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Fiat Chrysler Adapts To Life After Marchionne

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

Fiat Chrysler faces serious challenges after the death of its transformative leader, Sergio Marchionne. The company is profitable again but must deal with lagging sales in Asia.

Conservative Lawmakers File Impeachment Articles Against Rod Rosenstein

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

Eleven conservative lawmakers in the House of Representatives have moved to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing the Russia investigation.

U.S. And EU Agree To Remove Trade Barriers

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

The U.S. and the EU say they've reached a deal that eases trade tensions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with EU Ambassador David O'Sullivan about what was agreed.

Feminism Gets A New Platform In Argentina

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

An Argentinian daytime talk show, known for stoking fights among scantily clad cabaret dancers, broke format and suddenly invited nuanced conversations about feminism, sexual harassment and abortion.

Cokie Roberts On Presidents And Their Cabinets

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

Cokie Roberts answers questions and talks with NPR's Noel King about the history of the president and his relationship with his Cabinet.

Facebook Stock Drops After Missing Forecasts

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

Facebook's user growth and earnings fell short of expectations in a second quarter report, sending its stock prices plunging.

Teenager Breaks Into House, Asks For Wi-Fi Password

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

A 17-year-old in Palo Alto, Calif. was arrested after allegedly breaking into a couple's home. According to the police, he sneaked into the house and asked the sleeping residents for their password.

News Brief: Trump And EU Ease Trade Tensions, Family Separation Update

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

President Trump and the EU Commission's Jean-Claude Juncker said they would work to remove trade barriers between the U.S. and Europe. Also, Emma Platoff of the Texas Tribune on separated families.

Students Argue Literacy Is A Right In Lawsuit

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

A group of students from Detroit filed a lawsuit in 2016 against the state of Michigan, claiming bad schools prevented them from learning to read. Noel King talks with their lawyer Mark Rosenbaum.

How Fast Did The Economy Grow? Forecasts Are All Over The Place

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:15am

President Trump is eager to tout a fast-growing economy, boosted by the tax cuts he pushed through Congress. That makes Friday's report on gross domestic product a highly anticipated news event.

(Image credit: Tim Aeppel/Reuters)

Sharp Increase In Gun Suicides Signals Growing Public Health Crisis

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:00am

The overwhelming majority of gun deaths in America don't involve bad guys with guns, they're caused by people deliberately harming themselves. The U.S. experiences more than 60 gun suicides daily.

(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR)

In Dog-Eat-Dog World Of Congress, 2 GOP Lawmakers Spar Over Canine Training Facility

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 4:00am

The ATF facility is in the Virginia district of Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who says Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby wants it in his state.

(Image credit: Brian Naylor/NPR)

U.S. Farmers Feel The Hurt From Trump's Tariff Fight

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 7:25am

Noel King talks to GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska about the president's plan to help farmers by giving them a $12 billion aid package. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe weighs in on their conversation.

Pompeo To Tell Senators About Trump's North Korea And Russia Summits

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 7:13am

Rachel Martin talks GOP Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado about what he plans to ask Secretary of State Pompeo when he testifies before a Senate panel. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe weighs in on the conversation.

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Gives Audiotape To CNN

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 7:12am

Noel King talks to Robert Costa of The Washington Post about Cohen's conversation with Trump that appears to be about payments to suppress a story about an alleged affair between Trump and a model.

Tiger Woods Gave One British Open Fan A Shot To Remember

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 6:24am

Colin Hauck was filming what he thought was going to be a critical moment for Tiger Woods but then the ball hit him right in the noggin. Hauck got a handshake from Woods and a signed glove.

Potted Plants Disappear From Indiana Neighborhood Porches

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 6:19am

Security camera footage showed a woman taking them. A resident tracked her down and called police. Cops say a search warrant turned up 165 plants and lawn decorations on her property.

Pakistan's National Elections Are Marred By Violence

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:51am

Tens of millions of Pakistanis are casting votes in the country's national elections. The balloting has been scarred by violence — including a suicide bombing that killed more than two dozen people.

Trump Attempts To Blunt Tarrif Impact On U.S. Farmers

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:13am

The Agriculture Department says it'll spend up to $12 billion as a short-term fix for the effects that Chinese, Mexican and Canadian tariffs are having on American farmers. Many farmers prefer a more lasting trade solution.

Ex-Trump Lawyer Releases Tape About Payoff To Former Playboy Model

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:13am

Rachel Martin talks to former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti about the recording President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly made with then candidate Trump about reported hush-money payments to a former Playboy model.

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