Rachel Martin

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Donald Trump Jr. Releases Email Exchange That Set Up Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The president's son has tweeted out the email chain that set up his controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign.

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British Baby On Life Support Sparks International Debate

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A terminally ill baby in London has captured the attention of the Vatican, U.S. lawmakers, even President Trump. Mary Dejevsky of the Independent explains how courts will decide the fate of Charlie Gard.

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The Uneasy Partnership Between North Korea And China

Monday, July 10, 2017

China "continues to walk on eggshells" when it comes to North Korea, says historian Jonathan Pollack. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Pollack about about North Korea's fraught relationship with its neighbor.

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News Brief: North Korea Crisis Overshadows Trump's European Trip

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The U.S. confirms North Korea fired a missile capable of reaching Alaska. President Trump leaves for Europe to discuss options with the G20, and have his first one-on-one with Russian President Putin.

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News Brief: Trump CNN Tweet Is Criticized, Latest Vatican Shake-Up

Monday, July 03, 2017

It seems President Trump's frustration with his party and the news media is growing. At the Vatican over the weekend, the cardinal who headed the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was ousted.

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'Feel The Civility': Comedian Mike Myers On Canada — And 'Canada'

Friday, June 30, 2017

Rachel Martin talks to comedian Mike Myers as Canada prepares to mark 150 years since it took a major step toward independence. Myers has written a book called Canada about his home country.

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GOP Baseball Practice Shooting: Scalise, Staff Injured

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A shooting in Alexandria, Va., has left several people wounded. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and is in stable condition. The suspect was arrested and is in custody.

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Injuries Reported After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Multiple people were shot in Alexandria, Va., according to police. Multiple news organizations are reporting that a congressional baseball practice was being held and that there are injuries.

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News Brief: Status Of Special Counsel, Qatar Under Economic Blockade

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A friend of Donald Trump suggested in a PBS interview that Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Qatar is under an economic blockade after some Arab states severed ties with it.

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Morning News Brief: Russia Protests, GOP Health Care Bill

Monday, June 12, 2017

For the second time this year, a leading Russian dissident is calling for mass demonstrations against President Putin's government. And, the U.S. Senate continues work on health care overhaul.

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Don't Call It Nostalgia: ALA.NI's Done This For Years

Monday, June 12, 2017

With a cabaret star for a great-uncle and Julie Andrews as her role model, the British singer has been steeped in classic pop all her life. "I just did what I grew up listening to," she says.

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Former FBI Director Comey Testifies On Capitol Hill

Thursday, June 08, 2017

In highly anticipated testimony, Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, a month after being fired by President Donald Trump.

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Top 20 Percent Of Americans 'Hoard The American Dream'

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Steve Inskeep speaks with Richard V. Reeves, author of the book Dream Hoarders, which argues that the wealthiest 20 percent of Americans unfairly grab opportunities for themselves and their children.

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An Illustrated Guide To Master The Elements Of Cooking — Without Recipes

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

In her new cookbook, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat says the key to good food is learning to balance those elements when cooking — and to trust your instincts.

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Obama, Merkel To Discuss Civic Engagement At Brandenburg Gate

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The bishop who will moderate a chat between former President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses its theme:"Being Involved in Democracy: Taking on Responsibility Locally and Globally."

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In 'Lola's Story,' A Journalist Reveals A Family Secret

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex Tizon died suddenly at 57 soon after he finished his story about Lola, writing: "I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized she was my family's slave."

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News Brief: North Korea Missile Test, Malware Spreads, Search For FBI Director

Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea launches a successful missile test that some say is a "game changer." Malicious software that holds data for ransom is infecting computers. Efforts continue to find a new FBI director.

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Communities Key To Fighting Opioid Crisis, HHS Secretary Says

Friday, May 12, 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is touring communities that have been hit hard by painkiller overdoses and heroin. He says, when it comes to opioid abuse, "We're losing as a nation."

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In 'Music Of The Ghosts,' A Khmer Rouge Survivor Faces 'The Reality Of Cambodia'

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Novelist Vaddey Ratner, herself a Khmer Rouge survivor, tells the story of a Cambodian-American woman looking for answers about her father's disappearance under the regime.

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Condoleezza Rice: Institutions Aren't Perfect, But They're The Bedrock Of Democracy

Monday, May 08, 2017

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells NPR that America is still a "bright, shining city on the hill, not because we're perfect but because we struggle in our imperfections every day."

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