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Skeptics Voice Doubt About North Korea's Nuclear Announcement

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:21am

North Korea has announced that it will stop ballistic missile tests. Steve Inskeep talks to Wendy Sherman, ex-undersecretary of state, about the impact this has on upcoming talks with President Trump.

Colorado Man Learns Animal Bites Are Part Of The Job

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:48am

Dylan McWilliams was surfing in Hawaii recently and was bitten by a shark. Previously he suffered a bear bite and a rattlesnake bite. McWilliams is a survival training instructor.

Fire Department Rescues Man And Cat Stuck Up A Tree

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:02am

The man got stuck trying to rescue the cat. The fire department rescued the man and then the cat. A battalion chief in Norfolk, Va., stressed that cat rescues are "not something we normally do."

Building Museum Exhibit Chronicles Scourge Of Evictions, Homelessness

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

An exhibit at the National Building Museum has been adapted from Matthew Desmond's 2017 Pulitzer-Prize-winning book Eviction: Poverty and Profit in the American City into an "immersive" experience.

Police In Tenn. Search For Gunman Who Killed 4 At Waffle House

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

Four people were shot to death Sunday at a Waffle House in Nashville. The toll could have been far higher if a bystander hadn't wrestled the weapon away from the gunman.

Senate Panel Expected To Vote Against Pompeo To Lead State Department

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes Monday on President Trump's pick for secretary of state. But, it's looking like Mike Pompeo will not get the panel's backing.

Goldberg's 'Suicide Of The West' Tackles Ills Of Identity Politics

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

Steve Inskeep talks to National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg about his new book, Suicide of the West. Goldberg argues that the "miracle" of liberal democratic capitalism is at risk.

Supreme Court Preview: Immigrants' Rights And Notice To Appear

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

The Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case that could affect thousands of undocumented immigrants. At issue is eligibility for a program that lets some long-term residents avoid deportation.

Macron To Press Trump On Trade And Iran Nuclear Deal

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

David Greene talks about the significance of French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the U.S. with former French Ambassador to the U.S. Francois Bujon de L'Estang.

In 'At My Table,' Nigella Lawson Celebrates Home Cooking

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

Steve Inskeep talks to author Nigella Lawson about her latest cookbook: At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking. She says that home cooking is a creative arena.

Nicaragua Withdraws Social Security Changes That Sparked Unrest

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

The president of Nicaragua has recalled a welfare overhaul package that started days of protests. The Nicaraguan Human Rights Office says at least 25 people have been killed in the protests.

Getting To The Heart Of Racial Bias Takes Talking, Workplace Trainer Says

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

Anti-bias training, like what Starbucks is providing to its staff next month, is big business. Many American workers roll their eyes at it, but some say if it's done well it can actually help.

Survivors Of Attack On Douma Exiled To Camps In Northern Syria

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

As international inspectors examined Douma, Syria, the Assad regime is holding firm in its denial of a chemical weapons attack that killed scores of civilians. Survivors are telling their story.

Home Testing Kit Will Check For Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

Every year about 20 million Americans are infected with a STD. An over-the-counter testing kit could help — checking for everything from herpes to HIV, in the privacy of your home.

News Brief: Senate Panel To Vote On Pompeo Nomination, Nicaragua Protests

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes on Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state. It appears the panel won't support him. Nicaragua's president withdraws a welfare overhaul that sparked protests.

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:59am

An FDA advisory committee last week urged approval of a drug containing cannabidiol to treat a form of epilepsy. Other scientists wonder if CBD might ease anxiety or other disorders, too.

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On National School Walkout Day, Students On Chicago's South Side Chant For Gun Reform

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:50am

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. At one elementary school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, many kids feel under threat every day.

Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe's Camp Fires Back

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:46am

This week brought news that Andrew McCabe could face criminal charges for alleged misstatements. But now, McCabe is creating a legal defense fund to help pay for his attorney fees.

In Washington, D.C., Students Mark National School Walkout With March To Capitol

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:40am

For Friday's national school walkout, students in the Nation's Capital are marching from the White House to the Capitol building to protest violence in schools.

A Baby On The Senate Floor

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:09am

Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday. After a change in the Senate rules, the Illinois Democrat became the first U.S. senator to cast a vote with a baby in tow.

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