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Rick Gates, Former Trump Campaign Official, Expected To Plead Guilty

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:55am

Rick Gates, the business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is expected to change his plea to guilty as early as Friday and begin cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.

At CPAC, Trump Reiterates Support For Arming Teachers To Prevent School Shootings

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:43am

In remarks to conservative activists on Friday, President Trump again suggested arming some teachers with guns. He said declaring schools gun-free zones puts students "in far more danger."

Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:06am

A cancelled meeting, a new cryptocurrency and calls for help grow louder in Syria.

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Rick Gates, Paul Manafort's Business Partner, Expected To Plead Guilty

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:00am

A federal grand jury unveiled a new indictment on Thursday that increased the number of charges, but Gates has decided to stop fighting the case.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:06am

After this week's events, are we at a turning point in the gun debate?

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Juno Mac: How Does Stigma Compromise The Safety Of Sex Workers?

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:04am

Sex worker and activist Juno Mac says the current legislative models for sex work perpetuate a dangerous work environment. She explains the high social costs of letting stigma influence legislation.

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Florida Legislators Pressured To Address Gun Violence

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 6:32am

Rachel Martin talks to Florida state Rep. Jason Brodeur, a Republican, who along with Katie Edwards-Walpole, a Democrat, is working to come up with a bipartisan bill on gun control.

Florida Prohibits Municipalities From Enacting Gun-Control Laws

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

Rachel Martin talks to South Miami Mayor Phil Stoddard who wants to pass gun control measures in his city following last week's mass shooting, but Florida law prohibits local firearm regulations.

Robert Mueller's Team Brings More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

Special counsel Mueller has unveiled 32 new charges of money laundering and other crimes against President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner Robert Gates.

Nunes, Schiff Constituents Remind Representatives About Local Issues

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, key figures in the Russia probe, represent very different parts of California. Constituents in both places are much more focused on issues at home.

School District In Texas Armed Staff After Sandy Hook Massacre

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

The Holliday Independent School District permits licensed staff to carry guns at schools. David Greene talks to superintendent Kevin Dyes about the training staff receive to combat an active shooter.

Mo. Governor Is Under Pressure To Resign After He's Indicted

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

Eric Greitens has been indicted on a charge of felony invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a semi-nude photo of a woman, and then threatened to publish it if she revealed their relationship.

NEA Offical Reacts To Trump's Idea Of Arming Teachers

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

President Trump says he supports arming teachers with military or special training. David Greene talks to Becky Pringle, vice president of the National Education Association, about her concerns.

Republican Donor Breaks With Party Over Gun Legislation

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

Rachel Martin talks to Al Hoffman Jr., a prominent Republican donor who has announced he will no longer support candidates who do not support a ban on military-style weapons.

Morning News Brief

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:06am

The investigation into the law enforcement response to the mass shooting in Florida continues, and so does the debate in Washington over exactly how laws could change to keep it from happening again.

With Speech Friday, President Completes CPAC's Transformation To A Full-On Trump Show

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:01am

The former libertarian-leaning annual conference has come to embrace President Trump's populism, with speakers from the White House touting the president's accomplishments.

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POLL: The 'Inappropriate' Office Behaviors Most Pervasive In Workplaces

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 4:00am

Over 9 in 10 people think both gossip and deliberate touching are inappropriate at work, and many have seen it happen. Yet, almost no one admitted to doing either in a new Ipsos/NPR poll.

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Growing Scandal Forces Australia's Deputy Prime Minister To Resign

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:44am

New allegations of sexual harassment against Barnaby Joyce were "the straw" that forced him to quit after weeks of intense scrutiny over an extramarital affair with a former staff member.

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Trump Appears To Read From The NRA's Script Hours After The Gun Lobby Chief's Speech

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 8:19pm

The president held another meeting on the subject of school safety after last week's after 17 people were killed last week in a shooting at a Florida high school.

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West Virginia's Teachers Walk Off The Job, Protesting Low Pay And Benefit Cuts

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:58pm

Teachers formed picket lines and descended on the state Capitol to demand higher salaries and better insurance. The state has some of the lowest teacher pay in the country.

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