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NPR has a new CEO. John Lansing, a veteran government broadcast and cable television executive, has been selected by NPR's corporate board to succeed its current chief, Jarl Mohn.

The first thing Melissa Hanham did when she saw President Trump's tweet last week was take a screen grab.

"My reaction was to immediately save the image to my phone just in case it got taken down," she says.

The wording on the tweet was cryptic: "The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir [space launch vehicle] Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran," the president said. "I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One."

With a new NFL season starting, concerns about head injuries in football are expected to ramp up again.

But now the discussion is expanding to women's soccer. On the heels of this summer's World Cup, researchers are preparing to study the potential toll on women from a lifetime of head impacts, including heading the ball.

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Ghost Ship Fire Verdict

Sep 5, 2019

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Book: 'The Geography Of Risk'

Sep 5, 2019

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Dorian Pummels Charleston, S.C.

Sep 5, 2019

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The Latest On The Situation In Yemen

Sep 4, 2019

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Florida has been spared the worst from Hurricane Dorian. The Category 2 hurricane stayed offshore as it moved parallel to the state's Atlantic coast. Georgia and the Carolinas are now starting to feel the impacts of the large storm.

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After spending days battering the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian has finally slowly moved on. At least 20 people there were killed by the storm, and now it is moving up the Atlantic Ocean along the East Coast.

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It has been another extraordinary day in British politics...

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UNIDENTIFIED PEOPLE: (Chanting) Whose Parliament? Our Parliament. Whose Parliament? Our Parliament.

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