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 2020-01-19 23:07 

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San Francisco's New DA: 'What We Have Been Doing Is Not Working'...

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Chesa Boudin, who was recently sworn-in as San Francisco's district attorney, about his vision for the office and using restorative justice in the criminal system....

 2020-01-19 22:17 

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Impeachment Trial Takes 4 Candidates Off Campaign Trail...

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 2020-01-19 22:17 

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Florida Supreme Court Rules Convicted Felons Must Pay Fines To Vote...

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Ari Berman, Mother Jones' voting rights reporter, about the latest news on Florida's legislation that allows former felons to vote....

 2020-01-19 21:36 

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U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After WWII Hero Doris Miller...

The U.S. Navy says it will name an aircraft carrier after Doris "Dorie" Miller, the African American mess attendant who heroically leapt into combat during the bombing of Pearl Harbor. It marks the first time that an aircraft carrier has been name...

 2020-01-19 20:16 

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SpaceX Celebrates Test Of Crew Dragon Capsule That Will Carry NASA Astronauts...

From a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched its latest rocket test into the Florida sky. Less than two minutes later, it exploded — just like the company hoped it would . The explosion itself wasn't s...

 2020-01-19 19:30 

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David Bouchier: Second Time Around...

Marooned in a doctor's waiting room, I started reading a sensational magazine article about reincarnation. The article speculated on the past lives of some enormously famous celebrities I've never heard of. The author appeared to believe that ever...

 2020-01-19 19:28 

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Women's March Draws A Smaller, But Passionate Crowd...

The fourth annual Women's March descended on the streets of Washington on Saturday. But unlike the first demonstration that brought hundreds of thousands to the capital the day after President Trump's inauguration, the march drew just a fraction o...

 2020-01-19 19:27 

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Opinion: American Politics Is Messy. But Here's A Little Global Perspective...

American democracy can seem messy in a week like this. Impeachment hearings looming; six-headed debates; people snapping, sniping; and all the costly, time-consuming and chaotic accouterments of polls, fundraising and campaign rallies. It's one way to...

 2020-01-19 19:27 

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White House Calls Impeachment Process 'Highly Partisan And Reckless'...

Updated Sunday at 11:34 a.m. ET The White House's legal team has called the House impeachment process "highly partisan and reckless" in a forceful response to the summons issued last week by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ahead of President T...

 2020-01-19 18:13 

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Jazz Saxophone Legend Jimmy Heath Has Died...

Jimmy Heath, a prolific saxophonist, composer and bandleader who played alongside some of the biggest names of jazz, including Miles Davis and John Coltrane, has died. Heath died Sunday morning in Loganville, Georgia of natural causes, his grandson told N...

 2020-01-19 12:25 

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$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly...

The pricetag for President Trump's border wall has topped $11 billion — or nearly $20 million a mile — to become the most expensive wall of its kind anywhere in the world. In a status report last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, w...

 2020-01-19 12:00 

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His Dad Died In A Venezuelan Hospital. What He Saw In The Morgue Still Haunts Him...

Editor's note: This story contains graphic descriptions of conditions in a hospital morgue. In the bowels of a Venezuelan hospital, I took my toughest walk ever. It was just after dawn on October 17. The corpse of my 81-year-old father lay on a gurney...

 2020-01-19 12:00 

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'You Need To Act Now': Meet 4 Girls Working To Save The Warming World...

A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, has become the world-famous face of the climate strike movement . But she's far from alone: Thunberg has helped rally and inspire others — especially girls. NPR talked to four teenage climate activists, all girls,...

 2020-01-19 07:19 

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Fresh Air Weekend: Martin Scorsese; 'Boys & Sex'...
 2020-01-19 01:25 

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From Obscurity To Impeachment Figure: Who is Robert Hyde?...

A quiet New England community west of Hartford, Conn. has found itself roped into the impeachment saga with the emergence of an improbable character in the ongoing Ukraine scandal: Robert Hyde. Hyde is a 40-year-old congressional candidate and former land...

