FEED - Morning Edition
Rachel Martin talks to Ira Acree, an anti-violence activist and Chicago pastor, about the city's recent spike in shootings, and challenges in preventing violence during the summer months.
Signatures for two ballot initiatives — one by residents opposed to fracking and the other by landowners seeking to protect mineral rights — have submitted signatures to the secretary of State.
Saudi Arabia continues to strike back at Canada for criticizing the kingdom's human rights record. The Canadian prime minister says his country will keep speaking out.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads the incumbent by less than 200 votes. His office oversees state elections, and he says he would not recuse himself in a recount.
David Greene talks to chamber president Ted Pitts, about how trade policy is affecting businesses in the state. One company said it would lay off more than 100 workers because of tariffs.
We check in with the mother of Heather Heyer, the woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, a year ago when a car rammed into counter-protesters during a violent white nationalist rally.
The NCAA, the organization that oversees college sports, is making changes to stem the tide of sandals in men's college basketball. The FBI is investigating college recruiting fraud.
The State Department is punishing Moscow for allegedly using a chemical agent against a former Russian spy and his daughter — an attack that happened on British soil.
Rachel Martin talks to Doris Meissner, former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, about the latest immigration numbers and how administration policy may affect them.
After the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., it appears the far-right extremist movement has splintered. Though monitors warn the threat of violence is increasing.
The New York City Council has voted to limit the licenses of ride-hail vehicles such as Uber and Lyft. The legislation will also force companies to enforce a minimum wage for drivers.
Lawyers say Trump will sit for an interview with Robert Mueller only if Mueller agrees to conditions. Canada criticizes Saudi Arabia's human rights record. New York City caps ride-hailing licenses.
If you were to build a franchise-type structure for raising orphans, what would it look like?
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh opposes limiting the power of the presidency. That opinion could have profound consequences for the special counsel investigation.
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David Greene talks to former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti about the latest details to emerge from the bank and tax fraud trial of the president's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Despite 15 years of federal oversight and data collection, the Oakland police department persists in racially-biased policing. Community activists are frustrated that more has not changed.
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Rachel Martin talks to Jesse Hunt of the National Republican Congressional Committee about Ohio's 12th Congressional District. Republican Troy Balderson claimed victory but it's still close to call.
Several states held primary or special elections on Tuesday. National party leaders were closely watching the results.
Lance Bass said he had the winning bid to buy the house featured in The Brady Bunch. But it turned out he was outbid by HGTV, which plans to restore it "to its 1970s glory."
Companies that negotiate drug prices for insurance plans keep a big cut of the money. In Ohio, a battle is brewing over whether their services are worth the cost.
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