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Experts Pessimistic About Value Of Another Trump-Kim Summit

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

Some Korea experts question the wisdom of a second summit meeting, planned for this month between president Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

'Antisemitism: Here And Now' Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

In an interview with NPR's Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.

Colin Kaepernick Settled Legal Battle With NFL. What Comes Next?

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

Colin Kaepernick reached an agreement with the NFL. Sports sociologist Harry Edwards joins NPR's Michel Martin to discuss what it means for the future of protest in the NFL.

Venezuela's Maduro Threatens Military Force To Block U.S. Food Aid

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

Venezuela's opposition leader is rallying thousands of his countrymen to bring in U.S. humanitarian aid massed just over the Colombian border, setting up a confrontation with President Nicolas Maduro.

In Iraq and Syria, What's Left Of ISIS?

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

President Trump says ISIS is close to eradicated and is asking European allies to take back ISIS fighters captured in Syria. We assess the remaining ISIS presence in Syria and Iraq.

She Left London At 15 To Marry An ISIS Fighter. Now She Wants To Go Home

Sun, 2019-02-17 17:22

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with correspondent Anthony Loyd of The Times about Shamima Begum, an ISIS bride who left home as a teenager and now wants to return.

To Move Forward, Parkland Shooting Survivor Leaves Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

It's been a year of struggle for Parkland school survivor Annabel Claprood. One year after the mass shooting, she's no longer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Remembering Mars Rover, 'Opportunity'

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

Space scientists pay tribute to the Mars rover, Opportunity, which died this week after 14 years sending data back to Earth. The rover was expected to last only three months.

Barbershop: Virginia Gov. Northam Plans His 'Racial Reconciliation Tour'

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

NPR's Michel Martin asks what reconciliation looks like. Her guests: Rich Harwood of The Harwood Institute, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention and genealogist Sharon Leslie Morgan.

'Essentially The Death Penalty': Vatican Defrocks Former Cardinal McCarrick

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

Veteran Vatican watcher John Allen tells NPR's Michel Martin that the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is the most severe form of punishment for a cleric.

Report: Over Half Of Military Families Dissatisfied With Privatized Housing

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

Reporter Howard Altman of the Tampa Bay Times tells NPR's Michel Martin about the shocking state of housing for many military families: privatized housing on bases full of mold and vermin.

Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

Shani Robinson was one of 11 Atlanta teachers convicted of altering standardized test results in 2015. In None of the Above, she pleads her innocence — and points a finger at systemic failure.

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Trump's National Emergency Faces Legal Challenges On 3 Main Fronts

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:07

President Trump's emergency declaration to build a border wall will face challenges from Congress, the courts and groups that will lose money for projects that they've been promised.

U.S. Masses Aid Along Venezuelan Border As Some Humanitarian Groups Warn Of Risks

Sat, 2019-02-16 09:00

Some aid workers are being denounced as opposition activists and there are fears that all aid could be blocked. The situation could soon resemble a "medieval siege," warns an analyst in Caracas.

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At Least 6 Dead, Including Gunman, In Aurora, Ill., Shooting

Fri, 2019-02-15 19:46

A gunman who entered the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill., on Friday afternoon, armed with a handgun, killed five civilians, officials said. Five police officers were also wounded.

Trump's National Emergency Declaration Is Likely To Face Constitutionality Challenges

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:14

When President Trump declared a national emergency for border wall funding Friday, he said he expected legal challenges. The central question will likely revolve around constitutionality.

Red Pill Or Blue Pill? 20 Years Ago The Matrix Built Our Reality-Denying World

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:13

Twenty years after the sci-fi classic The Matrix arrived in theaters, pop culture columnist Mark Harris explains to NPR's Audie Cornish how we're all living in a world the film created.

Colin Kaepernick Reaches Agreement With NFL

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:29

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he 'resolved' his grievances with the NFL. In 2016, he became the face of a protest movement in the NFL against racial injustice and police brutality.

Hundreds Denounce Anti-Semitism Spike In France

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:29

French authorities say there's been a 74 percent increase of anti-Semitic acts in the country since 2017. Hundreds denounced the rise in anti-Semitism at a recent memorial.

In The Aftermath Of Scandals, Va. Democrats Look To Women Of Color For Leadership

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:29

Following multiple scandals involving top Democrats in Virginia, women of color are demanding a greater voice and a bigger role in political leadership in the state.