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5 Skills President Obama Will Need To Survive A Day With Bear Grylls

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

While in Alaska, President Obama will be a guest on a survival show that takes celebrities into the wilderness to eat mice, repel off cliffs and more.

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Morning Edition

Obama Uses Alaska Visit To Focus On Climate Change, Native Issues

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Environmentalists were disappointed when the administration approved offshore oil drilling in the Arctic. While in Alaska, Obama talked about climate change — drawing praise from that same community.

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Morning Edition

Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Sandra Day O'Connor, 'Sisters In Law'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A new book details that the women were not personal friends, but they were strong allies on the Supreme Court bench, especially in the legal fight for women's equality.

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Morning Edition

After Government's Greenlight, Commercial Drones Set To Take Off

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there's concern over some recent close calls.

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Morning Edition

Fishing, Cooking And A Yup'ik Upbringing Made Alaska's Health Commissioner

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Alaska's health commissioner spends her summers working on policy issues by day and fishing for salmon for the winter on nights and weekends with her family who belong to the Yup'ik people.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayor de Blasio Takes Your Calls; Gridlock Sam On Street Smarts; Summer in NYC Parks

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Mayor de Blasio takes your calls; 2016 campaign politics; summer in NYC parks; non reproducible psychology studies; and how American cities are becoming better for commuters.

The Leonard Lopate Show

A Senator Calls For Prison Reform, After Time on the Inside

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

In 2009, Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith lied about about a campaign malfeasance, and he received a year and a day in a Kentucky prison.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayor de Blasio: New Measures to Reduce Homelessness

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio explains the city’s new emergency measure to provide rental assistance to people facing eviction, and other efforts to reduce homelessness.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Presidential Campaign Politics

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Glenn Thrush, Politico's chief political correspondent, assesses the current state of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Incarceration and Liberation

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A former State Senator behind bars. The roots of the Black Panthers. The disappearance of magicians and street performers in India. The rise of superbugs in ground beef.

Obama Focuses On Native Issues, Climate Change As He Starts Alaska Visit

Monday, August 31, 2015

The arctic is the fastest-warming region on the planet, the president noted, adding the U.S., as the world's biggest economy and second-biggest carbon emitter, played a role in that.

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10 Highlights From The 7,000 Pages Of Released Clinton Emails

Monday, August 31, 2015

The State Department released the latest — and largest — batch of Hillary Clinton's emails Monday from her time as secretary of state.

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125 Classified Messages In Latest Batch Of Clinton Emails

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received emails marked classified on her personal server. But 125 of the emails to be released Monday night have now been labeled "confidential."

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All Things Considered

Anti-Establishment Candidates Trump, Sanders Continue Rise In The Polls

Monday, August 31, 2015

Populism and voter discontent defined this summer in politics. NPR explores what insurgent campaigns by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump suggest about the next phase of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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All Things Considered

Once Migrants Reach Europe, What Rights Are They Entitled To?

Monday, August 31, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Babar Baloch, Central Europe spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, about how Europeans are handling the migrant crisis.

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All Things Considered

U.S. Treasury Holds Public Forum On $10 Bill Redesign

Monday, August 31, 2015

A woman will likely be on the $10 bill by 2020, but which one? The U.S. Treasury held a forum in Seneca Falls, N.Y., Monday to get the public's input.

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All Things Considered

Some Veterans Affairs Reforms Undermine Medical Recruitment Efforts

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs is suffering a shortfall of physicians, especially in mental health. A steady flow of scandals and attempts at strict reform by Congress may be hurting recruitment.

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All Things Considered

Tensions Rise At Border As Dominican Republic Begins Deporting Haitians

Monday, August 31, 2015

Dominican forces are expelling Haitians everyday, part of an ongoing plan to deport people without papers who have been living on the wrong side of the border for years.

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All Things Considered

Patel Clan Challenges India's Quota System

Monday, August 31, 2015

Twenty-two-year-old Hardik Patel is shaking one of the pillars of India: its quota system for socially and economically challenged castes. His drive to win the same status for his relatively well-off sizable Patel clan has attracted a major following. But it's also drawn suspicion among those who say his real aim is to overturn India's caste-based affirmative action.

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All Things Considered

Bucking Trend, Ohio Doctor Opens Clinic That Provides Abortion Services

Monday, August 31, 2015

Ohio has put many restrictions on abortion. Since 2010, about half the clinics performing the procedure in the state have closed. But Dr. David Burkons sees offering abortion as part of patient care.

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