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Phoenix On World Cafe

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:00am

Hear the band perform songs from Ti Amo — an album that's surprisingly lighthearted, given the string of attacks that struck Phoenix's French homeland as work on the record progressed.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artist)

Transgender Prejudice And The Belief In A Biological Basis For Gender

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:27am

New findings suggest that if people appreciate the non-dichotomous nature of gender identity, they're less likely to maintain negative views towards people who are transgender, says Tania Lombrozo.

(Image credit: Marc Bruxelle/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

What Women Should Keep In Mind When They're Thinking Of Breastfeeding

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:13am

A majority of women say they want to breastfeed their babies. But only a small fraction reach that goal. Why is it so hard? Maybe the secrets of breastfeeding are in past.

The Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Tries To Rebuild After Stinging Georgia Loss

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:00am

Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election

(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Can Republicans In The Senate Get Their Health Bill Passed?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Republicans and Democrats have different priorities for what the health care bill should do. Some Republicans have said they won't vote for the bill or at least need more information.

Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection Over Air Bag Troubles

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over faulty air bags, the auto parts maker filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. David Greene talks to Charles Tatelbaum, a bankruptcy attorney.

Morning News Brief: GOP Heath Care Bill, Modi To Visit White House

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Two GOP factions say they won't back the bill, and the Congressional Budget office soon offers an assessment of the bill's impact. President Trump holds meeting with India's Prime Minister Modi.

Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough On Russia Election Meddling

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

President Trump attacked the Obama administration in tweets about Russia meddling. David Greene talks to Ned Price, who served as a National Security Council special assistant to President Obama.

Trump Hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi At The White House

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Modi visits Washington, D.C., for meetings with President Trump. India enjoyed a strategic partnership with previous U.S. administrations, but where the new administration stands is less clear.

Avalere Health's President Is Concerned About Health Care Bill's Effects

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

For reaction to the Senate health care bill, Rachel Martin talks to Dan Mendelson, president of Avalere Health, a consulting firm.

Paris Hosts International Piano Competition For Outstanding Amateurs

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Wedging hours of practice into the demands of careers as doctors, lawyers or office workers, contestants in the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs reach virtuosic heights.

J.K. Rowling's First Harry Potter Book Turns 20 In The U.K.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The first Harry Potter book was released 20 years ago today in the U.K. Fans who grew up on the series are now sharing it with their own children.

Criminal Trial To Begin For Tough-Talking Arizona Sherriff Joe Arpaio

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on criminal contempt charges begins Monday. Arpaio is accused of ignoring a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

Hundreds Of Carrier Factory Jobs To Move To Mexico

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

In Indianapolis, hundreds of jobs Carrier factory jobs there are moving to Mexico. That's the furnace plant where, in December, President Trump said he made a deal to save some other jobs.

Sen. Harris' Russia Probe Questioning Gets Her Noticed Nationally

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The California Democrat's questioning of Trump officials has made her a rising star on the national political stage. The junior senator has a seat on the high-profile Senate Intelligence Committee.

Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

In 1969 it was the orbiting home and refuge for the first astronauts who walked on the moon. Today, after decades on display in a Smithsonian museum, the module is being restored for a national tour.

(Image credit: Shelby Knowles/NPR)

School Vouchers Get A New Report Card

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:00am

New research provides the first hard look at the nation's largest, single statewide voucher program and its impact on students.

(Image credit: Shout for NPR)

Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:47am

Colombia's president says at least six people died after the boat began sinking. An even deadlier incident was avoided, as recreational boats rushed to the scene to pull people out of the water.

(Image credit: Luis Benavides/AP)

Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:24pm

Long crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.

(Image credit: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)

Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:24pm

Long crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.

(Image credit: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)

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