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DACA Recipients Urge New Activism To Begin Now

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

DACA was supposed to end Monday but courts have temporarily blocked President Trump from phasing out the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Sunday's Academy Awards Ceremony Was The First Of The #MeToo Era

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

Rachel Martin talks to Ronan Farrow, a contributing writer for "The New Yorker," about the 90th Academy Awards and the #MeToo movement.

USS Carl Vinson Will Spend The Next Few Days In Da Nang, Vietnam

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

The U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is in Vietnam. It is the first U.S. carrier visit since the end of the Vietnam War, and comes at a time of increasing tension between the U.S. and China, and among China and some of its neighbors — including Vietnam.

Preliminary Results: Italy's Center-Right Coalition Leads After Election

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

Italians went to the polls Sunday after a campaign that featured violent clashes between fascists and anti-fascists in several cities. Immigration dominated the debate, as it has elsewhere in Europe.

This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Pre-Diabetes With A Digital Program

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

People with pre-diabetes like a Washington state chef reversed the diagnosis using a digital program that harnesses the power of wearable devices, data, education, e-coaching and peer support.

(Image credit: Katherine Streeter for NPR)

Like It Or Not, Personal Health Technology Is Getting Smarter

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:00am

Tech evangelists say consumer electronics that sense, stream and interpret vital signs will lead to better health and lower costs. But skeptics say reliability and privacy issues still loom.

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South Korean Delegation Arrives In Pyongyang For Talks With North Korea

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 3:59am

South Korea has sent a diplomatic delegation to North Korea. This is the latest effort to continue a dialogue between the two Koreas following the Winter Olympics.

(Image credit: Jung Yeon-je/AP)

A Nation With Some Of The World's Highest Mountains Is Finally Starting To Ski

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:00am

Despite Nepal's wealth of mountains, downhill skiing is not a popular sport. It's expensive and there's a lack of infrastructure for it. But enthusiasts are encouraging young people to try the sport.

(Image credit: Danielle Preiss for NPR)

Stoneman Douglas Students Are Adjusting As Best They Can, Runcie Says

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 6:42am

Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Runcie, superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, about Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who wrap up their first few days back to class.

Trading Partners View Trump's Tariff Move Less Than Favorably

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 6:28am

Steve Inskeep talks to Wendy Cutler, a former deputy U.S. trade representative under the Obama administration, about tariffs he proposed on imported aluminum and steel.

Why It's Hard To Tell Where Trump Stands On Gun Control

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 6:28am

President Trump has left his Republican allies confused about his intentions on guns, concerned about his moves on trade and curious about the state of his White House staff.

Uber Bill Totals $1,600 For Man Visiting West Virginia

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 5:59am

Kenny Bachman, who had been drinking, slept for much of his ride from West Virginia to New Jersey. At first he blamed the driver and challenged the charge. But he paid and gave the driver five stars.

Preservation Hall In New Orleans Would Like Its Sousaphone Back

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 5:41am

In 2005, a sousaphone was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Now the replacement has vanished. It should be easy to spot, it reads "Preservation Hall" on the bell. There is a reward.

Putin Unveils Nuclear-Powered Missile With Unlimited Range

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about Russian President Putin touting a new line of nuclear-capable weapons with "virtually unlimited range."

New Round Of NAFTA Talks Is Underway In Mexico

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

This gathering of negotiators in Mexico City was supposed to be the final word on the trade agreement. But now it looks like they will come back to Washington for another round this spring.

Investor Group To Buy Weinstein Co. And Will Start New Movie Studio

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

Days after the Weinstein Co. seemed destined for bankruptcy, a deal emerged for an investment group to buy assets from the troubled firm in order to launch a movie studio that will be led by women.

Billy Graham's Son Franklin To Deliver The Main Eulogy At His Father's Funeral

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

Billy Graham had not been a public figure for at least a decade, but his death marks a turning point. His son Franklin aims to carry on his father's ministry but his approach is more strident.

China's Government Controls New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

The backstory illuminates China's ambitions and illustrates some of its fears, as it has grown into a global economic powerhouse.

Arizona Prisons Face Federal Sanctions Over Prisoners' Health Care

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

Prisoners were denied consistent care by the company overseeing treatment in state prisons. Emails by a former doctor describe a grim picture that was supposed to improve under a court settlement.

Gun Policy Package Faces Stiff Opposition In Florida

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 4:01am

The measures aimed at preventing more school shootings is facing significant opposition — not just from the NRA — but also from Democrats, who oppose a proposal to arm teachers.




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