Michel Martin

NPR

Michel Martin appears in the following:

The number of high school seniors who have filled out FAFSA is down from last year

Thursday, April 11, 2024

High school seniors aren't filling out a federal student aid application. This year's form is supposed to be simpler, but it's had problems. What does this mean for who goes to college and where?

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How can the U.S. counter China's expanding influence in Asia? Court its neighbors

Thursday, April 11, 2024

President Biden is hosting a meeting with the leaders of Japan and the Philippines. It's an effort by the U.S. to build a network of alliances in the region, partly to compete with China.

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After a decade of wrangling the EU has a new set of rules on migration and asylum

Thursday, April 11, 2024

The European Parliament has passed a new package of laws that could fundamentally change the European Union's migration and asylum policies.

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Morning news brief

Thursday, April 11, 2024

President Biden hosts the leaders of Japan and the Philippines. EU lawmakers approve overhaul of the bloc's migration laws. High school seniors aren't filling out a federal student aid application.

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Inflation has been easing but not as quickly as consumers and the Fed would like

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Labor Department release its March consumer price index findings Wednesday.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Arizona Supreme Court allows a near-total abortion ban to take effect soon. EPA limits the amount of PFAS in drinking water. President Biden will welcome Japan's prime minister to the White House.

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How did so much of Taiwan's infrastructure stay standing after the recent quake?

Friday, April 05, 2024

Taiwan is still working to rescue more than 700 people trapped by the massive earthquake that hit the Asian island on Wednesday.

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Morning news brief

Friday, April 05, 2024

President Biden talks with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. The group No Labels will not run a third-party presidential candidate. Court rules border officials are responsible for children's welfare.

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Iran's embassy in Syria is attacked — Iran blames Israel

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

Tehran says Israel is responsible and reserves the right to retaliate — putting the region are on high alert for what might come next.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

Iran accuses Israel of deadly attack on its consulate in Syria. Florida Supreme Court orders 6-week abortion ban to take effect May 1. Google to delete search data of millions who used incognito mode.

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Bill Kristol on Democrats' hopes to win over Republicans reluctant to vote for Trump

Monday, April 01, 2024

Democrats are trying to win over Republican voters reluctant to vote for former President Donald Trump in 2024. Conservative writer Bill Kristol joins the program to see if the effort will resonate.

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Google launched Gmail 20 years ago. Many thought it was an April Fools' prank

Monday, April 01, 2024

When Google launched Gmail 20 years ago today, many thought it was an April Fools' Day prank — 1 GB of storage was a lot then! But the email platform is no joke with well over a billion users today.

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How Easter Monday at Smithsonian National Zoo became a tradition for Black familes

Monday, April 01, 2024

We take a look at the history of Easter Monday at the Smithsonian National Zoo and how it became a tradition for Black families in Washington, D.C.

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Teams advance to Final Four in the NCAA basketball championship

Monday, April 01, 2024

In the NCAA men's college basketball championship, UConn, Alabama, North Carolina State and Purdue advanced to the Final Four. The women's tournament continues tonight to round out the Final Four.

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What role, if any, should Arab states play in the future administration of Gaza?

Monday, April 01, 2024

As ceasefire negotiations resume in Cairo, we ask Middle East expert Aaron David Miller whether Arab states could play a larger role in future administration of Gaza? More importantly, should they?

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A look back at some April Fools' stories NPR used to run

Monday, April 01, 2024

Though we don't do it anymore, NPR has a long history of inserting April Fools' stories into its programming on April 1. Something about "fake news" made it not such a fun idea anymore.

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Morning news brief

Monday, April 01, 2024

International Court of Justice orders Israel to allow more aid into Gaza. California's minimum wage for fast-food workers increases to $20 an hour. Teams advance in in NCAA basketball championship.

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Digital World Acquisition Corp. shareholders to vote on merging with Truth Social

Friday, March 22, 2024

Donald Trump could make billions of dollars if his company Truth Social is able to pull off a plan to go public. Shareholders of Digital World Acquisition Corp. will vote Friday on whether to merge.

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Morning news brief

Friday, March 22, 2024

Secretary of State Blinken is in Israel on Friday. Truth Social seeks to merge with a little known public company. Some other GOP-led states are taking a note from Texas when it comes to immigration.

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Blinken is in Israel aiming to negotiate a temporary cease-fire

Friday, March 22, 2024

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Israel after stops in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The war in Gaza is in its sixth month, and this is his sixth stop in the region since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack.

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