Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

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Jussie Smollett 'Took Advantage Of The Pain And Anger Of Racism,' Police Say

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Empire actor has been released on bail after being arrested on charges of making a false police report. Officials say he paid two men to fake an attack on him to "further his own public profile."

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News Brief: Trump Says Woman Who Joined ISIS Can't Return To The U.S.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A woman who fled the U.S. to join ISIS wants to return home. Coast Guard officer arrested for allegedly planning an attack. Police charge Empire actor Jussie Smollett with filing a false report.

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News Brief: Venezuela, North Carolina Election, Syria Crisis

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Trump continues his push for regime change. Officials examine the election results of the states 9th Congressional District which may be fraudulent. And, an update on Syria's humanitarian crisis.

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Special Coverage: Trump On Border Wall Funding

Friday, February 15, 2019

In remarks from the Rose Garden, President Trump on Friday declares a national emergency to secure funding for his long-promised southern border wall.

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Love Is: A Crowdsourced Valentine's Day Poem

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Poet Kwame Alexander's latest community poem is inspired by kids' definitions of love, touching on everything from ephemeral connections and puppy kisses to the circle of life and Kendrick Lamar.

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News Brief: Border Security Budget, 'El Chapo' Conviction, Migrant Shelter

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

President Trump is not happy with a budget deal but thinks a government shutdown is unlikely. A drug lord is convicted on all charges. Migrant children are sent to a Florida shelter — we get a tour.

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News Brief: Border Funding Talks, Parkland Shooting Anniversary

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Negotiators reach "an agreement in principle" on a border security spending agreement. Nearly a year since the Florida school shooting, Dick's Sporting Goods is the corporate face of gun control.

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News Brief: Va. Political Scandals, Border Wall, Venezuela Crisis

Monday, February 11, 2019

President Trump heads to El Paso, Texas, to promote his border wall. Virginia's governor and lieutenant governor refuse to resign. Venezuela isn't letting U.S. humanitarian aid enter the country.

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News Brief: State Of The Union, Virginia Political Crisis, INF Treaty

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The White House says the president will deliver a unifying message in his speech. Calls mount for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign. And Russia reacts to the U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty.

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Wisconsin Boy Is Hooked On Crocheting And Giving Back

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Jonah Larson is a globally renowned crocheter — at the age of 11. He sells his goods on Instagram and donates a portion of his earnings to the Ethiopian orphanage where he was adopted.

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News Brief: Va. Gov. Controversy, 'El Chapo' Trial, Papal Trip

Monday, February 04, 2019

Virginia's governor is under fire for a racist photo. Jury deliberations get underway for drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. And Pope Francis is on a historic trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

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News Brief: Senate Rebuke, Opioid Lawsuit, Gene-Editing Embryos

Friday, February 01, 2019

Senate rebukes Trump's Syria decision. Legal documents allegedly detail allegations of years of deceptive opioid practices. A new experiment in the U.S. aimes at creating gene-edited human embryos.

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News Brief: Deep Freeze, User Data Concerns, Trade Talks

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Severe cold paralyzes a portion of the U.S. Facebook and Google are scrutinized over apps that collected data from teenagers. And, it's the final day of trade talks between the U.S. and China.

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News Brief: China Trade Talks, Venezuela Leadership, Medicare For All

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A crucial round of trade talks with China kicks off Wednesday. U.S. increases pressure on Venezuela's president to step down. And, what does Medicare for all mean?

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Roger Stone Arraigned In D.C. Federal Court

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

GOP political consultant Roger Stone has been arraigned in federal court in Washington, D.C. He pleaded not guilty to charges brought against him as part of the special counsel's Russia investigation.

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News Brief: Roger Stone, Huawei Probe, Venezuela Sanctions

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Stone is to be arraigned Tuesday as part of the special counsel's Russia probe. U.S. indicts Chinese telecommunications giant on 13 criminal counts. U.S. announces new sanctions against Venezuela.

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News Brief: Government Reopens, 'El Chapo' Trial

Monday, January 28, 2019

The longest U.S. government shutdown is temporarily over, and thousands of federal workers return to their jobs. In the trial of drug lord Joaquin Guzman, the government is preparing to rest its case.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith, And Her Mom And Daughter, Get Candid On 'Red Table Talk'

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Web series, streaming on Facebook Watch, brings three women of different generations together to discuss emotional topics like mental health, racism, addiction, divorce and forgiveness.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, HUD Secretary, Venezuela Politics

Friday, January 25, 2019

The shutdown fight boils down to one issue: border wall funding. The Housing and Urban Development secretary urges elected officials to re-open government. Venezuela's military backs President Maduro.

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News Brief: State Of The Union, Shutdown Day 34, Venezuela Politics

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Trump tweets he'll delay the State of the Union speech. It's Day 34 of the government shutdown, Ohio voters react to the standoff. In Venezuela, two men argue over who is the rightful president.

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