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Intelligence Infighting

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Intelligence oversight committees were created in the 1970s after CIA scandals. The understanding was the CIA would share secrets with Congress and the secrets would stay secret. That's now changing.

Categories: Syndicated

What's Next From Congress On Immigration

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

The Senate failed to advance legislation to provide a solution for the end of DACA approaching on March 5, but that deadline may not be such a firm cudgel to get Congress to act.

Categories: Syndicated

Careful, Alexa Is Listening

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

In a TV commercial for Amazon's Alexa speaker, a guy tells it to order cat food. An owner filed a complaint saying their smart speaker heard the ad and ordered cat food.

Categories: Syndicated

Hungary And Poland Work To Improve Ties

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Hungary and Poland have grown closer together as their populist leaders come under criticism from the rest of the European Union.

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How Immigration Policy Motivates Voters

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

After Congress failed to pass any immigration legislation this week, we look at how immigration policy could motivate voters this November.

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GOP Rep. Brian Mast On Florida School Shooting

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Florida Republican Rep. Brian Mast joins NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about the deadly shooting in a high school near the district he represents.

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Florida High School Shooting Update

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

We get the latest developments on the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed on Wednesday. Authorities revealed more about the shooter and victims on Thursday.

Categories: Syndicated

'The Year Of The Dog' Begins

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Festivities have begun across the world for the lunar new year. Friday marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog in China.

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Ronan Farrow On 'New Yorker' Story Of Trump Affair With 'Playboy' Model

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Rachel Martin talks with Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker about his story that details allegations of an affair between President Trump and a former Playboy model named Karen McDougal.

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A Mullet Festival: Because, Sure, Why Not Have A Mullet Festival?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

The small Australian town of Kurri Kurri is having a festival to celebrate the mullet haircut. A contest for best cuts will include categories like everyday wear, grubby, kids and women.

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Tillerson Tries To Mend Relations In Turkey

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for more than three hours on Thursday. Recent relations between the U.S. and Turkey have become more strained.

Categories: Syndicated

Intervening Early To Stop Killers

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Preventing school site mass killings requires early intervention. David Greene talks with Brian Van Brunt, the executive director of the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association.

Categories: Syndicated

News Brief: Florida School Shooting, Immigration Plans Stall, Olympics

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

The 19-year-old shooter at a Florida high school has confessed to investigators. Also, the Senate failed to pass any immigration plan before a self-imposed deadline and we have an Olympics update.

Categories: Syndicated

'Good Morning, Miss Divine': Cousins Remember Their Sunday School Teacher

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:11am

Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson swap stories about the Sunday school teacher who taught and took care of two generations of the family.

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Nikolas Cruz Booked On 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder In Fla. Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:26pm

Authorities say Nikolas Cruz, 19, is a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and he had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. He was arrested on Wednesday without incident.

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High School Teacher Describes Scene Inside His Class As Shooting Unfolded

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:17am

Morning Edition speaks to teacher Jim Gard who was at the Florida school where 17 were killed yesterday. He says he heard "popping sounds" as students left his room after a fire alarm.

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In South Florida, 'People Want Answers' About School Shooting Suspect

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:03am

A gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday. WLRN reporter Peter Haden joins NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Categories: Syndicated

President Trump Reacts To Florida High School Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:08am

President Trump on Thursday issued a proclamation honoring the victims in Wednesday's Florida high school shooting and also tweeted about the suspect's mental health.

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Mom Of Parkland Student: Without Gun Law Changes 'It's Going To Just Keep Happening'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:56am

Lissette Rozenblat's daughter is a student at the high school in Parkland, northwest of Fort Lauderdale, where a shooter killed at least 17 people on Wednesday.

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Deadline For Senate Immigration Deal Draws Near

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:43am

Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota, part of a bipartisan group supporting an immigration plan that was struck Wednesday. What's the chances the plan will pass the Senate?

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