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At Home With WWII Vet James Yamazaki

Friday, September 04, 2015

At Home With WWII Vet James Yamazaki by Oregon Public Broadcasting

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All Things Considered

British Prime Minister Announces U.K. Will Take In More Migrants

Friday, September 04, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Guardian political editor Patrick Wintour about British Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement to allow more Syrian refugees into the UK.

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All Things Considered

Journalist: Egypt's Anti-Terror Law Restricts Freedom Of Expression

Friday, September 04, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Khaled Dawoud, deputy editor of Al Ahram weekly, about how the new anti-terrorism law in Egypt restricts the media.

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WNYC News

Do the Tabloids Drive New York City's Political Agenda?

Friday, September 04, 2015

This summer, the city's big ticket news items have been pulled straight from the tabloids. We're taking a look at how much influence these publications have on our daily news. 

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All Things Considered

Week In Politics: Iran Nuclear Deal, Trump's Loyalty Pledge

Friday, September 04, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Yuval Levin, editor for National Affairs, about the secured Iran nuclear deal votes, Donald Trump's recent loyalty pledge to the eventual Republican Party candidate, and more updates on Hillary Clinton's emails.

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HIAS President: U.S., Europe Treating Migrant Crisis Like 'Business As Usual'

Friday, September 04, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Hetfield of HIAS, a major refugee resettlement organization, who says many more refugees could be resettled if the U.S. accepted them.

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Obama Hosts Saudi King To Ease Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, September 04, 2015

The Iran nuclear deal has strained Obama's relations with allies in the Middle East. The visit comes just before Congress begins debating the Iran deal.

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Migrants Begin Journey On Foot From Budapest To Austrian Border

Friday, September 04, 2015

Hundreds of migrants, frustrated by Hungary's closing of rail links towards Germany, began walking from Budapest to the Austrian border on Friday.

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Modern Catholics Test The Pope's Infallible Authority

Friday, September 04, 2015

John F. Kennedy's presidential bid was challenged by Protestant leaders who charged that he would be a tool of the Vatican. Concerns were widespread about Catholic leaders demanding political loyalty on issues involving church doctrine. But today, the question is whether Catholic voters and Catholic politicians still give deference to Vatican views. Does the Pope still have clout when it comes to pronouncements he makes on key issues?

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Presidential Candidates Divided Over Actions Of Kentucky Clerk

Friday, September 04, 2015

Presidential candidates took sides and relayed differing views on Kim Davis, the clerk who was held in contempt and jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses on the basis of her religion.

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All Things Considered

Same-Sex Couples Issued Marriage Licenses In Rowan County, Ky.

Friday, September 04, 2015

For the first time in months, marriage licenses were issued in Rowan County, Ky., Friday. A federal judge found the defiant county clerk in contempt and placed her in jail Thursday.

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All Things Considered

Texas Created Its Own Border Patrol Police, But Is It Necessary?

Friday, September 04, 2015

Texas is the first state to create its own police force along the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the area is already patrolled by federal agencies. Some question whether state police is needed.

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Think Out Loud

Josephine County GMO Ban Takes Effect — Kind Of

Friday, September 04, 2015

Josephine County GMO Ban Takes Effect — Kind Of by Oregon Public Broadcasting

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Think Out Loud

News Roundtable_ Sept 4, 2015

Friday, September 04, 2015

News Roundtable_ Sept 4, 2015 by Oregon Public Broadcasting

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Think Out Loud

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season

Friday, September 04, 2015

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season by Oregon Public Broadcasting

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Biden's Latest Signal He Won't Run For President

Friday, September 04, 2015

The vice president's allies may be talking up a presidential bid, but recently Biden has made clear he's still very much reeling from the death of his son and isn't emotionally ready yet.

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On The Media

The Bitter Advertising of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, September 04, 2015

With Congress voting this month on the Iran nuclear agreement, ads from opponents and supporters of the deal are filling the airwaves. Hear a fact-check of the rhetoric and messaging.

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Presidential Candidates Take Sides On Support For Kentucky Clerk

Friday, September 04, 2015

Kim Davis is in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses after same-sex marriage became legal. Some candidates say she should uphold the law, while others are standing with her.

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The Takeaway

Gitmo Detainees, Coming to a Town Near You?

Friday, September 04, 2015

Officials are on the lookout for a place to put detainees from Guantánamo Bay. Some lawmakers are taking a stand, insisting that Gitmo prisoners are not welcome in their home states.

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The Takeaway

How Far Have Women Come in 20 Years?

Friday, September 04, 2015

20 years ago, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton declared that "women's rights are human rights" and launched a call for action on women's political participation. How far have we come? 

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