 2020-01-18 23:03 

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Beyonc Teams Up With Adidas For Brand Relaunch...

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 2020-01-18 23:03 

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Read The Impeachment Managers' Response To The Senate Impeachment Trial Summons...

House impeachment managers released their formal response to the summons sent by the Senate last week, a procedural part of the impeachment process ahead of the trial that begins on Tuesday. "President Trump's conduct is the Framers' worst nig...

 2020-01-18 23:01 

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Read The White House Response To The Senate Impeachment Trial Summons...

The White House released its formal response to the summons sent by the Senate last week, a procedural part of the impeachment process ahead of the trial that begins on Tuesday. "The articles of impeachment submitted by House Democrats are a dangerous...

 2020-01-18 22:33 

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A Dermatologist On Ayanna Pressley's Alopecia...

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 2020-01-18 22:33 

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U.S.- China Trade Deal Implications...

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 2020-01-18 20:53 

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Harry And Meghan Are No Longer Working Members Of The Royal Family, Palace Says...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, known more commonly as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are no longer working members of the British royal family and will stop receiving public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday. The palace also s...

 2020-01-18 15:39 

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A Mayor In Norway's Arctic Looks To China To Reinvent His Frontier Town...

Looking out across a foggy harbor toward a peninsula jutting off the Norwegian coast, Rune Rafaelsen has a bold plan that could raise the profile of his remote Arctic town — with a little help, he hopes, from China. He is the mayor of Sor-Varanger, ...

 2020-01-18 12:55 

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No Women Nominated For Best Director Oscar...

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 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick Receives Support After Announcing Alcohol Dependence Treatment...

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 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Long Shot Candidates Bet On New Hampshire...

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 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley...

Just after sunrise, elk are grazing in a misty field in Washington's Skagit Valley, an hour and a half north of Seattle. "It looks like there are roughly 40 animals there," says Scott Schuyler, a member of northwest Washington's Upper Skag...

 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Facing Harassment As A Female Mayor...

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 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Assessing The Injuries After Iranian Missile Attack...

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 2020-01-18 12:55 

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Saturday Sports: Baseball Cheating Scandal...

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 2020-01-18 12:00 

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Does The China Trade Deal Move The World Away From Free Trade?...

The "Phase 1" trade deal with China that President Trump signed this week is unlike any previous free trade agreement. From Trump's point of view, that's the whole point. "We are righting the wrongs of the past," Trump said Wednesd...

 2020-01-18 12:00 

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Menopause Starts Younger Than You Think: Here's What You Need To Know...

Sarah Edrie says she was about 33 when she started to occasionally get a sudden, hot, prickly feeling that radiated into her neck and face, leaving her flushed and breathless. "Sometimes I would sweat. And my heart would race," she says. The sensa...

 2020-01-18 12:00 

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Meals On Wheels Serves Up Breakfast, Lunch And Community At Local Diner...

Usually Meals on Wheels means home delivery or lunch at a senior center. For more than 50 years, the federal government has been funding the program to make sure older Americans get the nutrition they need. Now, a project in Vancouver, Wash., is trying to...

 2020-01-18 01:12 

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House Intelligence Committee Releases New Lev Parnas Documents...

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 2020-01-17 23:24 

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3 Alleged Members Of Hate Group 'The Base' Arrested In Georgia...

Police have arrested three men in northern Georgia who are suspected of belonging to a violent white supremacist group called The Base, saying that they were plotting to commit murder and that they belonged to a criminal street gang. They're the secon...

 2020-01-17 23:24 

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Supreme Court To Hear 'Faithless Electors' Case...

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases challenging state attempts to penalize electoral college delegates who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support. Electoral college delegates are selected by each party, an...

 2020-01-17 23:18 

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Amtrak Asks Two People Who Use Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride...

