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CDC Chief Brenda Fitzgerald Resigns

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:04am

Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is stepping down. This follows reports that she invested in tobacco company stocks after she began leading the agency.

RNC Chair On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:38am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Ronna Romney McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee, about President Trump's State of the Union.

White House's Raj Shah On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:35am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Raj Shah, the principal deputy press secretary in the White House, about President Trump's State of the Union address.

Sen. Cory Booker On Trump's State Of The Union, Russia

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:18am

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat, speaks with Steve Inskeep following President Trump's State of the Union address.

Trump's State Of The Union: Unifying Or Divisive?

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:11am

President Trump's speech focused on immigration, infrastructure and security. While it was hailed by many of his supporters for its tone, critics of the president said much of it was divisive.

Swiss University To Offer Degree In Yodeling

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

A Swiss university has announced it will begin teaching the Alpine singing style. The classes will be led by a prize-winning Swiss yodeler and they're offering both bachelors and master's degrees.

Sen. Cory Gardner On Immigration And State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Sen. Cory Gardner, Republican of Colorado, speaks to NPR's David Greene about the president's State of the Union address. Gardner says there is still hope for a bipartisan deal on immigration.

Trump Signs Order To Keep Guantanamo Open

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

President Trump announced during his first State of the Union address that he signed an executive order to keep the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba open as part of his national security agenda.

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut didn't find much to be happy about in President Trump's State of the Union Address. He gives his reaction to NPR's David Greene.

New Word In The Dictionary: 'Snowflake'

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

The Oxford English Dictionary has added more than 1,000 new words, including "snowflake." It's not a new word, but has a new other meaning: someone who is "overly sensitive" and "entitled."

News Brief: State Of The Union, FEMA Ending Emergency Puerto Rico Aid

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

We have analysis of President Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Also, FEMA is ending emergency food and water aid in Puerto Rico.

What Do Amazon, JPMorgan Chase And Berkshire Hathway Have Planned For Health Care?

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced a joint company that will use technology to lower health care costs. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Kevin Schulman of Duke University.

Nevadans On The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Nevadans react to President Trump's first State of the Union message, at a time the state is leaning more Democratic and a key U.S. Senate seat is in play.

Fact-Checking Trump's Claims On Jobs, Wages, Infrastructure

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

We look at President Trump's claims about jobs and wages and his infrastructure proposal from his first State of the Union address.

Conservatives Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Conservative writers Jonah Goldberg of National Review and Chris Buskirk of the website American Greatness offer their take on President Trump's State of the Union with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Trump's Immigration Message In The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

President Trump's State of the Union was a speech where he touted some of his accomplishments and laid out more of what he wants to do in the coming year, which includes changing immigration policy.

TV Review: Rose McGowan In 'Citizen Rose'

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

A TV series called Citizen Rose premiered Tuesday. It focuses on actress Rose McGowan, who's been one of the loudest voices protesting sexual harassment in Hollywood.

The State Of The Union's History

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the history of the State of the Union address.

Virginia Voters And The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

We hear from voters in northern Virginia about what they thought of President Trump's first State of the Union address.

Lawmakers Respond To FEMA Puerto Rico Cutoff

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Lawmakers have called on FEMA to continue supplying food and water to Puerto Rico. The calls follow an NPR report on the agency's plan to transfer responsibility to the Puerto Rican government.

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