Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

Rachel Martin appears in the following:

Tom Wolfe, Author Of 'Bonfire Of The Vanities,' Dies At 88

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Best-selling author Tom Wolfe, one of the pioneers of what came to be called "the new journalism," died at a hospital in New York.

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Morning News Brief

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

On the same day that the U.S. opened its embassy in Jerusalem, more than 50 people were killed when Israeli troops fired on protesters in Gaza. And, primary elections will be held Tuesday in 4 states.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Sports Betting Ban

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal ban on sports betting. It's one of three decisions coming out of the high court on Monday.

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News Brief: U.S. Embassy In Israel Moves To Jerusalem

Monday, May 14, 2018

On Monday, the U.S. moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Thousands of Palestinians are expected to demonstrate and confront Israeli troops on the border between Gaza and Israel.

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Morning News Brief: Trump Rally, John Kelly Interview

Friday, May 11, 2018

President Trump was at a campaign rally in Elkhart, Ind., Thursday night, meanwhile, Republicans mull if he can bring the votes this fall. And, Trump's chief of staff sits down for an interview.

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News Brief: American Detainees Freed, Israel Strikes Targets In Syria

Thursday, May 10, 2018

President Trump hailed his diplomacy with North Korea's leader for winning their freedom. Several countries are fighting in Syria and the conflict there between Israel and Iran has heated up.

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Morning News Brief: Schneiderman Allegations, Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned after an article detailed allegations by 4 women that he physically abused them. And, Trump is set to make an announcement about the Iran nuclear deal.

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My First Existential Crisis: The Sweet Story Of An Angsty 'Square'

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett are writing a children's book trilogy about shapes who are just like us. The second installment follows a straight-laced square who wonders if he's really a genius.

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Morning News Brief: Rudy Giuliani, Gina Haspel

Monday, May 07, 2018

The White House is reeling after media appearances by an addition to Trump's legal team. The nominee to head the CIA reportedly considered withdrawing her name over involvement with a torture program.

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Morning News Brief

Friday, May 04, 2018

The NRA opens its annual conference Friday in Dallas, where there are 20 acres of displays of firearms and hunting accessories. And, it appears North Korea may soon release three American detainees.

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Ex-Ambassador Michael McFaul Traces U.S.-Russia Ties 'From Cold War To Hot Peace'

Friday, May 04, 2018

In a new book, McFaul, who served as ambassador to Russia in the Obama administration, recalls how attacks against him got personal and offers his advice to current Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr..

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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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