It costs just $16 to buy a one-way ticket on the Amtrak train from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill., unless you're the two people who use wheelchairs and tried to buy tickets recently. They were told their tickets will cost not $16 — but $25,000. Wh...

 2020-01-17 23:17 

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The Authors Of 'A Very Stable Genius' On Their Book About The Trump White House...

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 2020-01-17 22:48 

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Supreme Court Takes Up Birth-Control Conscience Case...

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will consider whether employers should be allowed to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage to their workers because of moral or religious objections. At issue are Trump administration regulations allowing employers to ...

 2020-01-17 21:32 

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Indiana's Oldest State Worker Is Retiring At 102: 'I've Been A Pretty Lucky Guy'...

Everyone retires someday. It's a fact of life — one that folks usually come to terms with in their mid- to late 60s. Unless, of course, you're running for president. Or Clint Eastwood. There's one man, though, who makes a whippersnapper ...

 2020-01-17 21:16 

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U.S. Says 11 Service Members Were Injured When Iran Attacked Iraqi Base...

The Pentagon says 11 U.S. service members were injured in Iran's ballistic missile attack on U.S. assets in Iraq last week. The Americans are being treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are expected to return to duty after a health screen...

 2020-01-17 21:14 

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Who Is Robert Hyde, And What Does He Have To Do With Ukraine?...

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 2020-01-17 21:14 

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Amtrak Charged $25,000 To Travel With A Wheelchair...
 2020-01-17 21:14 

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Earthquake-Stricken Puerto Ricans Seek Engineers To Inspect The Safety Of Their Homes...

In Puerto Rico, thousands are still sleeping outside after last week's earthquake, afraid to return until they are sure their homes are safe. But inspecting thousands of houses is a major challenge....

 2020-01-17 20:42 

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FBI Seizes Website Suspected Of Selling Access To Billions Of Pieces Of Stolen Data...

U.S. authorities have seized the domain name of a website that allegedly sold access to billions of usernames, email addresses, passwords and other sensitive information stolen in data breaches. Now, visitors to the not-so-subtle website weleakinfo.com &m...

 2020-01-17 19:25 

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'Freed From The Secret': Rep. Ayanna Pressley Opens Up About Living With Alopecia...

"I've only been bald in the privacy of my home and in the company of close friends," Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts says at the beginning of an emotional video in which she revealed she is living with alopecia. "I do believe going p...

 2020-01-17 19:19 

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The Cost Of Free: Casper Pays A Price For Generous Mattress Returns...

There's no free lunch, economists will say. So when a company says, sleep on a mattress for a few months and return it for free — that actually costs money. Just how much? That question is now in the spotlight as online mattress seller Casper pl...

 2020-01-17 18:21 

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Remembering Spiritual Leader Ram Dass...

Dass, who died Dec. 22, was a practitioner of Eastern-inspired philosophy who became interested in the religious potential of LSD in the '60s and '70s. Originally broadcast in 1990....

 2020-01-17 18:21 

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Born 100 Years Ago, Filmmaker Federico Fellini Captured The Messiness Of Life...

The first foreign filmmaker I ever heard of was Federico Fellini. Back then, he was an international brand name, and aside from Hitchcock, probably the most famous director in the world. La Strada , La Dolce Vita , 8 , Roma , Amarcord — these weren&...

 2020-01-17 18:20 

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'Why Religion?' Asks 'How Hearts Can Heal' After Tragedy...

Religion scholar Elaine Pagels lost her young son to terminal illness and her husband a year later in an accident. She spoke to Fresh Air in November 2018 about loss and faith....

 2020-01-17 17:59 

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Eminem Releases Surprise Album, 'Music To Be Murdered By'...

YouTube We last heard from Marshall Mathers in album form in the summer of 2018, when he surprise released his 10th album, Kamikaze . At the time, NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael said it seemed like the famously tongue-in-cheek terrible child had " ...

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