Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

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In 'Her Smell,' Elisabeth Moss 'Turned It Up To 11,' Then Turned It Up Some More

Friday, April 19, 2019

In her new film, Moss plays a punk singer struggling with addiction. "The only mistake we could make was not going far enough," she says.

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'Late Bloomers' Makes The Case For Patience In A Culture Focused On Early Success

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In an interview with NPR about his new book Late Bloomers, Forbes magazine publisher Rich Karlgaard talks about the idea that early achievement is not necessary for lifelong success.

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'Women's Work' Delves Into Gender Roles At Home And Relationships With Domestic Help

Monday, April 15, 2019

Former L.A. Times foreign correspondent Megan Stack talks with NPR about her new book, her relationships with her nannies, and the need to further involve men in conversations about work in the home.

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News Brief: Democratic Voters, Black Church Fires, Sudan's Transition

Friday, April 12, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates aim to win back the "blue wall." A Louisiana deputy sheriff 's son is a suspect in the fires. Sudan's military to oversee a transition after the president is ousted.

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Assange Is Arrested After Being Evicted From Ecuadorean Embassy

Thursday, April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was taken into custody in London by the police. He had been living at the embassy since 2012. Assange was under Ecuadorian protection for roughly 7 years.

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News Brief: William Barr, 'National Enquirer,' India's General Election

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Attorney General William Barr tells Senate panel he is launching an investigation into the FBI's Russia probe. American Media says the National Enquirer is for sale. Voting begins in India's election.

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Justice Department Accuses Maker Of Suboxone With Fraud, Conspiracy

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Federal prosecutors charge British drug maker Indivior with felony fraud and conspiracy for its marketing of opioid addiction products including Suboxone.

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News Brief: Stephen Miller, Israeli Election, Brexit Emergency Summit

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Trump's immigration stance appears to be influenced by adviser Stephen Miller. Nearly all the votes are counted in Israel's parliamentary elections. EU leaders meet for a Brexit summit.

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In Its Third Season, 'The Bold Type' Balances Real Life With A Glass Of Rosé

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The comedy series follows three friends working at a women's magazine in New York City. The stars say the show carefully balances providing a space to tackle issues — and a space to escape from them.

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News Brief: DHS Secretary, Iran's Revolutionary Guard, College Scandal

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Replacing Cabinet secretaries has become routine. U.S. labels Iran's Revolutionary Guard a foreign terrorist group. In Boston, 14 people agreed to plead guilty in the college admission scandal.

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News Brief: Kirstjen Nielsen, Israeli Elections, Libya Violence

Monday, April 08, 2019

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving her post. Israelis go to the polls Tuesday to decide if Prime Minister Netanyahu stays in power. And, U.S. troops evacuate from Libya.

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Reflecting On Kurt Cobain's 'Crystalline Understanding' 25 Years Later

Friday, April 05, 2019

Nirvana's Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago Friday. The band's former manager Danny Goldberg discusses his memories of Cobain and his new book, Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain.

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Lil Nas X, Country Music's Unlikely Son, Sparks Conversation On Genre And Race

Friday, April 05, 2019

Lil Nas X's viral hit "Old Town Road" was pulled from Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart, raising questions over discrimination in the country music industry.

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News Brief: Security Clearances, Southern Border, F-35 Fighter Jet

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

A whistleblower claims White House overturned 25 denied security clearances. How big a hit would the U.S. economy take if the southern border closes? And, the latest U.S. and Turkey dispute.

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News Brief: Border Crisis, Joe Biden, 2020 Census

Monday, April 01, 2019

The U.S. threatens to withhold aid to countries responsible for migrants trying to cross into the U.S. Former Vice President Biden faces allegations of misconduct. And, the Census begins in a year.

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News Brief: Mueller Probe, Israel Strikes Hamas Targets, Suicide Contagion

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Will the entire special counsel report be made public? Israel's military strikes Hamas targets following a rocket fired from Gaza. And, 3 recent apparent suicides follow mass shootings at schools.

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News Brief: Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Probe Concludes

Monday, March 25, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his long-awaited report Friday. A DOJ summary said the probe didn't find proof President Trump's campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election.

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News Brief: Golan Heights, House Panel Probe, Brexit

Friday, March 22, 2019

U.S. backs Israel's claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights. House panel investigates whether Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump violated federal record-keeping policies. EU agrees to delay Brexit.

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News Brief: Gun Ban, Trump Criticizes McCain, Fentanyl Deaths

Thursday, March 21, 2019

New Zealand bans weapons like those used in last week's attacks. President Trump continues to criticize John McCain, even though he's deceased. New data paints a dark picture of the opioid epidemic.

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News Brief: Trump's FAA Pick, Clergy Abuse Suit, Disney-Fox Deal

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Trump picked former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to lead the FAA. West Virginia lawsuit accuses Catholic dioceses of covering up clergy sex abuse. And, Disney acquires 21st Century Fox.

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