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Presidential Candidates Offer Aggressive Strategies To Combat ISIS

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Nora Bensahel, a scholar in residence at American University's School of International Service, about the stated ISIS strategies of the remaining presidential candidates.

Obama Visits Flint, Mich., To Address Toxic Water Crisis

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

President Obama visits Flint, Mich., where the community is still dealing with the effects of a toxic water crisis.

Nearly 80,000 Evacuated As Wildfires Rip Through Alberta, Canada

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, caused the evacuation of nearly 80,000 people. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with officials about what is going on there.

Correction: U.S. Global AIDS Program PEPFAR

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

In a story about the U.S. global AIDS program, PEPFAR, we incorrectly said President Obama removed the requirement for PEPFAR to fund abstinence programs. The requirement was actually removed near the end of the George W. Bush administration.

Donald Trump Pivots To General Election After Indiana Victory

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look ahead to the general election after the Indiana primary. Trump is now the likely GOP nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out Tuesday and John Kasich is expected to suspend his bid Wednesday.

Trump Supporters Weigh In As Front-Runner Becomes Likely GOP Nominee

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

After Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended their campaigns, Donald Trump is now the likely nominee of the Republican Party. NPR hears from some Trump supporters about why they believe in a Trump presidency.

'Heat And Light' Digs For The Soul Of Coal Country

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Jennifer Haigh grew up in small town Pennsylvania, where jobs disappeared when coal mines closed. Her new novel explores the changes that mining — and now fracking — has brought to nearby communities.

Major Chains Sports Authority, Sport Chalet Close Hundreds Of Stores

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Two large sporting goods chains, Sports Authority and Sport Chalet, are in the process of closing hundreds of stores nationwide. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jim Peltz, who has been covering this story for the Los Angeles Times.

In November, People Could Be Voting Against — Not For — Trump And Clinton

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:32pm

The general election may be decided not by which candidate is more popular but by which one is less unpopular.

Frozen Food Recall Expands To 358 Products Amid Listeria Fears

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:09pm

Citing potential Listeria contamination, CRF Frozen Foods has voluntarily recalled fruit and vegetable products under 42 brands that are sold nationwide and in Canada.

Trump In Triumph: The Man Who Wasn't Welcome In The Game Takes Home The Prize

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:58pm

Trump's megawatt personality immediately became a magnet for viewers on TV, as did his browbeating battles with rivals and news moderators. Even without debates, Trump was everywhere seen on screen.

Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:47pm

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.

Politics Podcast: And Then There Was ... 1?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:40pm

The NPR Politics team discusses the results of the Indiana primary and the biggest news of the night — Ted Cruz suspending his presidential campaign making Donald Trump the likely nominee.

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