NPR Coverage Of The Vice Presidential Debate

We will air the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, in its entirety. The debate comes to us live from Centre College in Danville, Ky. and is moderated by Martha Raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent for ABC News. Later, NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti and several NPR policy reporters will provide analysis from D.C. Traveling campaign reporters and national political correspondents will weigh in from Kentucky.


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With A Little Magic, Small Budget Horror Films Pack A Big Punch

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, about the magic of micro-budget horror films.
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Why California's New Farmworker Overtime Bill May Not Mean Bigger Paychecks

California lawmakers just passed a landmark bill that would make farmworkers eligible for overtime if they work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week. Some farmers say they can't afford that.
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Key Florida Senate Race Is Set: It's Rubio Vs. Murphy

Incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio easily dispatched his primary opponent and now faces Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy in what will be one of the most closely watched contests of the year.
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Facebook Faces Trending News Problems After Firing Curators

On Friday, news site Quartz reported that Facebook fired its "news curators" and replaced them with algorithms to compile the news that ends up on Facebook's "Trending" news section. Many users took note when a fake article about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly was trending.