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In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A True Believer In The Power Of Dialogue

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:06am

In the new TNT docu-series about race, the former NBA star is mostly indifferent to the broader context of the discussions he's wading into — and to the limits of trying to "start a dialogue."

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Trump Speech Encourages Muslim Leaders To Challenge Extremism

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:45am

Candidate Trump railed against what he called "radical Islamic terrorism." He vilified President Obama and Hillary Clinton as being "politically correct" for using the phrase "violent extremism."

On Overseas Trip, Trump Remains Mired In The Russia Probe

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:04am

Donald Trump is on his first overseas trip as president. Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review about how he is being received amid the Russia investigation.

Trump Aims To Get Israelis And Palestinians Talking Again

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump arrives in Israel on Monday for a whirlwind visit with Israelis and Palestinians. He wants to get the Israelis and Palestinians to the same negotiating table.

Trump To Meet With Israelis And Palestinians While On Middle East Trip

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:04am

Donald Trump is in Israel — the second leg of his first overseas trip as president. David Greene talks to Israeli columnist Chemi Shalev, who writes for the newspaper Haaretz, about Trump's trip.

As GOP Tarries On Health Bill, Funding For Children's Health Languishes

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:00am

The delay in coming up with a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is making it hard for Congress to reauthorize funding for health care for 9 million children through the popular CHIP program.

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Seattle Mom Sues Trump To Stop Travel Ban And Bring Her Son Home

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:42am

One of the many plaintiffs challenging President Trump's travel ban is a U.S. citizen who's trying to get a visa for her Somali-born son.

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Trump Will Meet Pope Francis At Apostolic Palace During Vatican Visit

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

The Apostolic Palace is the traditional residence of the Pope inside Vatican City, but Pope Francis chose not to live there. President Trump will meet with the Pope later this week.

Trump Heads To Israel And Will Be First Sitting President To Visit Western Wall

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump goes to Jerusalem Monday and will visit some of the most delicate spots in the region. He pledges to help make peace, but the Israelis and Palestinians haven't held talks in years.

Muslim-American Trump Supporter Remains Hopeful After Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Muslim-American and Trump supporter Asra Nomani about her reactions to the President's speech in Saudi Arabia.

Muslim-American Thought Leaders React To Trump's Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

Religious scholar and Muslim author Reza Aslan talks with NPR's Michel Martin about President Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia saying his speech was not consistent with his actions and words in the U.S.

Trump Calls On Muslim Leaders To Help 'Drive Out' Terrorism

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump delivered a speech to Muslim leaders today gathered in Saudi Arabia on the need to unite to fight radical ideology.

Trump Focuses On Impact Of Terrorism During Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump is on his first global trip since becoming president. During his speech in Saudi Arabia, he called on Muslim leaders to combat terrorism on the ground.

Saudis And The UAE Will Donate $100 Million To A Fund Inspired By Ivanka Trump

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:22pm

As a candidate, President Trump regularly criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking money from Middle East despots. But these donations are different.

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Protesting Students Walk Out On Pence's Address At Notre Dame

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 3:47pm

Student organizers said they walked out because Pence's policies "have marginalized our vulnerable sisters and brothers for their religion, skin color, or sexual orientation."

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Rep. Coffman On Where The Administration Goes From Here

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:13am

Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado was one of seven congressional Republicans to call for an independent investigation into links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Reviewing The Status Of Various Russia Probes

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:13am

With the president overseas, investigations into ties between Russia and Trump's presidential campaign are moving forward in Washington, D.C.

The Week That Was: Trump Makes First Foreign Trip As President

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:13am

President Trump got a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia but troubles he left behind in Washington are still making waves after a week of controversy and breaking news.

What Georgia's Handel-Ossoff Runoff Can Tell Us About Gender Politics Nationally

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:00am

Women are fueling a nationwide "resistance," and they're also fueling the campaign of Democratic newcomer Jon Ossoff, while Republican Karen Handel wins conservatives with her pro-life politics.

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Ad War Means Local TV Stations Win Big In Georgia's Special Election

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:00am

The special election in the Atlanta suburbs has become the most expensive U.S. House race in history. Although voters won't weigh in until next month, there's already one clear winner: TV stations.

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