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Pompeo Threatens 'Strongest Sanctions In History' Against Iran

8 hours 50 min ago

In a speech on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will impose strong sanctions against Iran if a long list of demands is not met.

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'I Don't Want To Leave My House': Santa Fe's Invisible Wounds

13 hours 29 min ago

A gunman killed eight students and two teachers at Santa Fe High School outside Houston — and scarred hundreds, perhaps thousands more.

(Image credit: Cory Turner/NPR)

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Trump Says He'll Demand A Probe Into Campaign Surveillance Allegations

13 hours 32 min ago

David Greene talks to former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore about President Trump saying he'll insist on an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign for political purposes.

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Have You Heard The One About A Pig Following A Man Home?

14 hours 14 min ago

Police near Cleveland got a call at 5 a.m. — a man thought a pig was following him. Officers thought he may have had too much to drink. They responded, and the sober man was being followed by a pig.

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At Age 93, Ohio Golfer Finally Gets A Hole-In-One

14 hours 31 min ago

Ben Bender of Zanesville played golf most of his life, and at last decided it was his final round. That final round was when he hit his first hole-in-one.

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Palestinians Reflect On Their Losses After Last Week's Deadly Protests

15 hours 47 min ago

A Palestinian surgeon failed to convince his brother to stay away from the Gaza border protests. Then in the operating room, he failed to save his wounded brother's life.

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Texas Democrats Debate How To Win The 7th Congressional District Seat

15 hours 47 min ago

Two Democratic candidates in Texas who are facing off in the 7th congressional district's primary have very different views for how to flip the seat from Republican control.

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Venezuela's President Wins Boycotted Elections Amid Fraud Charges

15 hours 47 min ago

Venezuela held a presidential election on Sunday as the country struggles with inflation and food shortages. Preliminary results indicate President Maduro has won a second term.

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VA Says It's Trying To Improve Caregiver Program's Appeals Process

15 hours 47 min ago

The VA's caregiver program provides a stipend to family members of disabled vets to provide home health care. NPR revealed numerous VA centers were ejecting hundreds of people from the program.

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Morning News Brief

15 hours 47 min ago

Trump says he'll order an investigation into whether the FBI and the DOJ "infiltrated or surveilled" his campaign "for political purposes." And, a follow-up to the deadly school shooting in Texas.

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Sessions Intervenes In Salvadoran Woman's Asylum Case

15 hours 47 min ago

Trump's administration is moving to limit who can get asylum in the U.S. Attorney General Sessions has intervened in a Carolina woman's case, questioning whether she and others deserve protection.

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Trump To Demand Review Of Surveillance Tactics In Russia Probe

15 hours 47 min ago

President Trump says he will insist that the Justice Department investigate whether his 2016 campaign was infiltrated by the DOJ or FBI for political purposes.

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Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Is Now A Musical

15 hours 47 min ago

Morissette's multi-million-selling breakout album has been transformed into a musical for the stage by its creator and Diane Paulus' American Repertory Theater at Harvard.

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The Larger Costs Of The Explosion In Sports Gambling

15 hours 47 min ago

David Greene talks to Les Bernal, who heads the group Stop Predatory Gambling, about last week's Supreme Court decision that threw out a law that prevented most states from legalizing sports betting.

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Cinderella Team: Vegas' NHL Team Reaches Stanley Cup Finals

15 hours 47 min ago

The Vegas Golden Knights, an expansion NHL team in its first season, beat all the odds and made it to the finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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U.S. Puts Trade War On Hold While Talking With China, Mnuchin Says

15 hours 47 min ago

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the U.S. and China have agreed on a trade framework. Steve Inskeep talks to William Zarit, head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Beijing.

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All Bets Are On Jade Bird

15 hours 47 min ago

The British-born artist developed a fondness for American country music in her teens. At just 20 years old, the NPR Music Slingshot artist's new single is starting to break big in the U.S.

(Image credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images )

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Is Sleeping With Your Baby As Dangerous As Doctors Say?

15 hours 47 min ago

Many doctors in the U.S. say the practice puts an infant at risk of sleep-related death. A close look at the research reveals a different picture.

(Image credit: Fabio Consoli/for NPR)

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School Shooting Reported Near Houston

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:24am

NPR's David Greene talks to Houston Public Media's Davis Land about reports of a gunman at a high school in Texas. The school was put on lockdown. A suspect is in custody, local media say.

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Anti-Abortion-Rights Group Reacts To Restrictions On Clinics

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:48am

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, responds to news that the White House will revive a rule to bar groups that provide abortions from receiving federal funds.

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