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Gun Control Is Not The Way To Stop School Shootings, Cooke Says

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

Rachel Martin talks to Charles Cooke, National Review Online editor, about while the Florida shooting may have started a change of heart on policy in the White House, that sentiment isn't universal.

Morning News Brief

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

NPR has learned a Russian politician's links to NRA leaders are deeper than previously known. President Trump baffled the GOP with calls for stricter gun-control, but then signaled a potential shift.

U-God's Memoir 'Raw' Tells The Story Of The Wu Tang Clan

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to Lamont Hawkins, aka "U-God" a founding member of the pioneering rap group Wu-Tang Clan. Hawkins' memoir talks about how rap music was a ticket out of a gritty housing project.

U-God's Memoir 'Raw' Tells The Story Of The Wu-Tang Clan

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to Lamont Hawkins, aka "U-God" a founding member of the pioneering rap group Wu-Tang Clan. Hawkins' memoir talks about how rap music was a ticket out of a gritty housing project.

NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:00am

More than 9 in 10 Americans support mandatory background checks for all gun buyers. That's one finding in a new NPR/Ipsos poll that shows an increasing level of support for gun control policies.

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Actress Ashley Judd's #MeToo Moment Was Driven By A 'Commitment' To Her Younger Self

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:00am

In a StoryCorps conversation, Ashley Judd talks about being one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and about the "barn doors" that were flung open as a result.

Depth Of Russian Politician's Cultivation Of NRA Ties Revealed

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 8:03pm

Alexander Torshin's links to NRA leaders are deeper than previously known, NPR has learned. He claims to have met Donald Trump in 2015 and served as a U.S. election observer in 2012 through the NRA.

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