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There's A Growing Divide Between The U.S. And Its European Allies On Iran

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Warsaw to attend a conference on peace prospects in the Middle East.

Remembering The Victims Of Gun Violence From One Year Ago

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

One year after the deadly Parkland shooting, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly and Audie Cornish remember some of the other victims of gun violence who died elsewhere on Feb. 14, 2018.

Parkland Community Remembers Victims Of Deadly High School Shooting A Year Later

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

Across Parkland, Fla., people stopped on Friday to remember the 17 people killed a year ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Chairman Of American Conservative Union Discusses Border Security Deal

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union and loyal supporter of President Trump, about the border compromise the president is expected to sign.

What You Need To Know About The $22 Trillion National Debt

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Jason Furman, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama, about the national debt that's currently at $22 trillion.

Singer-Songwriter Ryan Adams Faces Allegations Of Emotional Abuse And Harassment

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:43

A New York Times report alleges singer-songwriter Ryan Adams emotionally abused women and offered career advances in exchange for sex. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with reporter Melena Ryzik.

U.S. Looking To Reduce Kabul Embassy Staff As Afghanistan Mission Changes

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:35

An internal memo says the embassy has grown to an "extraordinary footprint" and it is time to "ensure our Embassy is right-sized for the long-term."

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Trump To Sign Border Security Bill And Declare National Emergency For More Funding

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:23

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump will sign into law the border deal reached by Congress this week, but he will also declare a national emergency for additional funding.

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Massive Public Lands Package

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:23

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping public lands bill that protects millions of acres of land and reauthorizes a major conservation program. Supporters say conservation is a unifier.

In Texas, Laredo's Mayor Weighs In On Proposed Border Security Deal

Thu, 2019-02-14 16:23

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Mayor Pete Saenz of Laredo, Texas, and chair of the Texas Border Coalition, about his thoughts on the proposed border security deal.

Amazon Drops Plans For New York Headquarters

Thu, 2019-02-14 12:01

An Amazon spokeswoman told NPR that this decision is not reversible, and the company plans no further negotiations. The company will not search for a new HQ location.

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Federal Watchdog Issues Scathing Report On Ed Department's Handling Of Student Loans

Thu, 2019-02-14 11:20

The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.

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Concern Grows For Loujain Al-Hathloul, Jailed Saudi Women's Driving Activist

Thu, 2019-02-14 11:05

Loujain al-Hathloul, who opposed the kingdom's past ban on women driving, is among several Saudi female activists who have been imprisoned since last year. Relatives say the women have been tortured.

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Northam's Apology Tour Is Too Little, Too Late For Many Of Va.'s Young Black Leaders

Thu, 2019-02-14 10:56

In Virginia, there seems to be a growing difference of opinion between young and older black leaders concerning whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign.

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