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The 2019 Hurricane Season Will Be 'Near Normal.' But Normal Can Still Be Devastating

Federal weather forecasters are predicting a "near normal" number of storms this hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 1. Between nine and 15 named storms, including includes tropical storms, are predicted to form in the Atlantic this year, said Neil Jacobs , acting administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Of those, between four and eight are predicted to become full-blown hurricanes, with winds capable of removing shingles and taking down...

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A possible tornado struck the Oklahoma city of El Reno Saturday night and killed at least two people.

In a news conference early Sunday morning, El Reno mayor Matt White said the storm hit at about 10:30 p.m., and warning sirens sounded at 10:27 p.m.

President Trump attended a sumo wrestling competition with Japan's Prime Abe on Sunday, as the Japanese rolled out the red carpet for Trump during his visit to Tokyo.

The wrestler who won the competition received a U.S.-made trophy named the President's Cup, in honor of Trump's trip.

"That was something to see these great athletes, because they really are athletes," Trump said after the tournament. "It's a very ancient sport and I've always wanted to see sumo wrestling, so it was really great."

NPR's Susan Davis talks to Outside magazine editor Grayson Schaffer about the recent deaths of climbers on Mount Everest.

On his second day in Tokyo, President Trump attended a sumo wrestling event.

Virginia Rep. Don Beyer On Impeachment

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More Democratic representatives are moving to support an impeachment inquiry. NPR's Susan Davis talks to Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., about why he is now calling for an impeachment inquiry.

Sunday Politics: Trump Vs. Pelosi

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NPR's Susan Davis speaks with NBC White House Correspondent Geoff Bennett about the deteriorating relationship between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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India's right-wing Hindu nationalist party declared victory in this year's election. NPR's Susan Davis speaks with journalist Rana Ayyub about what this means for the country's minority communities.

Two key ingredients came together for Shannon McCarty to get off drugs in late 2017: connections and timing.

"The police showed up because they said they got a call that we were shooting up in the car," Shannon said.

Everett police officer, Inci Yarkut walked up to window of the car where Shannon was living.

A new generation of migrants is arriving in Mexico: Young adults who were born in Mexico, raised in the United States, and now returning — some voluntarily, some by force — to the country of their birth. They've been dubbed "Generation 1.5."

With only limited support available from the Mexican government for these often well-educated returnees, several non-governmental organizations and at least one private company are looking to help them out and take advantage of their skills.

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