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Trump Travels To Louisville To Gather Support For GOP Health Care Plan

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump was in Kentucky on Monday — the same day FBI director Comey testified before a congressional panel investigating allegations of Russia's meddling into the presidential election.

'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 3:48am

In the 1840s, two British crews vanished while seeking a passage through the ice at the top of the world. Paul Watson became "obsessed with the mystery" and tells the story in his new book Ice Ghosts.

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Fear Of Deportation Spurs 4 Women To Drop Domestic Abuse Cases In Denver

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 3:43am

Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson says the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courtrooms is deterring undocumented crime witnesses, including abuse victims, from testifying.

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Among Trump Supporters, Conflicts Of Interest Aren't A Top Concern

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 3:42am

President Trump's decision to hold onto his many businesses while in office has generated criticism from ethics experts. But among his supporters, the issue doesn't seem to be registering much so far.

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Comey Testifies On FBI's Russia Probe

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:13am

FBI Director James Comey tells congressional lawmakers Monday that his agency is investigating possible links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

British Low-Cost Airlines Rewards Travelers Who Are Respectful

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:58am

Customer service reps at Monarch Airlines have been given upgrades to hand out to customers who are super nice on the phone. The budget airline says it's encouraging chivalry, courtesy and respect.

Wisconsin Law Churns Up Frustration For Butter Lovers

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:24am

A 1950s law says butter sold in Wisconsin must possess a highly pleasing flavor. Selling unlabeled butter could land you in jail. Which drives some people out of state for their favorite varieties.

Judge Gorsuch To Appear Before Senate Panel For Confirmation Hearings

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

Judge Neil Gorsuch is expected to face several days of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Steve Inskeep talks to Utah Republican Orrin Hatch, who's on the committee.

University Of Georgia To Rebury Remains Unearthed During Construction

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

The University of Georgia will hold a ceremony on Monday to rebury the remains of 105 bodies which were discovered during a construction project on campus. Some of the dead could be slaves.

House Committee Hosts 1st Public Hearing Into Russia Election Interference

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

David Greene talks to GOP Rep. Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey ahead of the House Intelligence Committee hearing. LoBiondo is a senior member on the House Intelligence Committee.

Senate Panel To Open Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday opens hearings on Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Liberal and conservative groups have been marshaling their forces for and against the nominee.

House To Hold First Public Hearing Into Russian Election Meddling Accusation

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

The House Intelligence Committee is looking at a wide range of issues, but questions about President Trump's claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower will likely dominate the day.

Trump To Visit Kentucky

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

President Trump heads to a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday. To get a sense of what is on the minds of Kentuckians ahead of his visit, David Greene talks to Representative James Comer.

Rock 'N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies At 90

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

Chuck Berry is being remembered as the man who taught the world rock and roll. Berry, who died at age 90, dared to swagger, crafted the guitar riff and emphasized story telling.

Former Colleague Says Judge Gorsuch Works Across Party Lines

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to former judge Michael McConnell, who was a colleague of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch when they both served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. McConnell is now a law professor at Stanford University.

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Columnist Jimmy Breslin Dies At 88

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep remembers legendary newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin, who died on Sunday at the age of 88.

Insurance Industry Worried By GOP Plan To Replace Obamacare, Consultant Says

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Laszewski, a health policy consultant, about how the Republican's plan to reform health care would effect insurers. Laszewski had a long career in the insurance industry.

Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:02am

Julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She can be a little shy, but Elmo and Abby Cadabby don't mind. She's voiced by Stacey Gordon, whose son is on the autism spectrum, too.

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U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:59am

Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.

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Tax Credits, Penalties And Age Rating: Parsing The GOP Health Bill

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:56am

As the GOP bill to replace the Affordable Care Act begins to move through Congress, reporters for NPR and Kaiser answer your questions about what it might mean for your health plan.

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