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Trump Orders Syria Strikes In Change Of Policy

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:07am

President Trump ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield where the U.S. says planes used in a chemical weapons attack originated. It's a change in policy after espousing nonintervention abroad.

Advertisers Back Away From Bill O'Reilly

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:07am

Advertisers are pulling out of Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox News after O'Reilly paid out millions to settle sexual harassment suits. Some women employees there are distressed he is still on the air.

U.S. Launches Airstrikes At Syrian Air Base

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:07am

The U.S. launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian military air base in what President Trump called a response to a chemical attack on civilians by the regime of Bashar Assad.

Hungary Forces Asylum Seekers To Border Camp

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:07am

Hungary is sending all people seeking asylum to a camp on its border with Serbia to temporarily live in converted shipping containers. Hungary's government says it's to keep out terrorists.

This Week In Race: Pepsi Challenged; Appropriation Nation; Black Twitter Explained

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 3:31am

California's Senate votes to limit the cooperation police can give immigration authorities, while research shows fear of deportation can make people sick. And, Pepsi's unity message backfires.

(Image credit: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images)

The Perils And False Rewards Of Parenting In The Era Of 'Digi-Discipline'

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 3:01am

In a society where black people have power, beating children and posting it on social media is just as much about performing respectability as it is punishing wrongdoing.

(Image credit: ABC 2 News WMAR; ReShonda Tate Billingsley; Tavis Sellers/Screenshots by NPR)

Congress Reacts To Trump's Syria Missile Strike

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:18am

On Capitol Hill, several members of Congress questioned the constitutionality of President Trump's action. Others commended the decision while also calling for consultation with Congress.

NPR's Tom Bowman on Syria Airstrikes

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:16pm

NPR's Tom Bowman on Syria Airstrikes

U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against Syria Over Chemical Attack

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 9:41pm

U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against Syria Over Chemical Attack

Trump Orders Syria Airstrikes After 'Assad Choked Out The Lives' Of Civilians

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:37pm

U.S. officials said that more than 50 Tomahawk missile strikes were carried out against a single Syrian air base from the USS Porter and USS Ross in the Eastern Mediterranean.

(Image credit: Seaman Ford Williams/U.S. Navy)

ICYMI - "Stretched"

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:31pm

ICYMI - "Stretched"

Is Trump's Foreign Policy Evolving?

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 6:41pm

The new president is finding out that things happen, and the world's greatest superpower has to respond.

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Twitter Sues Homeland Security To Protect Anonymity Of 'Alt Immigration' Account

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 6:22pm

After the Trump administration set limits on some government Twitter accounts, anonymous "rogue accounts" popped up. Homeland Security demanded to know who was behind one; Twitter is fighting back.

(Image credit: Twitter/U.S. District Court Northern District of California)

BLM Replaces Mountain Landscape Photo With Coal Seam On Homepage

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 6:06pm

Critics were not kind to the Bureau of Land Management on social media. The agency says it plans to rotate photos showing various uses for federally managed lands.

(Image credit: Bureau of Land Management/Screenshot by NPR)

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