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At Washington's Annual Gridiron Dinner, The Jokes Have Some Bite

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 2:26pm

In night full of jokes and mockery, Vice President Joe Biden took some time to seriously critique this year's presidential election.

'Fiercely Loyal,' 'Dignified And Warm': Nancy Reagan, Remembered

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 1:55pm

Tributes for the former first lady are pouring out on social media. Most praise her character and her deep love for her husband; some highlight more controversial elements of her legacy.

The Legacy Of Nancy Reagan

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 12:54pm

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Cokie Roberts about the legacy of former first lady Nancy Reagan. She died today at age 94.

History Of Slavery, Future Of Diversity Still At Issue At Harvard

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 12:51pm

Student protesters calling themselves Reclaim Harvard Law School say a recommendation that a slavery-tainted symbol be retired is not enough to end their occupation of a student center.

Citing Gender Bias, State Lawmakers Move To Eliminate 'Tampon Tax'

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 12:00pm

While drugs and many medical necessities are mostly exempt from state sales tax, feminine hygiene products are not in the majority of states. Efforts are building to try and change that.

Memories Of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 12:00pm

NPR's Ron Elving reflects on the life of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, who died this weekend at 94.

Pastor Max Lucado Still Baffled Over Evangelical Trump Supporters

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 11:00am

Pastor Max Lucado talks about his recent denunciation of Donald Trump. He says he's puzzled as to why other evangelical leaders seem to be giving the Republican presidential candidate a "free pass."

Nancy Reagan, President's Fiercest Protector, Dies At 94

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 10:54am

The former first lady made a mark with her "Just Say No" campaign and her support of stem-cell research, which she hoped would lead to a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease that took away her husband.

Reporter Who Called Minn. County 'Absolute Worst Place To Live' Is Moving There

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 10:35am

Christopher Ingraham was just describing a USDA ranking when he insulted Red Lake County, Minn., last summer. But the resulting uproar from Minnesotans led to a change of heart ... and location.

Five-Time MVP Peyton Manning Will Announce His Retirement

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 8:40am

Manning, who is the NFL's all-time leading passer and its winningest starting quarterback, just won his second Super Bowl during his 18th season.

Iran Sentences Billionaire Businessman To Death For Corruption

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 8:20am

Iranian state media report that Babak Zanjani, an oil trader who allegedly helped Iran evade oil sanctions, has been convicted of "spreading corruption on earth." Zanjani can appeal the verdict.

The Case For Closing — And Keeping Open — Guantanamo

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:17am

President Obama recently announced a plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Three people with close ties to the issue share their views on whether or not to close the detention center.

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens South Of Baghdad

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:07am

A bomber detonated a truck full of explosives south of Baghdad, NPR's Alison Meuse reports. At least 45 people are dead.

Folk Alley Presents: The Cactus Blossoms

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:00am

Minneapolis' Jack Torrey and Page Burkum perform a lazy love song at the 30A Songwriters Festival.




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