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Refugee Families Will Have To Get A Handle On Revised Travel Order

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Under President Trump's new executive order, refugees can still enter the U.S. until March 16. Advocates are concerned that the upcoming 120-day suspension means others will have to wait for years.

How Administration Regs Could Affect The Future Of The Electric Car

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

President Trump promised to roll back fuel economy rules put in place by the Obama administration. It could take years to play out. What's at stake in the near term: the future of the electric car.

Why Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson Supports Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Republican Rep. Bill Johnson has backed President Trump's travel ban from the beginning. Rachel Martin talks to him about the revised version that was issued Monday, and why he thinks it's necessary.

Tribes & Traitors: What Happens When You Empathize with the Enemy?

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 8:01pm

This week on Hidden Brain, the stories of two men who showed empathy for the other side and found themselves labeled "enemy" by their own people.

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House Republicans Release Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:25pm

House Republicans released their plan on Monday to redo the Affordable Care Act. Congressional Republicans have voted several times to repeal the law, but President Obama vetoed those attempts.

GOP Bill Would Repeal Obamacare Taxes And Penalties, Keep Some Subsidies

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 5:49pm

After weeks of internal debate, House Republicans have released their plan for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. It faces challenges from within the GOP, from interest groups — and the public.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Responds To Trump's New Travel Ban

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 5:26pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro about President Trump's revised executive order temporarily banning refugees and visitors from six majority Muslim countries.

FAQ: On Alleged Wire Taps Of Trump Communications

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 4:12pm

President Trump accused his predecessor of monitoring his communications. Here is a rundown of the allegations, federal surveillance powers, and what we do and don't know.

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'On Tyranny' Explores New Threats Facing American Political System

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with historian Timothy Snyder about his new book, On Tyranny, which explores the new threats faced by our political order and how we can look back to the 20th century for lessons on how to overcome them.

Poll Finds 3 Women Of Color As New Face Of Feminism

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

A new poll asks Americans to name the most famous feminists. Three of the top four are African-American — Michelle Obama, Oprah and Beyoncé. NPR looks into what it means to have three women of color as the new face of feminism.

Iraqis React With Relief To Trump's New Order On Immigration

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

Iraqis say they are happy to hear they are no longer banned for travel to the U.S. and say their country succeeded in changing President Trump's mind.

Experts Say Trump's New Travel Ban Targets People Rarely Linked To Attacks

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump has withdrawn his executive order restricting travel to the United States and issued a new one with a narrower focus. Counterterrorism analysts wonder what the administration plans to do about a much likelier terror threat than refugees — Americans who could become radical and attack at home.

Trump Claims Obama Ordered Wiretap On Trump Tower, Offers No Evidence

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump's tweet without evidence about alleged wiretapping is raising questions about whether the White House will respect the independence of the Justice Department and the FBI.

Trump Signs New Order On Immigration Amid Controversy Over Tweets

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump signed a new travel executive order after a weekend of controversy over his tweets. He claimed President Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower.

Trump Signs Revised Order Banning Arrivals From 6 Majority-Muslim Countries

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump has signed a revised executive order temporarily banning refugees and visitors from six mostly Muslim countries. NPR reports on how this differs from the original order that was blocked in court.

Samantha Bee On Trump's Win: 'I Could Feel This Seismic Shift'

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:58pm

For Bee and her Full Frontal co-creator, Trump's election meant doubling down on their White House coverage, much to their chagrin. "There were so many other things we wanted to cover," she says.

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Full Text: Trump's New Executive Order On Travel, Annotated

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:26am

President Trump's first action, temporarily barring refugees and travel from specific majority-Muslim countries, had been suspended. The revised order goes into effect on March 16.

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Trump Signs New Order Blocking Arrivals From 6 Majority-Muslim Countries

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:41am

Trump's previous executive order caused chaos at airports and inspired protests and dozens of lawsuits. The new version omits Iraq, doesn't apply to existing visas and isn't in effect immediately.

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Senate Will Investigate Wire Tap Claims By President Trump

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:48am

Trump, without offering evidence, tweeted Saturday that President Obama "wire tapped" Trump Tower before the election. Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Angus King, a member of the intelligence committee.

Trump Has Many Jobs Unfilled; Is He 'Deconstructing The Administrative State'?

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:00am

Hundreds of federal posts remain vacant, and the President says there are a lot of unnecessary jobs in government. Are the two related?

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