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Comey Testifies He Felt Compelled To Take Notes After Trump Meetings

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:26am

NPR's Greg Myre talks about former FBI Director James Comey's Capitol Hill testimony and details about one-on-one meetings and phone calls Comey had with President Trump.

Former FBI Director Comey Testifies On Capitol Hill

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 9:34am

In highly anticipated testimony, Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, a month after being fired by President Donald Trump.

Rep. Steve King Will Monitor Comey's Testimony To Senate Panel

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:42am

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been supportive of President Trump. He talks to Steve Inskeep about former FBI Director James Comey appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

A Month After He Was Fired, Comey Will Tell His Side Of The Story

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:41am

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee. In preview remarks, he says President Trump asked him to ease off of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Los Angeles, Paris Bid For 2024 Olympics

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Paris and Los Angeles are vying to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The recommendation will be announced Friday, but many are expecting a twist that involves the 2028 games.

A Musical Opus In A Single Note

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

A musician set a world record by hitting a piano key 824 times in one minute.

Nikki Haley Visits Israel, Talks Down U.N.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is on a three-day visit to Israel, promising her hosts that the U.S. will protect Israel from what she called "anti-Israel bias" at the U.N.

Uber Drivers Don't Feel Like Their Own Bosses

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Uber says drivers can each be their "own boss." But in an NPR survey, hundreds of drivers said they don't feel that way. They feel controlled by a boss that is both always there, and yet faceless.

Saudi Billionaire Arms Dealer Adnan Khashoggi Dies

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Adnan Khashoggi had billions of dollars, much of it made by arms deals between Saudi Arabia and American weapons companies. He died Tuesday at age 81.

Anyone Can Lend A Helping Hand

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

A truck driver had a heart attack and crashed in Vermont. But a nearby homeless man heard the sound and helped keep him alive until rescue workers arrived.

Morning News Brief: Comey's Testimony, And Russians React

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

In written testimony released Wednesday, former FBI Director James Comey said the president asked him to "let go" of the Michael Flynn investigation, and asked Comey for "loyalty."

Voters Head To The Polls In The U.K.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Voting is underway in the United Kingdom in an election for the British Parliament called by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Former FBI Adviser On Comey Testimony

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Rachel Martin speaks with Philip Mudd, a former CIA counterintelligence official and a senior FBI intelligence adviser, about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday.

Russian Opposition Leader Aims To Build Movement

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is doing something no Russian politician has tried recently: running a national campaign based on grassroots enthusiasm rather than backroom Kremlin deals.

Sen. Angus King On Heated Exchange With Intelligence Chiefs

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Steve Inskeep talks with Maine Sen. Angus King about his grilling of intelligence officials about why they wouldn't answer the Senate Intelligence Committee's questions.

Kenya Announces Ban On Plastic Bags

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Kenya is the latest African country to combat the environmental problems caused by plastic bags. They litter the landscape, but many Kenyans find them indispensable for daily life.

Ethics Waivers Cover More Former Lobbyists

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

The Office of Government Ethics has posted ethics waivers granted by the Trump administration to federal agency officials. It frees them from full compliance with ethics rules.

Despite ISIS Claim, Many In Iran Blame Saudi Arabia For Terrorist Attacks

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Steve Inskeep talks to Robin Wright, a contributing writer to The New Yorker, about the regional tensions surrounding Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Iran's capital.

The View From Moscow On The Trump-Russia Investigation

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

We look at how Russians are reacting to the news of the U.S. investigation into Russian election meddling, and former FBI Director James Comey's testimony.

Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:44am

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.




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