Rachel Martin

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How Julie Andrews Made Herself At 'Home' In Hollywood

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

In a new memoir, the actress writes about the films and creative collaborations — like Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music — that marked the height of her fame.

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News Brief: Turkey-Kurds Battle, Impeachment Poll, U.S. Businesses In China

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Turkish assault in northern Syria continues. A new NPR poll shows a slim majority of Americans approve of the Trump impeachment inquiry. And, why U.S. companies are caught in China's cross hairs.

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Giuliani Associates Arrested At Dulles Airport

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Two men linked to Rudy Giuliani were arrested Wednesday on campaign finance charges. House Democrats had requested depositions from them.

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News Brief: ISIS Detainees, Trade Talks, Sickle Cell Treatment

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The U.S. is taking custody of Islamic State detainees accused of executing American and other hostages. U.S.-China trade talks resume today. A sickle cell disease patient hopes gene-editing can help.

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News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry, U.S.-Syria Strategy, Illegal Vaping

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

White House says it won't comply with the impeachment inquiry. ISIS is likely to benefit from U.S. troops leaving northern Syria. Wisconsin family charged with running illegal vaping operation.

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Former Trump Envoy: Syria Withdrawal Is 'Haphazard' And 'Almost Unprecedented'

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

"You can't make decisions on a haphazard basis after a single call with a foreign leader," says Brett McGurk, the president's former special envoy for the fight against ISIS.

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Commander Of Syrian Democratic Forces Reacts To Trump Pulling Troops From Border

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Gen. Mazloum Kobani Abdi confirms that he's moved fighters to the border to protect Kurdish interests. He also denounced President Trump's claim that Turkey could lead the fight against ISIS.

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News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry, Syria Policy, Chinese Tech Firms Blacklisted

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A new name is connected to the impeachment probe. Two U.S. officials tell NPR that Trump's policy shift on Syria was surprising to many. U.S. blacklists Chinese tech firms over minorities' treatment.

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The Afghan Government Must Lead Peace Talks, Its National Security Adviser Says

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

After U.S.-Taliban talks excluded Afghanistan's government and collapsed last month, the senior official tells NPR that the only way to lasting peace is to include the country's leaders.

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News Brief: Trump-Ukraine Call, Latest Protests In Egypt

Friday, September 27, 2019

Whistleblower says White House officials were told to "lock down" all records of Trump's Ukraine call — to put them in a "codeword-level system. Anti-government protests grow larger in Egypt.

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Chanel Miller, Sexual Assault Survivor, On The 'Immense Relief' Of Going Public

Monday, September 23, 2019

She was long known only as the victim of Brock Turner, who got a lenient sentence for assaulting her. Now, Miller tells NPR she can "finally exist in the world without having to hide anything."

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News Brief: Trump-Ukraine Controversy, Iran Interview, Climate Summit

Monday, September 23, 2019

President Trump defends his call to Ukraine's president. Iran's foreign minister says his country had nothing to do with strikes on Saudi oil facilities. And, climate action summit seeks bold ideas.

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News Brief: Whistleblower Probe, Climate Protests, Texas Flooding

Friday, September 20, 2019

Did President Trump make a promise to a foreign leader that he shouldn't have? A global youth climate strike is expected to draw large crowds. Catastrophic flooding hits southeastern parts of Texas.

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News Brief: Intelligence On Iran, Israeli Election, Emissions Standards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

U.S. satellites said to have detected Iran readying drones before a Saudi oil facility was attacked. Israel's election is too close to call. California to lose waiver to set environmental standards.

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News Brief: Asylum Requests, Tariff Delay, Flavored E-Cigarettes

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Supreme Court allows the government to curtail asylum request during the legal fight. President Trump agrees to delay tariffs on China for two weeks. And, the FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes.

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News Brief: Bolton's Exit, Guantánamo Probe, Netanyahu's Vow

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

John Bolton is out as national security adviser. A whistleblower alleges waste at the military court in Guantanamo Bay. Israel's prime minister plans to annex part of the West Bank if he is reelected.

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A Throwaway Line Led 'Washington Post' Reporter To Call Rural Midwest His New Home

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Christopher Ingraham, a data reporter at The Washington Post, found unexpected joy when he moved his family to the county he once called "the absolute worst place to live in America."

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News Brief: Taliban Negotiations, Opioid Settlement, Sharpiegate

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

U.S.-Taliban talks are dead. The family which owns Purdue Pharma agrees to give up "the entire value" of the firm to settle opioid claims. And, Sharpiegate has turned into a political crisis.

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Not All 'Lost' Jazz Albums Are Created Equal

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Nate Chinen of member station WBGO and Jazz Night in America about three rediscovered jazz albums from Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Stan Getz.

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News Brief: Hurricane Dorian, Fatal Boat Fire, Joe Biden

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strikes the Bahamas. There are multiple deaths after a diving boat catches fire in California. Presidential candidate Joe Biden says verbal slip-ups don't undermine his judgement.

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