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Watchdog Report Finds Trump Travel Ban Caused Confusion, Violated Court Orders

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:34pm

Full details of The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's report are being withheld by DHS leaders

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Watchdog Report Finds Trump Travel Ban Caused Confusion, Violated Court Orders

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:34pm

Full details of The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's report are being withheld by DHS leaders

(Image credit: Reed Saxon/AP)

Rep. John Conyers Acknowledges Settlement, But Denies Sexual Harassment Claim

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:20pm

BuzzFeed obtained documents detailing a sealed 2015 settlement with a former employee, with a $27,000 payout. The Michigan Democrat says the settlement was made to avoid "protracted litigation."

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'Tis The Season For Holiday Jobs

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:12pm

Cyber shopping is not only changing the way consumers make purchases — it's also providing more seasonal jobs.

DOJ Moves To Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:06pm

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block the proposed $85 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner.

FCC Unveils Plan To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:04pm

The FCC will vote Dec. 14 on a plan to undo rules that prevent Internet providers from blocking or slowing websites and apps. The plan would require broadband providers to disclose their practices.

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Ledisi: Tiny Desk Concert

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:55am

In person, the master R&B vocalist impresses not just with her exquisite artistry, but with her radiant spirit of contentment and grace. Just ask her makeup artist.

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Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Punishing 'Sanctuary Cities'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:46am

A judge in California has issued a permanent injunction against an executive order that promised to withhold federal funds from jurisdictions that didn't cooperate with immigration authorities.

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President Trump Pardons His First Turkey

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:30am

The president will take part in the White House tradition that sees two turkeys set free in an event set up by the turkey growers' lobby.

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Robert Mugabe Resigns As Zimbabwe's President

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:25am

The speaker of parliament read what he said was a letter from Mugabe, who's led Zimbabwe since its independence from Britain in 1980. Journalist Jeffrey Barbee in Harare talks to NPR's Steve Inskeep.

LADAMA On Mountain Stage

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:18am

The four women have coupled their musical passions with their desires to empower youth and women globally. Hear them perform "Porro Maracatu" and the protest song "Compared To What."

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Courtney Marie Andrews, 'Irene' (Live At Pickathon)

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:00am

On a hazy Saturday morning in Oregon this past summer, the Seattle artist soothed the crowd with a '70s country-folk revival tune.

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Protecting Elephants: Trophy Kills And The Trump Administration

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:06am

A protective ban on importing the spoils of trophy hunting is under review.

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Can You Stay Civil By Keeping Quiet?

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:06am

This Thanksgiving, how likely are you to consume too much, and maybe converse too little?

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In Kentucky, Transparent Pie Is Clearly A Thanksgiving Winner

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:00am

A Bluegrass State specialty, this well-loved, sugary dessert is one of the most basic to make — and maybe that's part of what has made it so popular for so many years.

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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's Longtime President, Resigns After Tumultuous Week

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:35am

The longtime president's own party made a motion to impeach him Tuesday. After 37 years in power, Robert Mugabe has faced unprecedented pressure to resign — pressure he ignored until now.

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Amid Political Tumult, Zimbabwe Lawmakers Open Impeachment Process Against Mugabe

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:35am

The longtime president's own party made a motion to impeach him Tuesday. After 37 years in power, Robert Mugabe has faced unprecedented pressure to resign — pressure he has so far ignored.

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Songs We Love: Kamaiyah, 'Playa In Me'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:00am

While hip-hop heads are more than used to seeing male rappers flaunt their riches, Kamaiyah switches up the script in a new video.

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Americans Prefer A Politics-Free Discussion At Thanksgiving Dinner

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 6:41am

According to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 58 percent of Americans celebrating the holiday dread having to talk politics around the dinner table this holiday, an uptick from one year ago.

Several Women Accuse TV Host Charlie Rose Of Sexual Harassment

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 6:40am

Rachel Martin talks to Irin Carmon, one of The Washington Post reporters who broke the story. CBS has suspended Rose from the CBS Morning News and PBS said it would halt distribution of his show.

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