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Trump Wasn't At The State Of The Union Address But His Presence Was Felt

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Donald Trump tweeted that the State of the Union is really boring, slow, lethargic — very hard to watch! On a number of occasions President Obama alluded to Trump's rhetoric on Muslims, saying this isn't just about political correctness. The official Republican response came from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley who all but called Trump out by name in her speech.

In Iowa, Trump Spins Current Events To His Point OF View

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

As President Obama prepared to deliver his State of the Union address, Donald Trump appeared at a large rally in Iowa. Trump made a big point about the disrespect Iran has toward the U.S. citing the ten U.S. sailors who were detained when their patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters

U.S. Journey Stalled, Cubans Stuck In Costa Rica Finally Fly To El Salvador

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The first of thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica flew to El Salvador on their way north to the U.S. Cuban emigration is surging amid fears the U.S. will soon cease to offer automatic residency.

Aid Convoy Reaches Starving Syrians In Southern City Of Madaya

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The aid convoy finally reached Madaya after months under siege by forces loyal to dictator Bashar Al Assad. David Greene talks to Pawel Krzysiek of the International Committee Of the Red Cross.

Iran Detains 10 U.S. Sailors

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Iran's Revolutionary Guard is holding two small U.S. Navy craft and 10 sailors which it claims violated Iran's territorial waters. Iran says it intends to release the sailors soon.

Stay Tuned For Some Great New TV In 2016

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Last year was all about change in the television industry. Our TV critic says the new year brings a host of exciting shows, from platforms old and new.

State Of The Union Address: Lame-Duck President's Farewell Speech

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to Mary Stuckey of Georgia State University, author of the book Presidential Rhetoric, about President Obama's final State of the Union address.

The President Wants Every Student To Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work?

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:02pm

Adding a new, complex, technical subject to the curriculum won't be easy. We hear from students, teachers, entrepreneurs and educators about the challenges.

Transcript: Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican Address To The Nation

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:25pm

Read South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican address that follows President Obama's final State of the Union speech.

In Valedictory State Of the Union, Obama Defends His Record

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:22pm

In his final State of the Union, Obama painted a picture of a country very much in its prime instead of one in decline. He defended his policies but also expressed one regret.

NFL Votes To Move Rams To Los Angeles, With Option For Chargers To Join Them

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:19pm

The NFL will be returning to LA for the first time in two decades. The vote, however, left a third applicant — the Oakland Raiders — out of the deal.

Listen To Live Coverage Of President Obama's State Of The Union Address

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 7:45pm

Listen to live NPR special coverage of President Obama's final State of the Union address.

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