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At the U.N., Secretary Tillerson Meets His Iranian Counterpart

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:04am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Iranian foreign minister met for the first time on Wednesday. The U.N. is focused on posturing from the two sides over the two-year-old nuclear deal.

Democratic Voters Are Skeptical Of Any Immigration Deal With Trump

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:04am

Negotiations between Democratic congressional leaders and President Trump over the fate of the DACA program is being met with skepticism by Democratic voters and immigration activists in New York.

Afghan President Is In Favor Of Trump's Strategy To End The War

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump announced that his administration will take a new approach toward U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani about the plan.

Manafort Offered 'Private Briefings' To Putin Ally, 'Washington Post' Reports

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:04am

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Carol Leonnig, one of paper's reporters, who broke a story about ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort offering insider details about the presidential race to a Russian.

News Brief: Natural Disasters Strike Mexico And Puerto Rico

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:04am

Assessments of Mexico's quake and the hurricane in Puerto Rico. A vote on the GOP's latest attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act could come soon. President Trump meets with his Afghan counterpart.

Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:02am

The day that Equifax said millions of Americans' personal information had been exposed, lawmakers were considering legislation the industry favored. Now, some are calling for tougher regulation.

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With Germany's Election Around The Corner, What's Putin's Play?

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:00am

Russia has been less aggressive in Germany's election than it was in the U.S. or France. Chancellor Angela Merkel remains favored — but the Kremlin still could leave its mark.

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Obama Argues Against Dark Worldview, Defends Health Care Law

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:39pm

"We have to reject the notion that we are suddenly gripped by forces that we cannot control," the former president said Wednesday, speaking in New York City while his successor was at the U.N.

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President Trump's U.N. Address Receives Widespread Praise From Conservatives

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

President Trump's address to the United Nations General Assembly generated a lot of praise from conservative outlets, even those often critical of him. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Michael Warren of The Weekly Standard about how the speech as been received by those right-of-center.

Iranian President Tells U.N. Trump Could Be At Blame If Nuclear Deal Falls Apart

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to hold an evening news conference following a day at the United Nations focused on the nuclear deal between Iran and the United States.

Jimmy Kimmel Says Sen. Cassidy Fell Short Of Standard For Obamacare Repeal

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel credits good healthcare to saving the life of his newborn son. That led Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), a medical doctor, to say that any replacement of the Affordable Care Act should pass "The Jimmy Kimmel Test." Now, Kimmel says Cassidy has fallen short of that with his new bill being considered by Congress.

Former President Obama Speaks Out On Efforts To Replace Affordable Care Act

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Former President Obama spoke at a Gates Foundation event and delivered a not so thinly veiled message to President Trump about what he sees as America's role in the world.

Sen. Rand Paul Says He Won't Vote For Latest Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has opposed all of the Republican leadership's efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, including the latest attempt, the Graham-Cassidy bill.

President Trump's Decision On Iran Nuclear Deal Could Affect Boeing Sales

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Boeing has been one of the big winners with the Iran nuclear deal with two deals worth roughly $20 billion with Iranian airlines. This could be in jeopardy if President Trump does not certify Iran's compliance with the accord.

Senate Republicans Up Against Sept. 30 Deadline For Last Effort To Replace Obamacare

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:49pm

Senate Republicans may vote next week — again — on repealing the Affordable Care Act. The latest bill is sponsored by Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.

These GOP Senators Could Block Republicans' Obamacare Repeal

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:48pm

Republicans are very close to having the votes to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act in the Senate next week, and it has come down to the votes of three undecided GOP senators.

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WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Blasts GOP Health Bill, Says It Fails the 'Jimmy Kimmel Test'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:34am

After GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy invoked the late-night host's name, Kimmel went after him and the Republican health care bill, pulling it apart point-by-point for an audience that might not normally care.

2016 Voter Turnout Dropped At HBCUs, Climbed At Women's Colleges, Study Finds

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:17am

Voter turnout was up among college students by more than the nation as a whole in the last election, a Tufts University report says. But that turnout varied greatly across different types of colleges.

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The United Nations Without The United States

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:06am

How does "America first" work on the global stage?

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Sen. Lankford On Closing Havana Embassy

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:21am

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sen. James Lankford about moves to close the U.S. embassy in Cuba after diplomats have experienced hearing loss and other symptoms.

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