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After Ann Coulter Backs Out Of Visit, UC Berkeley Braces For Free Speech Rallies

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

UC Berkeley expects more unrest on Thursday. Conservative groups charge the campus with censorship after it cancelled speeches by provocative speakers over safety concerns.

Trump's Tweet-And-Switch On Shutdown And Flynn

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:09pm

The president went on a tweetstorm Thursday blaming Democrats for a possible shutdown, even though one's unlikely. Why? Democrats happened to be plastered on cable news talking about Michael Flynn.

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Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:06pm

The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.

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History Of Our Time: Making Sense Of This Moment

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 9:25am

It's been a disorienting year in many democracies, and the world is changing. NPR is asking writers, thinkers and political leaders to help chart how we got to this point and where we're headed.

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Trump Calls NAFTA Partners To Say He Will Renegotiate The Deal

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:20am

President Trump Thursday night reversed earlier White House comments that the U.S. would withdraw from NAFTA. Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Will Hurd, R-TX, about NAFTA and the southern border wall.

Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:20am

Now that Donald Trump has dropped demands on border-wall funding and health care, negotiators on Capitol Hill look back on track to fund the government until they work out other sticking points.

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Trump's First 100 Days: Too Soon To Claim Big Job Gains?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:01am

There's an argument to be made that presidents shouldn't take credit for a role in job creation until well into their first term. Trump touts 600,000 jobs created — about double the official count.

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White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:00am

Although the number is relatively large, the substance of the measures tells a different story.

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In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:10am

From refugees and visa holders to asylum seekers and illegal border-crossers arriving at the southern border, the flow of immigrants to the U.S. has plummeted.

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Trump's Foreign Policy Reversals In The First 100 Days

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:10am

Rachel Martin talks with Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations about the Trump administration's foreign policy reversals and the continuing vacancy of many upper-level foreign policy jobs.

Different Economic Perspectives On Trump's Tax Outline

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:09am

Former economist for Vice President Biden Jared Bernstein and conservative economist Peter Morici of the University of Maryland discuss President Trump's plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

Analyzing Trump's Patterns Of Tweeting

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:09am

President Trump is ubiquitous on Twitter. And as we get close to 100 days, we've learned about patterns, including what time of day he usually tweets and how often he makes negative statements.

Morning News Brief: Trump's NAFTA Reversal, The North Korean Border, 'Textalyzer'

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:09am

President Trump has reversed course and says he won't withdraw from NAFTA. Also, a view into North Korea from the Chinese border and a proposed software to curb texting while driving.

Questions Linger About Trump's Foreign Business Ties And The Emoluments Clause

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:00am

As the president's 100th day in office approaches, he still is facing questions about garnering business profits from foreign sources.

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Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:51pm

After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.

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Trump's Tweets On Court Blocking 'Sanctuary City' Order: 5 Facts To Know

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:23pm

President Trump has called out the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, but the recent ruling on withholding federal grants was made by a single district court judge.

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Trump Vs. The 9th Circuit: Court Uses Administration's Words Against Itself

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:45pm

Judges from the 9th Circuit have ruled against the Trump administration in a series of big cases — first the travel ban and now sanctuary cities. NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg joins us to talk about the court and it's legal reasoning.

Opposing French Presidential Campaign Strategies Clash At Whirpool Factory

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:45pm

The French presidential race has changed into a head-to-head contest between centrist Emmanuel Macron and a far-right candidate.

Shutdown Averted: White House Backs Down On Health Care Demands

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:45pm

The White House appears to be backing down on multiple demands that were threatening a partial government shutdown, including withholding subsidies to help low-income people under Obamacare.

As President Trump Nears 100th Day, White House Touts 'Historic Accomplishments'

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:45pm

As the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency nears, the White House is touting 28 laws it says Trump worked with Congress to enact. But not all legislation is created equal. NPR has a reality check.

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