Scott Detrow

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The U.S. will soon allow nonessential travelers from Canada and Mexico again

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Nonessential travel has been halted on the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders since March 2020. That'll change next month, but vaccines will be required.

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Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

Thursday, October 07, 2021

President Biden is urging Democrats to embrace incremental progress as the party negotiates down a broad spending bill. He may not have that option when it comes to its major climate policies.

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Scaling back Biden's $3.5 trillion plan means climate proposals may take a hit

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

President Biden is working with Democrats to scale back his initial $3.5 trillion Build Back Better plan. Some of the president's hallmark climate proposals could be diminished.

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Vice President Kamala Harris Speaks At Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 9/11 Memorial Event

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris is attending the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, memorial event. Shanksville was the site of the Flight 93 crash.

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Former President George W. Bush Speaks At Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Memorial

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Former President Bush, who was in office the time of the 9/11 attacks, is attending the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, memorial. Shanksville was the site of the Flight 93 crash.

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State Health Officials Discuss Biden's Strategy To Slow The Delta Variant

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with Louisiana State Health Officer Dr. Joseph Kanter and Oregon Public Health Director Rachael Banks on President Biden's strategy to slow the new surge of coronavirus cases.

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White House Climate Advisor Says Despite Recent Disasters, Don't Lose Hope

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy about this summer's extreme weather events and how the Biden administration is trying to address climate change.

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How Mourning Has Been Different For Each Of These 9/11 Families

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Loved ones of people lost on United Airlines Flight 93 share how they struggled with grief, embraced it and discovered new depths of mourning over 20 years.

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Her Brother Died On Flight 93. She Still Sees Him Surfacing In Small Ways

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Richard Guadagno died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on 9/11. His memory is scattered through his sister Lori's house in items that continue a conversation between the siblings 20 years later.

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2 Years Since Call With Trump, Ukrainian President Met With Biden At The White House

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

At the White House, there was a meeting in the Oval Office that's been years in the making. It all started with a phone call in July of 2019, which lead to Donald Trump's first impeachment last year.

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For Biden, The Pressure Is On As The Deadline To Withdraw From Afghanistan Nears

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

With a week left before his Aug. 31 deadline to get Americans and allies out of Afghanistan, President Biden is under intense pressure at home and from G7 partners.

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Biden Pledges To Get Americans And Afghan Allies Out Of Afghanistan

Friday, August 20, 2021

President Biden spoke about evacuations in Afghanistan Friday, pledging to Americans in the country: "We will get you home." He also stated a commitment to get afghans who assisted the U.S. out.

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'We Will Get You Home', Biden Tells Americans In Kabul And Vows To Help Afghan Allies

Friday, August 20, 2021

President Biden on Friday redoubled his vow to oversee the safe removal of all Americans from Afghanistan and said he was committed to trying to evacuate Afghans who assisted the U.S.

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Biden Says He Doesn't Regret His Decision To Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

President Biden is facing criticism, even from members of his own party, over how chaotic the U.S. exit from Afghanistan is turning out to be.

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Democrats And Republicans Alike Are Critical Of Biden's Afghanistan Withdrawal

Monday, August 16, 2021

President Biden addressed the nation Monday afternoon on the situation in Afghanistan, as he endures withering criticism from Republicans and Democrats over the chaotic withdrawal.

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Biden Wants To Raise The Threshold For Products Considered Made In America

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The federal government has to spend tax dollars on products made in America, but purchases qualify for that label with 55% of their materials coming from the U.S. Biden wants to raise that percentage.

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Merkel's Visit With Biden Will Cap Off Many Ups And Downs With U.S. Presidents

Thursday, July 15, 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been a steady presence on the global stage since 2005. The four U.S. presidents she's worked with, however, have varied widely in their styles and priorities.

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Biden Faces A Lot Of Challenges In His Attempt To Address Voting Rights

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The president has also faced criticism for not speaking out more forcefully on the issue. Biden will delivering a speech Tuesday on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

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Week In Politics: Biden Focuses On Foreign Policy

Saturday, July 10, 2021

We look at how the White House is handling the consequences of pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan. We also look to what's next in the fight against limiting voting rights.

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Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

Thursday, July 08, 2021

President Biden defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan despite the Taliban gaining power and threatening the Afghan government.

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