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As the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem opens, David Friedman, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, is defending Israel's response to Palestinian protesters.

The United States officially moves its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Monday. Husam Zomlot, Palestinian ambassador to the U.S., shares his view on the White House's recognition of Jerusalem, a disputed city, as Israel's capital.

As the United States opens its controversial embassy in Jerusalem Monday, it's getting mixed reviews with celebration from Israelis and disappointment among Palestinians.

White House adviser Jared Kushner is pushing a bill that would make programming available to federal prisoners and ease a path for some to win early release. Though some advocates say it's not enough.

The Supreme Court has given the green light on sports betting, but will that really change the industry? NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ed Sutor, CEO and President of Dover Downs Casino and Hotel in Dover, Delaware about the decision.

In the bloodiest day there in years, Gaza officials say Israeli troops killed more than 50 Palestinians during protests along the border with Israel. Israel says it was defending its border from incursions but Palestinians say the dead include several teenagers and that more than 1,200 people were shot.

President Trump has pledged to help rescue one of China's top telecommunication firms, which the U.S. Commerce Department has penalized for violating U.S. sanctions on North Korea and Iran. The penalties have convinced many Chinese that they can no longer rely on the U.S., and must manufacture their own hi-tech products.

Iraqis voted in their first election since the defeat of ISIS. Even though turnout was low, the results were surprising. The sitting prime minister is trailing in third place. Early results suggest the big winner could be the Shiite cleric whose militia fought U.S. troops after the invasion of Iraq.

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman discusses the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem and the impact it may have in the region.

A woman with foot pain was floored by the high cost of titanium screws used in her surgery. "Unless the metal [was] mined on an asteroid, I do not know why it should cost that amount," she said.




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