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Forbears: The Great American Songwriting Of Dorothy Fields

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 9:00am

It's impossible to discuss early Hollywood and Broadway hits without acknowledging Fields, who wrote over 400 songs between 1928 and 1973 and is responsible for some of the greatest tunes of our time.

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Amanda Palmer's Powerful New Song And Video On The Global Refugee Crisis

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 9:00am

In a new video for her song "In Harm's Way," the singer addresses a question she says is absent from current political discourse: "Have we forgotten how to be generous?"

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Paul Manafort Surrenders To Federal Law Enforcement

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 8:27am

The former Trump campaign manager turned himself in to the FBI. Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Ryan Lucas and ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff.

The latest in Russia inquiry update

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:42am

The latest in Russia inquiry update

Grand Jury Approves First Charges In Mueller's Russia Investigation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:41am

Former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his top aide Rick Gates were charged with "conspiracy against the United States," among a total of 12 counts.

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Manafort Surrenders To FBI; Indicted In New Phase Of Mueller Inquiry

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:07am

Both Paul Manafort, who was President Trump's campaign chairman, and a longtime deputy are named in a 12-count indictment.

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Kevin Spacey Apologizes To Anthony Rapp Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:58am

"I'm beyond horrified to hear his story. I honestly do not recall the encounter," Kevin Spacey said in response to allegations.

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With Whitefish Deal Canceled, What's Next For Puerto Rico's Recovery?

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:41am

Puerto Rico is canceling the controversial $300 million contract for work rebuilding the island's electric grid. How does that affect recovery efforts, and who's now going to rebuild the power lines?

The Future Of The President's Authorization For Use Of Military Force

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:35am

The ambush in Niger that left four U.S. troops dead has boosted calls on Capitol Hill for a new legal basis to carry out such actions overseas. An architect of the AUMF, John Bellinger III, weighs in.

NBA's Kevin Durant Gives Forgetful Reporter A Pass

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:20am

After a recent game, a reporter trying to ask Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant a question forgot what he was going to ask. Durant responded, "I forgot a couple of plays the other night."

Daughter Of Putin's Former Mentor Announces Presidential Run

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:14am

The daughter of Vladimir Putin's mentor announced her intention to run in next year's presidential election. Most observers suspect it's a Kremlin plot to make the election look more legitimate.

House Intel Committee's Adam Schiff On Russia Developments

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:06am

As DOJ's investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election heats up, Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking Democrat on the House committee that's leading its own investigation.

The Latest In The Russia Inquiry: Are Indictments Imminent?

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 6:04am

Some news organizations are reporting — but NPR hasn't confirmed — that special counsel Robert Mueller has secured his first indictment. Other developments in the Russia probes are expected this week.

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