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1 Year Later, Where Does The Women's March Go From Here?

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

This weekend marks the first anniversary of the Women's March. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Medea Benjamin, Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa and Raquel Willis about how they view the movement progressing.

With Focus On The Polls, Women's March Organizers Stage Flagship Event In Las Vegas

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

For the second annual Women's March, national organizers are trying to harness the momentum of the last year into progressive voter power. Marches and rallies are happening all across the country.

For Federal Employees On Furlough During Shutdown, An Uncertain Future

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

When the government shut down, furloughed workers began preparing for an uncertain future. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Pam Gilbertz, a furloughed employee at the CDC, about her plans.

The Economic Impact Of A Government Shutdown

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

The federal government has been in a partial shutdown for two days. NPR's Michel Martin talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the economic impact of shutdown.

From Carnegie Hall To Pyeongchang, Speedskater Heads To His First Olympic Games

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

Speedskater Kimani Griffin will make his first Olympic appearance for the 2018 Winter Games next month, but he's no stranger to the spotlight. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Griffin about the trip.

In Latest Attempt To Reopen Government, Bipartisan Group Of Senators Meets

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 5:16pm

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been working all weekend to find a funding plan that will restart the federal government. Most recently, a bipartisan group of Senators met behind closed doors.

On Anniversary of Women's March, A Las Vegas Rally With A Tighter Focus: The Midterms

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 4:39pm

The organizers of 2017's historic Women's March in Washington, D.C., chose Las Vegas, Nev., for its swing state status.

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For Comic Strip Authors In The Trump Era, 'No Art Should Live In A Vacuum'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 4:03pm

Politics is seeping into everything these days, even the funny pages. Syndicated cartoonists Francesco Marciuliano and Hector Cantu talk to NPR's Michel Martin about today's art imitating life.

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Living Well Now: What Does It Take?

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 2:55pm

Shaping our lives around fulfilling social, intellectual and creative potential — keys to happiness — is more compatible with sustainability than pursuing unlimited wealth, says author Randall Curren.

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Turkey Launches Offensive On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia In Syria

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 1:26pm

The U.S. views the Kurdish group as crucial to battling ISIS, but Turkey considers them allies of another Kurdish group it classifies as terrorists.

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Tell Us: How Is The Government Shutdown Affecting You?

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:36pm

Lawmakers in Washington are locked in a standoff that has led to a partial shutdown of the federal government, and weekend attempts to dig out of it haven't made much progress.

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Germany's Social Democrats Party Votes For Formal Coalition Talks With Merkel

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:15pm

It's a vital step to ending a nearly four-month long political crisis in Germany after last September's elections failed to give any party a majority.

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As Pence Tours Mideast, Tension Lingers Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:31am

The topic came up during Pence's talks with Egypt's and Jordan's leaders. The vice president now heads for a warmer welcome in Israel from the country's government.

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Shutdown Latest

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

We look at what's next as the government shutdown enters its second day.

The GOP's Shutdown Strategy

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

Brian McGuire, former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, discusses the politics of the shutdown and what moves the GOP might be planning next.

When A Reporter Gets Starstruck Over Ricky Martin

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

Ana Belaval's reaction to meeting singer Ricky Martin went viral not only for her reaction but what Martin means to Puerto Ricans recovering from the hurricane. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Calexico's Joey Burns On The Sound Of The Southwest

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

Calexico singer Joey Burns has spent 20 years in the American Southwest but grew up on SoCal beaches. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his band's ninth studio album, The Thread That Keeps Us.

Escaping Boko Haram In 'A Gift From Darkness'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

Writer Andrea Hoffmann tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro the story of Patience Ibrahim, a teenager captured and brutalized by Boko Haram. Ibrahim and Hoffmann co-authored the book A Gift from Darkness.

Kyle Stephens On Testifying About Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Kyle Stephens, who testified that Larry Nassar sexually abused her for six years.

Government Shutdowns And The CDC

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

During the government shutdown in 2013 Tom Frieden was in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with him about potential public health implications.

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