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5 Months After Grenfell Blaze, 320 Households Are Still In Emergency Housing

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:36pm

An independent task force called the pace of rehousing residents after the fire "painfully slow." More than 200 children are among those who still need a permanent home.

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A Year After He Was Elected, What's Changed Under President Trump?

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to reverse many of the policies of his predecessor, Barack Obama. A year later, NPR takes stock of what's changed under President Trump and what hasn't.

Roy Moore, Candidate For U.S. Senate, Faces Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Washington Post reporter Stephanie McCrummen about allegations from a woman that Roy Moore, a candidate for a seat in the U.S. Senate, initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years-old.

Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer On Republican Efforts To Pass A Tax Overhaul Bill

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

As more details emerge about the Republican tax bill, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks with NPR's Robert Siegel about the impending legislation and the GOP's tax plan.

Lawmakers Advanced 5 Of Trump's Nominees For Lifetime Appointments As Federal Judges

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

President Trump is succeeding in putting his judicial nominees on the bench, but liberal groups worry some of his picks for lifetime posts are not qualified. On Thursday, some of the most controversial nominees faced votes from the Senate Judiciary Committee.

What Came Out Of President Trump's Trip To China

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

President Trump just wrapped up a visit to Beijing that was heavy on ceremony and on which he lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping and the country. Still, China didn't show signs of budging on contentious issues such as North Korea and U.S.-China trade.

Senate Republicans Unveil Tax Plan As GOP House Members Move Forward With Theirs

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:49pm

Senate Republicans are unveiling their version of a tax plan, with key differences from a GOP plan that the House is advancing today. Both chambers want to pass their separate bills next week.

GOP Senators Unveil Competing Tax Overhaul

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 2:00pm

The House and Senate bills are structurally similar, but they diverge on some major policies that could be hard to reconcile before the end of the year.

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Texas Gunman's Locked Cellphone Renews Debate Over Encryption

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:34pm

The FBI is blaming the tech industry's encryption standard on its inability to unlock the cellphone of the Texas shooter. But some experts say if the FBI acted more quickly, it would have access.

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Woman Accuses Alabama Senate Candidate Of Sexual Contact When She Was 14

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:07pm

In interviews with The Washington Post, a woman says Roy Moore tried to initiate sexual contact when she was 14 years old and he was 32. Moore and his campaign deny the allegations.

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Congress Considers Mandating Sexual Harassment Training

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:23pm

Lawmakers are reviewing rules changes to mandate sexual harassment training for all employees on Capitol Hill. The move is in response to a recent wave of sexual harassment scandals and allegations.

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Senate Mandates Sexual Harassment Training; House Conducting Review Including Hearing

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:23pm

Lawmakers have been looking at how training and reporting is handled on Capitol Hill. The move is in response to a recent wave of sexual harassment scandals and allegations.

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When We Say "Support The Troops"...

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:06am

How do you thank them for their service?

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We Woke Up Like This: 366 Days Later

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 9:06am

We're not here to replay the election or question the results.

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No Major Breakthroughs Are Reported During Trump-Xi Talks

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 6:52am

President Trump said trade relations are unfair but he avoided criticizing his hosts. President Xi went out of his way to emphasize that China is buying U.S. products as well as selling to the U.S.

Will Tuesday's Election Results Interfere With GOP Plans For Tax Overhaul?

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:04am

Congress is dealing with a fast-approaching deadline set by President Trump: have a tax overhaul bill on his desk by Christmas. To achieve that, a process that takes months needs to happen in weeks.

News Brief: China Lavishes Trump With Red-Carpet Treatment

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump and his Chinese counterpart held bilateral meetings in Beijing and then made a joint appearance before the press. And, how do ordinary Chinese view America and the president?

House GOP Tax Plan Is Little Help To High-Tax States Like New Jersey

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:04am

Being able to deduct local income and property taxes, evens things out — but the House Republican plan in the works eliminates most of those reductions, meaning no tax savings.

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Republicans Move On Tax Overhaul In House And Senate

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:00am

The House Ways and Means Committee is expected to approve a sweeping plan to cut taxes for most individuals and businesses. Senate Republicans are set to unveil their own vision for taxes.

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A Year Later, The Shock Of Trump's Win Hasn't Totally Worn Off In Either Party

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:00am

Republicans are firmly behind the president in public, but privately worry that he could hurt the GOP's future. Democrats have been consumed by infighting for most of the year.

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