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  • 6:02pm Oct 22, 2015
    National National Arts Education

    Sesame Street Reveals New Character, A Girl With Autism

    Sesame Street unveiled a new character, Julia, who has autism. The online-only narrative is part of a new initiative to help children understand the condition and to be more tolerant of it.
  • 5:35pm Oct 22, 2015
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    House Committee Members Grill Hillary Clinton On Benghazi

    Hillary Clinton testifies before the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks on Thursday, in a session expected to last most of the day.
  • 5:26pm Oct 22, 2015
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Why Does The U.S. Accept So Few Syrian Refugees?

    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Anne Richard, who handles Syrian refugee issues for the U.S. State Department, about why the U.S. has taken so few Syrian refugees relative to the scope of the crisis.
  • 5:17pm Oct 22, 2015
    Arts Arts

    New Film Follows Talent Agent From L.A. To Kabul

    NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Barry Levinson about making his movie Rock the Kasbah. It's set mostly in Afghanistan, and stars Bill Murray as a hapless music manager who stumbles upon a Pashtun woman with a golden voice.
  • 5:13pm Oct 22, 2015
    World News World News National Economy Politics & Government

    Keeping An Island Afloat: Obama's Plan To Aid Puerto Rico

    The White House has unveiled a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its $72 billion debt and ongoing economic crisis. But it needs approval by Congress, which has been reluctant to help the island.
  • 4:29pm Oct 22, 2015
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Foreign Ministers To Meet In Vienna, Discuss Syria

    NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to international order and strategy expert Jeremy Shapiro about Friday's planned meeting on Syria held by Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers from Russia, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
  • 4:29pm Oct 22, 2015
    World News World News National Politics & Government Religion

    Kerry, Netanyahu Discuss Recent Violence In Israel

    Secretary of State John Kerry meets Israel's prime minister Thursday in a bid to calm Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Kerry also huddles with major players on Syria, a day after Russia hosted Bashar al-Assad.
  • 4:29pm Oct 22, 2015
    National National Health & Safety

    Reducing Risk Of Assaults In Psychiatric Hospitals A Challenge

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Joel Dvoskin, a clinical and forensic psychologist who is a consultant to psychiatric hospitals around the country, on how to reduce the risk of assaults. He says no hospitals have been able to completely eliminate the risks, but there have been successes in reducing the number of assaults. He explains the key elements for reducing risk.