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For Melania Trump's Slovenian Hometown, First Lady's Fame Is Good For Business

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:06pm

The first lady's native country is hosting hometown tours and marketing wine, beauty creams and even salami in Mrs. Trump's honor. She's hired a Slovenian law firm to protect the use of her name.

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Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:06am

It's an idea long supported by most of the commercial airlines and the union who say the system is inefficient under the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Six-Day War - 50 Years Later

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 9:18am

What is the Six Day War and what does it mean for relations in the Middle East today?

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Trump's Latest Tweets On Travel Ban Could Raise New Legal Hurdles

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 8:40am

President Trump tweeted in defense of his travel ban, using language that could hamper his administration's legal argument. The tweets also threaten to overshadow the rollout of infrastructure policy.

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Trump Supporters Face Off With Counter Demonstrators In Portland

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:35am

In Oregon, Trump supporters met a wall of angry resistance in downtown Portland on Sunday, as emotions run high after an alleged white supremacist killed two men on a train there last weekend.

'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly' Makes A Tepid Debut

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:12am

The former Fox News star's debut on NBC featured an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Neither Putin, nor our television critic, was impressed.

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Housing Secretary Ben Carson Clarifies Comment That Poverty Is A 'State of Mind'

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:00am

But Carson says that "how a person thinks" is only one component that contributes to being poor. He spoke to NPR about the comment and how his agency hopes to "break these cycles" of poverty.

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The Senate's 4 Big Problems With Health Care

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:00am

Congress returns Monday from the Memorial Day recess without any discernible progress in the Senate on health care legislation — and time is getting short.

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Politics In The News: President Trump Tweets, Comey To Testify

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:59am

After the London attack, Trump turned to Twitter and used the tragedy to push his travel ban, which is blocked in the courts. On Thursday, ex-FBI Director James Comey testifies in the Russian probe.

Russia Probe: Investigators Want To Know More About Oleg Deripaska

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:59am

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska was once a close associate of ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, who offered to cooperate with congressional panels investigating Russia's role in the election.

News Brief: London Terror Attack, Several Nations Cut Ties With Qatar

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:59am

As Britons investigate the latest terror attack in London, President Trump takes to Twitter to make points about his travel ban. Also, several countries have suspended diplomatic ties with Qatar.

In Texas, Abstinence-Only Programs May Contribute To Teen Pregnancies

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:56am

Teenage pregnancy rates have declined across the country, but some parts of Texas have made much less progress on that. Abstinence-only sex ed policies may be one reason why.

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Trump Vows Protection From 'Vile Enemy'

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:03am

At a Ford's Theatre gala Sunday night in Washington, D.C., President Trump described the weekend London attack as "horrific." ISIS claimed responsibility for the incident that killed 7 people.

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Trump Supporters And Counter-Protesters Collide In Portland, Ore.

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 9:06pm

Thousands of demonstrators from varying groups converged in Portland, Ore. Sunday afternoon in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two Portland men who tried to stop another man's anti-Muslim tirade.

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Pro-Trump Rally In Portland Is A Flash Point Between Opposing Groups

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 5:28pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Oregon Public Broadcasting's Amelia Templeton who's on scene at a Pro-Trump Rally in downtown Portland, Ore.

Raids In London After Attack That Killed 7, Injured 48

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 11:32am

The attack began when a van crossing London Bridge veered into pedestrians. Three men exited the vehicle and began a stabbing rampage in which hundreds fled for their lives.

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Georgia Governor Candidate Wants To Acknowlege Race, But 'Move Past That Conversation'

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 7:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Stacey Abrams about her campaign to be governor of Georgia, as well as the challenges and opportunities of being an African-American woman in the state assembly.

Why Republican Mayor In Indiana Isn't Cheering On Climate Agreement Withdrawal

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 7:01am

As mayor of Carmel, Ind., James Brainard is working to combat climate change. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the longtime Republican why climate change is important to him and his city.

Is The Economic Glass Half-Full Or Half-Empty? It Depends

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 6:00am

In these hyper-polarized times, even seemingly objective facts like the unemployment rate are often viewed through a partisan lens.

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March For Truth Protesters Demand Independent Russia Investigation

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 4:37am

In dozens of cities across the U.S. on Saturday, thousands of demonstrators rallied to call for a congressional independent commission to investigate connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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