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Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia On How Trump's Policies Compare To Obama's

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul about President Trump's stance on Russia and how that compares with policies throughout the Obama administration.

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Why West Virginia Teachers Are Demanding Higher Pay and Improved Benefits

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

Schools closed across West Virginia Thursday as teachers there walked out to demand higher pay and improved benefits.

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Sen. Marco Rubio Backs Down On Some Gun Ownership Restrictions At CNN Town Hall

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has long been a gun rights supporter. But in a televised town hall with victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting, he backed down on some restrictions on gun ownership.

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Takes Home Olympic Gold In Win Over Canada

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

The United States women's hockey team is an Olympic gold medal winner once again. The U.S. beat four-time defending gold medalist Canada in a thrilling game that went into overtime and then a shootout.

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Disney's Promised Bonus To Its Workers Comes With A Catch

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

Not long after the big tax cut bill passed, Disney joined other corporations in promising bonuses for its workers. In Disney's case, the bonus was set at $1,000, but for 36,000 unionized workers at Disney, it turns out there's a catch. They must agree to the wage offer on the table in contract negotiations before they can receive their bonuses.

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How School Shootings Have Changed The Teaching Profession

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

Education schools are now training teachers how to deal with an active shooter. One expert says it hasn't deterred teachers from applying, but it has changed the profession, for better or worse.

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Advocate Weighs In On How Gun Control Debate Is Being Received By Gun Rights Community

February 22, 2018 - 1:55pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Paul Glasco, founder of the organization Legally Armed America, about how the renewed debate over gun control is being received in the gun rights community.

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Take A Peek Inside The Market For Stolen Usernames And Passwords

February 22, 2018 - 1:20pm

Our usernames and passwords, to all kinds of websites, are for sale on the dark web. Some, like bank account passwords, are obviously valuable. But hackers can extract money from this information in all kinds of creative ways.

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U.N. Security Council Still Debating Resolution Calling For A Truce In Syria

February 22, 2018 - 1:20pm

The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres says that 400,000 Syrians are living in hell on earth in a suburb of Damascus. But what will the U.N. Security Council do about it?

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Parent Of Child Killed In Sandy Hook Shooting Aims To Help Parents In Parkland, Fla.

February 22, 2018 - 1:20pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan during the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, about offering support to parents who lost a child in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. She went to Florida to help parents there, and went with them to the White House to meet with President Trump.

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How 1 Texas Sheriff Is Partnering With ICE On The Issue Of Undocumented Immigrants

February 22, 2018 - 1:20pm

A sheriff on the coastal bend of Texas is a gung-ho partner of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback calls his county non-sanctuary. He contacts ICE whenever he has an undocumented immigrant in custody, and thinks every jail administrator in the country should.

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How San Francisco's Sheriff Is Helping Undocumented Immigrants Find Lawyers

February 22, 2018 - 1:20pm

San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is required by state law to tell undocumented immigrants arrested by her deputies when Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for them. Her office also helps the immigrants find lawyers.

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'It's Not Just A Story. It's Our Lives': Student Journalists In Parkland

February 22, 2018 - 1:19pm

"We're using the Eagle Eye right now to show what the students are really feeling and what the students are saying," says Christy Ma, a student journalist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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U.S. Allies Could Be Affected By Trump Administration's Proposed Tariffs

February 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

The Trump administration's threat to impose stringent tariffs on steel from China could also seriously affect imports from close U.S. allies such as Canada.

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President Trump Continues To Raise Ideas On How To Protect Against School Shootings

February 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

The White House has held two days of listening sessions with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and state and local officials focused on firearms and school safety.

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Russian Curler Stripped Of Olympic Bronze After He's Found Guilty Of Doping

February 22, 2018 - 5:36am

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii and his wife have given up their mixed doubles medal after he tested positive for a banned drug. It's unwelcome news for a Russian delegation already embroiled in scandal.

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What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me

February 22, 2018 - 5:15am

Each horrific school shooting offers painful lessons but few, if any, answers.

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A Top Ford Executive Leaves After 'Inappropriate Behavior'

February 22, 2018 - 4:25am

North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

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One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go

February 22, 2018 - 2:00am

It's been one year since Tom Perez took charge of the Democratic National Committee. The party is still struggling, despite high hopes for November's midterms.

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As Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, How Effective Can It Be?

February 22, 2018 - 2:00am

Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.

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