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  • 10:50am Dec 27, 2015
    World News World News Sports National

    Ramifications For Major Players In FIFA Corruption Scandal

    Eight-year suspensions were given last week for FIFA's top bosses, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini. Carrie Kahn talks with author David Henry Sterry about the latest on FIFA's scandal plagued year.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National Science Health & Safety Education

    Chemist Wants To Change The Color Of Science

    Minorities are historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math fields. John Dimandja is a Congolese chemist on the faculty of Spelman College who's pointing the way into STEM careers for students of color.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National Health & Safety

    Electronic Toys May Hinder Baby Language Development

    A new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics says electronic toys for infants that produce lights and words were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language when compared to wooden toys.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National

    Burnt Out On Leftovers Ideas? We've Got Some

    Mexican chef Pati Jinich shows NPR's Carrie Kahn how to handle those Christmas dinner turkey leftovers. She shows us how to make a mouthwatering pibil sauce for next-day sandwiches and enchiladas.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National

    New York City's Homeless Are Finding Voucher Program Void

    Mayor Bill de Blasio created a program for the New York to get people out of shelters quickly. But after looking for an apartment for months, one single mother finds landlords are not willing to accept the voucher.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National

    Don't Blow Off This One Last Holiday Precaution

    Last week, Weekend Edition issued a PSA to prevent holiday injuries. But we failed to note that you should never, ever stick your hand in a snowblower — even if it's off. Carrie Kahn has a correction.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    National National

    Surge Of Undocumented Minors Closer To Home

    Carrie Kahn talks to John Burnett about the recent surge of undocumented minors from Central America to Texas. We also hear from a 17-year-old who recently made the trek a second time, and successfully crossed the border.
  • 7:57am Dec 27, 2015
    World News World News National

    Reflecting On A Year Of Europe's Migrant Crisis

    In 2015, a huge wave of humanity fled war, persecution and hunger - and headed for Europe. Reporter Joanna Kakissis talks with host Carrie Kahn about the greatest migration the continent has seen since World War II.