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Trump Says He'll Demand A Probe Into Campaign Surveillance Allegations

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 6:15am

David Greene talks to former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore about President Trump saying he'll insist on an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign for political purposes.

Have You Heard The One About A Pig Following A Man Home?

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:33am

Police near Cleveland got a call at 5 a.m. — a man thought a pig was following him. Officers thought he may have had too much to drink. They responded, and the sober man was being followed by a pig.

Mexican Presidential Hopefuls Debate Relations With Trump And U.S.

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:20am

In the second of three debates ahead of July 1 elections, four candidates vying for the presidency talked about relations with Washington and how to deal with the U.S. president.

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At Age 93, Ohio Golfer Finally Gets A Hole-In-One

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:16am

Ben Bender of Zanesville played golf most of his life, and at last decided it was his final round. That final round was when he hit his first hole-in-one.

Top Stories: Trump Wants FBI Probe Of Alleged Informant; Venezuelan Elections

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:07am

Also: Services begin for the slain Santa Fe, Texas students; the Las Vegas Golden Knights defy expectations and advance to the NHL Final; and barbecuing while black: Oakland challenges racism.

French Researchers: Hitler Really Did Die In The Bunker In 1945

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:06am

Conspiracy theories have abounded for years about the fate of the Führer, ranging from his escape to Argentina aboard a German U-boat to living out his days at a secret Nazi moon base.

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Stacey Vs. Stacey: The Democratic Fight For Governor In Georgia

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:01am

There are two Democrats running for governor in Georgia — Stacey Abrams, who's black and Stacey Evans, who's white. It's a contest that's underscored how complicated race remains for Democrats.

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Saving 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Was Business, But The Love Of It Is Real

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

The roller-coaster experience of watching Fox's cop comedy knocked off and then revived had a lot to do with boring business concepts. But the people who love it desperately have good reasons.

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Palestinians Reflect On Their Losses After Last Week's Deadly Protests

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

A Palestinian surgeon failed to convince his brother to stay away from the Gaza border protests. Then in the operating room, he failed to save his wounded brother's life.

Texas Democrats Debate How To Win The 7th Congressional District Seat

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Two Democratic candidates in Texas who are facing off in the 7th congressional district's primary have very different views for how to flip the seat from Republican control.

Venezuela's President Wins Boycotted Elections Amid Fraud Charges

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Venezuela held a presidential election on Sunday as the country struggles with inflation and food shortages. Preliminary results indicate President Maduro has won a second term.

VA Says It's Trying To Improve Caregiver Program's Appeals Process

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

The VA's caregiver program provides a stipend to family members of disabled vets to provide home health care. NPR revealed numerous VA centers were ejecting hundreds of people from the program.

Sessions Intervenes In Salvadoran Woman's Asylum Case

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Trump's administration is moving to limit who can get asylum in the U.S. Attorney General Sessions has intervened in a Carolina woman's case, questioning whether she and others deserve protection.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Trump says he'll order an investigation into whether the FBI and the DOJ "infiltrated or surveilled" his campaign "for political purposes." And, a follow-up to the deadly school shooting in Texas.

Election Night Shakeup: Here Come The New 'Exit' Polls

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Fox News and the Associated Press are upending a quarter century of how elections are measured — and races called — launching a new approach for this fall's midterm elections.

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The Band's Visit: Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and the cast of the Tony-nominated play The Band's Visit marked the first Broadway performance at the Tiny Desk.

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A Campaign Frozen In Time: Photographer Reflects On Covering Bobby Kennedy

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:29am

It's been 50 years since Robert F. Kennedy's assassination. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Kennerly, who covered his short-lived run for president, describes what it was like on the ground.

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Venezuela's Maduro Wins Boycotted Elections Amid Charges Of Fraud

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:13am

NPR's Philip Reeves, reporting from Caracas, says many voting stations around the capital were nearly empty despite the government's claim of a nearly 50 percent turnout.

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Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:53pm

The president says he will call on the Department of Justice to look into whether the department itself or the FBI surveilled the Trump campaign "for political purposes."

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With 'The Prodigal Son,' Ry Cooder Puts His Own Touch On Gospel Music

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 6:23pm

In his first solo album in six years, Cooder injects social satire into his refurbished work of traditional American gospel music.

(Image credit: Beth Gwinn/Getty Images for Americana Music)




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