Michel Martin

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Michel Martin appears in the following:

Journalists Are Still 'Detectives For The People' Despite Fake News

Sunday, January 22, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin comments on the importance of the press being what late journalist Wayne Barrett called "detectives for the people," as President Trump begins his first week.

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President Trump's First Stops: National Cathedral And CIA

Saturday, January 21, 2017

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump attended a prayer service, and met with CIA agents in Langley, Va.

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What Does Trump's Affordable Care Act Executive Order Do?

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Donald Trump was president for less than a day when he signed an executive order guiding agencies to limit the way that the Affordable Care Act works. But does the executive order do?

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Women's Marches Take Place Around The Globe After Inauguration

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Around the world, women have been marching in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington and the sister marches in the U.S. NPR's Frank Langfitt gives the latest from London.

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Women's Marches Across The Country Highlight Numerous Issues

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Science, women's rights, human rights, LGBT rights, and minority rights are just a few of the issues that were reasons people chose to attend the women's marches across the country on Saturday.

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Democrats Rally For Affordable Care Act With 'Day Of Action'

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer try to mobilize grassroots support to save Obamacare from GOP repeal. They rallied as part of Democrats' so-called "Day of Action."

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Poll Shows What The Public Does And Does Not Know About Obamacare

Sunday, January 15, 2017

NPR and the polling firm IPSOS have a new poll out that suggests the public might not be as enthusiastic about repealing Obamacare as their representatives are.

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Groups Protest Trump's Immigration Positions Across The Country

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Immigrants and activists throughout the country are rallying in anticipation of Donald Trump's inauguration. They're protesting against mass deportation, which Trump discussed on the campaign trail.

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DOJ Releases Chicago Police Department Report, Updates On Philadelphia

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Department Of Justice officials released a report this week about the Chicago police department. There have also been further developments in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

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Week In Politics: Senate Confirmation Hearings And Initial Steps To Repeal Obamacare

Saturday, January 14, 2017

A recap of busy political news week, from contentious Senate confirmation hearings, to initial steps towards repealing the Affordable Care Act, to more questions about Trump's ties to Russia.

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Chicagoans, Ex-Gang Members, Officials: 'No Easy Way To Stop The Violence'

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The numbers in 2016 were grim when it came to gun violence in the nation's third largest city.

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Try To Keep Count Of How Many Times You Hear 'Confirmation' This Week

Sunday, January 08, 2017

This week will be packed with Senate confirmation hearings for some of President-elect Donald Trump's top officials, but some nominees still have incomplete ethic reviews.

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Gun Deaths In Chicago: Why Is This Happening?

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Chicago saw a record number of murders in 2016. With more than 700 homicides, there is more than one issue that led to this problem.

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Turkey Nightclub Attack Leaves 39 Dead; Suspect Not In Custody

Sunday, January 01, 2017

At least 39 people have been killed and dozens other injured in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul. A man suspected of carrying out the attack has not been apprehended yet.

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On A Scale Of 1 to 5, How Autonomous Is Your Car?

Sunday, January 01, 2017

With the rise of self-driving cars, there's a need to define the "five levels of autonomy," referring to the gradual change from driver-assisted to fully automated cars.

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Barbershop: 2016 Is Almost Over, But Was It Really The Worst?

Saturday, December 31, 2016

NPR's breaking news reporter Nate Rott, former political reporter Sam Sanders and senior business editor Marilyn Geewax talk about what happened in news during 2016.

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Almost 8 Years After 'Reset,' U.S.-Russia Tensions Ratchet Back Up

Sunday, December 18, 2016

President Obama promised to "reset" relations with Russia when he took office. But after allegations of Russia interfering in the U.S. election, many say relations are at a low point.

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Severe Budget Cuts Loom As Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Continues

Saturday, December 17, 2016

The financial crisis in Puerto Rico is putting a damper on the holiday season, as more budget cuts are coming. There is talk of shutting down basic services like schools and hospitals.

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How We Engage In 'Discipline Theater' In Policing And Parenting

Sunday, December 11, 2016

NPR's Michel Martin offers a commentary about recent police shootings and how they relate to the idea of "discipline theater," of going against your better judgment to impress others.

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Outlining Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest

Sunday, December 11, 2016

On Dec. 15, Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement regarding his business interests. The wide range of his dealings leaves him open to potential conflicts of interest.

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