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How Long Will U.S. Forces Stay In Syria?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

The White House says President Trump still wants to pull troops from Syria as soon as possible. This follows weekend airstrikes after allegations that Syria used chemical weapons on civilians.

Comey Begins A Media Blitz As His Book 'A Higher Loyalty' Is Released

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

In an ABC News interview, Comey discussed his decision to reveal details about the probe into Hillary Clinton's email server during the presidential campaign and his interactions with President Trump

Renegotiated NAFTA Deal Could Be Completed In Weeks

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

Rachel Martin talks to Christophe Bondy, senior counsel to Canada in free trade talks with the EU last year, about the negotiations underway among Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to rework NAFTA.

Bill Cosby's Retrial For Sexual Assault Continues This Week

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

The jury heard last week from six accusers, including Andrea Constand, who says Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004. Her accusations prompted the only criminal charges filed against Cosby.

Russia: Syria Shot Down Some Missiles During U.S.-Led Airstrikes

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

Rachel Martin talks to Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner about Russia's response to the U.S., France and U.K. launching a missile attack on suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria.

FirstEnergy Asks Administration For Help To Get Customers To Pay More

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

A bankrupt energy company in Ohio wants the Trump administration to help its struggling coal and nuclear plants. FirstEnergy warns of power outages if the plants close.

Trump Will Start The Week Promoting Tax Cut Legislative Victory

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida about where he agrees and disagrees with President Trump's policies ahead of a presidential trip to Florida to promote tax cuts.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

Former FBI Director James Comey told ABC News that Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. Following weekend U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, what is the administration's future commitment there?

Lessons Of The North Korea 'Leap Day Deal'

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 6:21am

We look at the lessons of a 2012 deal that would have frozen North Korea's nuclear development and let in inspectors to its plutonium reactor. Just weeks later, it fell apart.

Rep. Dave Brat On The Freedom Caucus And The GOP's Future

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 6:19am

Some members of the GOP are pushing for the head of the Freedom Caucus to lead the party. Rep. Dave Brat of Virginia talks with NPR's Rachel Martin.

Nebraska Farmers Talk Tariffs And Trade

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Perhaps no group of Americans would be harder hit by a trade war with China than farmers.

Pence Travels To Peru

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Vice President Mike Pence is in Peru for the Summit of the Americas. Many Latin American countries have been angered by President Trump's rhetoric about migrants.

Trump's TPP Turnaround

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

President Trump now is reportedly urging advisers to weigh rejoining the TPP. Noel King talks with Robert Holleyman, who was a trade representative in the Obama administration and pushed for the deal.

Police Blame Mice For Missing Marijuana

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Several police officers were fired in Argentina after blaming mice for eating hundreds of pounds of marijuana that was missing from a police warehouse. Experts say mice would not see it as food.

New Yorker Mistakes Raccoon For Tiger

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

The NYPD received a call about a tiger in Manhattan on Thursday. No tiger was found, but a raccoon was.

News Brief: Comey's Book, Trump Talks TPP Again, Syria And Pompeo

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

James Comey's new book is making waves as it details some of the president's interactions with the former FBI director. Also, President Trump suggested re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

'He Wasn't Really Afraid Of Anything': Boston Bombing Victim Remembered

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Five years after two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon, parents remember their son, Officer D.J. Simmonds, whose injuries suffered during a confrontation with the bombers led to his death.

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Hamburg To Ban Diesel Vehicles

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Hamburg soon will become the first city in Germany to ban most diesel vehicles from driving on several key streets in an effort to cut down on air pollution.

Madeleine Albright On Syria, Pompeo, North Korea

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about Mike Pompeo's hearings, missile strikes in Syria and other top foreign policy issues.

Comey Book Blasts Trump

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:05am

Former FBI Director James Comey has a new book out, in which he calls President Trump "unethical" and "untethered to truth." The White House is trying to discredit him.

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