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Kushner Loses Top-Secret Security Clearance, According To Reports

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

The president's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner has lost his interim, top-secret security clearance. The reports say Kushner will have access to a lower level of classified information.

U.S. Men's Curling Team Brings Olympic Gold Home To Minnesota

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

The team got a hero's welcome Tuesday night in their hometown of Duluth, Minn. It's sweet redemption for captain John Shuster, whose team finished last and second-to-last in the last two Olympics.

Evangelist Billy Graham To Lie In Honor In U.S. Rotunda

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

David Greene talks to Ed Stetzer, who directs the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, one of the country's leading Christian colleges, about the ongoing struggles within evangelicals.

Florida Students' Activism Inspires Father To Ask Amazon To Drop NRATV

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

Rachel Martin talks to Daniel Reed, father of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, who helped to start a petition asking Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos to drop NRA TV from its lineup of shows.

China Plans To Abolish Term Limits For President Xi Jinping

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep talks to China scholar Carl Minzner of Fordham Law School about the Chinese Communist Party's move to abolish term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.

Though Prices Aren't As High As Before, West Texas Enjoys Oil Revival

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

The U.S. is on track to surpass Saudi Arabia and Russia next year to become the world's biggest oil producer — pumping out more crude than at its peak nearly half a century ago.

Sweet Redemption As Men's Curling Team Brings Olympic Gold Home To Duluth

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

"The Olympics are great and all," but returning home was "way cooler than the Olympics," declared John Landsteiner, an engineer in Duluth, Minn.

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Review: Hulu Debuts 'The Looming Tower'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

Hulu presents the scripted miniseries based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book about the rise of al-Qaida and the events which led to the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.

North Korea Is Sending Missile And Chemical Weapons Parts To Syria

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

A U.N. report says the North Korean government has been sending Syrian authorities components to help make chemical weapons, and those are being used to target civilians.

Barbra Sreisand Reveals She Cloned Her Dog, 'Variety' Reports

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

In a recent interview with Variety magazine, Barbra Streisand caused a sensation when she revealed that she had cloned her dog — twice.

News Brief: Jared Kushner, Students Return To Classes Post Shooting

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:03am

Reports say Jared Kushner has lost his interim top-level security clearance. And, students return to classes at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School — 2 weeks after a mass shooting left 17 people dead.

Polling Place Battleground: Freedom Of Speech Versus Freedom From Intimidation

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:00am

Polling places are a politics-free zone. Could that change with a Supreme Court case out of Minnesota? The court is hearing arguments in a key case on this Wednesday.

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