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Duterte Declares Martial Law On Philippine Island Of Mindanao

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in effect for the island of Mindanao in the south of the country. Rachel Martin speaks with Maria Ressa of the online news site Rappler.

Police Continue Manchester Bombing Investigation

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Police in the U.K. are investigating whether the suspect in the Manchester bombing had any help. We get the latest on the attack and how people are responding.

What To Watch For After Cannes Film Festival

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Rachel Martin talks with film critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies to watch for coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Trump Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

They disagree on the border wall, climate change and capitalism, but President Donald Trump and Pope Francis met Wednesday at the Vatican.

On A Steep Venezuelan Hill, Mudslides Can Be Deadly

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Many of the poor of Caracas, Venezuela live on steep hills, with a constant fear their homes will be swept down in rains. With a food shortage, they're using those slopes to grow fruit and vegetables.

Examining The U.K.'s Counterterrorism Strategy

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Rachel Martin speaks with Peter Neumann about the nature of the terror attack in Manchester on Monday. He's professor of security studies at the war studies department of King's College London.

CBO To Update GOP Health Plan Analysis

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

We preview the upcoming Congressional Budget Office analysis of Republicans' health care legislation. The CBO is scheduled to release the update Wednesday afternoon.

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Special Prosecutors

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

In the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of special prosecutors, and how they are different from special counsels.

A Message To Inspire Women To Lead: Own Your Awesome

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

Longtime U.S. women's soccer team star Julie Foudy says the things she learned on the field aren't so much about winning as about how women can unleash their inner force and stand up for something.

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Preschool, A State-By-State Update

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03am

The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.

Manchester Police Hunt For Answers In Concert Attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:48am

Host David Greene speaks with Guardian reporter Vikram Dodd about Monday night's attack in Manchester, England. At least 22 people died — including the attacker — and more than 50 were injured.

He Called Himself 'One Lucky Bastard:' Sir Roger Moore Dies At 89

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:36am

British actor Sir Roger Moore has died. He began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

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ISIS Lauds Concert Attack, Lawmakers Interested In Flynn's Documents

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:54am

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, a ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the suicide bombing in Manchester, England, and the Russia probe.

Many Children Are Among The Dead In Manchester Arena Suicide Attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:54am

What appears to be the deadliest terror attack in Britain since 2005, took place Monday night. An attacker set off a bomb at a concert — leaving more than 20 people dead and more than 50 injured.

QB Aaron Rodgers Gets Class Out Of Final Exam With Retweet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:40am

The sports literature teacher made a deal with her class: no final examine if Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers retweeted someone from the class. He did and they class got out of the test.

Storm Chaser Proposes To His Girlfriend And She Accepts

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:33am

When Alex Bartholomew popped the question, his photos show a tornado in the background — just like he wanted. Here's hoping they're not in for a stormy marriage.

Examining The Impact The Manchester Attack Will Have On Britain

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:12am

We examine the impact of the explosion in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people. It is being treated as a terror incident. David Greene talks to David Rennie, the Washington bureau chief for "The Economist."

Voices From Manchester

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:12am

Twenty-two people were killed and 59 injured after a bombing at a concert in Manchester, UK. Rachel Martin and David Greene report.

Morning News Brief: Manchester Attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:12am

The latest on the deadly attack at a concert in Manchester, England. Also, new developments in the FBI and congressional probes into Russian meddling and the Trump budget for 2018 is revealed.

Germany Tries To Root Out Neo-Nazis Inside The Ranks Of Its Military

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:12am

Two German soldiers with far-right views, accused of plotting the assassination of public figures, sparked a probe of that country's military to see whether it's been infiltrated by the far right.

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