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In 'Atlantic' Profile, Stephen Miller Called 'Trump's Right-Hand Troll'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:02am

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist McKay Coppins, who has written a profile in The Atlantic of Stephen Miller, one of President Trump's most controversial White House aides.

During Tenn. Rally, Trump Tests Midterm Message

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:02am

President Trump was in Nashville Tuesday night to campaign for Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn in her bid to succeed Republican Sen. Bob Corker, who is retiring.

What Gun Violence Protesters Can Learn From 1968's Chicano Blowouts

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:02am

Fifty years ago, Chicano students walked out of East Los Angeles high schools — angry at the lack of school resources and their curriculum. Eventually the school district changed its policies.

Morning News Brief: Nashville Rally, Tariffs On China

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:02am

Trump campaigned in Tennessee, where a critical Senate race is taking shape to fill the seat of a GOP senator. The administration says it will impose a tariff on $50 billion of Chinese goods.

Trump Tests Midterm Message On Immigration, MS-13 'Animals' During Tenn. Rally

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:24pm

The president was campaigning for GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who finds herself in a close Senate race with former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen pivotal to Senate control.

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Journalist Who Fled Russia Is Fatally Shot In His Kiev Apartment

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 6:18pm

Arkady Babchenko had been a prominent war correspondent in Russia, but had fled the country out of fear for his life. He was a vocal critic of the Russian government – which put him at great risk.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Resigns Amid Controversy

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 5:19pm

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned from office, insisting he hasn't broken any laws. He's faces allegations of sexual abuse and violating campaign finance laws.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Resigns

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 4:39pm

Greitens was facing possible impeachment and had been under investigation over allegations that he tried to dodge the state's campaign disclosure laws and to blackmail a former lover.

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A Look At The Relationship Between White House Sources And The Press

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

Over the weekend, President Trump falsely accused The New York Times of making up a source within the White House. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mike McCurry, former press secretary during the Clinton administration, about the delicate relationship between White House sources and the press corps.

Iowa Democrats Are Trying To Reverse A Shift In Their State

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

Democrats have been pushed out of power at all levels of state and federal government. They have lost a lot of ground in Iowa, where the state party is rebuilding from the grassroots.

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Challenge To Arkansas Abortion Law

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

The Supreme Court declined to take up an appeal to a restrictive abortion law in Arkansas that would effectively ban abortions by medication. But this is hardly the end of the line for this case.

Trump Administration Preparing For More Tariffs On China

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

The Trump administration is preparing for more tariffs and investment restrictions on China. This comes a little more than a week after saying the "trade war" with China was "on hold."

White House Outlines Long-Term Plans For Detention Of Immigrant Families

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

The White House outlined the administration's long-term plans for the detention of immigrant families on Tuesday. Officials said they would like to detain parents and their children together, but are hamstrung by the lack of detention space and rules governing the care of immigrant children. Immigrant advocates have condemned the separation of families.

North Korea Sends Senior Official To New York To Plan For Summit

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:18pm

A senior North Korean official is visiting the U.S. ahead of a proposed June 12 summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

FACT CHECK: Are Democrats Responsible For DHS Separating Children From Their Parents?

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:02pm

In a weekend tweet, President Trump issued a call to "put pressure on the Democrats to end the horrible law" that causes children to be separated from their parents once they cross the U.S. border.

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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Appeal Of Restrictive Abortion Ban In Arkansas

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:21am

The law bans abortion by medication. If it is allowed to permanently go into effect, it would likely shutter two of the state's three facilities that perform abortions.

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Meet The Women Who First Integrated America's Schools

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:20am

However, decades later, schools appear to be getting more segregated.

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White House Announces Tariffs, Trade Restrictions To Be Placed On China

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:16am

The Trump administration says it will impost a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of Chinese goods with "industrially significant technology." A list of products will be announced in the next few weeks.

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What Does It Take To Have A Constitutional Crisis?

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:09am

Like many an owners' manual, the Constitution doesn't always cover all the bases. A constitutional crisis arises at a moment when the Constitution is not enough to revolve a question or a conflict.

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What Did Big Pharma Executives Know About The Opioid Crisis?

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:06am

A new report says the Justice Department had a case against three executives over a decade ago.

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