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After The Grammys Are Handed Out, This Music Critic Re-Picks The Winners

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

The "Album of the Year" award should indicate the year's best music. But Washington Post music critic Chris Richards tells NPR's Michel Martin that the Grammys are bad at predicting album popularity.

Decades After They Were Held Captive By North Koreans, U.S. Crew Seeks Compensation

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

Fifty years ago, 82 American crew members of a Navy spy ship were taken hostage by North Korea. Three crew members were part of a $9 million settlement in 2017, but others have yet to be compensated.

American With Korean Heritage Will Play On Korea's Women Hockey Team At Olympics

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

Athletes from North and South Korea joined together for the Olympics. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Randi Griffin, an American whose mom is South Korean, about playing on the women's ice hockey team.

Words You'll Hear: NAFTA Negotiations

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

Candidate Donald Trump promised to renegotiate NAFTA. Now, those talks are happening. Michel Martin talks with Chad Bown of the Peterson Institute for International Economics about Trump's proposals.

State Of The Union Speechwriter On What To Expect For Trump's Address

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

Historically, the speech lays out a president's agenda. Speechwriter Jennifer Grossman tells NPR's Michel Martin why she thinks President Trump's address on Tuesday won't influence policy.

U.S. Military Options In Syria

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

Turkish forces continue to attack Kurdish fighters in northwest Syria. Former FBI counterterrorism agent Ali Soufan talks with NPR's Michel Martin about how to preserve the U.S.'s relationship with both sides.

PJ Morton Feels Like A 'Giant' Heading Into 2018 Grammys

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 4:36pm

The Maroon 5 member earned two 2018 Grammy nominations for his self-released solo album, Gumbo.

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Audio Of Israeli Prime Minister's Wife Screaming Over Gossip Column Emerges Online

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 3:23pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the secret recording of his wife is part of a "wild and violent witch hunt" against his family. It's the second embarrassing leak to hit this month.

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IKEA Founder, Ingvar Kamprad, Dies At 91

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 1:25pm

The Swedish entrepreneur, whose company brought affordable, Scandinavian design to living rooms around the world, died Saturday in his home in Smaland, Sweden.


Prominent Putin Critic Arrested Amid Nationwide Protests Against Upcoming Election

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 10:28am

Russian police dragged opposition leader Alexei Navalny from a march in Moscow and carried him feet-first into a van. Earlier Russian authorities appeared to raid his headquarters,

(Image credit: Evgeny Feldman/AP)




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