Brian Naylor

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Fast-Track Trade Measure Fails Key Test Vote In Senate

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Updated at 7:48 p.m. ET

Democrats in the Senate have blocked — for now — a vote on the fast-track trade authority that President Obama had sought and Republicans had supported.

The tally was 52 to 45 in favor, eight short of the 60-vote threshold needed to take up the ...

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Christians In U.S. On Decline As Number Of 'Nones' Grows, Survey Finds

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The U.S is home to the most Christians in the world, but the number of Americans who identify as Christian is declining, according to a newly released survey by the Pew Research Center. The survey of more than 35,000 Americans also found the number of people who consider themselves ...

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It's Infrastructure Week: More Potholes Than Tax Dollars To Fill Them

Monday, May 11, 2015

This is National Infrastructure Week in Washington, D.C. That's when serious policy wonks, along with the construction, labor groups and other related industries, hold conferences, raise awareness and maybe most important, lobby Congress on behalf of road, bridge and other brick and mortar and concrete improvements.

There is added urgency ...

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EU Proposes A Plan To Address The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Monday, May 11, 2015

The European Union has presented a proposal to the United Nations aiming to stem the flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa to Europe. The plan includes seizing and destroying the boats that smugglers are using to transport the migrants across the Mediterranean Sea. The EU's foreign policy ...

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Vintage WWII Planes Mark V-E Day Anniversary Flying Over The U.S. Capitol

Friday, May 08, 2015

A procession of WWII-era warplanes lumbered in formation over the National Mall in Washington, D.C., today, commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory-Europe Day. Better known as V-E Day, March 8, 1945, was the day when the United States announced it had accepted Germany's surrender and the war in Europe was ...

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Move Over Mount Rushmore, There's Another Club Of Presidents

Friday, May 08, 2015

President Obama is accomplishing something today that few of his predecessors can claim. He's going to South Dakota — and his visit will allow him to brag that he has now set foot in each of the 50 states. In fact, only three U.S. presidents can make that claim: Richard ...

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White House To Add More Steel Spikes To Keep Intruders Out

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The U.S. Secret Service, hoping to make it more difficult to jump over the White House fence, plans to install an additional strip of metal spikes atop the current fence this summer.

After an Iraq war veteran scaled the fence and entered the White House last fall, the Secret Service ...

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Whole Foods Launching Lower-Cost Stores Geared Toward Millennials

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Whole Foods, the upscale grocery store chain famous for its bright displays of produce and emphasis on organic foods, plans to launch a new chain of lower-priced stores aimed at millennial shoppers.

The yet-to-be-named stores will "feature a modern streamlined design, innovative technology and a curated selection," the company

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A Long Way From Wax Cylinders, Library Of Congress Slowly Joins The Digital Age

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Through the library's website, you can listen to the recording of a former slave or millions of other items. But critics say the library needs to move more aggressively to adjust to the digital age.

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5 Things You Should Know About Carly Fiorina

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Carly Fiorina is expected to declare her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday morning in a video. Fiorina is perhaps best known as the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company. She was ousted after a boardroom struggle in 2005.

She served as ...

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Should The Government Get Out Of The Air Traffic Control Business?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.

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Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

Friday, April 17, 2015

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone too far?

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IRS Budget Cuts Make For Nightmarish Filing Season

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

People trying to get help from the IRS to file their taxes are finding long lines, long waits on the phone and not much help. The IRS blames staff reductions on budget cuts spearheaded by Republicans.

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In YouTube Video, Sen. Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate

Friday, March 27, 2015

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek a sixth term next year and will retire after three decades in the chamber. He endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer to replace him as Democratic leader.

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Co-Pilot's Actions In French Alps Crash Raise Questions About Cockpit Doors

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Prosecutors in France say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane locked the pilot out of the cockpit. Cockpit doors were hardened to resist unauthorized entry after Sept. 11.

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ACLU Sues To Gain Access To TSA's Behavioral Profiling Program

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The TSA has trained agents to spot terrorists by watching body language. Government watchdogs say the program is a waste of money, based on faulty science, and leads to racial profiling.

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House Panel Releases Video Of Secret Service Barricade Incident

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A congressional panel on Tuesday released a video surveillance tape of an incident near the White House in which a government car driven by Secret Service agents appears to brush a barrier in an area where a suspicious package was being investigated.

The tape was released by the House Oversight ...

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It's All About The Benjamins And Jacksons — But What About The Women?

Friday, March 20, 2015

The bills in your wallet have one thing in common: they all feature photos of men. Now, a campaign hopes to replace Andrew Jackson's face on the 20 with someone like Susan B. Anthony or Rosa Parks.

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#NPRreads: From Supreme Court Justice To The Notorious R.B.G.

Friday, March 20, 2015

#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...

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Secret Service Director Grilled About Agency Scandals In House Hearing

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy faced tough questions about a string of agency embarrassments before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Tuesday.

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