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Internal Tensions Flare And Ratings Fall At Fox News

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:09am

Fox News appears to be struggling without the marquee names that fueled its rise to the top of cable news. Analysts are debating whether the decline is temporary or something more permanent.

Let's Define All Those Terms You See In Headlines About Russia

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:09am

Collusion? Obstruction of justice? Person of interest? NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley about the terminology of the current news cycle.

Rep. Sanford Doesn't Believe Trump's Budget Numbers

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:09am

Republican congressman and Freedom Caucus member Mark Sanford of South Carolina tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why he thinks President Trump's budget proposal doesn't add up.

What's Next For The Budget

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:09am

The Trump administration has proposed a budget, but the House and Senate are sure to make big changes.

Reactions To The Trump Administration's Budget

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:09am

The budget put out by the White House details massive cuts to federal programs and agencies. But there has been plenty of pushback and it isn't likely to make it through Congress as is.

As Trump Lifestyle Takes Toll On Secret Service, Lawmakers Try To Give Extra Support

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 6:00am

A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.

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What Happens When Journalism Gets Physical

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:52pm

NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter Michelle Fields, who was working at a Florida campaign rally last year when she was grabbed by Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.

Finding The Middle In The Incivility War

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:52pm

An assault of a reporter by Montana's Republican congressman-elect appears to have hurled the public into a new realm of political incivility, raising the question: Have we crossed an invisible line?

A Recap Of Trump's First Week Abroad As President

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:52pm

After visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Rome and Brussels, President Trump wrapped up his first international trip since taking office today in Sicily with other G7 leaders.

Jim Bunning, Hall Of Fame Pitcher And Former U.S. Senator, Dies At 85

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 3:53pm

Bunning was one of few ballplayers to pitch no-hitters in both leagues; in 1964, he pitched a perfect game. As a politician, the Kentuckian was known as cantankerous and staunchly conservative.

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White House To Provide Ethics Agency With Info On Waivers For Ex-Lobbyists

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:27pm

The tiny Office of Government Ethics, led by Walter Shaub Jr., has scored a victory in its effort to gather information about Trump administration employees who were previously lobbyists.

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5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:19pm

President Trump returns to the U.S. late Saturday. Here's a look at key moments and key issues during his weeklong trip overseas to the Middle East and Europe.

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G7 Summit Ends Without U.S. Joining Consensus On Climate Change

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:30am

Today's communiqué from the summit is unusually short. Notably, it says the U.S. "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement."

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Market Forces May Impact Emissions More Than Climate Agreements

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:59am

Today President Trump is at the G7 summit and high on the agenda is climate change. Many world leaders are imploring Trump stay in the global climate agreement, but emissions are going down already.

In Victory For OGE, White House Will Disclose Former Lobbyist Records

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:59am

The Trump administration agreed late Friday to disclose records regarding lobbyists it has hired. The new transparency is a win for the tiny, 71-worker Office of Government Ethics.

Rep. Adrian Smith On Farm Subsidies And Food Stamps

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:59am

Scott Simon speaks to Rep. Adrian Smith, a Republican representing a vast rural district in Nebraska, about his views on the Trump administration's proposed cuts to food stamps and farm subsidies.

3 Percent Economic Growth: Is It Possible?

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:59am

President Trump's budget is predicated on 3 percent growth in the U.S. economy. Nick Timiraos of The Wall Street Journal talks with Scott Simon about whether it's possible.

Trump's Trip Abroad: Takeaways

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Molly Ball of The Atlantic about what the president accomplished on first trip abroad, the latest reports on Russia connections, and the president's budget.

Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 5:00am

Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.

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Foreign Policy Thinker Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies At 89

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:14am

Brzezinski was the national security adviser to President Carter, helping to secure the Camp David peace accords between Israel and Egypt. He later continued to be an influential foreign policy voice.

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