3 letters in the first name, 5 letters in the last. Drop the middle letter of the last name and rearrange the result to name a variety of singing group. What is it? Answer: Bob Dylan --> boy band Winner: James Wilhoit of Renton, Wash. Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Neville Fogarty of Newport News, Va. Take the first and last names of a journalist well-known to NPR listeners. Remove the first lett... [Read More]
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Two people were killed and two others were hurt in a crash on Route 42 in Gloucester Township, New Jersey. [Read More]
Starman and its Tesla Roadster are officially a long, long way from home. SpaceX has confirmed that Falcon Heavy's test payload has passed Mars' orbit, putting... [Read More]
Amazon is grappling with tragedy at one of its warehouses this weekend. A 50-foot wall at the company's southeast Baltimore fulfillment center collapsed on the... [Read More]
The Boring Company's traffic-dodging LA test tunnel might truly be able to give people free rides this December. Company chief Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter... [Read More]
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Behind the efforts of Lauren Cox and Macy Rembold, the North Judson girls volleyball team won the school's first state championship. [Read More]
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Chief Mike Brown with the Salt Lake City Police Department expressed gratitude for the K9 squad, who he said helped officers seize a large amount of narcotics. "I am so proud of the K9 squad," Brown wrote Saturday in a tweet. "They assisted in locating, and taking off the street over 30lbs of heroin & methamphetamine, 3000 fentanyl pills and a large amount of drug money." Details regarding how the drugs were located were not known... [Read More]
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rothers Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar and Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar have been running their father's drug empire with an iron hand while he has been in hiding and in prison in Mexico and after his extradition last year to the US. [Read More]
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Many deaths happening as "fentanyl/cocaine mixtures often target a user base that is typically unaware it is consuming fentanyl." [Read More]
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Drugged driving is suspected after a car struck and seriously injured a Costa Mesa fire captain as he rode his bike on Saturday morning, authorities said. Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Capt. [Read More]
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While female voters may be President Trump's greatest electoral weakness, his fear-based appeals on immigration and other issues seemed to resonate with women at his campaign events. [Read More]
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UPDATE: CHP says all four lanes on NB I-880 has been reopened.All northbound lanes on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland were closed following an accident early Friday morning that caused steel beams from... [Read More]
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When Taylor Swift transformed into a reigning pop princess on 2014's 1989, Jack Antonoff was there. He was there again to help co-write her bad girl turn on Reputation in 2017. As a producer, he's worked with St. Vincent's Annie Clark on the minimalist piano pop for her 2017 record Masseduction, with Lorde on her larger-than-life album Melodrama, and is partly responsible for Sara Bareilles's commercial-perfect earworm "Brave." He's reportedly working with Carly Rae Jepsen (again), the Dixie Chicks, and now Lana Del Rey. [Read More]
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At a rally in Montana on Saturday, President Trump inaccurately accused the state's Democratic senator of supporting an "open borders" bill, falsely said the economy was "going down" before he took office and repeated a number of misleading claims. [Read More]
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In 2009, Steve Jobs took a swipe at Amazon.com's Kindle, saying the online retailer's decision not to report unit sales was evidence it wasn't selling many reading devices. Now, Apple is following a similar path. [Read More]
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Workers are putting the finishing touches on a Beijing-funded boulevard designed to showcase Papua New Guinea's (PNG) capital to visiting world leaders at this month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. [Read More]
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Greg Orman, independent candidate for Kansas governor, discussed issues with The Star's editorial board. He's said he's unconvinced that Kris Kobach and Laura Kelly have the right experience to run the state. [Read More]
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Democrat Laura Kelly detailed her views on school funding, KanCare, immigration and her opponents in the Kansas governor's race — Greg Orman and Kris Kobach — when she met with The Star editorial board. [Read More]