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UC Berkeley Students Divided Over Cancellation Of Milo Yiannopoulos Speech

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 3:34pm

Violent protests broke out Wednesday night over a speech Brietbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to give on the University of California, Berkeley, campus. The speech was later cancelled following the protests. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to students Rigel Robinson and Andrew Bremer about the incident.

2 GOP Senators Break With Party On Betsy Devos Confirmation

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 3:34pm

The nomination of President Trump's choice for education secretary could come down to a single tie-breaker voted cast by Vice President Mike Pence. Democrats and two Republicans oppose Betsy Devos.

Treasury Allows Limited Contact Between U.S. Companies, Russian Intelligence Agency

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 3:31pm

The administration has modified sanctions against Russia's domestic intelligence agency put in place in December under President Obama.

(Image credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)

Somalia On The Brink Of Famine, U.N. Warns

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 2:49pm

The U.N. is warning that Somalia could soon be facing a famine without urgent international action, raising concerns of a repeat of 2011's famine which killed more than a quarter of a million people.

(Image credit: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images)

Exploring The Nationalistic And Christian Right Influences On Trump

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 1:54pm

Sarah Posner, a reporter with The Nation's Investigative Fund, talks about how the Steve Bannon-Jeff Sessions-Mike Pence nexus is influencing President Trump's policies.

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might Help

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 1:04pm

Living most of life indoors can get your body clock out of phase. A fairly painless way to synch it is to spend a weekend camping, researchers say. Even the dim light of winter will do.

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Hawaii's House Republican Leader Says She Was Ousted Over Women's March

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:55pm

When she appeared at the recent Women's March event in Hawaii, state Rep. Beth Fukumoto spoke about being booed and insulted at her party's convention last summer.

(Image credit: Cathy Bussewitz/AP)

WATCH: In Hawaii, A 'Firehose' Of Lava Pours Into The Ocean

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:54pm

Researchers have captured dramatic footage of a tube of red-hot lava plummeting down a cliff into the ocean, sending fragments of lava and clouds of gray smoke into the sky.

(Image credit: USGS)




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