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Gyrocopter Pilot Who Landed On Capitol Lawn Pleads Guilty

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:36pm

Florida mailman Doug Hughes landed his flying machine on Capitol Hill last April to bring awareness to campaign finance.

Iowans Voice Fear, Support Of Syrian Refugees

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:23pm

No Syrian refugees have arrived in Iowa yet, but people are concerned — some over a Paris-style attack coming to the U.S., and others over proposals they've heard that could single out Muslims.

Alberto Nisman Conspiracy Theories Fly As Argentine Election Nears

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:21pm

The mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman riveted Argentines 10 months ago. But amid a swirl of confusing conspiracy theories, it's not an issue in Sunday's presidential vote.

Paris Attacks Heighten Debate Over Europe's Open Borders

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:21pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Peter Sutherland, the United Nations special representative of the secretary general for international migration and development, about the migrant policy changes being discussed in European countries since the Paris attacks.

Week In Politics: Terror Attacks In France And Mali

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:21pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the terrorist attacks in France and Mali.

What The 2016 Candidates Would Do About ISIS, In One Chart

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 9:37am

We've compiled all of the candidates' reactions to ISIS and the Paris attacks

If Americans Move To Canada To Avoid Refugees, They May Get A Surprise

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:22am

Some Americans unhappy with U.S. plans to welcome 10,000 Syrian refugees are threatening to move to Canada. Apparently they haven't noticed that Canada plans to take in 25,000 Syrians.

Paris Attacks Revive Demands For Expanded Surveillance Powers

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:09am

National security officials and policymakers are pushing for tougher surveillance laws. Much of their effort focuses on forcing tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted smartphone data.

Governor Who Started Stampede on Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:03am

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state.

4 Things To Know About Visa Waivers And Security

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:03am

The visa waiver program allowed 20 million travelers into the U.S. last year, and many say it poses a bigger threat than the refugee resettlement program.

Trump Escalates Rhetoric Again, Firing At Rubio, Carson And Targeting ISIS

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 12:37am

Donald Trump campaign appearances keep getting more combative. On Wednesday night in Worcester, Mass., a big crowd cheered his attacks on ISIS, fellow candidate Marco Rubio, food stamps and the media.

Trump and Bush Skipping Out On The 'Final Exam' for Iowa Evangelicals

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 5:50pm

The two candidates will skip a presidential forum Friday hosted by the conservative Christian group the Family Leader.

Sanders Speech Highlights Generational Divide Over Socialism

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, made a major address about socialism at Georgetown University Thursday. That word — socialist — means many different things to different people. And often a lot changes in the meaning of that word based on how old — or young — you are.

Bernie Sanders Delivers Anticipated Speech On Democratic Socialism

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Socialism is a dirty word for most Americans. It conjures images of an oppressive, anti-capitalist government. But democratic socialist is a label Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wears proudly. On Thursday, he explained what it means to him.

Obama Pushes Back Against Opponents Of Syrian Refugees In U.S.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

While overseas this week, President Obama has weighed in multiple times on the ongoing debate in the U.S. over Syrian refugees — often using pointed rhetoric and jabbing at his political opponents.

House Passes Legislation Designed To Pause Refugee Resettlement

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

The House passed legislation Thursday to pause the refugee resettlement program. The legislation includes new requirements for the government agencies that are screening Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

Hillary Clinton Calls For Shift In Strategy To Destroy ISIS

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton laid out her ideas on national security and the struggle against terrorism on Thursday.

Trump Amps It Up: Insulting Protesters, Putting Reporters In A 'Pen'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:12pm

In another fiery speech on Wednesday night, Trump claimed his hair was better than Marco Rubio's and suggested that Bowe Bergdahl should be shot.

Bernie Sanders Explains Democratic Socialism In 6 Clips

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 2:29pm

Sanders laid out his brand of Democratic socialism in a speech Thursday, explaining how it informs with his views on higher education, poverty, health care, the minimum wage and more.

Hillary Clinton Says Allies Should 'Prioritize' Fighting ISIS Over Assad

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 2:22pm

The former Obama secretary of state called for a no-fly zone in Syria to fight ISIS, but also seemed open to letting Assad stay in power — at least temporarily.




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