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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Will congressional Republicans act to head off future Russian election interference? Bureaucratic warfare rocks the Department of Veterans Affairs. And a new law goes to the heart of Israel's identity.

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

President Trump takes that Helsinki comment back. Another thread in the story of alleged Russian influence in U.S. affairs. And disturbing stories from migrant detention facilities, from those inside.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

There's been bipartisan negative reaction in the U.S. to President Trump's Helsinki performance. What's Russia thinking? And student protests against Nicaragua's government draw a violent response.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

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Special Update: Trump-Putin Summit

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken to the press following their summit in Helsinki.

Special Update: Trump-Putin Summit

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Monday, July 16th, 2018

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki - why have some senators strongly urged the president not to meet Putin alone? And southern Iraq is in turmoil as protests over jobs and a shortage of basic services draw a military response.

Monday, July 16th, 2018

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Friday, July 13th, 2018

President Trump's bombshell interview with a British tabloid. Is the U.S. government reuniting separated immigrant families at an acceptable pace? And an ex-Pakistani prime minister flies home from exile — expecting to be arrested.

Friday, July 13th, 2018

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The NATO summit accomplishes more than President Trump's rhetoric might suggest. London braces for big protests as the British government prepares to receive Trump. And with the Supreme Court's balance changing, abortion rights advocates prepare for a future they hope never to see.

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

President Trump publicly lays into NATO allies in Brussels. The Trump administration escalates its trade dispute with China. And a court-ordered deadline for reuniting separated immigrant families came and went yesterday, mostly unfulfilled.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

What do we know about President Trump's new Supreme Court nominee? The NATO summit in Brussels will deal with Trump's adversarial approach to longtime allies. And Brexit troubles shake both the British government's plan for leaving the European Union and Theresa May's government.

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

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Monday, July 9th, 2018

President Trump is set to announce his latest Supreme Court nominee. A rescue drama in a flooded Thai cave complex continues. And NPR begins a new series on the effects of heat, as the climate warms.

Monday, July 9th, 2018

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Friday, July 6th, 2018

EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns under a cloud of numerous ethics questions. U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports start today, with China expected to quickly respond in kind. And the U.S. military begins abruptly discharging immigrants who'd enlisted in a special program as a path to citizenship.

Friday, July 6th, 2018

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Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Have Democrats found an election-year message and strategy? U.S. whiskey makers get caught up in a tariff fight. And the U.S. and Iran trade threats over oil exports and a key shipping lane in the Persian Gulf.

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

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Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

The Trump Administration withdraws Obama Administration guidance on affirmative action. Protests in Greater Pittsburgh over a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. And World Cup madness heads for the quarterfinals.

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Three red-state Democratic senators may hold the key to the next Supreme Court seat, there are reports of new construction at North Korean nuclear sites, and good news on lost kids from a cave in Thailand.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

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Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Mexico elects a leftist president, and President Trump says he won't ask potential Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade - but does he need to?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

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Friday, June 29th, 2018

Yesterday, a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland killed five people. A suspect is in police custody and has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The retirement of Justice Kennedy sets the stage for an abortion rights battle. And European Union leaders reach a landmark deal on migration.

Friday, June 29th, 2018

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Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The battle lines are drawn over who will replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. He is retiring after after nearly three decades serving on the nation's highest court. Also, Presidents Putin and Trump are expected to meet for a one-on-one summit. Will Russia's election interference be on the agenda? And Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is in South Korea discussing the future of the U.S. military there.

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

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Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

A federal judge in California ordered that migrant children separated from their families must be reunited within 30 days. And a 28 year-old activist wins a major upset over a Democrat leader in a House primary race in New York. Trump's latest pick to run the Department of Veterans Affairs appears before the Senate today. Also, the Syrian government expands its assault on rebel forces in the southern part of the country.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

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Breaking News Update: Travel Ban Upheld

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's most recent travel ban. The court says the the policy is based on legitimate national security grounds. We hear reaction from a supporter of the ban, Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and an opponent, Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin.

Breaking News Update: Travel Ban Upheld

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Harley-Davidson announced that it would be moving some of its production overseas — to avoid EU tariffs. China could be blocked from investing in U.S. tech companies. And six states will hold primaries today; voters in South Carolina will weigh the value of Trump's endorsement.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Monday, June 25th, 2018

President Trump ramps up the rhetoric on immigration as agencies scramble to implement the executive order he issued last week. All the extra focus on immigration may be diverting resources from addressing Trump's core concerns about drug smuggling and gang activity. And Turkey's president won re-election in snap elections that he called for more than a year ahead of schedule--a move critics say is part of a blatant power grab.

Monday, June 25th, 2018

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Immigration legislation gets postponed — again. A dramatic story from the child detention centers. And Turkey's election will gives its next president new powers.

Friday, June 22, 2018

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

President Trump ended a policy that sent thousands of children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he just created new problems. The children held may be there indefinitely. And are Veterans Affairs whistleblowers being protected?

Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation amid a national outcry over his administration's family separation policy. Also, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross heads to the Hill, where he is expected to face tough questions about the President's controversial trade policy.

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

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