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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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In Win For Privacy Rights, Court Says Police Need Warrant To Search Area Around Home

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:04am

The Supreme Court decided on.... that police do/do not need a warrant to search a vehicle located within the curtilage of a home.

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Former Diplomat Joel Wit On U.S.-North Korea Talks

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:47am

A top North Korean official is traveling to the U.S., indicating talks between Kim Jong Un and President Trump may be back on. Ex-diplomat Joel Wit tells us what the resumption of talks may portend.

How Ranked-Choice Voting Is Changing Politics

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:06am

Candidate, I choose you! Other candidate, I choose you second!

Efforts Are Moving Forward For A U.S. Summit With North Korea

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 6:20am

President Trump says a North Korean diplomat is bound for New York. It's the latest sign that the on-again-off-again meeting with North Korea's leader maybe on again.

Virginia Rep. Thomas Garrett Acknowledges Alcoholism, Won't Seek Re-Election

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 6:02am

The announcement follows recent reports that Garrett and his wife routinely demanded that office aides perform menial tasks for the couple, including walking their dog.

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Following Up On 1,500 Missing Immigrant Children In The U.S.

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep talks to former Obama administration official Cecilia Munoz, who untangles the backstory to the report, and offers her thoughts about the current policy of the Trump administration.

9 Years After Gadhafi's Ouster, Libya Remains Engulfed In Civil War

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 4:03am

It's been nine years since the Arab Spring brutally ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Rachel Martin talks to former Ambassador Ryan Crocker about how Libya remains pivotal despite being sunk in chaos.

Morning News Brief

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 4:03am

President Trump travels Monday to Nashville, Tenn., where a crucial Senate race is taking shape. A former CIA officer goes on trial accused of passing national defense secrets to China's government.

How Federal Authorities Track Undocumented Minors

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 3:18pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Bob Carey, former director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, about how federal authorities track undocumented minors once they're released to families, and why stories about 1,474 "missing" children may be misleading.

How The Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy Is Playing Out

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 3:18pm

In recent days, there's been an uproar over children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jennifer Nagda, policy director at the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights.

President Trump Says Progress Is Being Made For Summit With North Korea

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 3:18pm

A U.S. delegation met with North Korean officials along the demilitarized zone Sunday, restoring prospects for a summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

On Memorial Day, Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers And Himself

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 1:24pm

"They fought and bled and died so that America would forever remain safe and strong and free," Trump said at Arlington National Cemetery. Earlier, he had congratulated himself on a job well done.

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Do Not Sell My Personal Information: California Eyes Data Privacy Measure

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 8:26am

A sweeping new data privacy law has gone into effect in Europe, and California may soon follow with its own protections. Backers say the state's move could prompt such standards across the U.S.

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Ahead Of Midterms, Both Parties Talk To Voters About Health Care

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 6:17am

Four years ago, Republicans went into midterms focused on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Democrats now believe the health care issue could boost them to victory in November.

U.S.-North Korean Officials Meet, State Department Says

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 4:02am

Since President Trump called off the June 12th summit with North Korea last week, both countries have said the meeting could still happen. There has been no announcement that the summit is back on.

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