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Marine One, with President Trump aboard, flies with a decoy and support helicopters to Dover Air Force Base for the dignified transfer of Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens, who was killed in Yemen on January 29. Owens' father says he refused to meet Trump. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Yemen Raid Has Harsh Words For Trump

"I told them I didn't want to make a scene about it, but my conscience wouldn't let me talk to him," says William Owens of the chance to meet President Trump. Owens' son died in a raid in Yemen.

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Shots - Health News

A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don't know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.

A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

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All Tech Considered

How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

Technology has made for more ways to leak scoops to the press than ever before. And newsrooms across the country are taking advantage of that.

How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

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The Two-Way - News Blog

After Kansas Shooting, More Than $1 Million Donated For Victims' Families

Between three GoFundMe pages, thousands of strangers have opened their wallets for the victims. Still, many in India fear last week's shooting shows the U.S. is now a dangerous place for immigrants.

Police talk to a woman at the scene where a vehicle slammed into a crowd and other vehicles, causing multiple injuries during the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans on Saturday. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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'Highly Intoxicated' Driver Plows Into Mardi Gras Crowd, Injuring At Least 28

An apparent drunk driver careened into spectators at one of Mardi Gras' biggest parades Saturday. "We are grateful that none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening," New Orleans' mayor said.

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Banned Nerve Agent Killed Kim Jong Nam Within 20 Minutes, Malaysia Says

The dose smeared on the face of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother was so high, even an antidote may not have been able to save him, according to the Malaysian health minister.

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Music Interviews

On Its Latest Album, Foxygen Keeps A California State Of Mind

The duo discusses its nonlinear approach to songwriting and arrangement, and how tales of Hollywood scandal and murder inspired its newest project, Hang.

On Its Latest Album, Foxygen Keeps A California State Of Mind

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Politics

Across The Divide, Identity Politics Unites The Base At Both CPAC And DNC

In very different ways, immigration and Islam were highlights at both the Conservative Political Action Conference and the vote for a new Democratic National Committee chairman.

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Politics

Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact On Federal Workers, But Not On Trump

The Office of Government Ethics has been in the spotlight since President Trump ignored its call to divest his businesses. It has no enforcement power, but still has a big impact on federal workers.

Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact On Federal Workers, But Not On Trump

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