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Trump Supporters Despair Over Possible DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Trump supporter Chris Buskirk about how President Trump's base would react if the president makes a deal to protect DACA recipients.

Facebook Enabled Ads Targeting Anti-Semites

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

ProPublica found that Facebook had enabled advertisers to target ads to people who expressed an interest in anti-Semitic topics.

Review: Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War'

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Filmmaker Ken Burns and collaborators turn their lens to the Vietnam War in a 10-part, 18-hour documentary. It was six years in the making and includes rarely seen footage.

DREAMers Skeptical Of DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Their futures in the balance, DACA recipients react to the back and forth in Washington over a possible deal between President Trump and Democrats to extend protections for DREAMers.

The Man Who Protects America's Secrets

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

We talk with William Evanina, head of U.S. counterintelligence. That means he's the country's top spy catcher, in charge of finding moles in our midst.

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The Urgent 'Sonic Blast' Of Prophets Of Rage

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Members of Public Enemy, Rage Against The Machine and Cypress Hill channel the anger of today as Prophets of Rage. Chuck D talks to David Greene ahead of the release of the group's debut album.

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How Two Nurses Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:16am

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, two neonatal nurses in Tennessee, remember the early days of the opioid crisis, a time that led them to help develop treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Carla Saunders)

Close Call, But Indians Pass Cubs, Set Sights On Longest MLB Winning Streak

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:17pm

In their 21-game winning streak, Cleveland had never trailed entering the ninth inning, but were down 2-1 Thursday night against Kansas City. They won 3-2 in the 10th inning to keep the streak alive.

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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:55pm

South Korean and Japanese officials say the latest missile flew over Hokkaido and fell into the ocean, and the South Korean military conducted a live-fire ballistic missile drill in response.

President Trump Stands By Original Charlottesville Remarks

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:42pm

The president was heavily criticized when he said counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., were to blame right along with white supremacists. Now he says more people are seeing it his way.

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New Video From Ibeyi From Upcoming Album

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:41pm

The Parisian-Cuban duo Ibeyi team with Spain's Mala Rodriguez for new single and video from upcoming album.

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Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:51pm

Radio hosts and sites like Breitbart were livid over the possibility that Trump made a deal with Democrats. But he continues to insist his border wall will still get built and he's not capitulating.

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White House That Often Talks Tough On Crime Hosts Advocates For Former Inmates

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:25pm

The Trump White House welcomed elected officials, faith leaders and nonprofits to discuss ways to help former inmates return to their communities and find jobs, housing and educational opportunities.

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The Virgin Islands, After Irma: 'It Was Like Stepping Onto Another Planet'

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:23pm

In the U.S. and British territories, residents tell of winds that could rattle your bones — and of an aftermath like a "war zone." Here are portraits of the devastation, in the survivors' own words.

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Service Members Injured In Two Training Incidents

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:20pm

The unrelated incidents in California and North Carolina have left several service members hospitalized. Five Marines were in critical condition.

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Get Ready! Medicare Will Mail New Cards to 60 Million People

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:19pm

The federal health program for seniors and the disabled is removing Social Security numbers from the ID cards of 60 million people in an effort to prevent identity theft

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Good News For Snow Leopards, Bad News For Ash Trees

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:12pm

Snow leopards are no longer on the verge of extinction, a new assessment found. However, the situation is looking dire for five species of ash trees, now listed as "Critically Endangered."

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Don't Read This Review Of Darren Aronofsky's Compelling, Confounding 'Mother!'

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:01pm

Critic Chris Klimek thinks you should go into this film about a poet (Javier Bardem) and his submissive wife (Jennifer Lawrence) cold — just be prepared for "squirm-inducing fun."

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In Frederick Wiseman's 'Ex Libris,' The New York Public Library Gets Checked Out

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:00pm

The prolific documentary filmmaker's latest project goes behind the stacks to offer a comprehensive, multi-faceted — and overdue — examination of the NYPL as an institution.

(Image credit: Zipporah Films)

'Rat Film': Superb, Formally Inventive Documentary Smells A Rat — And It Is Us

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:00pm

The film examines many facets of Baltimore's social and political history "to drive a pointed, deliberate argument that is still firmly rooted in artistry rather than political message-making."

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