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Will Sharp Rhetoric Against Israel From Muslim, Arab Nations Turn Into Action?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:47pm

Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned Israel's killing of protesters in Gaza. But it's unclear how far the Islamic community is willing to go in support of Palestinians.

Barbershop: GOP Infighting Dooms Farm Bill

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:29pm

NPR's Don Gonyea is joined in the Barbershop by Charlie Sykes, Gayle Trotter and Lenny McAllister for a conversation about divisions within the Republican party this week.

A Royal Wedding Watch Party

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:26pm

The Royal Family is not the only group celebrating after the big wedding. Thousands of people are holding street parties outside their homes to celebrate the occasion.

Proposed Abortion Restrictions Would Hit Young Patients Hardest

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:25pm

Don Gonyea talks to Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner about the Trump administration's decision to revive a rule that cuts off federal family planning money from organizations that provide abortions.

Santa Fe Shooting: What Happens Now?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 4:13pm

Students from Friday's high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, were allowed to retrieve their abandoned vehicles today. They're still grappling with the biggest question: Why did this happen?

Kenya's Crackdown On Fake News Raises Questions About Press Freedom

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 3:23pm

The law allows for a fine of up to $50,000, two years of jail time, or both, to be imposed on any person who intentionally publishes false information.

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8 Students, 2 Teachers Killed In Santa Fe High School Shooting

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:40pm

The attack is the worst school shooting since 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school in February. Here's what we know about the students and teachers who died.

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What We Know About The Alleged Texas High School Shooter

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:27pm

Officials have not released a motive, but some information on the suspect and attack is coming into focus. It appears the rampage at Sante Fe High School was planned.

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What We Know About The Alleged Texas High School Shooter

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:27pm

Officials have not released a motive, but some information on the suspect is coming into focus. It appears the shooting rampage at Sante Fe High School was planned.

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James Levine Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By 5 More Men

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:42am

Their allegations against the former Metropolitan Opera conductor were made public in a counter lawsuit filed by the Met on Friday in New York.

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Against The Odds, A Royal Wedding Worth Watching

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:58am

Normally, royal weddings are like the Oscars: a lot of pomp, but no real surprises. But when Prince Harry married Meghan Markle, the TV audience sat up and took notice.

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A Royal Wedding with Global Allure: Our Photo Album

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:53am

A visual testimony of the Royal Wedding.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actress Annette Bening; Comic Tig Notaro

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:00am

Bening describes acting as "a fabulous way to expand your own heart." Critic Ken Tucker reviews Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy. Notaro's new Netflix special is Happy to Be Here.

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Bill Of The Month: Audience Reacts To Big Bill For Tiny Screws

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:01am

The latest installment in our Bill of the Month series about a huge bill for four orthopedic screws drew lots of responses from readers and listeners. Some had ideas for improving the health system.

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'On Chesil Beach': Story Of An Unconsummated Love And Marriage

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

Saoirse Ronan stars in the new film On Chesil Beach, based on the story by Ian McEwan. Ronan and McEwan talk with NPR's Scott Simon, and joke about who plays the lead character best: Ronan or McEwan.

Georgia Governor's Race: Stacey Vs. Stacey

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

Democrats Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans share a first name and a profession but the contest for governor has become racialized with a black and white woman opposing each other.

N.H. Liquor Stores Are At The Center Of Cross-Border Bootlegging Stings

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

New Hampshire's state-run tax free liquor stores draw in customers from across the region. They also draw in modern-day bootleggers, prompting a wave of recent arrests.

Saturday Sports: Is Cleveland Done Rocking?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week's biggest sports stories with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.

After Much Anticipation, Royal Wedding Day Arrives

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle Saturday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Hundreds of family and friends were in attendance, as millions watched on TV.

Some House Republicans Want To Push Through DACA Measure

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 6:55am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Republican Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado about the effort to force a vote on the Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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