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Posted: 2019-06-24 11:17:00
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Chris Krebs of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security about his agency accusing Iran of increased cyber interference.
Posted: 2019-06-23 15:13:14
In Jerusalem, where he's meeting with Israeli and Russian security officials, the national security advisor says the U.S. military is "ready to go" as he warns Iran against seeking a nuclear...
Posted: 2019-06-23 11:00:24
Federal authorities say far-right violence is the deadliest and most active form of domestic extremism. Now, a debate is heating up about how to define a threat the White House barely acknowledges.
Posted: 2019-06-22 22:24:00
Trump Delays Immigration Raids, Giving Democrats 'Two Weeks' To Reform Asylum Laws
A source familiar with the president's decision told NPR that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Trump on Friday night and urged him to back off the raids.
Posted: 2019-06-22 18:21:36
Trump On Iran
President Trump is heading to Camp David to talk about Iran — after announcing additional sanctions on the country.
Posted: 2019-06-22 17:39:32
Trump: 'We're Moving Forward With Additional Sanctions On Iran'
Without offering specifics, the president says he is increasing sanctions as Washington accuses Tehran of downing a U.S. drone and attacking foreign-owned oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
Posted: 2019-06-21 20:25:38
Trump Says Plan To Retaliate Against Iran Called Off Due To Potential Iranian Deaths
The planes were ready to go on Thursday night, but with 10 minutes to spare, President Trump called off a military action meant to retaliate against Iran for shooting down a U.S. drone.
Posted: 2019-06-21 20:25:38
Former CIA Director David Petraeus Discusses Decision To Recall Strike Against Iran
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with and former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus about President Trump's decision to recall the strike against Iran's missile base at the last minute.
Posted: 2019-06-21 08:57:20
FAA Orders U.S. Airlines To Bypass Iranian Airspace After Drone Shot Down
The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. carriers from overflying Iran "until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions."
Posted: 2019-06-21 05:39:22
Iran's U.N. Ambassador: U.S. Escalating Hostilities Like A 'Knife Under Your Throat'
In an interview with NPR, Majid Takht Ravanchi also denied responsibility for the attack on two tankers last week and steadfastly maintained that Iran is not interested in war.

Posted: 2019-06-22 12:05:38
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the unsanitary conditions for detained migrant children in border detention facilities.
Posted: 2019-06-20 14:13:45
Iran's shoot-down of a U.S. drone underscores the growing risk of conflict between the countries. If war occurs, President Trump will wish he stayed out, write Aaron David Miller and Richard...
Posted: 2019-06-15 11:57:14
Corny "dad jokes" are an outgrowth of the deep and lifelong bond between parents and children.
Posted: 2019-06-14 17:18:05
Considering All Things—Even Sex
Not all listeners wanted to hear about it.
Posted: 2019-06-08 12:53:00
Opinion: Ex-Prosecutor Faces Harsh Criticism After 'Central Park 5' Netflix Series
A new television series about the Central Park Five paints an unflattering portrait of Linda Fairstein and has prompted calls to boycott her books. Her publisher dropped her Friday.
Posted: 2019-06-07 17:06:00
'See You Tonight!' 'I Needed This!': How A Ritual Friday Gathering Brought Healing
In March, when the Christchurch mosque shooting coincided with Zahra Noorbakhsh's own health crisis, the Iranian American comic found hope in the continued practice of Friday gatherings.
Posted: 2019-06-05 09:08:00
Commentator Is Still Outraged After Blues-Bruins 1970 NHL Finals
The Boston Bruins and the Saint Louis Blues are tied at two wins apiece in the Stanley Cup final. Commentator Mike Pesca remembers the first time the two teams met in the NHL finals.
Posted: 2019-06-05 09:00:00
How Doctors Can Stop Stigmatizing — And Start Helping — Kids With Obesity
Physicians often harbor unconscious bias against kids and teens with obesity. It affects how they talk with their patients and can make kids' health worse. Some doctors are trying a new approach.
Posted: 2019-06-04 20:42:49
I'll Take Spoilers For $2,000, Alex
Spoiler alert or spoiler? Some 'Jeopardy!' fans aren't happy with NPR.
Posted: 2019-06-01 13:33:59
Opinion: To Fight Anti-Semitism, German Tabloid Prints Cutout Kippah
A German official said that because of a recent rise in attacks, he couldn't recommend Jews wear the skullcap "at every time and place." So daily newspaper Bild created a do-it-yourself paper...

