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Trump Administration Expelling 60 Russian Diplomats After Use Of Nerve Agent In U.K.

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 3:37pm

The U.S. announced Monday the expulsion of dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the alleged poisoning of an ex-Russian double agent in the U.K., but President Trump's response has been muted.

Taxes On Natural Gas Pipelines Can Result In Money Flow For Rural Schools

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 3:24pm

A new natural gas pipeline could result in a multi-million dollar windfall for Cloverleaf School District in rural Ohio. For struggling school districts, this unexpected source of money is welcome.

Are Tariffs The Best Way To Force China To Change Its Ways?

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 3:24pm

President Trump says the U.S. will levy $60 billion worth of trade tariffs against China. The move is seen as way to curb China's predatory trade practices, but it also risks a trade war.

A Look At Trump's Relationship With His Lawyer Michael Cohen

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 3:24pm

Long-time Trump lawyer Michael Cohen admits that he paid $130,000 of his own money to adult film star Stormy Daniels days before the 2016 presidential election. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Bloomberg columnist Tim O'Brien about Cohen, who's been called Trump's "fixer."

Is This Any Way To Drive An Omnibus? 10 Questions About What Just Happened

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:58am

President Trump complained about signing the 2,000-plus page spending bill into law, saying it was too bloated. He's not the first president to be confronted with that choice.

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Ejecting Russians: Who Is A 'Spy'?

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:43am

In conjunction with NATO allies, President Trump has ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian officials. Host David Greene speaks to NPR's national security correspondent, Greg Myre, about the decision.

U.S. Not Alone In Expelling Russian Diplomats

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:17am

Several European countries are expelling Russian diplomats in conjunction with Washington's expulsions. NPR's Noel King speaks to NPR's Soraya Nelson in Germany and Lucian Kim in Russia.

Why To Care If There Are Tariffs

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:06am

Where is the collateral damage in a trade war?

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U.S. Expelling Russian Intelligence Officers, Closing Consulate In Seattle

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 8:43am

The Trump administration announced it is expelling dozens of Russian intelligence officers in response to a poison attack on a former spy and his daughter in the U.K.

U.S. Expels 60 Russian Officials, Closes Consulate In Seattle

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 8:00am

The move follows the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the U.K. earlier this month. The Russians have been given seven days to leave the country.

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As Big Beer Moves In, Activists in Mexicali Fight To Keep Their Water

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 7:00am

Constellation Brands, which makes beer like Corona, is building a new plant in Mexicali. Local activists say its cozy relations with the government threaten residents' already-limited water supply.

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Tariffs On China Raise Concern About The Future Of U.S.-China Relations

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 6:13am

Is there any other way besides tariffs — and potentially a trade war — to get China to play fair on trade? David Greene talks to former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers for his insight.

Why Trump Appointees Refer To 'Optics' When Discussing Spending Scandals

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 5:52am

One linguistics expert said referring to "optics" was a way to offer a non-apology along the lines of "I'm sorry you were offended."

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Trump Memo On Transgender Troop Restrictions Creates Confusion

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00am

The Trump administration has issued new rules that would keep most transgender people out of the military, but it's still unclear exactly who's affected and how.

Rumors Of More White House Staff Changes Persist

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to Michael Allen, a member of President George W. Bush's National Security Council, about what the continuing shakeups suggest about the team President Trump is building.

Politics In The News: Stormy Daniels, Trump Staff Changes

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00am

Adult film actress Stormy Daniels shared details about an alleged affair with Donald Trump in an interview on CBS. And, the CEO of Newsmax told ABC that the president may make more staffing changes.

Stormy Daniels Gives Details About Alleged Affair With Trump

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00am

Noel King talks to CNN's Hadas Gold, about adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, who was interviewed on CBS' 60 Minutes about her alleged affair with Donald Trump before he became president.

Morning News Brief: Stormy Daniels Interview

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00am

CBS News aired an interview with adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, who says she slept with Donald Trump in 2006, and was threatened to keep the story quiet.

Stormy Daniels Shares Graphic Details About Alleged Affair With Trump

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:49pm

The adult film star says she was once threatened in a parking lot to stay quiet about her affair with the President.

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Words You'll Hear: Dow Jones Industrial Average

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 4:10pm

Stocks plunged last week after President Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese imports. NPR's Sarah McCammon asks David Wessel of the Brookings Institution what that means for the U.S. economy.

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