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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:26pm

An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.

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As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:04pm

The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track.

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A Texas Town Mourns, And A Nation Struggles To Find New Ground In Gun Debate

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:47am

Public schools in Santa Fe, Texas, are closed as the community grapples with how to move on. But authorities in Texas disagree about whether guns are to blame for the violence.

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Pompeo Threatens 'Strongest Sanctions In History' Against Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:57am

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.

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:28am

The convicted coal executive said he's running with the Constitution Party after coming in third in the GOP primary. But the decision to run after losing the primary is not legal under state law.

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Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:55am

The high court ruled for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.

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Bipartisan Group Of DOJ Veterans Calls For Confirmation Of Nominee

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:01am

Five former Justice officials are urging senators to advance the nomination of Brian Benczkowski to head the criminal division. Benczkowski performed work for a controversial Russian bank.

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

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 6:15am

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.

Mexican Presidential Hopefuls Debate Relations With Trump And U.S.

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:20am

In the second of three debates ahead of July 1 elections, four candidates vying for the presidency talked about relations with Washington and how to deal with the U.S. president.

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Stacey Vs. Stacey: The Democratic Fight For Governor In Georgia

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:01am

There are two Democrats running for governor in Georgia — Stacey Abrams, who's black and Stacey Evans, who's white. It's a contest that's underscored how complicated race remains for Democrats.

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Morning News Brief

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

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.

Election Night Shakeup: Here Come The New 'Exit' Polls

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

Fox News and the Associated Press are upending a quarter century of how elections are measured — and races called — launching a new approach for this fall's midterm elections.

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Trump To Demand Review Of Surveillance Tactics In Russia Probe

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

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.

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

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00am

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.

A Campaign Frozen In Time: Photographer Reflects On Covering Bobby Kennedy

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:29am

It's been 50 years since Robert F. Kennedy's assassination. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Kennerly, who covered his short-lived run for president, describes what it was like on the ground.

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Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:53pm

The president says he will call on the Department of Justice to look into whether the department itself or the FBI surveilled the Trump campaign "for political purposes."

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Trump Wants Justice Department To Probe Claims Of FBI Campaign Surveillance

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 4:14pm

President Trump says he wants the Department of Justice to open an investigation into itself and the FBI about its handling of the investigation into the Trump campaign's conduct in 2016.

Saudi Women's Activists Arrested Ahead Of Driving Ban

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 3:47pm

For years they fought for the right to drive and an end to their country's male guardianship system. This week they were taken into custody by authorities.

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For Trump's Evangelical Advisers, Prison Reform Becomes a Front-Burner Issue

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 2:28pm

"The incarceration rate in this country is just insane," said Johnnie Moore, an evangelical leader and informal adviser to President Trump.

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With Prosecutors Zeroing In, Trump Ally Roger Stone Rails Against Mueller Probe

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:36am

Stone said he could be under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller for alleged crimes unrelated to his role in the 2016 presidential election.

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