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For New Jersey DACA Student, The Road To College Is Bumpier Than Expected

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 6:45am

We first met Desiree Armas back in January. She graduated with honors from high school, but her home state of New Jersey doesn't allow state financial aid for students in the country illegally.

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Rep. Adam Schiff On The Latest In The Russia Investigation

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 6:29am

Steve Inskeep talks with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., about the latest in the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election interference, and developments about Donald Trump Jr.

Hawaii Judge Expands Family Allowed To Bypass Travel Ban

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

A judge in Hawaii has ruled that President Trump's travel ban must expand the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants from six countries can use to get into the U.S.

Morning News Brief: Trump In Paris, GOP Wrangles Over Health Care, Turkey Coup Anniversary

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

President Trump celebrates Bastille Day in Paris while Republicans in Washington pore over a revised health care plan. And it's one year since an attempted coup in Turkey.

Computer Scientists Demonstrate The Potential For Faking Video

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

Fake news articles may just be the tip of the iceberg. New research — which manipulates footage of former President Obama — shows it's possible to create fake news videos too.

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Trump Attends Bastille Day Parade

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

President Trump will be a guest of honor at the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on Friday.

Week In Politics: Trump In Paris, Russia, Health Care

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

Jonah Goldberg of National Review talks with Steve Inskeep about the week in politics.

What's In The New GOP Health Care Bill

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:57am

We sort through the revised GOP health care bill, which includes provisions to cater to more conservative lawmakers as well as moderates.

Hawaii Judge Exempts Grandparents And Other Relatives From Trump Travel Ban

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:11am

A U.S. District Court judge in Hawaii ordered the Trump administration not to enforce the travel ban on grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

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Bill Clinton And George W. Bush Bond In Conversation About Leadership

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 9:38pm

The former presidents discussed life in and out of the White House in an event celebrating the 2017 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars. They both recommend long life as a former president.

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First Lady's Day in Paris Includes Children's Hospital, Church And An Awkward Moment

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:24pm

The first lady speaks five languages and is known to have conversations with young patients in their native languages.

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Trump Hints At New Limits On Steel Imports

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:18pm

President Trump is warning that he may slap new restrictions on steel imports, relying on a seldom-used law designed to protect domestic industries deemed vital to national security.

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Jimmy Carter Is 'Okay' After Dehydration Scare At Habitat For Humanity Site

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 4:33pm

The 92-year-old former president was working with the charity in Canada when he "became dehydrated" and was taken to a hospital Thursday. Carter says to "keep building," according to the group.

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Who's In, Who's Left Out With The Latest Senate Health Care Bill

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:42pm

Tax breaks for the wealthy would be trimmed, and people would get the option to buy bare-bones plans. But big cuts in Medicaid and changes to coverage for pre-existing conditions remain.

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Trump Says He Would Invite Putin To White House 'At The Right Time'

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:36pm

When asked about such an invitation, Trump said, "I don't think this is the right time, but the answer is yes." He still would not state unequivocally that Russia interfered in the U.S. election.

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McClatchy Report Considers Whether Trump Campaign Helped Russians

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:35pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with McClatchy reporter Greg Gordon, co-author of a story about investigations into whether Jared Kushner pointed Russians to weaknesses in Clinton support.

Trump Defends Donald Trump Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:35pm

President Trump defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.

In France, Trump Responds To Son's Decision To Meet With Russian Lawyer

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:35pm

President Trump took questions Thursday alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. It was the first time Trump addressed the media since news broke about his son's meeting with a Russian government lawyer during the campaign.

Businessman Bill Browder Details Dealings With Russian Laywer Tied To Trump

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:35pm

Few people heard of Natalia Veselnitskaya before this week. William Browder was one. He's locked horns with the Russian lawyer at the heart of the Donald Trump Jr. email scandal.

Sen. Tom Carper Explains How Democrats Could Work With GOP On Health Care

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:35pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Democratic Sen. Tom Carper about how his party might work with Republicans to improve health care.

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