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Posted: 2019-04-18 09:03:00
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Virginia Hall was an American spy who worked for Britain and the U.S. and played a key role in undermining the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. Her story was rarely told — until...
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:54:00
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White House National Security Adviser John Bolton spoke in Miami Wednesday about "security threats" posed by Cuba and Venezuela. The remarks came as the Pentagon plans to increase pressure on...
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:11:00
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NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ibrahim Kalin, senior adviser to Turkey's president, about a deal to buy Russia's S-400 missile system, which has jeopardized a deal with the U.S. to acquire F-35...
Posted: 2019-04-17 09:01:00
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U.S.-Turkey Rift Centers On Russian Missile Defense System
Senior Turkish officials came to Washington to tamp down a growing showdown over their plans to install a Russian missile air defense system. They hope President Trump will waive mandatory sanctions.
Posted: 2019-04-16 13:59:52
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Congress Subpoenas Deutsche Bank As Part Of Democrats' Probe Of Trump Finances
It's the latest sign that Democrats will continue to seek information on potential criminal activity by President Trump and his businesses after special counsel Robert Mueller's report is made...
Posted: 2019-04-16 09:00:00
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What Does Julian Assange's Arrest Mean For WikiLeaks And U.S. Elections?
Julian Assange probably won't have access to his laptop computer for a while, but that may not mean that the organization he created won't still release secrets and, potentially, affect elections.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:22
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Mueller Report Release Will Likely Escalate Tensions Between Trump And Congress
And unlike the attorney general's predecessors who were caught between warring branches of government, William Barr seems intent on being at the center of the conflict.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:22
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Robert Mueller's Russia Report Is Coming Thursday. Here's What You Need To Know
The questions and answers you need in order to prepare for the arrival of the hottest new 400-page document in Washington.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:12:00
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Can Julian Assange Legally Be Extradited To The U.S.?
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with John Bellinger, former State Department legal adviser, about the possibility of Julian Assange being extradited to the United States.
Posted: 2019-04-14 11:00:15
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The Wait Is Almost Over For The (Almost) Full Mueller Report To Be Released
After a letter detailing the special counsel's principal findings — which the GOP saw as a vindication for Trump — the attorney general is expected to release the lengthy report, with redactions.

Posted: 2019-04-16 15:45:21
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Listeners and readers raise concerns about the language used to talk about what's happening at the Southwestern border.
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:45:21
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Listeners and readers raise concerns about the language used to talk about what's happening at the Southwestern border.
Posted: 2019-04-13 12:22:20
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NPR's Scott Simon explores an art exhibit in El Paso, Texas, by unaccompanied minors detained at the now-closed Tornillo Children's Detention center.
Posted: 2019-04-10 09:08:00
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Inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur Was A Success
David Greene talks to USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan about the historic women's golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. It's the first time women have been allowed to compete at the club.
Posted: 2019-04-09 18:07:17
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Assessing NPR's Recent Venezuela Coverage
Some digging may be involved, but NPR is providing multiple perspectives.
Posted: 2019-04-06 12:29:00
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Opinion: Can Stonehenge Offer A Lesson For Brexit?
As the U.K. continues to debate the state of Brexit, NPR's Scott Simon looks at how a new discovery at Stonehenge might offer a lesson in coming together.
Posted: 2019-04-05 09:05:00
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Lil Nas X, Country Music's Unlikely Son, Sparks Conversation On Genre And Race
Lil Nas X's viral hit "Old Town Road" was pulled from Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart, raising questions over discrimination in the country music industry.
Posted: 2019-04-04 15:03:00
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Opinion: Direct-To-Consumer Medicine Can Be Quick And Discreet, But What's Lost?
If you happily order your contact lenses online, why not get drugs for migraines or erectile dysfunction that way, too? Be careful, a medical student warns. Your "simple" self-diagnosis may be...
Posted: 2019-04-03 09:05:00
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Baseball's Rules For Next Season May Eliminate The LOOGY
Sports commentator Mike Pesca opines on baseball's left-handed, one-out guy. That's a left-handed pitcher who's brought in to face one, usually left-handed, batter. The bullpen staple may be...
Posted: 2019-04-03 09:05:00
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Baseball's Rules For Next Season May Eliminate The LOOGY
Sports commentator Mike Pesca opines on baseball's left-handed, one-out guy. That's a left-handed pitcher who's brought in to face one, usually left-handed, batter. The bullpen staple may be...

