Rachel Martin

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News Brief: Nancy Pelosi, Xi Jinping, Airbnb

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Pelosi is confident she has the votes to be elected House speaker. China's president begins a visit to the Philippines. Airbnb is removing listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

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News Brief: California Wildfires, Brexit Negotiations

Monday, November 19, 2018

The search goes on for more victims, and President Trump visited some areas impacted by the fires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the EU.

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The True-Story, Love-Triangle, Prison-Break Drama 'Escape At Dannemora'

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pulled from the headlines, a new Showtime series features sexual liaisons between two inmates and a prison worker (Patricia Arquette) and a comedic actor (Ben Stiller) in the serious director's chair.

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News Brief: Calif. Wildfires, Arizona Senate Race, Amazon's HQ2

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

California wildfires' death toll climbs to 44. Arizona elected a Democratic U.S. senator for the first time in 30 years. Amazon is on the verge of announcing its second headquarters location.

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News Brief: It's Election Day, Cameroon Children Kidnapped

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Republicans and Democrats have made their final case to voters and Americans are heading to the polls. And in Cameroon, nearly 80 children have been abducted from a school.

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News Brief: Midterms, Census Question, Sanctions On Iran

Monday, November 05, 2018

President Trump campaigns ahead of Tuesday's midterms. A legal battle begins over whether a controversial question remains on the 2020 census. Iran plans to sell oil and break U.S.-imposed sanctions.

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A Couple's Plan To Vote On Issues Related To Family

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A couple in Denver, Colo. are weeks away from having their first child. And they'll be voting on issues that have a lot to do with family.

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Rap, Buddhism And Broken Radiators: The Beastie Boys Have A Story For Everything

Monday, October 29, 2018

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond of the Beastie Boys about their new memoir, Beastie Boys Book.

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Midterm Elections Heat Up In Texas

Friday, October 26, 2018

Texas's 23rd Congressional District is a key swing district that includes parts of San Antonio. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with two women who live in the same suburb but have different political views.

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Newsbrief: Homemade Pipe Bombs, Midterm Elections, Election From Texas

Friday, October 26, 2018

The latest on the investigation of the 10 packages sent across the nation to multiple high-profile Democrats. Also, a new poll suggests voters' impression of Trump will impact their votes in November.

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Texas Border City Politically Divided

Friday, October 26, 2018

Texas's 23rd Congressional District is a key swing district that includes the border city of Del Rio. NPR looks at how residents living on the border are impacted by current immigration policies.

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Pecos, Politics And Oil

Friday, October 26, 2018

Texas's 23rd Congressional District is a swing district that includes Pecos. Pecos is in the middle of an oil boom that seems to be changing the politics of this once slow, sleepy city.

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'House Of Cards' Stands Without Spacey, As Claire Underwood Brings Closure

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Frank Underwood is dead and his wife Claire is the country's first female president. Actor Robin Wright and showrunners Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese talk about bringing the show to a close.

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Morning News Brief

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Washington Post publishes the last column of a missing Saudi journalist. Voting is underway in 20 states ahead of midterms. Brexit talks between Britain and the EU appear to be at a stalemate.

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It Wasn't Cool To Care In The 'Mid90s' — But Jonah Hill Does

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

In Hill's directorial debut, a 13-year-old boy from a troubled home finds his tribe through skateboarding. "It really was an ethic and aesthetic for me that I carry with me to this day," Hill says.

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News Brief: Trump Sends Pompeo To Riyadh, New NPR Poll

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Weeks after a Saudi journalist went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out, Secretary of State Pompeo wants answers. A NPR poll finds rural Americans worry about addiction and jobs.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, October 15, 2018

Washington and Riyadh ratchet up the rhetoric over missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by Harvard against Asian-American applicants goes to court Monday.

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News Brief: Hurricane Michael, Stock Prices, Missing Journalist

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Florida Panhandle residents will evaluate the destruction left behind by Michael. Wednesday's drop in the Dow rattled foreign markets. Saudi officials deny involvement in journalist's disappearance.

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Space Shuttle Missions Remembered During NASA's Anniversary

Thursday, October 11, 2018

NASA is celebrating an anniversary. The space agency officially opened its doors 60 years ago on Oct. 1, 1958. Franklin Chang-Diaz flew seven missions during NASA's space shuttle years.

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News Brief: Hurricane Michael, Nikki Haley, Jamal Khashoggi

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Michael is expected to make landfall in Florida Wednesday. Nikki Haley resigns as U.N. ambassador. An update on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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