Michel Martin

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Trump is expected to sweep Nevada's delegates — while not on the GOP ballot

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

As voters in Nevada head to the polls for the primary elections, Republicans won't have all the choices on the ballot that they might expect. Besides the primary, Republicans also have a caucus.

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After a pause for the pandemic, Dartmouth will again require SAT and ACT scores

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

Dartmouth College is going back to requiring the SAT after it found students from less advantaged backgrounds were not submitting test scores that were high enough to help them get in.

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An atmospheric river has been pounding California. When will the rain end?

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

Widespread flooding in southern California is turning hillsides into rivers of mud, knocking out power to many and leading to evacuation orders in some areas. At least three people have been killed.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

In Southern California days of rain have turned hills into rivers of mud. Nevada is the next state to host presidential nominating contests. Dartmouth is reinstating SAT and ACT testing requirements.

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A powerful storm has several California communities on alert

Monday, February 05, 2024

Heavy rainfall and flooding is expected, and evacuation orders and warnings have been issued in some counties on the state's Southern and Central coast.

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Massive forest fires raging in central Chile have killed more than 100 people

Monday, February 05, 2024

President Gabriel Boric on Sunday warned that the death toll "will increase significantly." The fires burned with the highest intensity around the city of Viña del Mar.

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Morning new brief

Monday, February 05, 2024

The U.S. led coalition in the Red Sea hit new Houthi targets in Yemen. Bipartisan Senate negotiators release a $118 billion border bill. The big winner at the Grammy Awards was Taylor Swift.

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The U.S. issues order targeting Israeli settlers who attack West Bank Palestinians

Friday, February 02, 2024

President Biden sanctioned four settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank who are accused of violence against Palestinians. It comes against a backdrop of the ongoing Israeli-Hamas fighting in Gaza.

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Morning news brief

Friday, February 02, 2024

U.S. issues order targeting Israeli settlers who attack West Bank Palestinians. South Carolina hosts the Democratic primary Saturday. The anniversary of a train derailment in Ohio is Saturday.

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Mother of Michigan school shooter testifies in her trial that's related to the attack

Friday, February 02, 2024

Jennifer Crumbley, mother of a Michigan school shooter, testifies in her trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter. She's accused of making a gun accessible that her son used in the 2021 shooting.

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Growing list of public and private people are being targeted by swatting attempts

Friday, February 02, 2024

Recent hoaxes raise concerns that swatting is becoming a growing trend in political violence in the U.S. There are still many questions about who and what motivations lie behind these calls.

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The first official Democratic primary is on Saturday in South Carolina

Friday, February 02, 2024

For the first time this election cycle, President Biden will officially appear on a primary ballot on Saturday in South Carolina. Even running as the incumbent, he's hoping to draw strong turnout.

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Morning news brief

Thursday, February 01, 2024

The House approves a three-year expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Ukraine's president and his military chief are at growing odds. Some of the world's most popular musical artists may leave TikTok.

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This comedian sees a connection between the Burning Man festival and his Jewish faith

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with comedian Moshe Kasher about his new memoir Subculture Vulture, and the communities that have crafted his identity — including the world of Burning Man.

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Morning news brief

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Nikki Haley pins her presidential hopes on South Carolina. Questions about quality control at Boeing's factories mount. Man on Alabama's death row is set to be executed using nitrogen gas.

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After New Hampshire primary loss, Haley says the race is far from over

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Mark Harris, the lead strategist for the pro-Haley Super PAC Stand for America, discusses Nikki Haley's next steps — following her second-place finish in the New Hampshire GOP primary.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Donald Trump wins New Hampshire's GOP primary, and presidential candidates will focus next on Nevada and South Carolina. Thousands of workers in Argentina plan to strike to protest economic reforms.

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Trump won N.H. primary, but Haley says there's no reason to quit the race

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The Republican primary in New Hampshire is over but the race for the presidential nomination continues between Donald Trump and Nikki Haley. Up next? Nevada and Haley's home state of South Carolina.

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Trump wins a decisive victory in New Hampshire, Haley comes in 2nd

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

It's two-for-two for Donald Trump after a win in New Hampshire's Republican primary Tuesday night. But Nikki Haley isn't backing down after her second place finish.

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In 'Only Say Good Things,' Crystal Hefner describes her life at the Playboy Mansion

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Crystal Harris was 21 when she met Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner, who was 60 years her senior. They eventually married, and she lived in the Playboy Mansion until he died in 2017 at age 91.

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