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Secrets Of Breast-Feeding From Global Moms In The Know

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:45am

Many American women want to breast-feed. And try to. But only about half keep it up. It's like they've lost the instinct. One researcher thinks she's figured out why. And how to get the instinct back.

How Will Things Change For Shoppers After Amazon Buys Whole Foods?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:35am

It was recently announced that Amazon was going to acquire Whole Foods, giving the web giant a physical presence in nearly 450 locations across the country.

Senate Republicans Have Their Work Cut Out For Them With Health Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:34am

Senators could have another bit of information on Monday to help their decision-making. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to give its assessment of the bill's impact.

St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:50am

The ball has so much force that when it landed in her purse, she fell backwards. After she caught the ball, her husband caught her.

Queen Elizabeth Reported To Police For Not Wearing Seatbelt

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:36am

The queen was riding in a convoy without wearing a seatbelt. Under U.K. law, it's compulsory to wear a seatbelt — but she is the queen so she's immune from any civil or criminal proceedings.

What Women Should Keep In Mind When They're Thinking Of Breastfeeding

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:13am

A majority of women say they want to breastfeed their babies. But only a small fraction reach that goal. Why is it so hard? Maybe the secrets of breastfeeding are in past.

Can Republicans In The Senate Get Their Health Bill Passed?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Republicans and Democrats have different priorities for what the health care bill should do. Some Republicans have said they won't vote for the bill or at least need more information.

Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection Over Air Bag Troubles

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over faulty air bags, the auto parts maker filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. David Greene talks to Charles Tatelbaum, a bankruptcy attorney.

Morning News Brief: GOP Heath Care Bill, Modi To Visit White House

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Two GOP factions say they won't back the bill, and the Congressional Budget office soon offers an assessment of the bill's impact. President Trump holds meeting with India's Prime Minister Modi.

Paris Hosts International Piano Festival For Outstanding Amateurs

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Wedging hours of practice into the demands of careers as doctors, lawyers or office workers, participants reach virtuosic heights.

Criminal Trial To Begin For Tough-Talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on criminal contempt charges begins Monday. Arpaio is accused of ignoring a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

Morning News Brief: GOP Health Care Bill, Modi To Visit White House

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Two GOP factions say they won't back the bill, and the Congressional Budget office soon offers an assessment of the bill's impact. And, President Trump holds meetings with India's Prime Minister Modi.

Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough On Russia Election Meddling

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

President Trump attacked the Obama administration in tweets about Russia meddling. David Greene talks to Ned Price, who served as a National Security Council special assistant to President Obama.

Trump Hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi At The White House

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Modi visits Washington, D.C., for meetings with President Trump. India enjoyed a strategic partnership with previous U.S. administrations, but where the new administration stands is less clear.

Avalere Health's President Is Concerned About Health Care Bill's Effects

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

For reaction to the Senate health care bill, Rachel Martin talks to Dan Mendelson, president of Avalere Health, a consulting firm.

Paris Hosts International Piano Competition For Outstanding Amateurs

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Wedging hours of practice into the demands of careers as doctors, lawyers or office workers, contestants in the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs reach virtuosic heights.

J.K. Rowling's First Harry Potter Book Turns 20 In The U.K.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The first Harry Potter book was released 20 years ago today in the U.K. Fans who grew up on the series are now sharing it with their own children.

Criminal Trial To Begin For Tough-Talking Arizona Sherriff Joe Arpaio

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on criminal contempt charges begins Monday. Arpaio is accused of ignoring a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

Hundreds Of Carrier Factory Jobs To Move To Mexico

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

In Indianapolis, hundreds of jobs Carrier factory jobs there are moving to Mexico. That's the furnace plant where, in December, President Trump said he made a deal to save some other jobs.

Sen. Harris' Russia Probe Questioning Gets Her Noticed Nationally

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

The California Democrat's questioning of Trump officials has made her a rising star on the national political stage. The junior senator has a seat on the high-profile Senate Intelligence Committee.

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