Rachel Martin

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As Ronny Jackson Withdraws Name As VA Nominee, Trump Defends Him

Thursday, April 26, 2018

President Trump defends Dr. Ronny Jackson in an interview with Fox News — and also seems to acknowledge that lawyer Michael Cohen represented him in what he calls the "crazy Stormy Daniels deal."

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News Brief: Allegations Against Ronny Jackson, Scott Pruitt

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Jackson, Trump's pick to lead the VA, faces new allegations laid out in a list by Democrats on a Senate panel. And, EPA chief Pruitt testifies before lawmakers about his agency's 2019 budget proposal.

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Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The U.S. and U.K. governments say Russia is targeting infrastructure in the West with cyberattacks. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity chief Jeanette Manfra explains.

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'I'm Gonna Listen To Myself Again': Ashley Monroe On Singing Through Pain

Friday, April 20, 2018

The country singer and her producer Dave Cobb discuss working through trauma and pairing classic country influences with larger-than-life orchestration to create Sparrow.

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'Shoot First, Ask Questions Later': Ronan Farrow On A Diplomacy-Less State Department

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Journalist Ronan Farrow worked for years in the State Department. In his new book, he describes what he sees as a dangerous whittling away of the agency's influence.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, April 16, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey told ABC News that Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. Following weekend U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, what is the administration's future commitment there?

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Beyoncé Returns To Coachella With A 2-Hour Performance

Monday, April 16, 2018

At Coachella, Beyoncé gave a headlining performance that blended artistry and political messages. Fans are already calling it a highlight of her career.

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Morning News Brief

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Federal agents have raided the office of President Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen. And, the president had a meeting with military and national security officials about Syria.

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News Brief: Chemical Attack Blamed On Syrian Government

Monday, April 09, 2018

The U.N. Security Council is expected to meet Monday to discuss reports of a chemical attack on a rebel-held town near the Syrian capital Damascus. President Trump took to Twitter with his response.

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For Sandra Oh, A Star Turn Tracking A Stylish Assassin On 'Killing Eve'

Monday, April 09, 2018

On the new female-driven TV series, Oh (Sideways, Grey's Anatomy) has landed a darkly comic lead role that she says was 30 years in the making.

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News Brief: Border Security, Facebook User Data

Thursday, April 05, 2018

President Trump signs a proclamation to send the National Guard to the border with Mexico to try to cut down on illegal immigration. More information is out about Facebook's handling of its user data.

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Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The drug naloxone can reverse opioid overdoses and save lives. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says more Americans should have naloxone on hand in case loved ones, friends or neighbors need help.

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Morning News Brief

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Mexico's government announced plans for the "caravans" of migrants that caught President Trump's attention. And, the presidents of three Baltic states meet with Trump, looking for security assurances.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies At Age 81

Monday, April 02, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and former wife of late South African President Nelson Mandela, has died.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, April 02, 2018

President Trump threatens to pull out of NAFTA because Mexico is doing very little to stop migrants passing through to the U.S. And, China has retaliated — slapping tariffs on 128 U.S. products.

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Morning News Brief: Facebook Response, Friday Budget Deadline

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence on the controversy surrounding allegations that Cambridge Analytica exploited users' data. And, Congress unveils a $1.3 trillion spending bill.

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Slovakia's Government In Turmoil After Journalist's Death

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The government has resigned after weeks of political turmoil in the country. The move follows the slaying of a journalist who was investigating alleged corruption involving foreign businessmen.

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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russians

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions against individuals and entities over their alleged role in Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Morning News Brief

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb appears to have won a seat in the House from Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district. And, the president has name Larry Kudlow as his senior economic adviser.

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In Chicago, Students Protest Gun Violence In Communities

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

High school students across the U.S. are walking out of class to protest gun violence in schools. In Chicago, protesting students also want action to take guns off the street.

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