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Indian Community In Kansas Shaken By Shooting

16 hours 19 min ago

A man reportedly shouted, "Get out of my country," and shot two men who are originally from India at a Kansas sports bar. One of the victims died, and a third man was shot trying to stop the shooting.

Explaining Trump's New Type Of Conservatism At CPAC

16 hours 19 min ago

Trump's new type of conservatism is on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference. David Greene talks with Chris Buskirk of the pro-Trump website American Greatness about the event.

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Calls Consumer Financial Protection Bureau A 'Rogue Agency'

16 hours 19 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks with Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling, who says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "must go" and is unaccountable. The agency was created after the financial crisis of 2008.

Attacks On Foreigners On The Rise In South Africa

16 hours 19 min ago

Attacks on foreigners and foreign-owned businesses are once again increasing in South Africa. Dozens were killed in similar waves of xenophobia in 2008 and 2015.

Rep. Chaffetz Says Town Hall Protesters 'Intimidate And Bully People'

16 hours 19 min ago

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz talks with Steve Inskeep about why he has declined to investigate President Trump's conflicts of interest, and responds to his raucous reception at a town hall.

Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

16 hours 19 min ago

Much attention has been given to President Trump's plans for enforcing immigration laws, but not much has been said about how deportations might affect an already-stressed immigration court system.

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After 75 Years, Here's Looking At You, 'Casablanca'

16 hours 19 min ago

Did you know Humphrey Bogart had to stand on a box for scenes with tall Ingrid Bergman? NPR's Susan Stamberg visited the sound stage where the 1942 classic was filmed — and returned with stories.

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Indiana's Claims About Its Medicaid Experiment Don't All Check Out

16 hours 20 min ago

Indiana's health program for low-income people is experimental, and needs federal approval to continue. The state says its program is working, but some claims lack much-needed context.

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Tight Race For DNC Chair Narrows Ahead Of Weekend Vote

16 hours 58 min ago

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez won a key endorsement just days before Saturday's vote for the next DNC chair. Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota are the race's two front-runners.

Plan To Disrupt Immigration Raids Will Enlist Songs And Prayers

16 hours 59 min ago

Volunteers training to disrupt immigration raids are forming mobile sanctuaries in hopes that enforcement agents will honor a long-standing policy of not arresting people in those spaces.

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Chemical Weapon Found On Body Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

18 hours 23 min ago

Malaysian police said VX nerve agent — classified as a weapon of mass destruction — was found on Kim Jong Nam's body. South Korea says North Korea ordered the hit.

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White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against Marijuana

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 9:28pm

Press secretary Sean Spicer comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.

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In Eastern Virginia, Mixed Feelings on Trump's Trans Restroom Guidance

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 8:50pm

Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.

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PHOTOS: The Final Hours Of A Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:52pm

On Thursday morning, law enforcement cleared out the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Private Prisons Back In Mix For Federal Inmates As Sessions Rescinds Order

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:38pm

In dropping the Obama-era order to phase out private prisons, Sessions writes that a return to earlier methods allows the flexibility "to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."

Watch Live: Vice President Pence Addresses CPAC

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:19pm

Pence, whose brand of conservatism is more traditionally suited for the annual confab than President Trump's, is speaking Thursday evening.

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A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 5:59pm

As the war against ISIS enters a tough new phase, a visit with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the senior American commander in Iraq, shows his coalition troops deeply involved in the fight.

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Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 5:35pm

More than 300 imminent domain lawsuits were filed after previous efforts to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now more lawsuits are expected as President Trump continues the project.

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Former Rep. Giffords: Lawmakers Should 'Have Some Courage,' Hold Town Halls

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 5:23pm

Gabrielle Giffords responded to a Texas Republican who said he was not holding public meetings because groups from "more violent strains of the leftist ideology" were threatening public safety.

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A Citizens' Petition Calls For A New French President: Barack Obama

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 5:13pm

He's got "the best resume in the world for the job," according to the "Obama 2017" campaign. They even have a slogan: "Oui on peut!" (That's French for "Yes we can"). Some 27,000 people are on board.

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