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Huntsville Ballet Artistic Director Phillip Otto stopped by the studios to talk with Morning Blend host Dorrie Nutt about the upcoming "Unplugged" program featuring "The Letter". You can listen to the interview here.

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The White House statements are a departure from comments Trump made earlier this week. Trump also approved Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision not to attend the kingdom's financial summit.

In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant — one of ICE's largest operations in a decade. Now the employer is pushing back.

Israel's Supreme Court said Lara Alqasem should be allowed to study in the country despite her past association with a student group that supports boycotting Israel.

For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans are increasingly feeling optimistic about their economic future.

The Rockefeller University Hospital says it was aware for several years that Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, engaged in misconduct with one or more of his minor patients.

As the national Democratic party shifts to the left, control of the House in November likely rests on moderate Democrats beating Republicans in red districts Trump carried handily in 2016.

Three companies — StarKist, Chicken of the Sea, and Bumble Bee — are accused by the government of conspiring to keep their canned tuna prices high.

NPR has learned that the Justice Department issued subpoenas to at least six of the state's eight dioceses seeking private files and records.

Boston's pitchers held the Houston Astros to just five hits, and Red Sox third-baseman Rafael Devers continued his surprising postseason with a three-run homerun as the Red Sox won the ALCS.

Hundreds of people have arrived at a Guatemalan town just across the border from Mexico. It's uncertain how Trump would block the group from crossing at a legal port of entry.

A petition launched by "women and allies in the animation community" demanded "that accused rapist and sexual predator Kobe Bryant be removed" from the Animation Is Us festival.

The Survey of American Fears reveals most Americans are preoccupied with the fear of corrupt government officials, for the fourth year running. Other anxieties include pollution and global warming.

The column's publication is "kind of an acknowledgement to ourselves ... that we don't have much hope that we're going to be able to edit this one with him," the Post editorial page editor told NPR.

Almost 90 percent of Californians do not have earthquake insurance. That worries state officials and quake experts, who are renewing the push to boost insurance coverage.

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