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Auto Industry Benefits For Now From Subprime Loans

11 hours 33 min ago

A factor in the auto industry's record sales the past 2 years has been the return of loans to borrowers with less than perfect credit. This has led some to worry about a bubble in subprime auto loans.

This Week In Politics

11 hours 33 min ago

It is Congress' last week in session before members head off for the August recess. And, the Russia probes continue to draw attention to President Trump's inner circle.

Derrick Johnson Named NAACP's Interim Leader

11 hours 33 min ago

The NAACP is holding its national convention in Baltimore to chart a new direction for the civil rights organization. Over the weekend, Derrick Johnson was named interim CEO.

Why The Inflation Rate Is A Worry For The Federal Reserve

11 hours 33 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institute about why the U.S. economy is having trouble boosting its rate of inflation.

The Songs Of Sylvan Esso, Like You've Never Heard Them Before

11 hours 38 min ago

For one day only, members of Wye Oak, The Mountain Goats, Hiss Golden Messenger, Mountain Man and Megafaun joined Sylvan Esso to reimagine and record the electronic duo's music as a full band.

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Americans Prefer Democratic House Candidates In 2018...For Now

11 hours 38 min ago

Democrats have led in the generic ballot since Trump took office. That may be encouraging, but the 2018 midterm outlook isn't entirely rosy for them. Here's why.

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A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of The Story

11 hours 38 min ago

Why make a list of the greatest albums by women? To start a new conversation, where musicians who have too long been marginalized are now at the center.

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

11 hours 38 min ago

This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record. It rethinks popular music to put women at the center.

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

11 hours 38 min ago

NPR's list of the greatest albums made by women, from 1964 to the present.

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

11 hours 38 min ago

NPR's list of the greatest albums made by women, from 1964 to the present.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 2: 'You're A Dragon. Be A Dragon'

13 hours 8 min ago

In "Stormborn," lots of long-hoarded information was finally shared, and in a massive sea battle, buckles got gruesomely swashed.

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

13 hours 56 min ago

NPR's list of the greatest albums made by women, from 1964 to the present.

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NPR News Nuggets: Winnie The Pooh-Chinese Relations, Cheese & The Fine Print

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:10pm

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 6:16pm

In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national conversation: Detroit. Three prominent Detroit figures share their stories from that time.

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Jessica Hernandez On Her New Motor City Sound

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:41pm

For her latest project, the Detroit native wrote a double album in both English and Spanish. It's a nod to the sounds of her city and to the cultures of her Cuban dad and Mexican-American mom.

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Words You'll Hear: 'Collusion'

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:41pm

Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to meet privately with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Michel Martin talks to NPR Politics' Geoff Bennett.

Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face Deportation

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:41pm

Support from Iraqi Christians helped deliver Donald Trump Michigan. Now some of their friends and family are facing deportation. Host Michel Martin talks to Michigan State Representative Klint Kesto.

With New Security Measures, Tensions Remain High In Jerusalem's Old City

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:41pm

After a terrorist attack left six Palestinians and Israelis dead, security detectors were installed at a holy site. Israel is looking to alternative means to abate friction between Muslims and Jews.

Defense Attorney For Police In 'Algiers Motel Shooting': 'Am I A Soulless Person?'

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:41pm

Norman Lippitt defended Detroit police officers after the 1967 death of three black men, in what's known as the Algiers Motel shooting. NPR's Michel Martin discusses the case with Lippitt.

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Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 3:21pm

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

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