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Google CEO Says He Leads 'Without Political Bias' In Congressional Testimony

42 min 56 sec ago

Sundar Pichai, in his public debut in Congress, is expected to address privacy, allegations of anti-conservative bias, a censored search tool for China and a scuttled Pentagon contract.

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Trump To Meet With Top Democrats About Border Wall

1 hour 19 min ago

President Trump meets with congressional Democrats to discuss his request for $5 billion to fund a border wall. Democratic leaders have suggested offering $1.3 billion for border security.

Farm Bill Compromise Reached With SNAP Changes Out, Industrial Hemp In

2 hours 18 min ago

While much of the farm bill draft mirrors current law, there is a major change coming for farmers: industrial hemp will be legalized. Forestry and food stamps became sticking points.

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Russia Probe Could Lead To Constitutional Dilemma, Yoo Says

3 hours 4 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, who offers his perspective on the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump, Top Democrats To Hash Out Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown

3 hours 34 min ago

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Lou Correa of California, who wants to keep the government open, and believes the refugee situation at the southern border must be addressed.

British Prime Minister Postpones Critical Brexit Vote

5 hours 44 min ago

British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to postpone a parliamentary vote on the U.K.'s draft agreement on leaving the European Union has left many lawmakers fuming.

Trump Searches For 3rd Chief Of Staff In Just Under 2 Years

5 hours 44 min ago

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly announced he's leaving the Trump administration. Steve Inskeep talks to Kathryn Dunn Tenpas of the Brookings Institution, who studies White House staffing.

U.N. Climate Change Summit Enters Crucial Final Week

5 hours 44 min ago

World leaders are gathered in Poland this week to discuss climate change. The U.S. hosted a meeting on coal, a highly polluting fuel, that many developing nations depend on.

News Brief: Trump Meets Democratic Leaders, Brexit Deal, U.N. Climate Talks

5 hours 44 min ago

As a partial government shutdown looms, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi meet the president to discuss border wall funding. Britain seeks changes to Brexit. U.N. climate talks continue in Poland.

Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

5 hours 48 min ago

With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders are set to discuss border funding and other issues at the White House.

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Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall Amid Possible Shutdown

5 hours 49 min ago

Fifty-seven percent don't think demanding funding for the wall is worth the gridlock, an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll finds. Many do not consider the wall a top priority for the next Congress, either.

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Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Reaches Plea Deal With Feds

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:42pm

The Russian woman apparently was part of an effort to build clandestine ties between Moscow and important parts of the conservative establishment.

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How The New Filings In The Michael Cohen Case Put President Trump In Legal Jeopardy

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 4:08pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former U.S. Attorney Nick Akerman about the latest filings in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and what they could mean for President Trump.

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell Weighs In On Updates In Special Counsel's Investigation

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 4:08pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., about Democrats' focus on possible campaign finance crimes by the Trump campaign, following news from the special counsel's investigation.

Lawmakers Hope To Reach Compromise On Overhaul Of Sexual Harassment Claims System

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:28pm

House and Senate leaders plan to pass legislation overhauling the process for handling sexual harassment claims in Congress. But taxpayers are still paying for any settlements involving lawmakers.

Voting Rights Activist Rosanell Eaton Dies At 97

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:28pm

Rosanell Eaton led a lawsuit that repealed voting restrictions on African-Americans in North Carolina. She died Saturday at 97. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rev. William Barber about her legacy.

Where William Barr, Trump's Pick To Be Next Attorney General, Stands On Immigration

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:28pm

William Barr, President Trump's pick to be the next attorney general, has earned a reputation as a law-and-order conservative, especially on immigration.

Help Wanted: White House Chief Of Staff

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:22pm

President Trump is hunting for his third chief of staff in less than two years. So far, he is not finding many takers. "You have to wonder who would want to take this job," said one scholar.

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Supreme Court Declines Key Planned Parenthood Case

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 9:54am

The case means women can continue to use Medicaid money to pay for non-abortion, pregnancy-related health care services at Planned Parenthood. Two states tried to block that.

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Russia, Recapped

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 9:06am

The news story that never stops moving.

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