Michel Martin

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Discoveries Give New Clues To Possible Neanderthal Religious Practices

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Barbara J. King, a professor emerita of anthropology at William and Mary, discusses whether Neanderthals had "religious capacity."

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What The Pause In The Dakota Pipeline Project Means For North Dakotans

Sunday, December 11, 2016

North Dakotans have mixed opinions about the Dakota Access Pipeline, which has been put on hold. Oil and gas is a big industry in the state.

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Ohio Gov. Kasich Mulling State Abortion Bans

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This week Ohio lawmakers passed a ban on abortions after just six weeks of pregnancy. But they also passed a 20-week ban, which the governor may be more likely to sign into law.

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CIA Finds Russian Hackers Tried To Help Trump's Election

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The CIA has concluded that Russia launched a cyberintelligence operation to influence the U.S. election in an apparent effort to help Donald Trump win, a U.S. official tells NPR.

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Firefighters Continue Search For Victims In Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The search continues for victims of a fire that swept through an artists' collective in Oakland, Calif., killing at least 30 people. The toll is expected to rise.

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Pipeline

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, essentially halting the construction of the oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

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The Birth Of 'Nueva Trova Cubana' And Other Music Styles In Castro's Cuba

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Various music styles, from singer-songwriters to dance music to hip-hop, emerged over the many years of Fidel Castro's rule in Cuba.

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Almost A Month Later, North Carolina Governor's Race Remains Undecided

Saturday, December 03, 2016

In North Carolina, Republican incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory trails his Democratic challenger Roy Cooper by 10,000 votes. One of the largest counties has a recount this weekend.

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Questions About Trump Dominate Obama's Final Foreign Trip

Monday, November 21, 2016

President Barack Obama spent the majority of his last international speech answering questions from world leaders about Donald Trump's surprise victory and what it means for foreign policy.

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Prosecutors To Investigate South Korean President In Corruption Scandal

Sunday, November 20, 2016

A leadership crisis continues in South Korea, where prosecutors announced Sunday that President Park Geun-hye will be investigated as a suspect in a growing corruption and cronyism scandal.

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A Friend's Tribute To Gwen Ifill, A 'Speaker Of Truth' With A 'Megawatt Smile'

Sunday, November 20, 2016

NPR's Michel Martin has this remembrance for her friend, journalist Gwen Ifill, who died last week at the age of 61.

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Baltic States Nervous Over Trump's Attitude Toward Russia

Sunday, November 13, 2016

NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are anxious over President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of NATO and comments about forging stronger ties between the U.S. and Russia.

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Authoritarian Leaders In Africa Celebrate Trump Victory

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Africa's authoritarian leaders have been congratulating Donald Trump and rejoicing in an end to what they see as an Obama administration critical of some African governments' human rights records.

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'SNL' Takes On Race And Politics Post-Election

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted Saturday Night Live Saturday, which featured a somber opening and commentary about race relations after Donald Trump's victory.

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Reince Priebus, Stephen Bannon Picked For Key White House Posts

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Donald Trump has picked Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus for chief of staff and former Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon as chief strategist in his incoming administration.

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Healing The Wounds Of The Election Will Take Time

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Michel Martin reflects on the divides that seemed particularly prevalent during and after the 2016 election, and what comes next.

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Final Thoughts As Voters Prepare To Head To The Polls

Sunday, November 06, 2016

It's finally upon us. In just 48 hours tens of millions of voters will make their decision. NPR provides some final political analysis that voters should be thinking about as they head to the polls.

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Trump Campaigns Across Midwest States In Final Push

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign sees polls tightening as is doing the most it can to encourage Trump's supporters.

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The Final 48 Hours Before Election Day

Sunday, November 06, 2016

In the last hours of campaigning, analysis of what to make of these final days of this long election season and what voters should be thinking about going forward.

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What's At Stake For Policy After The Election

Sunday, November 06, 2016

No matter who wins on Tuesday, the next president will be facing some big issues, and he or she may or may not have cooperation from Congress.

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