Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

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Roger Ailes Had 'The Loudest Voice' — Beth Ailes Had 'A Real Fierce Loyalty'

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Showtime series The Loudest Voice tells the story of media titan Roger Ailes and the meteoric rise of Fox News. Sienna Miller plays his wife, Beth, who lives in the shadow of her husband.

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News Brief: Shipping Coalition, Migrant Children, Opioid Settlement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Trump calls on allies to help in the Persian Gulf. Migrant children are removed from a squalid holding center in Texas. And, an Oklahoma judge approves an $85 million settlement with an opioid maker.

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'A Lot Of Gray Area': A Legal Expert Explains 'How To Read The Constitution'

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Inspired by the challenges to the current presidential administration, law professor Kim Wehle has written a guide to the founding document — and its susceptibility to interpretation.

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News Brief: Iran Sanctions, Middle East Peace Plan, Oregon Politics

Monday, June 24, 2019

President Trump is imposing new sanctions against Iran. The Trump administration this week presents the economic part of its Middle East peace plan. Oregon's GOP state senators avoid climate vote.

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Trump Confirms He Ordered Airstrike Against Iran

Friday, June 21, 2019

President Trump tweets Friday that after ordering airstrikes against Iran Thursday, he called it off. Earlier that day, Iran shot down a U.S. drone over what the U.S. says was international waters.

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News Brief: Fallout From Drone Downing, Roy Moore To Make Another Senate Run

Friday, June 21, 2019

President Trump reportedly backs off on airstrikes against Iran. As the dispute escalates, how are Iranians reacting? And Alabama Republican Roy Moore is making a second run for the U.S. Senate.

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Drone Shootdown Adds To Tensions Between U.S. And Iran

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. military drone in the Persian Gulf. A U.S. official confirms to NPR that the drone was taken down but disputes the details surrounding the attack.

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News Brief: Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone, Biden Comments, China-North Korea

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Iran says it shot down a U.S. spy drone in its airspace. Joe Biden's recent comment draws heat from his 2020 presidential rivals. China's president holds two days of talks with North Korea's leader.

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Documentary About Charleston Church Shooting Explores Forgiveness

Monday, June 17, 2019

On June 17, 2015, a white supremacist walked into a bible study and murdered nine African Americans. The film Emanuel is the story of the victims and survivors of that night.

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News Brief: Hong Kong Protests, Trump V. Biden, Sudan Prisoners

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Hong Kong protesters force a delay in a controversial extradition bill. Trump focuses on Biden, in crowded Democratic presidential field. Sudan's military junta agrees to release political prisoners.

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News Brief: Mueller Report, Opioid Bankruptcies, Venezuela Refugees

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Justice Department agrees to provide some report material to a House panel. Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy protection. The number of people fleeing Venezuela tops 4 million.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, June 10, 2019

Questions are raised about whether the U.S.-Mexico tariff deal is really new. Mexico commits to hardening its border with Guatemala. And, Hong Kong protesters target China extradition bill.

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News Brief: Tariffs, D-Day Anniversary, Syria To Repatriate Americans

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Negotiations to head off tariffs on Mexico continue. President Trump is in Normandy to commemorate D-Day's 75th anniversary. And, 8 Americans are being repatriated to the U.S. from northern Syria.

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'Leaving The Witness': The End Of The World As She Knew It, Upon Losing Her Religion

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Amber Scorah was a Jehovah's Witness and a missionary in China when she began to harbor doubts about the apocalypse. Disavowed by nearly everyone she knew, her memoir is a tale of starting over.

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News Brief: Va. Mass Shooting, Calif. Democratic Party, Trump To U.K.

Monday, June 03, 2019

Twelve people were killed when a gunman opened fired in a Virginia Beach government building. Democratic candidates offer a preview of future debates. The president kicks off a state visit to Britain.

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News Brief: Tariffs On Mexico, Missouri Clinic, Rotavirus Vaccine

Friday, May 31, 2019

Trump announces a 5% tax on all goods from Mexico. Missouri may soon be without a clinic that provides abortions. And, which companies stepped up to supply the rotavirus vaccine in West Africa.

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Gov. Jay Inslee Says Washington State Is A 'Template For Success' For The U.S.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Inslee says the policies he's enacted in his state on the environment, the economy and health care are the same progressive actions he'd take if elected president.

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Missouri Clinic That Performs Abortions Fights To Stay Open

Friday, May 31, 2019

The clinic in Saint Louis is suing to stay open. If it closes, Missouri would be the first state to eliminate any legal abortion access since the procedure was legalized more than 40 years ago.

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News Brief: Mueller Report, Venezuela Power Struggle, Roundup Lawsuits

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller underscores that his report didn't exonerate Trump. Venezuela's opposition leader, who declared himself president, talks to NPR. And, the shifting reputation of Roundup.

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News Brief: Disaster Package, Assange Charges, India Election Results

Friday, May 24, 2019

The Senate approved a $19.1 billion disaster aid package. A federal grand jury hit WikiLeaks' leader Julian Assange with new charges. And, India's prime minister has secured another five-year term.

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