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There's A Lot Riding On Boeing's Deal With Iran Besides Airplanes

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

Boeing has agreed to sell or lease about $20 billion worth of commercial jets to Iran Air. The deal could encourage international companies, skittish of residual sanctions, to do business with Iran.

California Moves Forward On Gun-Control Legislation

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

California's legislature passed a raft of gun control legislation on Thursday. The governor is expected to act on them on Friday.

Trump's Position On Trade Often Aligns With Left-Wing Economists

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to liberal-leaning economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Policy and Economic Research, about how Donald Trump's views on trade are similar to his own.

Joe Biden: Bernie Sanders Will Endorse Hillary Clinton

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin interviewed Vice President Joe Biden for Sunday's show. Biden is confident Sanders is going to endorse Clinton and that the Democratic party will unify.

Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Will Get A New Trial, Judge Rules

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

A Baltimore judge granted a new trial to Adnan Sayd, the Baltimore man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend while in high school in 1999. Sayd's case stood at the heart of the hit podcast Serial.

Post-Brexit, Political Drama Has Been All The Rage In Britain

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

After the U.K. voted to leave the EU, the man predicted to be Britain's next prime minister was forced to withdraw amid backstabbing and drama. Steve Inskeep talks to Michael White of The Guardian.

After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:01am

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.

Invisibilia: For An Artist, A Room Of His Own Is A Lifesaver

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 3:48am

William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.

Primary Heats Up After Rubio's About-Face. He'll Run For Re-Election

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 3:45am

In the Florida GOP primary for a U.S. Senate seat, challenger Carlos Beruff, a millionaire developer in the mold of Donald Trump, promises to give Sen. Marco Rubio a run for his money.

'A Little Piece Of Mommy On Earth': The Gifts Their Late Mom Left Behind

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 3:45am

Ibukun Owolabi lost his mom when he was just 2 weeks old, so his then-teenage sister, Alice, helped raise him instead. Now a decade later, they recall what she left them: a name and a legacy of love.




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