Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

Chief Justice John Roberts Lauds Federal District Judges In Year-End Report

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Roberts praised the "selfless, patriotic and brave" lower court judges, writing, "District judges make a difference every day, and leave a lasting legacy, by making our society more fair and just."

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Barbershop: 2016 Is Almost Over, But Was It Really The Worst?

Saturday, December 31, 2016

NPR's breaking news reporter Nate Rott, former political reporter Sam Sanders and senior business editor Marilyn Geewax talk about what happened in news during 2016.

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Obama Designates Two New National Monuments In Nevada And Utah

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The president used his powers under the 1906 Antiquities Act to create the Bears Ears and Gold Butte national monuments, protecting the areas from future development.

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The Science Of Wildfires May Be Up In Smoke

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

With wildfire becoming more prevalent in the U.S. and the Forest Service increasingly looking to let some wildfires burn, there's a need to better understand the smoke that billows from those fires.

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Henry Heimlich, Namesake Of The Life-Saving Heimlich Maneuver, Has Died

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Henry Heimlich, the surgeon credited with inventing the Heimlich maneuver for choking victims, has died. The move saved thousands of lives. But he had other ideas that were more controversial.

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Pitching In At The Pipeline Protest

Friday, December 09, 2016

At a home near the Dakota Access Pipeline, one woman can't join the demonstration because of her young children. But she's participating by offering shelter to visitors, including an NPR reporter.

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Pipeline Protesters, Battered By Blizzard, Vow To Stay

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Amid their recent victory, people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline are huddling in shelters in North Dakota as a brutal winter storm bears down on them.

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Opponents Celebrate Decision To Halt Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline

Monday, December 05, 2016

Pipeline opponents are celebrating Sunday's decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to not approve a key part of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protesters fear the decision will be reversed by the incoming Trump administration.

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A Big Win For The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe In Pipeline Dispute

Monday, December 05, 2016

After months of protests against a controversial pipeline, the Army Corps of Engineers says it will look for an alternative route for the final section of the project in North Dakota.

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Pipeline

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, essentially halting the construction of the oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers says it's denying a permit for building the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The move comes after months of protests.

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San Bernardino Shooting's Signs Have Faded, But Memories Remain Piercing

Friday, December 02, 2016

One year ago, a terrorist attack at a county office party in San Bernardino left 14 people dead and 22 injured. Survivors of the attack and members of the community say the attack still haunts them.

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Jeff Sessions Appointment Poses Threat To Booming Marijuana Industry

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general has many in the fast-growing marijuana industry worried. Sessions is a vocal opponent of marijuana legalization.

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Trump's Choice For Top Law Enforcer Has Cannabis Proponents Fearing Future

Sunday, November 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general — and Sessions' prior comments have many people in the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry worried.

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Following Election, NRA Goes On 'Offense'; Here's What It Could Aim To Do

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The National Rifle Association's to-do list for Congress and the new president includes easier access to silencers and the right to carry concealed firearms in all states with one permit.

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For The Marijuana Industry, Election Day Proves Bittersweet

Thursday, November 10, 2016

California, Nevada and Massachusetts legalized recreational use. It also passed in Maine, but there could be a recount. Still, some in the cannabis industry are feeling bittersweet about the results.

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Firearms Industry Soars Amid Election-Year Angst, Shattering Records

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Political rhetoric and the specter of increased regulation have firearm enthusiasts "panicked," one gun shop owner says. And that worry has translated to one thing nationwide: skyrocketing gun sales.

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Annual Gun Sales Soar Amid Pre-Election Angst, Proposed Laws

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Firearms sales are soaring across the country in the lead up to Election Day. Gun shop owners and firearm manufacturers are pointing to election-related angst as the cause.

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In Gettysburg, Trump Mixes Policy With Personal Attacks

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Today in Gettysburg, Pa., Donald Trump blended his "closing argument" with recriminations and the agenda for his first 100 days in office.

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California's Dire Drought Message Wanes, Conservation Levels Drop

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Californians are saving less and less water as the state enters what may be its sixth year of drought, in part because they say they're hearing a less-than-clear message about the drought.

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