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What #HeyJohnKelly Reveals About America's Immigrant Past

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:11am

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told NPR that many undocumented immigrants don't easily assimilate because they are rural, lack education and don't speak English. Twitter reacted.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:06am

The week began with clashes and celebrations.

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Anti-Abortion-Rights Group Reacts To Restrictions On Clinics

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:48am

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, responds to news that the White House will revive a rule to bar groups that provide abortions from receiving federal funds.

Anti-Abortion-Rights Group Reacts To Restrictions On Clinics

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:48am

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, responds to news that the White House will revive a rule to bar groups that provide abortions from receiving federal funds.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:06am

It's a crossfire hurricane.

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House Farm Bill In Jeopardy As Leaders Court Conservatives

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:06am

House leaders spent the days leading to Friday's farm bill vote negotiating with key conservatives, aiming to ensure that the bill could pass without the support of Democrats.

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Simon Sinek: How Do Great Leaders Inspire Us To Take Action?

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 8:47am

Leadership expert Simon Sinek says lasting movements need inspiring leaders. He argues the best leaders are the best followers — they believe they are following a cause bigger than themselves.

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50 States And No Black Governors, But That Could Change In 2018

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:01am

Only two black governors have ever been elected in the United States. But in 2018, more than half a dozen African-Americans are running in gubernatorial races.

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Morning News Brief: North Korea, Royal Wedding

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

President Trump assured North Korea it would benefit from any deal it reaches with the U.S. regarding its nuclear program. Royal watchers have 1 day to go before Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle.

House GOP's Internal Immigration Battle Leads To Strains

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

Nearly 20 House Republicans are breaking with leadership to force a vote on immigration legislation. Steve Inskeep talks to Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of California on why he's pushing for a vote.

Democrats Unlikely To Stop Any Trump Judicial Nominees

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

Democrats may hold 49 votes in the Senate but for all practical purposes, they have been completely disarmed when it comes to opposing President Trump's judicial nominees.

Planned Trump Summit With North Korea Hits Roadblock

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

North Korea is having second thoughts about meeting with President Trump next month. Comments by the administration's national security adviser could be to blame.

Administration To Ban Funds For Clinics That Discuss Abortion With Patients

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, about new rules that are expected to restrict groups that receive federal funds from discussing abortion with patients.

Trump To Host A Prison Overhaul Summit

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:00am

Evangelical leaders are expected to attend a meeting at the White House Friday on prison overhaul. It's an issue that's becoming more of a front-burner political issue for this group.

Small Business Owner Fears U.S.-China Trade War Will Destroy Her Company

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 3:56am

Mary Buchzeiger's auto parts company may be fighting for its life if it doesn't get relief from Trump's proposed tariffs. "They're attacks on U.S. companies that are using Chinese goods," she says.

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White House To Ban Federal Funds For Clinics That Discuss Abortion With Patients

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 1:27am

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce that it is reviving a Reagan-era rule that bars groups that receive federal funding from discussing abortion with patients.

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Judge To Decide Fate Of Civil Lawsuit Alleging Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:20pm

A federal judge heard arguments from three plaintiffs, who are suing the Trump campaign and Trump ally Roger Stone, about the alleged conspiracy. Stone and the campaign have denied any wrongdoing.

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Trump: Nuclear Deal Would Be Good For North Korea

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 5:16pm

At the White House Thursday, President Trump said he is willing to offer strong protections for North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un in exchange for Kim giving up the country's nuclear weapons.

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While He Stays Silent, Others Have Tried To Define Robert Mueller's Persona

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:21pm

Robert Mueller is the least-known high profile public figure in Washington, D.C. So in the year of his investigation he has been defined by others: tarred as a Deep State conspirator, held up as an avenging angel and made the subject of quite a few funny moments.

HHS Secretary Clarifies Trump Administration's Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:21pm

The Department of Health and Human Services is releasing more details of the President Trump's plan to reduce drug prices, including a new web site.

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