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Ford Replacing CEO Mark Fields In Management Shakeup

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:05am

Ford plans to announce on Monday that Jim Hackett, who heads the Ford Smart Mobility LLC subsidiary, will take over as CEO.

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Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:02pm

Older kids should limit the amount of juice they drink too. Whole fruit is better than juice because it contains fiber, which slows the absorption of sugar and fills you up the way juice doesn't.

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Three Generations Of African-American Police Officers Talk About Policing Today

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with three generations of African-American police officers from Indianapolis: Clarence White Sr., Clarence White Jr. and Rodney White Jr. for our series: Generations.

Trump Will Meet Pope Francis At Apostolic Palace During Vatican Visit

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

The Apostolic Palace is the traditional residence of the Pope inside Vatican City, but Pope Francis chose not to live there. President Trump will meet with the Pope later this week.

Trump Heads To Israel And Will Be First Sitting President To Visit Western Wall

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump goes to Jerusalem Monday and will visit some of the most delicate spots in the region. He pledges to help make peace, but the Israelis and Palestinians haven't held talks in years.

Efforts In China To Dismantle CIA Operations Was A Setback For The Organization

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti about how the Chinese government has been dismantling CIA operations in the country by killing or imprisoning CIA informants.

Food Shortages At The Heart Of Venezuelan Economic And Political Crisis

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

Venezuela's economic and political crisis continues to plague the country. Over the past two months, 40 people have died in clashes. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Reuter's reporter Girish Gupta.

Muslim-American Trump Supporter Remains Hopeful After Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Muslim-American and Trump supporter Asra Nomani about her reactions to the President's speech in Saudi Arabia.

Muslim-American Thought Leaders React To Trump's Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

Religious scholar and Muslim author Reza Aslan talks with NPR's Michel Martin about President Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia saying his speech was not consistent with his actions and words in the U.S.

Trump Calls On Muslim Leaders To Help 'Drive Out' Terrorism

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump delivered a speech to Muslim leaders today gathered in Saudi Arabia on the need to unite to fight radical ideology.

Trump Focuses On Impact Of Terrorism During Speech In Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

President Trump is on his first global trip since becoming president. During his speech in Saudi Arabia, he called on Muslim leaders to combat terrorism on the ground.

By Any Name, Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda Was A Force

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:31pm

Some unearthed recordings from this musician-turned-spiritual-leader reveal the many layers of Alice Coltrane's artistic — and personal — identity.

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Saudis And The UAE Will Donate $100 Million To A Fund Inspired By Ivanka Trump

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:22pm

As a candidate, President Trump regularly criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking money from Middle East despots. But these donations are different.

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Protesting Students Walk Out On Pence's Address At Notre Dame

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 3:47pm

Student organizers said they walked out because Pence's policies "have marginalized our vulnerable sisters and brothers for their religion, skin color, or sexual orientation."

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He's Leaving On A Jet Plane, Should You Follow Him?

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:19pm

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts consider whether to move to a new place for a relationship.

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In Saudi Arabia, Trump Says Fight Against Terrorism A 'Battle Between Good And Evil'

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 9:53am

This is Trump's first foreign trip as president, and he delivered the speech to leaders of countries from dozens of Arab and Muslim-majority nations.

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My Mom Loves Snoop Dogg, And Other Testaments To A Quarter-Century Of Relevance

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:00am

With the release of Neva Left on Friday, the elder statesman of rap isn't making a comeback as much as he's maintaining his streak of consistency.

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:15am

The missile traveled approximately 310 miles, according to South Korean officials.

Acting Since She Was A Child, Amber Tamblyn Is Now A Director

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:13am

Amber Tamblyn's directorial debut, Paint It Black, is adapted from Janet Fitch's novel of the same name. Tamblyn tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how she convinced Fitch to let her adapt it.

Amtrak Is Under Fire For Delays At New York's Penn Station

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:13am

After a month of breakdowns and delays at Penn Station, Amtrak will be making major repairs to tracks, but leaders from New York and New Jersey are calling on Amtrak to give up control of the station.

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