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New York City Lawmakers Pass Landmark Climate Measure

FEED - Morning Edition - 1 hour 34 min ago

The bill requires large buildings to dramatically cut carbon emissions. Buildings emit about 70 percent of the city's greenhouse gases. The measure is expected to cost billions of dollars.

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House Should Begin Impeachment Process Against Trump, Rep. Moulton Says

FEED - Morning Edition - 1 hour 35 min ago

David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, a presidential candidate, about whether the House should impeach the president. NPR's Mara Liasson weighs in on the topic.

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National Handwriting Competition Won By Girl Without Hands

FEED - Morning Edition - 2 hours 1 min ago

Sara Hinesley, who goes to school in Frederick, Md., says writing in cursive is "kind of easy." She told WJZ-TV in Baltimore, "I just try my hardest and put my mind to it, and this is what happens."

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Couple Gets Married At Southwest Airlines Baggage Claim

FEED - Morning Edition - 2 hours 24 min ago

Michelle and Ron Peterson met by chance 12 years ago at the Cleveland airport, and that's where they tied the knot over the weekend. The couple stood on a baggage carousel for the ceremony.

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Portrait Of: Danny Trejo

FEED - Latino USA - 2 hours 27 min ago
Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with actor and entrepreneur Danny Trejo. Trejo has starred in over 300 films, often playing villains and tough guys of all sorts. He now runs Trejo's Tacos, Trejo's Cantina, and Trejo's Donuts in Los Angeles. He shares how he went from regular stints in prison to being one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces.
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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 47 min ago

From a mother with belly pain to a teen girl with a possibly infected tooth, volunteer medics are treating migrants once they've been released from government custody.

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Kathy Griffin: Life After The Trump Severed Head Controversy

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

When she posed in 2017 with a mock-severed head of President Trump, comedian Kathy Griffin's career crumbled. She's out with a film: Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, about life after the controversy.

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Mueller Report Could Impact Trump's Business Empire Down The Road

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

The report left behind tantalizing clues. The Trump Inc. team, a joint reporting project from member station WNYC and ProPublica, highlight some of the items that may have been overlooked.

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India Redefines Itself Through Its Majority Hindu Faith

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

In 1992, Hindu extremists tore down a 16th century mosque, igniting Hindu-Muslim riots that killed thousands. India's Hindu nationalist ruling party wants a temple to a god built on the ruins.

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Sri Lanka Orders State Of Emergency After Bombings Killed Hundreds

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Jeffrey Gettleman, of "The New York Times," and Aliana Teplitz, the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, about the explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

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2020 Election Revives Debate: Should Religious Faith Guide One's Voting?

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

Mayor Pete Buttigieg says Christian faith leads in a "progressive" political direction. Conservatives disagree. The debate reshapes old questions about the relation between religion and politics.

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Sports Bettor Smashes 'Jeopardy!' Records

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

James Holzhauer, a Las Vegas professional sports bettor, has breezily won the last 13 games in a row. He also is drawing attention for his unique strategy and big bets.

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Arrest Fuels Debate Over Right-Wing Groups Who Patrol Southwest Border

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

The alleged leader of an armed militia group that has intercepted and detained migrant families along the southern border in New Mexico was charged with federal firearms offenses on Monday.

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Supreme Court To Hear Controversial Census Citizenship Question

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

The court is weighing whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. A decision is expected this summer, when printing of the census forms is set to begin.

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News Brief: Sri Lanka, Democrats Mull Impeachment, Supreme Court

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

A state of emergency is in effect in Sri Lanka following Easter Sunday blasts. Democrats ponder whether to try to impeach Trump. The Supreme Court considers a case on a census citizenship question.

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'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' The Anthem For A Generation That Didn't Want One

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 48 min ago

Nirvana's culture-shifting hit mocked mainstream rock songs and wound up becoming one. But in his very ambivalence about success, Kurt Cobain captured something essential about growing up.

(Image credit: Michel Linssen/Redferns/Getty Images)

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Key U.S. Attorney, Swept Into Russia Investigation, May Prosecute WikiLeaks Case

FEED - Morning Edition - 3 hours 57 min ago

Zachary Terwilliger started at the Justice Department as an intern in high school. Now, he is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the intelligence community's backyard.

(Image credit: Justice Department via AP)

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Show 367 | Los Angeles CA

FEED - From The Top - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:00pm
Recorded in the Hollywood Scoring Studio in Los Angeles, we meet a fantastic 15-year-old pianist who loves Disney so much she can name every ride just by listening to their soundtrack! We also meet a prize-winning string quartet who performs Mendelssohn's second string quartet and a teenage saxophone player from Texas plays a virtuosic work by a 20th-century composer.
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Herlin Riley's Swinging, Modern Style Shines On 'Perpetual Optimism'

FEED - Fresh Air - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:02pm

The New Orleans drummer produces jazz with its own distinct character on his new album. Critic Kevin Whitehead says Perpetual Optimism is marked by Riley's upbeat nature and attention to detail.

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Reporter Details Neglect And Disaster In The U.S. Navy

FEED - Fresh Air - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:02pm

ProPublica journalist T. Christian Miller says outdated equipment and a shortage of sailors contributed to two separate collisions involving Navy destroyers in 2017, in which 17 sailors were killed.

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