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PHOTOS: Why They Marched, In Their Own Words

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:31am

NPR photographed and spoke to attendees of Washington, D.C.'s "March For Our Lives." "I want to see policy change so that we can feel safe in our schools," one marcher said.

(Image credit: Greg Miller for NPR)

Mexico's Foreign Minister Cites 'Facts' After Trump Slams Mexico Over Migration

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 8:59am

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray Caso is rejecting claims that his country allows "caravans" of migrants to pass into the U.S.

(Image credit: Henry Romero/Reuters)

Trump's Been Tweeting About DACA. What's That Mean For People In Limbo?

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 6:26am

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas about the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program also known as DACA.

State Department Freezes $200 Million Promised For Syria Fund

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:06am

The State Department is holding back on the money for recovery funds for Syria. It was promised by departing Secretary of State Tillerson, and was to go to areas controlled by U.S.-backed rebels.

Can President Trump Win A War With Amazon?

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:06am

President Trump is picking a fight with Amazon. Steve Inskeep talks to Forbes magazine contributor Pamela Danziger about why it might be a battle he can't win.

Trump's Plan To Roll Back Fuel Standards Could Face Hurdles

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:06am

The Environmental Protection Agency appears set to weaken fuel efficiency standards. The move could lead to another legal battle with California.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:06am

President Trump threatens to pull out of NAFTA because Mexico is doing very little to stop migrants passing through to the U.S. And, China has retaliated — slapping tariffs on 128 U.S. products.

Scary Bunnies And Sean Spicer: A History Of The White House Easter Egg Roll

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:01am

The official Easter Egg Roll began at the White House in 1878. It's unclear when the terrifying costumes were introduced.

(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White Evangelicals Discuss Intersection of Faith And Political Leadership

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:58pm

On Easter Sunday, NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Johnnie Moore, an evangelical advisor to President Trump, Liberty University professor Karen Swallow Prior, and evangelical activist Shane Claiborne.

Despite Soft Rhetoric, Trump Administration Draws Hard Line On Russia

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:58pm

Foreign tensions have escalated after the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the U.K. NPR's Sarah McCammon talks about the diplomatic tit for tat with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst.

Utah Passes 'Free-Range Parenting' Law

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:16am

Utah became the first state to pass a "free-range parenting" law. Republican State Sen. Lincoln Fillmore sponsored the bill and talks with NPR's Korva Coleman.

Oklahoma Attorney General On Census Citizenship Question

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:16am

The Trump administration is adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census. NPR's Korva Coleman talks with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter about his support of the move.

Trump's Cabinet Under Scrutiny

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:16am

VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired after coming under scrutiny for taking his wife to Europe at taxpayer expense. He's the second member of Trump's Cabinet fired over apparent ethical lapses.

4,000 Liberians Must Leave U.S.

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:16am

This week President Trump made a decision that will have a profound impact on the lives of about 4,000 Liberian immigrants. They have a year to pack up and return to Liberia or risk being deported.

Week In Washington

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:16am

The U.S. expelled Russian diplomats and President Trump fired the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

What A Booming Economy Means For The Midterms

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 6:00am

Nearly all financial indicators suggest Americans are optimistic about the economy. But, it's not clear that it's benefiting President Trump or the Republican Party.

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A Case For Giving 16-Year-Olds The Vote

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 4:53pm

After the nationwide "March For Our Lives" demonstrations, and the public discourse that followed, NPR's Michel Martin reflects on the proposal to give teens a say at the ballot box.

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Talks 'Finding The Courage To Lead'

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 4:53pm

The Planned Parenthood president reflects on her upbringing and career in her new memoir Make Trouble. NPR's Michel Martin talks to her about her time at the helm of the organization.

Veteran Congressman On Trump's New VA Secretary Nominee

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 4:53pm

President Trump has picked Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. Veteran and Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) tells NPR's Michel Martin why he supports the new leadership.

Kentucky Lawmakers Limit Black Lung Claims Reviews Despite Epidemic

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 8:58am

There's a change in Kentucky law that puts diagnoses of the deadly coal miners' disease black lung mostly in the hands of physicians who typically work for coal companies.

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