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Trump Digs In On His Plan To Impose International Tariffs

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:02am

Despite public and private lobbying from senior Republicans, the president has not budged on his call for steel and aluminum tariffs, which are expected to be implemented by the White House this week.

Morning News Brief: Trump Tariffs, Texas Primary

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:02am

The president has dug in on the issue of raising tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, but GOP lawmakers are lobbying him to back down. Midterm elections kick off Tuesday with the primary in Texas.

Making Elementary School A Lot More Fun: Like Preschool!

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:02am

In Boston, the thinking is that play, student-led activities and lots of choices work just as well for older kids. Plus, it keeps the gains kids make in preschool from fading later on.

(Image credit: Sophia Pappas for NPR)

Texas Voters Pay Attention To The Hot Button Issue Of Immigration

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:02am

Immigration policy has been a leading issue in national politics, and it has special resonance in Texas, which is holding the first primary in the new election season.

The 'Wrinkle In Time' Movie Began As A Fifth-Grader's Dream

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 3:50am

For over a half century, one film producer has tried to adapt Madeleine L'Engle's sci-fi classic into a movie. Enter Walt Disney Pictures, director Ava DuVernay and a budget exceeding $100 million.

(Image credit: Atsushi Nishijima/Disney Enterprises, Inc.)

Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Has Died At Age 92

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:30pm

Solomon turned a modest record shop in Sacramento, Calif. into a world-spanning empire at the height of the CD era. He died on Sunday night at age 92.

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