Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

Rachel Martin appears in the following:

Rachel Martin's High School Reunion

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Rachel Martin graduated from Idaho Falls High School 25 years ago. She's checking in with some of the people she knew in high school — including Eric Hsu, who served as her senior class president.

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An Uber Driver Helps Stop A Suicide

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Chad Farley, an Uber driver in Florida, helped rescue a man who requested to be dropped off in the middle of a bridge.

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What We Know About Driver Charged In Deadly Charlottesville Crash

Monday, August 14, 2017

James Alex Fields Jr. is charged with second-degree murder after one woman died and at least 19 people were injured. Reporters from the Toledo Blade tracked down his mother and a former teacher.

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Morning News Brief: 'Unite The Right' Rally In Charlottesville Turns Deadly

Monday, August 14, 2017

After the deadly events in Virginia, President Trump blamed "many sides." Those remarks didn't go far enough for some, who called on Trump to denounce the white supremacists behind the violence.

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News Brief: Trump Speaks Out About North Korea, Opioid Crisis

Friday, August 11, 2017

President Trump says his promise to meet Pyongyang's threats with "fire and fury" might have been too soft. And, he says he's ready to declare the nation's opioid crisis "a national emergency."

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On 'Murmuration Nation,' Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers Goes Solo

Friday, August 11, 2017

Thirty years into her career, Saliers is now releasing music on her own. "What I really wanted to do was make a record with a combination of thoughtful lyrics and serious groove," she says.

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209,000 New Jobs In July As Unemployment Dips To 4.3 Percent

Friday, August 04, 2017

Employers added 209,000 jobs to payrolls in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.3 percent. That's according to the government's latest jobs report released this morning.

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News Brief: Trump Urges Repeal Of Obamacare; Turkish Journalists On Trial

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

President Trump pressures Senate Republicans to keep their promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Turkey, 17 journalists from the country's oldest independent newspaper go on trial.

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Morning News Brief: Russia Probes, Louisville Clinic Protests

Monday, July 24, 2017

House and Senate investigations into any links between Russia and the Trump campaign continue. Protests erupt outside Kentucky's last clinic that performs abortions.

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Donald Trump Jr. Releases Email Exchange That Set Up Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The president's son has tweeted out the email chain that set up his controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign.

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British Baby On Life Support Sparks International Debate

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A terminally ill baby in London has captured the attention of the Vatican, U.S. lawmakers, even President Trump. Mary Dejevsky of the Independent explains how courts will decide the fate of Charlie Gard.

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The Uneasy Partnership Between North Korea And China

Monday, July 10, 2017

China "continues to walk on eggshells" when it comes to North Korea, says historian Jonathan Pollack. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Pollack about about North Korea's fraught relationship with its neighbor.

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News Brief: North Korea Crisis Overshadows Trump's European Trip

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The U.S. confirms North Korea fired a missile capable of reaching Alaska. President Trump leaves for Europe to discuss options with the G20, and have his first one-on-one with Russian President Putin.

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News Brief: Trump CNN Tweet Is Criticized, Latest Vatican Shake-Up

Monday, July 03, 2017

It seems President Trump's frustration with his party and the news media is growing. At the Vatican over the weekend, the cardinal who headed the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was ousted.

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'Feel The Civility': Comedian Mike Myers On Canada — And 'Canada'

Friday, June 30, 2017

Rachel Martin talks to comedian Mike Myers as Canada prepares to mark 150 years since it took a major step toward independence. Myers has written a book called Canada about his home country.

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GOP Baseball Practice Shooting: Scalise, Staff Injured

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A shooting in Alexandria, Va., has left several people wounded. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and is in stable condition. The suspect was arrested and is in custody.

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Injuries Reported After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Multiple people were shot in Alexandria, Va., according to police. Multiple news organizations are reporting that a congressional baseball practice was being held and that there are injuries.

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News Brief: Status Of Special Counsel, Qatar Under Economic Blockade

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A friend of Donald Trump suggested in a PBS interview that Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Qatar is under an economic blockade after some Arab states severed ties with it.

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Morning News Brief: Russia Protests, GOP Health Care Bill

Monday, June 12, 2017

For the second time this year, a leading Russian dissident is calling for mass demonstrations against President Putin's government. And, the U.S. Senate continues work on health care overhaul.

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Don't Call It Nostalgia: ALA.NI's Done This For Years

Monday, June 12, 2017

With a cabaret star for a great-uncle and Julie Andrews as her role model, the British singer has been steeped in classic pop all her life. "I just did what I grew up listening to," she says.

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