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Snake On A Car

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:09am

A man in Arizona says a snake popped out from under the hood of his car and started to climb up the windshield. It retreated back under the hood and was never found.

'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

During the Great Flood of 1993, the mutual efforts of a then-prisoner and a beauty shop owner to protect a tiny Illinois town briefly brought them together. After 25 years, the two reconnect.

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The History Of Asylum Laws

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

Commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions and talks with NPR's Noel King about the history of immigration and asylum laws.

The GOP, The Supreme Court And The Senate

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

Republicans trying to keep the Senate in their control are seeing record fundraising. NPR's Noel King talks with Steven Law of the Republican superPAC American Crossroads.

Why Reuniting Migrant Families Is So Difficult

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

NPR's David Greene talks with Linda Rivas, an immigration attorney in El Paso, Texas, about the difficulties of reuniting parents separated from their children.

Remembering Writer Harlan Ellison

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

The famous, and famously cantankerous, science fiction writer Harlan Ellison has died. Over a 6-decade career, he won multiple awards for his fiction and television writing.

Reassessing Organized Labor's Political Power After Supreme Court Ruling

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

A new Supreme Court ruling removes unions' ability to collect fees to cover collective bargaining costs for workers who opt out of union membership. It's a big setback for labor unions in the U.S.

Capital Gazette Shooting Update

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

We have the latest on the attack on a Maryland newsroom that left five employees dead.

Why Teen Employment Numbers Are Down

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

We look at the reasons why the number of teenagers looking for summer jobs has dropped over the past few decades.

World Cup Round Of 16 Preview

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

Some jubilant wins and stunning upsets closed out the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. NPR's David Greene talks with Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl about the upcoming Round of 16 matches.

EU Leaders Meet To Discuss Migration Policies

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

European Union leaders have met at a time of deep division because of migration to the continent. At stake is the fate of the EU's border-free travel zone.

Military Bases Prepare To House Migrant Families

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

The Defense Department is preparing to house and care for up to 12,000 people. It's part of an effort to manage those families who cross into the U.S. illegally.

Capital Gazette Remembers Its Own

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

Five employees of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis were killed Thursday in a shooting. We read what the newsroom's staff had to say about their five colleagues who died.

News Brief: Maryland Newsroom Attacked, Abortion Rights Battle, EU Migrant Summit

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

We have the latest details about the attack on the Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland that killed five people. Also, the retirement of Justice Kennedy sets the stage for an abortion rights battle.

California Passes Strict Internet Privacy Law With Implications For The Country

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 4:05am

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an Internet privacy bill that would significantly expand online privacy rights of consumers in that state.

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