Posted: 2019-06-24 11:23:00
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians turned out in Sao Paulo to mark gay pride with a huge parade, after the president criticized a Supreme Court ruling making homophobia a criminal act.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:49
After results of the March election were annulled, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on Turkey's president.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is set to outline the economic portion of his Middle East peace plan this week. The Israelis and Palestinians aren't expected to...
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
News Brief: Iran Sanctions, Middle East Peace Plan, Oregon Politics
President Trump is imposing new sanctions against Iran. The Trump administration this week presents the economic part of its Middle East peace plan. Oregon's GOP state senators avoid climate...
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Trump Expected To Impose More Sanctions On Iran
President Trump is set to announce new sanctions to maximize pressure on Iran to limit its nuclear ambitions. Will the strategy work?
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Advocates Are Concerned About Conditions For Detained Migrant Children
NPR's Rachel Martin talk to Dr. Julie Linton of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Special Interest Group about dangerous conditions for migrant children in detention centers.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:37:00
How Iranian Americans Are Responding To Tensions With Tehran
Approximately half a million people of Iranian heritage live in the U.S. Reza Goharzad, host of "Politics & Society with Reza Goharzad," talks about how they are handling escalating tensions.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:32:00
At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Discusses Iran, Says Peace Is A Choice
Former president Jimmy Carter addressed the U.S. tensions with Iran in a Sunday school lesson at the church he attends in Plains, Ga.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:32:00
Palestinian Business Leaders Plan To Boycott White House Economic Workshop
The White House has invited Palestinian business executives to its economics and peace workshop in Bahrain next week where part of its Mideast peace plan will be discussed, but few plan to attend.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:32:00
Brazilians Gather For Gay Pride Parade, Hoping To Send Message To Jair Bolsonaro
Brazilians gathered today for a massive LGBTQ Pride parade in the city of Sao Paulo. This, despite the new president's record of homophobic statements.

Posted: 2019-06-24 15:12:42
An FBI agent calls it "an incredibly heartbreaking situation." Three of the deceased were children — one toddler and two infants — and the other was a 20-year-old woman.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
President Trump is imposing new sanctions against Iran. The Trump administration this week presents the economic part of its Middle East peace plan. Oregon's GOP state senators avoid climate...
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held a town hall meeting in South Bend, Ind., where he is mayor to discuss the fatal shooting of a black man by a white officer.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Wisconsin Lawmakers Move To Strengthening Drunken Driving Laws
Wisconsin legislators are considering measures to strengthen the state's lenient drinking and driving laws. It's the only state that doesn't criminalize drunk driving on the first offense.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Oregon GOP State Senators Go Into Hiding To Avoid A Climate Vote
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Oregon Republican state Sen. Tim Knopp about GOP senators walking out of the state Capitol, and going in to hiding to protest a climate bill.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Black Residents In Long Island Community Struggled To Get Federal Aid
An earlier NPR probe found money from a federal program that helps people move after a disaster goes disproportionately to whiter communities. A Long Island neighborhood highlights the inequality.
Posted: 2019-06-24 09:01:00
Advocates Are Concerned About Conditions For Detained Migrant Children
NPR's Rachel Martin talk to Dr. Julie Linton of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Special Interest Group about dangerous conditions for migrant children in detention centers.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:32:00
With Mass Deportations Looming, Advocates Organize To Offer Aid To Migrants
Immigration networks throughout California have set up hotlines to provide legal aid to undocumented immigrants as President Trump threatens to ramp up deportations.
Posted: 2019-06-23 21:32:00
AFL-CIO President Says USMCA Trade Deal Still Needs Improvement
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Richard Trumka about the union's opposition to the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Posted: 2019-06-23 15:56:31
Doctors Learn The Nuts And Bolts Of Robotic Surgery
Robot-assisted surgery is minimally invasive and recovery time is shorter. Those are a few reasons why more medical schools are training students how to be better robotic surgeons.

Posted: 2019-06-24 15:10:01
A heatwave in France has resulted in the activation of the extreme weather plan.
Posted: 2019-06-24 14:54:45
The gamer, who has a strong following on YouTube, has now not been seen for five days.
Posted: 2019-06-24 14:19:25
A lawyer, who won his case over a three-week blackout, is to return to court on behalf of other Sudanese.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:49:40
Women's World Cup: Fifa to look into Cameroon behaviour in England defeat
Fifa says it is "currently looking into" Cameroon's behaviour during their Women's World Cup defeat by England.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:46:46
Germany crash: Two Eurofighter jets collide near base
The two pilots managed to eject and so far one of them has been found alive.
Posted: 2019-06-24 13:30:50
Cyprus serial killer Nikos Metaxas handed seven life sentences
Army officer Nikos Metaxas pleads guilty to the murder of five women and two of their children.
Posted: 2019-06-24 12:50:12
German WW2 bomb leaves giant crater in field
The bomb went off in the early hours of Sunday, startling nearby residents.
Posted: 2019-06-24 12:42:52
Islamic State captives 'must be tried or freed', says UN's Bachelet
The UN also urges countries to take responsibility for citizens being held in Iraq or Syria.
Posted: 2019-06-24 12:26:10
Muslim women defy ban to swim in burkinis at French pool
Activists in the city of Grenoble hold a protest inspired by US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks.
Posted: 2019-06-24 11:54:08
Thailand cave rescue: Boys mark one year anniversary
The 12 boys, their coach and rescuers attended ceremonies to mark one year since they went missing in Chang Rai.