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The Story Of Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine's Partnership In 'The Defiant Ones'

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

The Defiant Ones on HBO tells the story of two unlikely friends and business partners: Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. It's also the history of rock and rap in the '80s and '90s.

Movie Review: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

In the newest Spider-Man movie, the studio is aiming young and trying to leverage that Marvel Comics magic.

An Update On Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who's leading the Russia probe, has assembled a high-powered team of investigators and lawyers.

The Office Where Mutilated Money Gets Repaired

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

When paper money gets mangled, ripped or ruined it is still money, backed by the U.S. government. We visit the room where mutilated money is painstakingly put back together.

Thousands Protest G-20 In Hamburg

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

Clashes erupted between police and protesters who took to the streets of Hamburg, Germany on Thursday to protest against the G-20 summit being held in the city.

92-Year-Old Flower Girl Takes The Spotlight

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:08am

A grandmother was the one getting all the attention at her granddaughter's wedding in Minnesota: at age 92, she was the flower girl.

'King Macron': French President Earns Comparisons To Napoleon

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:46am

With his careful appearances and staging of events, critics say French President Emmanuel Macron appears to believe his role is to be France's elected monarch.

Survey Examines How Americans View The U.S./Russia Relationship

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:45am

President Trump is expected to meet with Russian President Putin this week. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll also touches on the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

China Needs To Step Up On North Korea Crisis, Rep. Meeks Says

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:43am

Sanctions have been imposed on North Korea to little affect. Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Gregory Meeks of New York, who believes the Trump administration and China need to do more.

His Pancakes Look Too Good To Eat

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:00am

Nathan Shields doesn't just make regular pancakes. For his kids, he makes flapjacks that really look like Prince or Justin Beiber. He says he uses the pancake art to teach his kids life lessons.

'Wayne's World' Anniversary Brings Out The Headbangers

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 5:27am

In Aurora, Ill., residents celebrated the 25th anniversary of Wayne's World by trying to break the Guinness World Record for headbanging. A thousand people showed up. Party on Aurora.

Looking At U.S.-German Relations Ahead Of G20 Summit

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

Germany's relationship with the U.S. is less friendly under President Trump than it once was. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with German Ambassador Peter Wittig about U.S.-German relations.

Violence On Pace To Reach Record Highs In Mexico

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

At least 26 people died in a shootout between drug traffickers in a Mexican town just south of the U.S. border. It's the latest in a spike of violence in Mexico as authorities go after drug lords.

St. Louis Mayor On Crime And Policing

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson talks with Rachel Martin about how her city loses when cities like Chicago are often singled out as grappling with the most intractable rates of crime and violence.

Pentagon Freezes Immigrant Recruitment Program

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

The Pentagon is considering pulling out of a deal it made with thousands of noncitizen recruits to put them on the fast track to citizenship. It could leave many recruits facing deportation.

Trump Gets Warm Welcome In Poland

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

President Trump is visiting Poland on the first leg of his overseas trip.

What China Can Do To Change North Korea

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with David Pressman, who represented the U.S. on the U.N. Security Council, about what the U.S. can do to influence China to put pressure on North Korea.

Police Fatalities On The Rise

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

A New York police officer was killed while parked in the Bronx. Her alleged gunman was later killed by police. More police have been killed on the job this year than at the same time last year.

Iraqi Forces Continue To Battle Remaining ISIS Fighters In Mosul

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

U.S. and Iraqi commanders say the fight to push ISIS out of Mosul, Iraq is nearing its last few hundred yards.

Venezuela's Opposition Plans Referendum

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am

Opposition leaders in Venezuela plan to hold an unofficial plebiscite July 16 over President Maduro's designs for a constitutional rewrite.




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