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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.

Trump Administration Calls For 'Massive' Tax Cut

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

President Trump spelled out his opening bid in what's likely to be a lengthy debate over tax policy. Trump wants what he calls a "massive" cut in tax rates, but even some Republicans warn that could balloon the federal deficit.

"It's Not Your Grandfather's LAPD"— And That's A Good Thing

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

"It was bad for the city. It was bad for business. You can't have a city going up twice in thirty years in flames because of its police department."

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After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC Berkeley

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:44pm

It's disputed who actually cancelled the conservative commentator's appearance. The university had called it off before due to security concerns, but backtracked after she vowed to come anyway.

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With A Deported Father, California Teen Lives Life Between Borders

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:33pm

Zola Cervantes knows the impact deportation can have on a family first hand. The 17-year-old has been traveling across the border to see her father in Mexico, since he was deported six years ago.

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FCC Chief Begins Rollback Of 'Net Neutrality' Regulations

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:00pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a free-market proponent, wants to repeal Obama-era regulations that treat Internet service providers like utilities. "Nothing about the Internet was broken in 2015," he said.

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Trump Administration Proposes 'Massive' Tax Overhaul And Tax Cut Plan

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:42pm

The details of the measure will be worked out in talks with Congress; the effect on the deficit is unknown.

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Senators To Receive North Korea Briefing From Intelligence Officials

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 6:26am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, one of 100 U.S. senators invited by the White House to a briefing from the president's top military and intelligence officials.

4 Questions About Trump's Tax Plan

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:48am

The Trump administration is set to unveil a set of guidelines on how the president wants to tackle a tax overhaul. It does a lot. But it doesn't stand much of a chance, as is, in Congress.

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