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When Making Books Was As Much Of An Art As Writing Them
The Larkspur Press in Kentucky is two years behind schedule, with no plans to catch up. Printer Gray Zeitz sets each letter of the book by hand and then prints on a press from the early 1900s.
11/24/2017 12:56 AM
Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing
Over the past half-century, turkeys have been getting a lot bigger. Due to selective breeding, the average turkey is now twice the size it was in 1960.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
Trump Thanks Service Members Abroad On Thanksgiving
President Trump thanked U.S. service members who are serving abroad in a video call from Mar-a-Lago today. Ahead of the holiday — the Defense Logistics Agency sent close to 100,000 pounds of turkey and some 30,000 pounds of ham to the region for a Thanksgiving meal.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late
Several hundred undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country illegally all share a goal: they want to join the U.S. Army. Now, two programs that put them on that path are in danger of being killed by the Trump administration. Two young men tell NPR they are hoping to get to basic training before it's too late.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
What States Are Doing To Stop Rural Money Drains
Farmers survive by sending food to cities, and when they die their assets often leave just as fast, going to heirs living in urban areas. That financial drain helps accelerate small town decline. So, some states are working systematically to keep a fraction of that outward bound money — billions each year — at home.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
How Black Friday Has Evolved Throughout The Years
Years ago, retailers had an unofficial agreement: Black Friday would be the start of the shopping season. Then some stores started opening their doors and offering sales on Thanksgiving Day. That created some conflicts between consumerism and turkey consumption and now the pendulum is swinging back again.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
Robert Mueller May Bring An End To Jokes Surrounding Old Law
The little-known Foreign Agents Registration Act was long considered a joke — until Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought his first indictments. Legal observers are asking whether he might take a "toothless" old law and give it new fangs.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
Trump Wine: Local Promotion Or Presidential Product Placement?
Ninety miles west of the White House, the National Park Service was selling Trump Wine at Shenandoah National Park — raising questions about Park Service rules and presidential influence.
11/23/2017 09:38 PM
Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama
A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.
11/23/2017 09:16 PM
Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes After Lewd Photo Becomes Public
The Texas Republican said that he sent the photo to a woman he was in a consensual relationship with while separated from his second wife, and regrets not having used "better judgment."
11/23/2017 04:17 PM
How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump
The Trump administration is considering asking about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census. It could have far-reaching implications for redistricting and anti-discrimination laws.
11/23/2017 11:44 AM
For Many Native Americans, Fall Is The Least Wonderful Time Of The Year
"Fall is the annual middle finger this country gives Native Americans," says one member of the Oglala Lakota nation.
11/23/2017 11:23 AM
Despite Trump's Promises, Coal Plants Keep Closing
Despite President Trump's vow to put coal miners back to work, coal plants keep closing. We visit a Texas town where one is slated to shut down soon.
11/23/2017 10:08 AM
What POW/MIA Means To A New Generation Of Veterans
The POW/MIA movement that began during the Vietnam War changed the way the U.S. sees its responsibility for missing service members. A new generation of veterans sees the flag differently than before.
11/23/2017 10:08 AM
Trump's Company Cuts Ties To NYC Hotel
President Trump's company says it's severing its contract with the Trump SoHo, a New York City condo hotel that has struggled to find buyers.
11/23/2017 10:08 AM