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Trump Pledges To Confront Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance Event

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

During an event to remember the Holocaust, President Trump pledged to defeat anti-Semitism. The White House has previously been criticized for the way it has talked about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism.

North Carolina Pastor Criticizes Trump's First 100 Days As 'A Disaster'

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks in with Winston-Salem pastor John Mendez, who he met back in January during a road trip leading up to Donald Trump's inauguration. He says the Trump presidency has been even worse than he anticipated.

Congress Returns Amid Pressure To Revisit Derailed Health Care Efforts

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

Congress returned from a two-week break with a shutdown looming and pressure to go back to their derailed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Russia Questions Dominate First 100 Days Of Trump's Presidency

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

The Russia story has dominated the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. NPR takes a look back on the key moments since Jan. 20, from the firing of Michael Flynn to the chair of the House Intelligence Committee being forced to step aside.

Trump Hints At Shift On Wall Funding To Avert Government Shutdown

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

As Congress approaches its deadline to pass the federal budget, President Trump is making hints about pushing the U.S.-Mexico border wall funding to the fall. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce about how this would directly affect his constituents.

Commerce Department Orders 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber Imports

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:32pm

The Commerce Department has called for a 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber imports. It's the latest sign of the Trump administration's more aggressive stance on trade enforcement.

Donald Trump: Great For Ratings, But What About Governing?

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:00pm

With limited accomplishments chalked up, as he approaches 100 days in office, the president still seems to be stuck on one thing: how many people are tuning in.

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At Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Trump Vows To Confront Anti-Semitism

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:21pm

President Trump said he "will always stand with the Jewish people." His administration has been criticized for its reaction to recent anti-Semitic attacks, among other controversies.

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5 Films Look At The LA Riots From (Almost) Every Angle

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:08pm

Five documentary films attempt to complete the picture on what transpired in Los Angeles after the Rodney King beating by police.

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In Trump's First 100 Days, A Resistance Network Digs In

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:39pm

"The common understanding in the watchdog community is that we're going to have to hold the Trump administration responsible, because no one else is going to do it," says strategist Fred Wertheimer.

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Ivanka Trump Talks Female Entrepreneurs And Her Father At W20 Summit In Berlin

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:53am

The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.

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Senate Panel Pushes Ahead With Russian Influence Investigation

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:55am

Rachel Martin talks to Sen. James Lankford, R-O.K., about growing concerns that the Senate's investigation into Russian election meddling is moving at a glacial pace, and if that's a fair criticism.

With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:00am

The clock is ticking to a government shutdown, and President Trump keeps adding to the list of what he wants — 140 characters at a time.

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Almost 100 Days In, 'Trumpism' Is Still Not Clearly Defined

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:00am

Donald Trump is a man who's made a life out of branding. But as president, it's muddled — a proctectionist looking out for the little guy or has he gone "mainstream"? Or does he just act on instinct?

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Trump's First 100 Days: Policy Priorities

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:01am

During the campaign and the transition period, Donald Trump outlined an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in the White House. How's he doing, as that milestone approaches?

Trump's First 100 Days: China Policy

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:01am

As part of this week's examination of President Trump's first 100 days in office, Rachel Martin talks to China expert Michael Pillsbury about the administration's early dealings with China.

News Brief: Border Wall Issue, GOP Health Care, North Korea Anniversary

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:01am

U.S.-Mexico wall could violate 1970 treaty. House Speaker Ryan and other GOP leaders work to put final touches on health plan. And, it's the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military.

Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:16am

Sonny Perdue grew up on a farm in central Georgia and has owned several agriculture companies. He is not associated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms.

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Boycotts And Buycotts: How We Use Money To Express Ourselves

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:01pm

Many Americans are increasingly expressing their political beliefs with their wallets. Neeru Paharia explains how we use money to tell stories about ourselves, and to ourselves.

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Justices Split Over Defendants' Right To Mental Health Expert Witnesses

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 5:50pm

Justice Anthony Kennedy appears likely to cast the deciding vote in a Supreme Court case involving a death row inmate's right to help from a mental health expert who is independent of the prosecution.

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