Posted: 2019-04-18 09:03:50
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Virginia Hall was an American spy who worked for Britain and the U.S. and played a key role in undermining the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. Her story was rarely told — until...
Posted: 2019-04-18 09:03:00
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The redacted version of the Mueller report is released Thursday. North Korea announces it has tested a new "tactical guided weapon." Scientists have restored some function in the brains of dead...
Posted: 2019-04-18 03:43:00
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The country's official newspaper reported leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test and is continuing to upgrade his country's military. The report said the weapon carried a "powerful warhead."
Posted: 2019-04-18 03:43:00
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North Korea Announces Testing Of New 'Tactical Guided Weapon'
The country's official newspaper reported leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test and is continuing to upgrade his country's military. The report said the weapon carried a "powerful warhead."
Posted: 2019-04-17 22:20:00
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Right-Wing Groups Are Active In Ukraine As Country Heads Into Presidential Election
One of the ugly by-products of Ukraine's low-level war with Russia is vocal far-right groups of battle-hardened veterans who march the streets of Kiev.
Posted: 2019-04-17 22:01:00
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U.S. Aid Agency Is Preparing To Lay Off Most Local Staff For Palestinian Projects
Under Trump administration orders, the U.S. Agency for International Development is readying to lay off most staff on Palestinian projects, according to U.S. government communications reviewed...
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:54:00
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Why The Tragic Fire At Notre Dame Has Led People To Be So Generous
France struggled to raise donations last year when Notre Dame was crumbling and in need of repairs. Now, after a devastating fire, hundreds of millions have been pledged to save the cathedral.
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:54:00
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Trump Administration Announces Measures Aimed At Ending Maduro's Rule In Venezuela
White House National Security Adviser John Bolton spoke in Miami Wednesday about "security threats" posed by Cuba and Venezuela. The remarks came as the Pentagon plans to increase pressure on...
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:11:00
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Senior Turkish Official Discusses Dispute With Trump Administration Over Military Deal
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ibrahim Kalin, senior adviser to Turkey's president, about a deal to buy Russia's S-400 missile system, which has jeopardized a deal with the U.S. to acquire F-35...
Posted: 2019-04-17 20:26:00
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In Indonesia, Joko Widodo Secures Another 5-Year Term As President
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo secured another five-year term after Wednesday's election. His task now will be to unify the country.

Posted: 2019-04-18 09:00:55
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Over the past 20 years, mass shootings have resulted in communities of survivors. Heather Martin, who was a senior at Columbine High School in 1999, runs a nonprofit that connects them.
Posted: 2019-04-18 09:00:25
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Her employer offered only a high-deductible health plan; that meant she'd have to pay up to $6,000 out of pocket each year. Advocates for patients say this sort of underinsurance is snatching...
Posted: 2019-04-18 02:38:00
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There is an ongoing controversy over the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in state and local courthouses, who are there to arrest immigrants appearing on unrelated cases.
Posted: 2019-04-17 23:00:18
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Appeal To Census Lawsuit Ruling Adds Uncertainty To Citizenship Question's Fate
The Census Bureau is counting on the Supreme Court to resolve the legal battle by June so that 2020 census forms can be printed. But an appeal in a Maryland lawsuit could complicate that timeline.
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:11:00
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Woman Who Made 'Credible Threats' To Denver-Area Schools Is Dead, FBI Says
An hours-long manhunt that shut down schools across Denver is now over. Authorities were searching for a woman they say was armed and infatuated with the Columbine massacre.
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:11:00
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Florida Lawmakers Jump Into National Debate Over Illegal Immigration
Florida is poised to adopt a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities. It would require local officials to cooperate with federal immigration authorities or face still penalties.
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:11:00
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How A Computer Algorithm Could Help Police Track A Possible Serial Killer In Chicago
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Thomas Hargrove, founder of the Murder Accountability Project, about the algorithm he created to track a possible serial killer in Chicago.
Posted: 2019-04-17 20:35:14
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AG Barr Orders Immigration Judges To Stop Releasing Asylum-Seekers On Bail
The ruling by the attorney general is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.
Posted: 2019-04-17 20:26:00
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A Look At Potential Challenges To Attorney General Barr's Asylum Decision
Attorney General William Barr's decision to deny bond hearings to asylum-seekers is the latest twist in a long legal battle. Immigrant rights advocates recently won a big victory in federal court.
Posted: 2019-04-17 20:26:00
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Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Weighs In On Barr's Asylum Decision
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with immigration attorney Leon Fresco about the legal challenges facing Attorney General William Barr's recent asylum decision and the recommendations the Homeland Security...

Posted: 2019-04-18 09:44:41
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The pair could face the death penalty after the navy accused them of building a home in Thai waters.
Posted: 2019-04-18 09:42:47
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The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
Posted: 2019-04-18 09:28:56
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The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
Posted: 2019-04-18 08:39:08
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World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top
Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in Africa.
Posted: 2019-04-18 08:13:03
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Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new uses for almost three years, it says.
Posted: 2019-04-18 07:46:01
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NZ ex-official guilty of hiding camera in embassy toilet
Ex-New Zealand military attaché Alfred Keating secretly placed the device in the country's US embassy.
Posted: 2019-04-18 07:32:31
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Amazon plans to shut online store in China
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.
Posted: 2019-04-18 07:09:10
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Madeira crash: At least 29 killed on tourist bus near Caniço
The bus had been carrying German tourists when it plunged off a road near the town of Caniço.
Posted: 2019-04-18 06:54:39
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New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral
Police arrest a man carrying petrol and lighters who entered St Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
Posted: 2019-04-18 04:54:05
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North Korea test fires new tactical guided weapon - state media
This would be the first public weapons test since US-North Korea talks collapsed in February.