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Wed, 06/20/2018 - 4:08pm

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'Born Independent,' Taiwan's Defiant New Generation Is Coming Of Age

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:50pm

Much of Taiwan's older generation sees itself as exiles from China. Younger people, including a metal vocalist-turned-legislator, identify the island as home — a free society independent from China.

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For Some Japanese Americans, Border Separations Are Déjà Vu

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:46pm

The reports from the border this week sent a collective shudder through many Japanese American communities around the country.

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'Yellowstone' Is A Sophisticated Effort To Create Prestige TV For Rural America

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

The family drama Yellowstone debuts Wednesday on the newly named Paramount Network. Written by Taylor Sheridan, it stars Kevin Costner as a patriarch who owns a ranch as big as Rhode Island.

NFL Players Continue Their Protests Off Field In The Political Arena

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

Three New England Patriots players are taking the protest against racism and police brutality off the field. Rather than taking a knee during the national anthem, they are grilling candidates on how they'd make the criminal justice system more fair.

Former Top-Secret Submarine Base In Crimea Is Now A Museum

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

A secret underground naval base in Crimea designed to preserve Soviet submarines in case of a nuclear attack is now a museum with an anti-American message.

Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer Weighs In On Proposed Immigration Legislation

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

The House is expected to vote Thursday on immigration legislation. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to minority whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., about Democratic strategy on the issue going forward.

Why President Trump Reversed His Position On Immigrant Families

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

President Trump is generally known to dig in when faced with opposition rather than back down from a fight. But in the case of separating immigrant families from children, Trump abruptly shifted gears.

President Trump Changes Course On Migrant Families At U.S. Border

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to keep immigrant families together at the border. That is a sharp change of course from his other statements over the last several weeks.

How Mexico Is Working To Reunite Separated Families

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

Reyna Torres Mendivil, Mexico's consul general in San Antonio, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about her involvement in reuniting Mexican families that have been separated.

How An American Company Is Grappling With The Potential Impact Of A Trade War

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Tony Satterthwaite, vice president of Cummins, the world's largest independent producer of engines and generators, about the administration's proposals on tariffs and trade.

Ahead Of Turkey's Election, Rising Inflation And Weakening Currency Loom

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

The Turkish president is holding elections next week in an attempt to win a new term in an already powerful presidency. But Turkey's economy is worrying voters.

Former Washington, D.C., Cardinal Removed From Public Ministry After Sex Abuse Allegation

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rev. Thomas Reese of the Religion News Service about charges against retired Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington, D.C. He has been removed from public ministry over allegations he sexually abused a teenager in New York more than 40 years ago.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Defends U.S. Trade Policies

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said tariffs on U.S. allies were necessary to prevent China from "trans-shipping" goods through those countries. He also said China would not change its policies if the U.S. doesn't continue to apply pressure.

President Trump Signs Executive Order To End Family Separations

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:27pm

After days of blaming Democrats for the separation of families accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally, President Trump has reversed course, signing an executive order to end the practice.

Former U.S. Diplomat Warns China Is Emulating Russian Political Interference

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:19pm

Former State Department official Victoria Nuland testified to Congress about the Obama administration's response to Russian influence operations in 2016 and what other countries may be doing now.

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Former Washington, D.C., Archbishop Removed From Ministry Over Abuse Allegation

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:13pm

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick denies having sexually abused a teenager when he was a priest in New York decades ago but says he accepts the Holy See's decision that he refrain from any public ministry.

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For Next U.S. Commander In Afghanistan, 'This Is About Protecting U.S. Citizens'

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:54pm

"I can't guarantee you a timeline or an end date" for the war, Lt. Gen. Austin "Scott" Miller, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, told a Senate panel on Tuesday.

(Image credit: Sgt. 1st Class Michael Noggle/U.S. Army)

Facebook Fundraiser For Separated Immigrant Families Raises $12 Million In 5 Days

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:05pm

Charlotte and Dave Willner say they were motivated to start the fundraiser because the photo reminded them of their own 2-year-old daughter.

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Melania Trump Pressured President Trump To Change Family Separation Policy

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:59pm

"She's been talking to him about it from the very beginning," a White House official told NPR.

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