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National Museum Of African American History And Culture Celebrates 1 Year
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:21:00 -0400
Thousands of people flock to the museum each day, making it one of the most popular Smithsonian destinations in the nation's capital.
What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
Julie Rover, chief Washington Correspondent for Kaiser Health News, talks about the state of health care in the U.S. today, and how it could move forward.
A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
The idea of a single-payer health care system has gained traction among some Americans and Democrats. Dr. Danielle Martin explains how Canada's single-payer health care system works in her country.
Kurds Expected To Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Separating From Iraq
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
Iraq's Kurdistan region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independence on Monday, despite warnings from the U.S., the U.N. and neighboring countries.
Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
Exit polls from Germany show Chancellor Angela Merkel winning another term, but her party did not do as well as expected — and a right-wing party won seats in Parliament for the first time.
African-American History Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
Lonnie Bunch, executive director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture, shares his thoughts on the past year as the museum celebrates one year on the National Mall.
Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN sports commentator Kevin Blackistone and Robert Costa, a political writer at The Washington Post, about the latest mix of sports and politics.
A Look At How The Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Affect Kansas
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, who is also a physician, speaks to NPR's Michel Martin about his support for the latest health care bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democrat Votes
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:30:41 -0400
The future of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remains in question after two Republican senators have come out firmly against it, as others remain doubtful.
1 Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:30:00 -0400
Police say one person is dead and seven others, including the suspect, were wounded at a church outside of Nashville on Sunday.
Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Showing in German Elections
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:06:00 -0400
Early poll results from Sunday's vote show the AfD had the best showing for a far-right party in decades, taking third place.
Angela Merkel Wins Mandate For 4th Term Despite Diluted Support
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:17:00 -0400
Preliminary results show German voters gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a mandate for a fourth term, but with far fewer votes than needed for her to govern without forming a coalition.
U.S.-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:12:51 -0400
North Korea's foreign minister referred to Pyongyang's "nuclear hammer of justice," when he spoke at the U.N. Saturday, the same day the U.S. flew bombers near North Korean shores.
Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:58:00 -0400
Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Sydne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.
The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:00:14 -0400
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is in the special counsel's crosshairs. Facebook and Twitter are under the interrogation lights. Here's a look back at the past week in the Russia imbroglio.