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LISTEN: The Man Who Picks British Bombing Targets In Syria

Friday, December 11, 2015

Britain rarely drops a bomb on Syria unless Michael Fallon approves it first.

British forces began bombing ISIS targets in Syria this month. And Fallon, a civilian who serves as secretary of state for defense, tells NPR that he insists on personally signing off before Royal Air Force Tornado warplanes ...

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Obama On Access To Weapons: 'It's Just Too Easy'

Thursday, December 03, 2015

President Obama spoke Thursday, calling for thoughts and prayers for the victims of Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, and saying "we all have a part to play" in preventing such violence.

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Planning, Other Details Make California Shooting 'A Really Strange Case'

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Investigators are combing through data for clues about motives in the San Bernardino attack. A married couple opened fire on a workplace holiday party and seemed to have planned at least the getaway.

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In Paris, Obama Is 'Optimistic' About Fighting Climate Change

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

After attending international climate negotiations, the president said, "I think the issue is just going to be the pace, and how much damage is done before we are able to fully apply the brakes."

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LISTEN: 'We Have An Obligation' To Refugees, Says Homeland Security Chief

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

President Obama's administration contends that refugees are not the true source of U.S. security concerns. Jeh Johnson, the secretary of Homeland Security, tells NPR that the real concern may be a person traveling as an ordinary tourist from Europe.

Johnson's department is tightening the visa waiver program, under which ...

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Did 'Hateful Rhetoric' Cause Shooting? Hear Planned Parenthood's Careful Response

Monday, November 30, 2015

Cecile Richards is walking a fine line: She paints the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic as one of many attacks linked to "hateful rhetoric."

She doesn't specifically say that rhetoric motivated the attack Friday in Colorado Springs.

The president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America spoke with NPR ...

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U.S. Drug Giant Pfizer To Buy Ireland-Based Allergan

Monday, November 23, 2015

In one of the biggest health care mergers ever, Pfizer says it has clinched a deal to buy Allergan for over $150 billion. Pfizer says it plans to move its headquarters to Dublin to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers

Friday, November 20, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state.

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Did Vladimir Putin Just Trick Himself Into Solving Syria's War?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Did Vladimir Putin just trick himself into solving Syria's war?

A leading U.S. diplomat contends the answer is yes. Russia, he says, has so badly mangled its intervention in Syria that it may have little choice but to favor settling the conflict.

The diplomat, Tony Blinken, tells me that's the ...

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Washington State Governor Says He Welcomes Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Jay Inslee says he won't join the growing list of governors who say they don't want Syrian refugees within their state borders.

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the governor of Washington state publicly welcomed refugees, citing the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, warning fellow governors against "fear," ...

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Invited By Obama To 'Pop Off,' John McCain Just Did

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Republican Sen. John McCain critiqued President Obama's strategy against ISIS today, casting doubt on claims that a political settlement may be near in Syria.

He also responded to Obama, who yesterday challenged critics of his administration's strategy. "If folks want to pop off and have opinions about what they think ...

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Obama, Hollande Speak On Response To ISIS Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley in Washington, D.C., and Eleanor Beardsley in Paris to discuss remarks by the American and French presidents about the Paris attacks.

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Update On French Airstrikes In Syria

Monday, November 16, 2015

France has struck back at ISIS. French warplanes hit the capital of the region controlled by the Islamic State, the Syrian city of Raqqa.

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For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally, Rubio Favors 'Very Long Path' To Citizenship

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio clarified his view on the 11 million immigrants, who are in the United States illegally. The day after a presidential debate, which exposed a continuing divide in the Republican Party on immigration, Rubio told NPR on Wednesday that he favors a path to citizenship for some, though ...

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October Jobs Report Is Best Yet This Year

Friday, November 06, 2015

Employers added 271,000 jobs in October. The pace of hiring far exceeded expectations, and may increase chances that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates at its next meeting.

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Conservatives Send A Message At Polls Around The U.S.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

In voting Tuesday, social conservatives showed they're unhappy with the country's political direction.

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Amid Security Threats, Tunis' Only Kosher Restaurant Shutters

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

NPR first visited Jacob LaLoush's restaurant, a vestige of Tunisia's ancient and once-thriving Jewish community, in 2012. But the country has become more restive in the years since the Arab Spring.

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Volvo Takes On The Tricky Task Of Avoiding Kangaroos

Friday, October 30, 2015

Volvo says it's working on technology to detect kangaroos in Australia. The automatic brake system must be specially designed for the quick and erratic animals.

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Batman Painting Once Traded For Comics Sells For $173,000

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Bill Steinfelt traded comic books for a painting of Batman in 1962. The painting, by Mel Ramos, just sold at auction for $173,000.

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Longtime Jewel Thief Doris Payne Faces New Shoplifting Charges

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Hosts tell the story of 85-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne, subject of a recent documentary and currently charged with two new thefts.

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