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Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:09pm

An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.

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State Lawmakers Confront Series Of Sexual Harassment Scandals

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:07pm

A series of high-profile sexual harassment scandals in state legislatures has state lawmakers wondering how to best police themselves.

The Saint Before The Spy: Actor Roger Moore Dies At 89

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Though most came to know him in the James Bond films, Roger Moore first displayed his brand of undercover suave in the TV series, The Saint. Moore died Tuesday at the age of 89.

U.S. Looks To Get Mortgage Giants Fannie And Freddie Out Of Conservatorship

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Many years have passed since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac got into financial trouble and had to be placed in conservatorship. The mortgage giants are stable now, but nine years later there is still the question of how to get these companies out of conservatorship and on their own again.

U.S. Counterterrorism Center Chief Responds To Manchester Suicide Attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Nick Rasmussen, director of the U.S. Counterterrorism Center, about the Manchester attack and the state of intelligence gathering and sharing with the United Kingdom and other allies.

British Swimmer Michael Gunning Recounts Manchester Arena Bombing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

British swimmer Michael Gunning recounts what happened at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday when an explosion killed 22 people and injured 59 more.

Trump Budget Reduces Education Spending, Raises Funding For School Choice

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

President Trump's newly released budget proposal would cut overall education spending by 13.5 percent while increasing funding for school choice. The NPR Ed Team will unpack the administration's new budget and what it means for parents, teachers, students and taxpayers.

Former CIA Director Says He Had Concerns About Russia Ties To Trump Campaign

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Former CIA Director John Brennan told a House panel there was evidence of contact between Trump campaign aides and Russians, but he didn't have enough information to determine whether they colluded.

People In Manchester Remember The Victims Of Deadly Suicide Bombing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

The people of Manchester, England, have been remembering the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. The bombing killed 22 people and injured 59 more, police say.

Data-Driven Traders Begin To Dominate Financial Markets

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Greg Zuckerman of The Wall Street Journal, about the rise of using algorithms and computers in stock trading by investors on Wall Street.

Aid Workers In Yemen Express Alarm At U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Saudi Arabia got praise and an arms deal from President Trump last weekend. But there was little mention of Yemen, where a Saudi-led military campaign is causing civilian casualties.

President Trump Arrives In Rome To Meet With Pope Francis

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews John Allen, editor of Crux, an independent news site, and president of Crux Catholic Media, about the meeting scheduled between the Pope and President Trump. Allen says despite their differences, they are not likely to have a contentious meeting. He says Trump will also meet with the Vatican's secretary of state and foreign minister for more substantive talks.

Trump Responds To Manchester Attack In Meeting With Palestinian Leader

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

President Trump called the perpetrator of the Manchester attack and other terrorists "evil losers." His remarks came as he met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem.

British Authorities Continue Investigation Into Manchester Suicide Bombing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

The terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, left 22 people dead and 59 hospitalized as of Tuesday evening. The attack was a suicide bombing and the suspected suicide bomber is 22-year-old Salman Abedi.

Counterterrorism Expert Details Investigation Into Manchester Bombing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Raffaello Pantucci, a counter terrorism expert at the Royal United Services Institute, about the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England.

'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Some may see Rachel Lindsay's rise as progress; but diversity isn't about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world.

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Los Angeles VA Campus Fails To Support Growing Number Of Homeless Vets

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm

Los Angeles has one of the nation's worst rate of homeless veterans, but its Veterans Affairs campus doesn't support many homeless vets. Instead it hosts parrots, gardens, a baseball stadium and other features. Soon, however, officials say the facility will begin building a new community of local homeless veterans.

World Health Organization Elects First Director General From Africa

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:35pm

The new leader, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, will be expected to reform the bureaucratic agency and deal with the world's growing health problems.

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Trump Budget Deals 'Devastating Blow' To Low-Income Americans, Advocates Say

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:10pm

The administration's motive is to get as many people back into the workforce as possible in an effort to spur economic growth, said OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

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Study Finds 20 Percent Of Children Killed In Car Crashes Were Improperly Restrained

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:03pm

A review of child deaths after fatal car crashes found wide variations by state and region, and suggests state authorities could radically decrease child deaths by changing traffic safety laws.

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