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In Texas, Officials Probe Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teenager

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

Authorities in Balch Springs, Texas, are facing calls to charge the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager Saturday night. The officer is on leave.

France Can't Afford To Welcome Any More Immigrants, Le Pen Adviser Says

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

As France heads into a presidential runoff on Sunday, David Greene talks Mikael Sala, an adviser to presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front party.

Why Social Media Isn't Always Very Social

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

Studies show that people who spend more time on social media sites feel more socially isolated than those who don't. This might be because of a disconnect between our online lives and our real ones.

Eliminating Energy Star Program Would Harm Consumers, Trump Critics Say

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

The Energy Star program saves consumers billions of dollars a year by boosting products' efficiency. But in his effort to shrink the size of government, President Trump wants to eliminate the program.

Harvard Business School Moves To Study More Diverse Cases

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

Harvard produces case studies used by business students across the country. Until now, more of those cases involved white business leaders. The school is changing that.

Russian President Putin To Meet Merkel, Talk To Trump By Phone

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

Russian President Putin on Tuesday meets with Germany's chancellor for the first time in two years. Their relationship was strained after Russia's intervention in Ukraine. After that, Putin will speak by phone with President Trump.

News Brief: Replacing Obamacare, Trump-Putin Call, South Korean Politics

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

GOP pressured to pass bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump to talk to Putin by phone. South Korea's first female president is on trial for corruption, a week before an election to replace her.

President Trump's World View Puts The Brakes On Globalization

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Anton, deputy assistant to the president for strategy and communication at the National Security Council, about how Trump sees the direction of the world right now.

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