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'Whoa, Nelly!' Keith Jackson, Voice Of College Football, Dies At 89

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Until he retired for good in 2006, Keith Jackson's baritone voice could be heard most Saturdays when called college football games. 'Whoa Nellie' was one of his signature phrases.

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Unsealed Documents Show The Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Acted Swiftly

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Hundreds of pages of newly-released court documents reveal what authorities knew and the leads they were chasing in the days following the attack, but offer little on motive.

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California Mudslides Death Toll Rises To At Least 20, Residents Told To Evacuate

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Victims' ages range from 3 to 89 years. As the search continues for four victims, emergency crews in Montecito, Calif., have turned off gas and power to further clear mud and debris.

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Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

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With four days left before a government shutdown, lawmakers appear to be far from a deal to fix the DACA program. Trump denied the vulgarities he reportedly made about immigrants: "I'm not a racist."

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As U.S. Accepts DACA Renewal Applications, Trump Says Program Is 'Probably Dead'

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President Trump said the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is "probably dead" even as a federal judge's order pressured the government to accept renewal requests from DACA recipients.

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Hawaii False Alarm Scare: What Happened

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NPR's Michel Martin talks with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard about Saturday's mistaken ballistic missile alert and what can be done prevent false alarms in the future.

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How Likely Is Someone To Sexually Harass Others? This Scale Determines

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In the 1980s psychologist John Pryor developed a test to predict how likely a person is to sexually harass someone. He spoke with NPR's Michel Martin about his research and how the scale works.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Reflecting On The Legacy Of The Civil Rights Movement

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On the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Rev. Jesse Jackson and former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young Jr. reflect on the legacy of the civil rights movement.

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'Recy Taylor's Rape Still Haunts Us'

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At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey told the story of Recy Taylor's rape in 1944. Taylor died last month at 97. NPR's Michel Martin reflects on their 2011 interview and why her story still haunts us.

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Sexual Harassment In The Church: Apology 'Has Never Been Enough'

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In light of sexual assault allegations against a pastor at Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tenn., NPR's Michel Martin talks to Rev. Serene Jones about patterns of sexual abuse and harassment within the church.

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Superhero 'Black Lightning' Brings Social Conscience And Swagger To Primetime

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Black Lightning is the first modern TV show about a black superhero. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans visited the set in Atlanta and spoke with the actors and producer Salim Akil.

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Top BuzzFeed Editor On Unverified Dossier: Media Didn't Trust Readers To Weigh Claims

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Last week, BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith defended his organization's decision to publish the Russia dossier. He talks to NPR's Michel Martin about how the move changed BuzzFeed's approach to journalism.

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Tunisia Celebrations And Protests Mark 7 Years Since Revolution

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Sunday marks the seven-year anniversary of the ousting of Tunisia's dictator. While Tunisians are celebrating the event, vast economic problems still persist throughout the country.

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Where The Russia Investigation Stands

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Last week, Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a transcript, and President Trump wavered on participating in an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. What happens next in the Russia investigation?

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On The Hunt For Poppies In Mexico — America's Biggest Heroin Supplier

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The Mexican army gave NPR a firsthand look at its efforts to eradicate the flowering crop that's made into heroin.

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