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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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With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA — Not End It

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:38pm

Despite his long-standing criticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Trump has opted to reopen negotiations on the deal rather than run the risk of scrapping it altogether.

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Trump Inauguration Road Trip Revisted: Liberty University Student Remains Hopeful

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks back in with Kayla Bailey, a freshman at Liberty University in Virginia, to find out how she thinks President Trump has done during his first 100 days in office. Bailey is one of the people Shapiro met during his road trip in the days before Trump took office.

Harvard Poll: Millennials Disapprove Of President Trump, Seek To Unify Country

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

A new study finds nearly 60 percent of millennials want to help unite, not further divide, America. In fact, 41 percent of adults ages 18-29, would give Trump an F on his first 100 days in office.

FBI Investigates Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort's Ties To Russia

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

As the Trump administration settles in, questions continue to pop up about a figure from last year's campaign: Paul Manafort. Why do his business dealings continue to stir such interest? Who is he, really?

New Health Care Bill Needs Moderate Republicans' Support — What Do They Want?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with moderate Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey about what he's looking for in the new health care bill.

French National Front Member On What's Attracting People To Her Party

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Patricia Chagnon, a member of Marine Le Penn's party Front National.

Trump's First 100 Days: The State Of 'The Resistance'

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

In his first few months as president, there's been enormous energy on the left against Trump's administration and policies. The question is how cohesive and lasting these protest movements will be.

After Ann Coulter Backs Out Of Visit, UC Berkeley Braces For Free Speech Rallies

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:20pm

UC Berkeley expects more unrest on Thursday. Conservative groups charge the campus with censorship after it cancelled speeches by provocative speakers over safety concerns.




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