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Movie: 'Jawline'

5 hours 26 min ago

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with filmmaker Liza Mandelup about her latest movie, which follows a teenage boy in rural Tennessee as he strives to become a social media influencer.

Amid Mixed Messaging, Brazil's Bolsonaro Sends Troops To Fight Amazon Fires

5 hours 26 min ago

Under pressure in his country and abroad, Brazil's president is using military resources to fight fires in the Amazon and take action against those setting them.

Movie: 'Hair Love'

5 hours 26 min ago

The new animated short, follows the story of an African-American father trying to do his daughter's hair. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with creator Matthew A. Cherry about the story.

Law Professor On California's New Police Use-Of-Force Law

5 hours 26 min ago

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with law professor Seth Stoughton about California's new law restricting law enforcement's use of deadly force.

Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Says Trade War Steeped In 'Emotion And Antagonism'

5 hours 26 min ago

American business owners weigh in on the most recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war.

The U.S.-China Trade War's Blow To American Business Owners

5 hours 26 min ago

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez about the latest developments in the US-China trade war.

At G7 Meeting, Western Divisions On Display

5 hours 26 min ago

President Trump arrives at the G7 summit in France, where leaders of the world's top economies are apprehensive about trade wars and differences with the United States.

Tope Folarin Was 'A Particular Kind Of Black Man' — So He Wrote A Book About It

5 hours 26 min ago

The semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale from the Nigerian-American writer, his debut novel, finds a child of African immigrants growing up in Utah.

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President Trump Announces Higher Tariffs On Goods From China

Fri, 2019-08-23 19:13

President Trump has ordered higher tariffs on Chinese imports, in another escalation of the trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

What's Next For El Paso Walmart Where 22 People Were Killed In Shooting

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:16

The site of this month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas did more than just kill 22 people, it also hit a public gathering space that united cultures in the cross-border community.

What Satellite Imagery Can Tell Us About The Fires Burning In The Amazon

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:16

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Doug Morton of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center about what satellite imagery can tell us about the cause and extent of the fires in Brazil.

Brazilians Take To The Streets To Protest Deforestation Of The Amazon

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:16

Brazilians have taken to the streets in protest over destruction being done to the Amazon through wildfires and tree cutting. They say the new right-wing president is fueling the destruction.

G7 Leaders Set To Discuss Fires In the Amazon, Fears Of A U.S. Recession

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:16

The leaders of seven leading economies, including the U.S., meet this weekend at Biarritz, France. President Trump will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for the first time.

Inside A Family Detention Center In Texas That Will Soon Re-Open

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:16

NPR takes a look inside the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. It is one of the nation's largest immigrant detention centers and it's reserved for families.

Anti-Government Protesters In Hong Kong Join Hands, Form Human Chains Across The City

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:11

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong formed human chains across the city, in a bid to drum up international support for anti-government protests that have continued for nearly three months.

Looking Back At David Koch's Impact On American Politics

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:11

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jane Mayer of The New Yorker, and author of Dark Money, about David Koch, who died at age 79. He was known as philanthropist, and funded Libertarian causes.

Tanya Tucker Is Back And Taking No Prisoners

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:59

After first shooting to fame in the 1970s, Tucker is back with her first full-length studio album in more than a decade called While I'm Livin'.

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Raphael Saadiq Balances Personal Introspection With Social Commentary On 'Jimmy Lee'

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:40

Raphael Saadiq's new album, Jimmy Lee, is his first in eight years. It was inspired by his brother's struggles with addiction and, ultimately, his death.

Why Norway And Germany Have Frozen Money Going To The Amazon Fund

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:40

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Nature correspondent Jeff Tollefson about the Amazon Fund and the web of diplomacy aiming to prevent deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

Week In Politics: Trump's Comments On Trade, The Fed Chairman And 'Disloyalty'

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:23

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post, and Hugo Gurdon of the Washington Examiner about President Trump's controversial comments on trade, the fed chairman and Jews.