Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Ten people are dead and 15 more injured after a rental van drove into a crowd of pedestrians yesterday in Toronto, Canada. Also, President Trump hosts Emmanuel Macron of France tonight for the first official state dinner of this administration. The French leader hopes to convince Trump to honor the Iran nuclear deal.

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes today on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State. It appears the panel will not support him. In Nicaragua, President Ortega says he's withdrawing a welfare overhaul package that sparked days of violent protests. Also, a team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has visited Douma, Syria to investigate a suspected chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago.

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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Friday, April 20th, 2018

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Friday, April 20th, 2018

Some of fired FBI Director James Comey's memos detailing his meetings with President Trump have been released. Students are expected to walk out of classes to protest gun violence on Friday. And South Korea says it has tested a hotline to directly connect the leaders of North and South Korea in a bid to reduce tensions on the peninsula.

Friday, April 20th, 2018

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Cuba is preparing for a new leader. Raul Castro is expected to hand over the presidency to a younger successor. President Trump spoke about his hopes for a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And a judge will decide whether a criminal trial against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens can go forward.

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

CIA Director Mike Pompeo reportedly made a secret trip to North Korea to meet that country's leader. President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continue trade and security talks today in Florida. And former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey talked with NPR about his actions during the 2016 campaign and his opinions on President Trump. A federal judge is considering who should be the first to review documents gathered in a raid targeting Michael Cohen, the president's personal attorney. Also, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, facing widespread protests at home, meets with President Trump today.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Monday, April 16th, 2018

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Monday, April 16th, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey says Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. And following U.S.-led strikes on Syria over the weekend, what is the administration's future commitment there? Also, the White House is set to announce new sanctions against Russia today. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says the sanctions will target companies related to Syria's chemical weapons use.

Monday, April 16th, 2018

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Friday, April 13th, 2018

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Friday, April 13th, 2018

James Comey's new book is making waves. It details some of the president's interactions with the former FBI director. And President Trump suggested re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Also, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of potential escalation if the U.S. decides to go through with military action in Syria.

Friday, April 13th, 2018

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

The Republican is dealing with a scramble for leadership after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he will retire from Congress at the end of this term. And what are the legal constraints on President Trump's authority when it comes to ordering new military action in Syria? How might Russia respond?

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg took lawmakers' questions about Cambridge Analytica, Russian election interference and privacy. And after the FBI raided the office of President Trump's personal attorney, a question resurfaces—will Trump try to fire special counsel Robert Mueller? Also, while the suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria has shocked some in Washington D.C., many Syrians are scratching their heads over why it is this incident that could prompt intervention.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Federal agents have raided the office of President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen. And at the White House yesterday, Trump met with military and national security officials to discuss how the U.S. will respond to a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Also, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of two Senate committees today to address concerns over how the company handles its users' data.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

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Monday, April 9th, 2018

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Monday, April 9th, 2018

The U.N. Security Council is expected to meet Monday to discuss the reports of an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government on a rebel-held town near the capital Damascus. And North Korea has told the White House that it is ready to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a U.S. official has confirmed to NPR.

Monday, April 9th, 2018

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Special Briefing: Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Mark Zuckerberg's Appearance Before Congress

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Special Briefing: Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Mark Zuckerberg's Appearance Before Congress

What questions do members of Congress have for Facebook's CEO? A preview of Mark Zuckerberg's testimony, and analysis of Steve Inskeep's interview with Facebook's Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg.

Special Briefing: Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Mark Zuckerberg's Appearance Before Congress

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Friday, April 6th, 2018

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Friday, April 6th, 2018

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, top Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says the company hasn't always done enough to protect its users' data. China says it will respond to any new tariffs proposed by President Trump. Also, some white evangelicals are growing "concerned" about the ongoing sex scandals swirling around the president. And Up First celebrates its first birthday this week.

Friday, April 6th, 2018

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

President Trump signed a proclamation to mobilize the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify before Congress next week. And the head of the Environmental Protection Agency is in hot water over a room he rented from a lobbyist. Also, musician Pharrell Williams is 45 today.

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

China takes aim at U.S. exports after the Trump administration announced a new round of tariffs. Three people were wounded in a shooting at YouTube's headquarters. And it has been 50 years since the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis. The city has planned several events to honor his legacy.

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Mexico will review the immigration status of hundreds of Central American migrants. At the White House today, President Trump will meet with the leaders of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Also, Sinclair Broadcast Group made their local news anchors narrate commentaries decrying fake stories in the press. Was it a public service announcement--or a political prop?

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018

President Trump railed against America's "dumb immigration laws" this weekend. China delivered on its promise to retaliate against US tariffs. Also, Israel says it won't investigate the deaths of more than a dozen Palestinians who were killed by Israeli troops last week on the Gaza border.

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

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Friday, March 30th, 2018

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Friday, March 30th, 2018

Russia moved to expel 60 American diplomats yesterday, escalating its confrontation with the United States and its allies. Protests continue in Sacramento after an unarmed black man was shot and killed by police there. Also, California is gearing up for a legal battle with the federal government over climate change.

Friday, March 30th, 2018

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Another member of President Trump's cabinet is fired. The president has nominated his White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, to replace David Shulkin as the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. But can Jackson get Senate confirmation without experience leading a big bureaucracy? Also, dozens are dead after inmates reportedly set a police station on fire in Venezuela. What does this mean for the country's troubled prison system?

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

A major secret visit between two heads of state is confirmed. What do we know about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's stop in China, and what it could mean for the United States? Also, the Supreme Court hears arguments about partisan gerrymandering today. The court has never struck down a voting map because of this particular issue, so why might this case be different?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Russia's alleged attempt to take out a former spy overseas means dozens of Russian diplomats are now kicked out of the U.S. So how might Russia hit back against American diplomats this time? Also, critics are blasting a plan to reinstate a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census questionnaire. What are critics on both sides of the debate saying about the possible impact?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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Monday, March 26th, 2018

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Monday, March 26th, 2018

What did Stormy Daniels reveal in her interview with CBS' 60 Minutes? Also, President Trump shuffles his legal team. And Egypt holds a tightly controlled presidential election.

Monday, March 26th, 2018

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Friday, March 23rd 2018

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Friday, March 23rd 2018

President Donald Trump says former UN ambassador John Bolton will be his new national security adviser. What does Bolton's past tell us about how he'll advise the president? Also, Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports. Plus, we preview Saturday's student-led rally against gun violence.

Friday, March 23rd 2018

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