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Secretary Of State Pompeo Lays Out List Of Demands For Iran

27 min 1 sec ago

The Trump administration has delivered a message to Iran. Steve Inskeep talks to Brian Hook, director of policy planning at the State Department, about the path forward in U.S.-Iran relations.

This Salvadoran Woman Is At The Center Of The Attorney General's Asylum Crackdown

2 hours 46 min ago

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is personally intervening in the case of one woman from El Salvador. He is questioning whether she and other domestic violence survivors deserve asylum in the U.S.

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Trump And South Korean President Plot Strategy On North Korean Nukes

2 hours 47 min ago

President Trump meets Tuesday with his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in. They're putting their heads together ahead of a planned summit next month between Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

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In 'Facts And Fears,' Ex-Spy Boss Clapper Comes In From The Cold, Badly Chilled

2 hours 47 min ago

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recalls a lifetime of service in the spy business as he perceives Washington, D.C., crumbling around him.

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DOJ To Expand Internal Russia Inquiry After Trump Meeting

2 hours 48 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to former FBI agent Asha Rangappa about why the FBI was reportedly using a confidential source to interact with the Trump campaign.

Texas Roundtable Will Discuss Ways To Address Gun Violence

2 hours 48 min ago

After a second mass shooting this year, Gov. Greg Abbott surprised some in this pro-gun state by saying the reaction to the nation's latest school shooting needs to be more than prayers.

Primaries Feature Democratic Ideological And Stylistic Battles

2 hours 48 min ago

Progressives got traction in Democratic primaries last week. Tuesday's round is a test of whether that becomes a trend. Party leaders are watching contests for Georgia governor and a Texas House seat.

Morning News Brief

2 hours 48 min ago

DOJ is broadening its internal probe into the FBI's Russia inquiry after a meeting with the president. And, Trump meets with South Korea's president ahead of possible talks with North Korea's leader.

Obamas Sign Content Deal With Netlfix, Form 'Higher Ground Productions'

4 hours 34 min ago

A deal involving the former president and first lady and the streaming powerhouse has been reached. Netflix says the Obama's company will produce docu-series, documentaries and features.

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In 'The Restless Wave' Sen. John McCain Discusses Principles He Wants The U.S. To Keep

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:19pm

Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. In his new memoir, The Restless Wave, McCain writes about the state of politics and the principles he'd like the country to hold onto after he's gone. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with McCain's co-author, longtime advisor and friend Mark Salter.

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says DOJ Will Look Into Surveillance Of Trump Campaign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:19pm

The President has asked the Justice Department to look into whether it improperly surveilled his campaign after published reports that a U.S. intelligence source had contact with people in the Trump campaign during the summer of 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the department's inspector general will do that.

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Says He's 'Prepared' If Indicted By Special Counsel Mueller

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:19pm

President Trump's adviser Roger Stone says he wouldn't be surprised about a potential indictment from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, but he has called the investigation baseless and faulted what he calls an official campaign to keep him quiet.

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Has 12 Demands For A New Deal To Counter Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:19pm

Now that the U.S. is out of the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out his next steps. He wants European countries to work with him to pressure Iran on its other bad behavior, but the Europeans are fuming about Trump's decision to walk away from the nuclear deal.

Richard Goodwin, Crafter Of Johnson's Famous 'We Shall Overcome' Speech, Dies

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:09pm

Speechwriter Richard Goodwin, a driving force in American politics during the upheavals of the 1960s and the husband of Doris Kearns Goodwin, has died at age 86.

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Justice, FBI, Intelligence Bosses Meet At White House Amid Snooping Standoff

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:27pm

Top leaders from the Justice Department, FBI and the intelligence community headed for the White House amid a new dust-up about the FBI's use of confidential informants.

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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:26pm

An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.

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As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:04pm

The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track.

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A Texas Town Mourns, And A Nation Struggles To Find New Ground In Gun Debate

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:47am

Public schools in Santa Fe, Texas, are closed as the community grapples with how to move on. But authorities in Texas disagree about whether guns are to blame for the violence.

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Pompeo Threatens 'Strongest Sanctions In History' Against Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:57am

In a speech on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will impose strong sanctions against Iran if a long list of demands is not met.

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:28am

The convicted coal executive said he's running with the Constitution Party after coming in third in the GOP primary. But the decision to run after losing the primary is not legal under state law.

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