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Vince Staples: 'We Live In A Space Where Your Name Isn't Enough'

Sunday, April 02, 2017

"You can't find a Jay Z article where they don't speak about him selling drugs," the Long Beach rapper says. "You can't find a Vince Staples article where it doesn't say 'ex-gang member.' "

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#NPRpoetry Month: Vince Staples Reads His Favorite Twitter Poems

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Today's selections grapple with the existential crisis presented by string cheese, plus rapper Vince Staples shares a couple of his favorites from #NPRPoetry.

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'Madame President' Author On 'Street Cred,' Economic Power Of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Helene Cooper's new book "Madame President" takes a detailed look at the life and career of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female president of Liberia.

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It May Be Too Soon For Congress To Grant Flynn Immunity In Inquiry Over Russia Ties

Saturday, April 01, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Saltzburg, a law professor at George Washington University about why Michael Flynn would want immunity before testifying in front of congressional committees.

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New West Bank Settlement Approval Appears To Defy Ambiguous 'Policy Of Restraint'

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israel's Security Cabinet approved construction of the first Jewish West Bank settlements in 20 years. Martin Indyk, former Ambassador to Israel, discusses how this affects U.S.-Israel relations.

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NPR Poetry Month Kicks Off With Your Twitter Submissions

Saturday, April 01, 2017

It's April 1st! And the first day of our NPR Poetry month, where we ask listeners to tweet us their poems using #NPRpoetry. Today's selection reveals a poet's day job as a scientist.

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Mississippi State Ends UConn's 111-Game Winning Streak

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Mississippi State University women's basketball team ended the University of Connecticut's winning streak, in an upset victory in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

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How Much Are Colin Kaepernick's Political Views Impacting His Unsigned Status?

Sunday, March 26, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NFL commentator Bucky Brooks about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's apparent difficulties finding a new team.

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Words You'll Hear: Freedom Caucus' Role In Health Care Bill Withdrawal

Sunday, March 26, 2017

We look at the House Freedom Caucus, a key Republican faction that opposed the American Health Care Act. The GOP healthcare bill was later withdrawn over lack of support.

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U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Airstrikes That Residents Say Killed More Than 100 Civilians

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Loveday Morris, Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief, says if confirmed, the deadly airstrike marks the most civilian causalities since the U.S. began fighting ISIS in 2014.

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If Congress Kills FCC Privacy Rules, 'Little' Would Protect Consumers From Providers

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Senate overturned Obama-era internet privacy rules. Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jeremy Gillula says the measure would make it easier for companies to share online activity without permission.

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Failed House Vote Is 'A Great Opportunity' For Republicans, Former House Leader Says

Saturday, March 25, 2017

"Now we can back up and do the things that should have been done," Republican Tom DeLay says. The former House Majority Leader discusses what the withdrawal of the AHCA means for his party's future.

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DNC Chair On ACHA Withdrawal: 'It Was A Good Day For The Good Guys'

Saturday, March 25, 2017

DNC Chair Tom Perez reacts to Trump's statement that Democrats are responsible for the ACA repeal failure, which Perez calls a good moment for 24 million who were going to lose their health insurance.

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Calling On Help From Public, Investigators Piece Together London Attacker's Past

Saturday, March 25, 2017

NPR reports on the latest on the attack earlier this week in London that killed five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50.

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What Does Failed Repeal Of Affordable Care Act Mean For Current Health Care Law?

Saturday, March 25, 2017

House Republicans have backed away from the American Health Care Act. Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, breaks down what this means for the current health care law

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Immigrants Fear Data Collected Under DACA Could Give Government Deportation Power

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Amid mixed messages, a half-million young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are in jeopardy of losing their protected status under President Trump's administration.

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Brain Tumor Defense For Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Recalls 1991 Murder Trial

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ken Davis's book, "The Brain Defense," looks at the murder trial of Herbert Weinstein, in which lawyers argued that Weinstein was not guilty of killing his wife, because he had a brain tumor.

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Barbershop: ACA Repeal Failure, Russian Interference Investigation

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Political analyst Ken Rudin, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post's Right Turn Blog, and NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro discuss the newsy week.

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Take A Peek Under The Helmet Of Virtual Reality At SXSW

Sunday, March 19, 2017

VR was everywhere at the Austin festival. Todd Richmond, the director of advanced prototypes at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies breaks down the hype.

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The Vatican Sends Its Social Media Guru To SXSW Festival

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Bishop Paul Tighe, the Adjunct Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, was a member of the Vatican's inaugural panel at the Austin fest. He discusses the Catholic Church's social media role.

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