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Measuring The Impact Of Rolling Back Environmental Regulations

4 hours 3 min ago

President Trump's environmental order proposes rolling back regulations. David Greene speaks with John Larsen of the Rhodium Group about the impact those rollbacks could have on emissions levels.

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson On Proposed Border Wall

4 hours 3 min ago

Rachel Martin talks with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who is testifying before a Senate committee on the impact a border wall would have on cross-border trade in his state.

Iceland May Have A Certain Way Of Celebrating A Soccer Win

4 hours 3 min ago

A lot of pregnant women have been going into labor in Iceland. It just so happens to be nine months after Iceland's soccer team stunned England.

U.K. Prime Minister Begins Process To Leave European Union

4 hours 3 min ago

British Prime Minister Theresa May is officially triggering Article 50, the process of extricating the U.K. from the European Union.

Bodies Of U.N. Employees Found In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

4 hours 3 min ago

Earlier this month, two U.N. investigators went missing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Now the U.N. confirms their bodies have been found. Human rights groups are demanding answers.

Settlement Allocates Funds To Replace Flint's Water Lines

4 hours 3 min ago

A court-ordered settlement will mandate who pays for replacing 18,000 service lines in Flint, Mich. But it also may end some bottled water distribution that residents have been relying on.

Potential U.S.-Mexico Wall Builder Has Family In The U.S. Illegally

4 hours 3 min ago

Michael Evangelista Ysasaga's construction company has put in a bid to build a massive wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He has family members in the U.S. illegally. He talks about how they reacted.

Who To Watch In 2017 As Baseball Returns

4 hours 3 min ago

Baseball season officially starts this Sunday. David Greene talks with ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza about what to expect this season.

California Doubles Down On Efforts To Slow Climate Change

4 hours 3 min ago

The Trump administration said it would review tail pipe emissions and fuel standards. But the state of California is doing more to curb emissions from cars.

Hugh Hewitt On What's Next For Trump's Agenda

4 hours 3 min ago

Rachel Martin speaks with conservative commentator and radio host Hugh Hewitt about how the Trump White House and congressional Republicans plan to move their agenda forward.

A Stolen Library Book Returned, With $200 And An Apology

4 hours 3 min ago

A man has finally returned a library book he took from a Montana library in 1982. He also included a $200 donation and an apology.

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Intelligence Committees

4 hours 3 min ago

As House and Senate Intelligence Committees investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. election, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of intelligence hearings.

Passengers Take Flight To View Southern Lights

4 hours 3 min ago

The Aurora Australis is a display of neon green lights that dance across the southern skies. A plane took off from New Zealand to get a special view.

Democrats And Republicans Dig In For Political Fight Over Gorsuch

4 hours 3 min ago

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has called on his fellow Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, setting up a showdown that could undo Senate tradition.

Former Rep. Bob Inglis On Trump Environmental Regulation Rollbacks

4 hours 3 min ago

President Trump has signed an executive order intended to roll back climate change regulations. David Greene speaks with former Republican Rep. Bob Inglis about the implications.

The Remains Of President James K. Polk May Get A Fourth Resting Place

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 4:56am

The Tennessee-born Polk, who provoked war with Mexico, is buried on the state capitol grounds, this third burial place since he was laid to rest in 1849. Now, legislators want to move him to a museum.

Even With The Wars Behind Us, In Charleston, Cannonballs Still Found Below

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 4:43am

Relics from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars are creating all sorts of problems in South Carolina. Old cannonballs continue to be found, and many need to be detonated.

Nashville Newscaster Finds Workaround For Lack Of NCAA Footage

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 4:22am

Eric Alvarez from FOX 17 used a little rubber duck on his desk to represent the Oregon Ducks. And Lego figures.

Anti-Apartheid Activist Ahmed Kathrada Dies At 87

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 4:08am

South African freedom fighter Ahmed 'Kathy' Kathrada spent decades in jail with Nelson Mandela. His best friend later in life was one of his prison guards.

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Remembering Roger Wilkins: Civil Rights Lawyer, Columnist And Educator

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 4:01am

Roger Wilkins worked at the Justice Department under the Kennedy administration, helped "The Washington Post" win a Pulitzer Prize and taught history and American culture at George Mason University. On Sunday, he died Sunday at the age of 85.

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