Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

Rachel Martin appears in the following:

Where Does The U.S.-U.K. Relationship Stand Now?

Friday, July 13, 2018

There have been diplomatic ups and downs since President Trump landed in the U.K. One hour he's criticizing the prime minister, next he's praising her. The divide between the two countries seems big.

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After Meeting With Prime Minister May, President Trump's Tone Softens

Friday, July 13, 2018

President Trump and British Prime Minister May met on Friday, the day after The Sun published an interview where Trump ripped into May over Brexit. But on Friday, Trump softened his criticism.

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Morning News Brief: NATO Summit, Trade War Heats Up

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

At the NATO summit in Brussels, President Trump launched into a harsh and public critique of the alliance. And, the White House says it will assess tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.

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Morning News Brief

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What do we know about President Trump's new Supreme Court pick? The NATO summit will deal with Trump's adversarial approach to longtime allies. And, Britain's latest Brexit troubles.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, July 09, 2018

President Trump is set to announce his latest Supreme Court nominee. A rescue drama in a flooded Thai cave complex continues. And NPR begins a new series on the effects of heat, as the climate warms.

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Morning News Brief

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Battle lines are drawn over who will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. And, Presidents Putin and Trump are expected to meet soon for a one-on-one summit.

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News Brief: President Trump's Immigration Approach

Monday, June 25, 2018

Trump's ramped up rhetoric occurs as agencies scramble to implement his executive order. The focus on immigration may be diverting resources from addressing Trump's core concerns about drug smuggling.

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A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it's doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, June 18, 2018

Opposition to the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the southern border grows. There was a protest Sunday at a facility near El Paso, Texas, where some migrant boys are held.

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serpentwithfeet Crafts His Own Language For Queer Life

Monday, June 18, 2018

Growing up, Josiah Wise says, he was closeted because he didn't have the language to express himself. His new album is intended to put words to his identity that go beyond sex and attraction.

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In Pixar's First Female-Directed Short, A Dumpling Child Fills An Empty Nest

Friday, June 15, 2018

Bao was written and directed by Domee Shi, who started working at Pixar as an intern. It tells the story of a woman who discovers joy — and sorrow — when a steamed bun she makes comes to life.

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Morning News Brief

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a joint document after their summit in Singapore. Trump promised that denuclearization would come "very, very quickly."

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Morning News Brief

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Japan's prime minister meets with President Trump to discuss North Korea. And, the U.S. ambassador to Germany raises eyebrows for his support of the far right.

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In Rural Ohio, An Opioid Crisis Becomes A Meth Crisis

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Vinton County, Ohio was hit hard by the opioid epidemic. But now, as opioids are becoming harder to obtain, more and more users are turning to cheap methamphetamine.

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News Brief: Paul Manafort, 8 Primary Elections

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team accuses President Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort of witness tampering. And, it's the biggest primary day of the year.

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Transcript: Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, On Trump-Kim Summit

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Schumer, D-N.Y., and other top Democrats sent a letter to President Trump yesterday, laying out tough demands ahead of Trump's summit with North Korea. He talks about them with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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News Brief: Giuliani Says Trump Has Authority To Pardon Himself

Monday, June 04, 2018

Rudy Giuliani says Trump has no intention of pardoning himself, even though he could. At a G-7 finance ministers meeting, the U.S. was singled out for imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

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Morning News Brief

Friday, June 01, 2018

As the U.S. and North Korea try to make a way toward a June 12 summit, the two rival Koreas again met at their shared border. And, a top North Korean official leads a delegation to Washington Friday.

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Morning News Brief: U.S. Officials Travel To Korean DMZ

Monday, May 28, 2018

The State Department says the delegation was there meeting with North Korean officials preparing for a possible summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

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Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To New York City Police To Face Sexual Assault Charges

Friday, May 25, 2018

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to police in New York City Friday in connection with allegations of sexual assault.

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