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Unidentified Washington, D.C. Man Does Bodily Harm To A Speed Camera

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 6:00am

Security camera footage shows a man running toward speed camera and then pushing it over. And then for good measure, he rips the camera off, throws it on the ground and drives away.

Indiana State Senator Wants To Crack Down On Eyeball Tattoos

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 5:26am

To get an eyeball tattoo, the white of someone's eye is injected with ink. The bill would require tattoo artists to be so highly qualified that nobody will do it.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Loses Support Of California Democrats

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

The California Democratic Party declined to endorse incumbent U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in her re-election campaign, giving the majority of their votes to her Democratic challenger. Rachel Martin talks to Kevin de Leon, California Senate President Kevin de León,

West Virginia Teachers Strike Enters Its 4th Day

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

Teachers and other school employees are on strike. They're calling for higher pay and better health care. And they oppose bills they think will hurt the state's ability to hire quality teachers.

What Would It Take To Repeal The 2nd Amedment?

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

In this country, it's hard to restrict guns because of the Second Amendment. Is it time for the Second Amendment to be repealed?

Critics Say Arming Teachers Will Create New Dangers

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jamelle Bouie about the dangers people of color see with the idea of army teachers in schools.

Florida Lawmakers Try To Pass Gun Legislation Before Session Ends

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

Florida lawmakers unveiled a package of proposals following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Steve Inskeep talks to state Rep. Randy Fine.

Mary Pickford: Darling Of The Silver Screen To Major Hollywood Force

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

Mary Pickford, movie star, producer and studio head, made her mark on Hollywood in the early 20th century. As the industry reckons with inequality and sexual misconduct, her career merits a new look.

U.S. Needs To Do More In Somalia, Sen. Jack Reed Says

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island about the fight in Somalia against the terrorist network Al Shabab. Reed just visited East Africa.

For The First Time In Years, Shops Have More Guns Than Buyers

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

An over-saturated market has caused a gun sales slump. Some manufacturers are reporting drops of up to 70 percent. Overproduction and politics have each played a role.

Trump Meets With Governors; Discusses Guns And DACA Program

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

President Trump met with several of the nation's governors on Monday at the White House, and the top topic was guns. They also discussed the DACA program.

Morning News Report

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

President Trump, while meeting with governors, reaffirmed his commitment to ban bump stocks and arm teachers. A Florida House panel considers a bill that would raise the age to buy a rifle to 21.

Thanks To 'Trump Slump,' Shops Have More Guns Than Buyers

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

After a dramatic increase in sales, an over-saturated market and politics are contributing to lagging gun sales. Some manufacturers are reporting drops of up to 70 percent.

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Condoleezza Rice's Film Grapples With What, If Anything, Unifies America

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:02am

In a documentary premiering on PBS, ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Kennedy explore the idea of whether we still have a unifying American creed.

Hollywood Diversity Study Finds 'Mixed Bag' When It Comes To Representation

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:00am

The report finds that broadcast TV and children's series are increasingly diverse, but people of color remain underrepresented on all fronts, including lead roles, writers, directors and showrunners.

(Image credit: Marvel Studios)

The Curious Case Of A Florida Man Who Called Politicians Corrupt, Got Thrown In Jail

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:00am

Fane Lozman's second trip to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday could have far-reaching implications for freedom of speech.

(Image credit: Alan Diaz/AP)

New Front In Data Privacy At The Supreme Court: Can U.S. Seize Emails Stored Abroad?

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:00am

The Supreme Court to decide whether a U.S. warrant can compel Microsoft to turn over a user's emails stored in Ireland.

(Image credit: Altaf Qadri/AP)

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