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Study Finds Republican Tax Bills Directly Benefit Businesses, Not The Middle Class

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

In an effort to sell their tax plan, Republicans in both House and Senate have touted the benefits for the middle class. But a close review of the plans reveals that such claims are misleading.

Have Conditions Improved In Haiti Since 2010 Earthquake?

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the end of temporary protection for Haitians. The Trump administration decided that Haitians must go back to their home country next year, adding that the conditions after the 2010 earthquake no longer exist.

Haitians Have 18 Months Before Protected Status Is Canceled

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

Nearly 60,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. since a devastating 2010 earthquake will have their protected status canceled. The Trump administration says the status will be terminated in 18 months.

Trump Uses Pardoning Power Without Ruffling Feathers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

Since 1989 the U.S. president has pardoned a turkey before Thanksgiving. On Tuesday, President Trump pardoned Wishbone and Drumstick, sparing them from being part of the family dinner. He also used it as a chance to address his reversal of some of former-President Obama's executive orders.

Adjusting To Life In A Retirement Home 'Not As Scary As I Thought'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

Camille Miller just left her home of 35 years and moved into a senior housing community. Morris Gordon made the same move earlier this year, and is happier and more active than he expected to be.

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New Hampshire Rep. On 'Me Too' Bill Addressing Sexual Harassment

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire about the "Me Too" bill she is co-sponsoring. It is one of many bills responding to sexual harassment in Congress.

President Trump Weighs In On Alabama Senate Race And Roy Moore

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

President Trump weighed in on the controversy around Alabama Senate canddiate Roy Moore, saying that his Democratic opponent should not be elected. Trump stopped short of endorsing Moore outright.

Closing Arguments Heard In Kate Steinle Murder Trial

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with KQED's Alex Emslie about closing arguments in the trial of an undocumented immigrant charged in the death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco. Her death reignited an angry debate over so-called sanctuary city policies.

In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe Resigns

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned, ending his 37-year-reign. The move came a week after the military seized power in an effort to head off apparent efforts to place his wife in position to succeed him.

How To Make Stuffing — The Essential Side Dish

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:29pm

Turkey, schmurkey — some people think stuffing, or dressing, is really what makes the Thanksgiving meal. Deb Perelman, the woman behind the blog "Smitten Kitchen" is one of them. She talks with Ari Shapiro about what she thinks makes a great stuffing.

WATCH: Their Flight Was Delayed. So, They Broke Out An Accordion And Partied

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:32pm

After travelers found their flight from Toronto delayed, they got out instruments and got to singing. And by the time the flight landed, Facebook videos of the singalong had taken off.

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Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage Jump On Remix Of Spanish Trap Hit 'Krippy Kush'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:01pm

Farruko, Bad Bunny and Rvssian's trap en español hit from August gets updated with two high-profile new features.

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Hundreds Of Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting File Lawsuits

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:58pm

Defendants in the suits include MGM Resorts International, which owns the Mandalay Bay, and Live Nation, the organizer of the country music festival at which 58 people were killed last month.

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A Summer In Italy Simmers With Sexual Longing In 'Call Me By Your Name'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:47pm

A teenage boy falls for an older man in a sensual new film by Italian director Luca Guadagnino. Critic David Edelstein says Call Me By Your Name is nothing short of a masterpiece.

Journalist Investigating Trump And Russia Says 'Full Picture Is One Of Collusion'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:47pm

"The constellation of Russian connections circling around Planet Trump is quite extraordinary," says Guardian reporter Luke Harding. His new book is Collusion.

Gay, Out And On The Airwaves In Kinshasa

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:24pm

Patou Izai wanted to challenge the negative comments about the LGBTI community in the Democratic Republic of Congo — and create a space for dialogue. So he started a radio show.

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Going Faux With Fur: Brands Turn To Ethical, Cruelty-Free Fashion

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:52pm

If you haven't seen it already you will: the faux fur craze that is taking over retailers at all price points this season.

How The House GOP Tax Bill Could Affect Higher Education

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:40pm

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Sharon Gaber, president of the University of Toledo, about her concerns about the tax bill.

2,000 Women From Swedish Music Industry Sign #MeToo Letter

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:37pm

The women shared shocking stories of disrespect and physical abuse. Seemingly unrelated, a leading executive from one of the country's largest labels was suspended shortly after.

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Watchdog Report Finds Trump Travel Ban Caused Confusion, Violated Court Orders

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:34pm

Full details of The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's report are being withheld by DHS leaders

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