Are most people more likely to pull the trigger of a gun if the person they're shooting at is black?A new meta-analysis set out to answer that question. Yara Mekawi of the University of Illinois and her co-author, Konrad Bresin, drew together findings from 42 different studies on trigger bias to examine whether race affects how likely a target is to be shot."What we found is that it does," Mekawi tells NPR's Arun Rath. "In our study we found two main things: First, people were quicker to...
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This North Carolina based act will be performing in Lakeside Ohio the evening of the 27th, and will pass through Central Ohio on the way to a gig in Lexington Kentucky the evening of the 28th.Their only performance in central Ohio this time around will be live from WCBE's studio A. Hear this exclusive live performance from Mipso, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.
Science, Technology & Environment
Updated at 12 noon ETWhat's left of a disorganized Erika, no longer a tropical storm, has moved western Cuba after drenching the Dominican Republic and Haiti.The remnants of Erika are expected to move across Cuba and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by Sunday.The latest National Hurricane Center advisory says:"[T]otal rainfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches with maximum amounts of 10 inches [are] possible across portions of the Dominican Republic, Haiti and eastern and central Cuba...
Arts & Life
There are a lot of stories to tell about New Orleans.There are uplifting stories about new houses, new shops and gigantic drainage projects. There are melancholy stories about everything residents lost in Hurricane Katrina, about all that can never be recovered. There are stories about all that remains to be done, ten years after the hurricane and the levee failures.And, throughout it all, there are love stories.Want to hear one?'It Was Still Mardi Gras'Lakeya Taylor was walking along Orleans...