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Trump Administration Moves Forward In Attempt To Invalidate Affordable Care Act

2 hours 1 min ago

Justice Department files notice that it agrees with a federal judge's ruling that the ACA should be thrown out. The administration had previously said it wanted only parts of the law invalidated.

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We Need Finality, Rep. Fitzpatrick Says, Then Move On From Mueller Probe

4 hours 33 min ago

David Greene talks to GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, an ex-FBI agent, who has called on the findings from Mueller's investigation to be made public. NPR's Domenico Montanaro weighs in.

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The U.S. Pledges A Harder Line In Cyberspace — And Drops Some Hints

4 hours 33 min ago

Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of the secretive National Security Agency and Cyber Command, is promising more aggressive cybermeasures against rivals. And he's talking about it — at least a little.

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Maybe Next Time: NASA Cancels Spacewalk By All-Female Team

5 hours 3 min ago

Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were all ready to make history. Except for one thing: Both astronauts need medium-sized space suits and there's only one on the international space station.

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British Airways Flight Travels To Scotland Instead Of Germany

5 hours 12 min ago

Upon landing, passengers were stunned to hear "welcome to Edinburgh." Their flight was supposed to go to Dusseldorf, Germany. The BBC reports the wrong flight plan was filed, and the crew followed it.

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Israel Strikes Hamas Targets In Gaza After Rocket Attack Injures 7 People

6 hours 49 min ago

Explosions rang out in the Gaza strip after Israel's military struck Hamas targets in retaliation for a rocket fired from Gaza. Prime Minister Netanyahu cut short a Washington trip and returned home.

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Mueller Report Summary: Russia Tried To Influence 2016 Election

6 hours 49 min ago

David Greene talks to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose about how he can assure voters that future elections will be secure and protected from foreign interference.

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Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' Former Attorney, Charged With Fraud

6 hours 49 min ago

Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti says he's confident he'll be fully exonerated on federal charges in two financial crimes cases in New York and California. He was arrested Monday in New York.

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Morning News Brief

6 hours 49 min ago

Will the entire special counsel report be made public? Israel's military strikes Hamas targets following a rocket fire from Gaza. And, 3 recent apparent suicides follow mass shootings at schools.

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What Does 'Born In The U.S.A.' Really Mean?

6 hours 49 min ago

It's not enough to say the Bruce Springsteen hit is misunderstood. Its contrasts — between grim verses and a joyous chorus, damning facts and fierce pride — are what give it its anthemic power.

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Trump Administration Flips Switch On Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

6 hours 49 min ago

The Trump administration wants to reverse a rule designed to make light bulbs more efficient. Environmental groups say the change will cost consumers and waste energy.

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Sparkle Unicorns And Fart Ninjas: What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys

6 hours 49 min ago

Toys are more pink and blue than ever before, experts say. But before you ban the sparkle unicorns and foam-dart blasters, consider other ways to help kids expand their play possibilities.

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Media Outlets Became A Target After Mueller Probe Results Surfaced

6 hours 49 min ago

The conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into 2016 election interference ignited an immediate barrage of criticism against the media.

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Impact Of Mass Trauma Plays Out Long After The Tragic Event

6 hours 49 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Sandro Galea, dean of the Boston University School of Public Health, about the lasting effects of trauma following several high-profile suicides.

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Apple Announces Streaming TV Service And New Products

6 hours 49 min ago

Apple unveiled a number of new services Monday, including a credit card, a gaming app, and a TV app which combines other streaming services and adds new shows just for Apple.

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Soccer-Playing Engineer Calls Foul On Pricey Knee Brace

6 hours 49 min ago

After a sports injury, Esteban Serrano owed $829.41 for a knee brace purchased with insurance through his doctor's office. The same kind of brace costs less than $250 online.

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Green New Deal Vote Sets Up Climate Change As Key 2020 Issue

6 hours 51 min ago

The GOP-controlled Senate will vote on a Democratic resolution led by New York freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that calls for the U.S. to reach zero net carbon emissions within 10 years.

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The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Partisan Redistricting

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:26am

A pivotal retirement and a new conservative majority could give the state legislatures a green light for even more partisanship when it comes to drawing political boundaries.

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It's Time To Move On, Rep. Mike Johnson Says After Mueller Probe Ends

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 8:14am

Rachel Martin talks to GOP Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana about special counsel Mueller's report that President Trump's campaign did not conspire with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election.

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Criticism Follows Italy Endorsing China's Global Infrastructure Projects

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:22am

Critics say Italy's endorsement of a 21st century Silk Road will embolden China's global economic influence and not in a good way. Italian officials are to sign more agreements in Beijing next month.

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