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Nancy Reagan Remembered As A Fierce Defender Of her Husband

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library northwest of Los Angeles closed abruptly Sunday morning, so preparations could begin for Nancy Reagan's funeral and burial there. The former first lady died of congestive heart failure at her home in Los Angles on Sunday. She was 94.

Decades Later, 'Spy' Magazine Founders Continue To Torment Trump

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:41am

No journalists have scrutinized Donald Trump more — or infuriated him more — than Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen during their days at Spy magazine.

Can't Get In To See Your Doctor? Many Patients Turn To Urgent Care

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:38am

A recent poll shows 27 percent of Americans have visited an urgent care center in the past two years. Why? Most cite convenience.

Race Is On To Find A Successor To U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:34am

Ban's term expires at the end of the December. This year, candidates are being given a chance to make their case in public, and there's a big push by activists to get a women at the helm.

The 7th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 9:54pm

The seventh Democratic debate was marked by nuanced explanations from Clinton and declarative statements from Sanders.

Bernie Sanders Projected To Win Maine Caucuses

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:07pm

The Associated Press has projected the third win of the weekend for the senator from Vermont. The victory was not altogether unexpected for Sanders, who continues to perform strongly in New England.

Clinton, Sanders Face Off In Democratic Debate In Flint

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:03pm

The state and its 147 pledged delegates are up for grabs in Tuesday's primary. A win in the state would help Bernie Sanders winnow Hillary Clinton's delegate lead.

Ray Tomlinson, Inventor Of Modern Email, Has Died

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 5:47pm

Tomlinson invented person-to-person email in 1971, at a time when a few people had personal computers. The first email was sent on a computer network that was created for the U.S. government.

Colin Powell: 'There Was No Ronald Reagan Without Nancy Reagan'

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:25pm

The former secretary of state and four-star general shares his memories of former first lady Nancy Reagan. "They were inseparable in body and spirit," Powell tells NPR's Michel Martin.

Colin Powell: GOP Candidates 'Belittling' The Country And Presidency

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:25pm

The former Secretary of State reflected on the state of the GOP and the legacy of former first lady Nancy Reagan in an interview with NPR.

Remembering Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:23pm

Nancy Reagan has died at age 94. NPR's Pam Fessler has this remembrance of the former first lady.

Prague's Franken-Cone Finds A Way To Bring Ice Cream And Doughnuts Together

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:22pm

There's a new doughnut in town — or wait, is it an ice cream cone? It's both! The tredelnikis a donut like pastry made into a cone, and filled with ice cream. It's all the rage in Prague.

With 'Otherize,' Pundits Reach Outside The Dictionary To Describe Politics

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:20pm

The term "otherize" has been popping up more this campaign season as a way to talk about Donald Trump's style and tactics. Linguist Ben Zimmer talks to NPR's Michel Martin about the new word.

This Isn't Your Father's Pittsburgh: 2 Generations Reflect On A Changing City

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:15pm

NPR's Michel Martin talks with blogger Damon Young and his father Wilbur Young about the changes that have taken place in Pittsburgh over two generations.

Chaos At Greek Border Leaves Thousands Of Migrants Stranded

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:15pm

The thousands of Syrians and Iraqis trapped at the Greek-Macedonian border are unsure when, or even if, they will cross. Exasperated by the chaos there, they're offering their own solutions.

EU To Turkey: Please Slow The Flow Of Migrants

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:15pm

At a meeting on Monday, the European Union is trying to convince Turkey to slow the flow of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan into Europe. What does Turkey want in return?

On The Docket For Democratic Debate: Flint's Clean Water Crisis

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:15pm

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton face off in another debate Sunday night — this time in Flint, Mich. The city's struggles will be on the agenda.

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