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Facebook Users React To Privacy Breaches

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

In the same week that Mark Zuckerberg testified about the extent of users' privacy violations, Facebook has also been alerting some 87 million users that their data may have been scooped up.

Trump Suggests Rejoining TPP

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

President Trump floated the idea of re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Leaving the trade partnership was one of his campaign promises.

Mick Mulvaney Faces Lawmakers

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

President Trump's pick to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill for the first time. His main antagonist was Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Look To California For The Future Of Politics, Demographer Says

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Ruy Teixeira, a demographer with the progressive Center for American Progress, tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that politics in the U.S. may be headed the way of California.

The Ripple Effects Of Ryan's Retirement

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:00am

David Greene talks with Jesse Hunt of the National Republican Congressional Committee about House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek re-election and its ripple effects on midterm elections.

Sen. Ben Cardin On Potential Strikes On Syria And Pompeo

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 5:54am

Congress has been largely absent from the conversation about whether or not to bomb Syria. NPR's Noel King talks with Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland about Syria and Mike Pompeo.

Xi Pledges To Crack Down On IP Theft

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

For years, companies have complained about having trade secrets stolen when they do business in China. This week China's President Xi Jinping pledged to crack down on abuses.

How Shohei Ohtani Is Changing Baseball

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

Steve Inskeep talks to ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza about the Los Angeles Angels' pitching-slugging phenom Shohei Ohtani.

Russia's Military Capabilities

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

David Greene talks with Pavel Felgenhauer, a Russian military analyst who's written extensively about the country's military policies, about Russia's ability to respond to a U.S. attack in Syria.

Even Trade: Car For Candy

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

The company that makes NECCO wafers may be closing. One 23-year-old candy fan offered her car for the company's stock of the candy.

Voices From Syria

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

Residents of Douma in Syria are evacuating this week after a reported chemical attack. Mahmoud Bwedany was in Douma when Syrian government forces began their assault. Mouaid El Deen left earlier.

Regulating Facebook

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

NPR's Noel King talks with The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip about why some consider Facebook a monopoly and how it could be regulated as one.

Paul Ryan Says He Will Not Run For Re-Election

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

We look at the implications after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he will not seek re-election after three years as the speaker.

The Roots Of 'Black And Gray Realism' Tattoos

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

A popular style of tattooing called "black and gray realism" has its roots in East LA's Chicano culture. It moved from California prisons in the 1970s to high-end tattoo shops worldwide.

Should Social Media Companies Pay Us For Our Data?

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

A lot of us are OK with giving away our data because it makes our life easier. But some experts say that we should be getting even more for it.

What's At Stake In A Potential Syria Strike

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

President Trump has threatened military action in response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria. We look at the implications and the legal basis for a strike.

Drunk Tourist Climbs A Mountain

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

A tourist named Pavel mistakenly began to climb a ski slope instead of heading to his hotel. He eventually broke into a mountaintop bar and slept the night, where staff found him in the morning.

News Brief: Paul Ryan To Retire, Trump Threatens Syria Strikes

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not run for re-election. Also, we look at the legality of potential U.S. missile strikes on Syria and Russia's response.

Really Random Numbers

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

Random numbers are essential for secure cyber communications. But making truly random numbers is harder than it seems. Now scientists have devised a way to make the most random random numbers ever.

Liberal Vermonters Look Across The Border To Sway Upstate New York Voters

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:19am

Since their own delegation already votes with the Democrats, progressive Vermonters are trying to influence a key House race in upstate New York.

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