
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Curious City

What Happened To Chicago’s Japanese Neighborhood?

Lake View once had a thriving Japanese community, but it fell victim to a push for assimilation.
August 13, 2017
Ted Kaczynski is flanked by federal agents as he is led from the federal courthouse in Helena, Mont., on April 4, 1996. Kaczynski is now serving a life sentence in prison for the bombings.

Fresh Air

FBI Profiler Says Linguistic Work Was Pivotal In Capture Of Unabomber

James R. Fitzgerald says Ted Kaczynski's writings helped cracked the case that confounded the FBI for more than 17 years. Manhunt: Unabom...
August 22, 2017

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