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  • What The F? Cathay Pacific Forgets One

    Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific treated one of its airplanes to a new paint job this week, but the painters forgot to put the "f" in Pacific, spelling Cathay Paciic on the side.

  • Delaware DMV Makes 'Safe Selfie Zones' For New Drivers

    The Delaware DMV has now set up "Safe Selfie Zones" at motor vehicle offices. You stand in front of a colorful backdrop that says "Look who's driving now," and you keep the license out of sight.

  • Conservative Group Defends Kavanaugh Nomination

    Carrie Severino of the conservative organization the Judicial Crisis Network tells Steve Inskeep why her group stands by Judge Brett Kavanaugh after he was accused of a sexual assault decades ago.

  • Bicyclist Breaks Speed Record

    Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour — breaking a world record that had stood since 1995.

  • Spock's Fictional Home Planet Discovered

    Gene Roddenberry once declared that if Spock's fictional home planet Vulcan did exist, it would probably orbit the star called 40 Eridani A. Astronomers have now found this star does have a planet.

  • News Brief: Kavanaugh Latest, Brexit, Koreas Summit

    We have the latest developments on the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Also, European leaders are meeting to discuss Brexit, while leaders of North and South Korea also met.

  • Josh Gordon Joins New England Patriots

    NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Barstool Sports writer Jerry Thornton about the New England Patriots acquiring Josh Gordon and whether his talent on the field outweighs his flaws.