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100 Days In, Women's March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm Hold?

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:13pm

The event in Washington, D.C., the day after President Trump's inauguration animated activists worldwide. It spurred more marches and political involvement. But the next phase is a challenging one.

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PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:22pm

President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here's a visual guide to the stunning landscapes now in Trump's sights.

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19th Century Princess And Cookbook Author Was Also Georgia's First Feminist

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:38pm

Princess Barbare Jorjadze is renowned for her cookbook. But she spent most of her life writing letters, poems and essays, to fight for a greater public role for Georgian women.

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Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:35am

The House and Senate approved a short-term measure Friday that funds the government for another week.

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Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:35am

The bill gives lawmakers another week to work out a longer-term spending plan.

Trump: The President Who Is Still A Businessman

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00am

Trump the president has done little to separate himself from Trump the businessman. This video explains why that's the case and what we know and don't know about the president's financial ties.

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Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:09am

"There's a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea, absolutely," the president said, adding that he would prefer a diplomatic solution.

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Conservatives Debate Where Things Stand After Trump's First 100 Days

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:29am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review and Chris Buskirk, publisher and editor of the website American Greatness, to measure President Trump's first 100 days in office.

A Democrat And Advocate On Trump's First 100 Days

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

NPR's David Greene talks with Maria Teresa Kumar about President Trump's first 100 days. She's a Democrat and the executive director of Voto Latino, a political advocacy organization for Latinos.

Comparing Trump's North Korea Policy To Past Presidents

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to North Korea expert and negotiator Joel Wit about how the current administration's approach to North Korea lines up with previous administrations.

'A Denuclearized Korean Peninsula' Is The Goal, Tillerson Says

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

Steve Inskeep speaks to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the Trump administration's goals and strategy in dealing with North Korea's latest provocations.

100 Days In, Trump's Generals Seen As A Moderating Force

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump relies on a group of current and former generals to run national security. Does that increase the chances that he'll order military action?

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How The Gun Debate Has Changed Since Reagan

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump will speak at the National Rifle Association convention on Friday. The last sitting president to address the NRA was Ronald Reagan in 1983, and the gun debate has changed since then.

Morning News Brief: Trump's First 100 Days, Tillerson Interview, Pope In Egypt

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

We discuss President Trump's first 100 days, a "ridiculous standard" that he's embraced. Also, a rare interview with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. And the Pope arrives in Egypt.

Trump To Be First Sitting President Since Reagan To Address NRA

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:00am

During his campaign, Trump spoke about the recent rash of mass shootings in the U.S. and suggested that restrictive gun laws had left the victims unable to return fire and defend themselves.

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Transcript: NPR Interviews Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:00am

In his first interview with NPR, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has a wide-ranging interview with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep.

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Acosta Confirmed As Labor Secretary, First Latino Member Of Trump Cabinet

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:37am

In a bipartisan vote of 60-38, the Senate confirmed President Trump's second choice for labor secretary. Trump's first nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew when it became clear he would not be confirmed.

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This Week In Race: Fox Sued, Schools Re-Segregate And Shea Moisture Gets Thirsty

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:01am

Oh, and there's a new philanthropist in town.

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Trump To Sign Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:16pm

The president is set to sign an order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, and possibly reverse the designation of some marine sanctuaries.

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:06pm

People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.

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