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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:22:00 -0400Director Jonathan Demme has died from complications of esophageal cancer. Demme directed Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs, which won 5 Academy Awards including best director and best actress.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:21:00 -0400Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:20:00 -0400President Trump Thursday night reversed earlier White House comments that the U.S. would withdraw from NAFTA. Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Will Hurd, R-TX, about NAFTA and the southern border wall.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:14:00 -0400In Wisconsin, you can't sell cookies or brownies without a license. Now three Wisconsin women are suing. Wisconsin senators have debated bills to allow baked goods sales, but the bills have died.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:10:00 -0400Can a nuclear weapon in space fired by North Korea knock off much of the world's electricity? Jeffrey Lewis, of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, says not really.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:10:00 -0400Rachel Martin talks with Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations about the Trump administration's foreign policy reversals and the continuing vacancy of many upper-level foreign policy jobs.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:10:00 -0400University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh went to the Vatican this week. He gave the pope a Michigan football helmet, and some athletic shoes.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:10:00 -0400From refugees and visa holders to asylum seekers and illegal border-crossers arriving at the southern border, the flow of immigrants to the U.S. has plummeted.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:59 -0400President Trump has reversed course and says he won't withdraw from NAFTA. Also, a view into North Korea from the Chinese border and a proposed software to curb texting while driving.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Former economist for Vice President Biden Jared Bernstein and conservative economist Peter Morici of the University of Maryland discuss President Trump's plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Arkansas' flurry of executions this month has raised questions about the pace and process. But after inmates are put to death, what happens to the legal questions that were raised just before?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Pope Francis travels to Egypt this week in an effort to strengthen ties with Islam. He also will meet with Egypt's Coptic Christian community, which has been targeted in deadly attacks.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400One reason it's difficult for China to take a strong stand against North Korea's threatening behavior is their shared border. Taking down a regime has consequences for the countries that surround it.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Instead of buying expensive things, people now use busyness to show their high status. New research finds that many celebrities use social media to boast about their lack of time, not their wealth.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Guatemala was once one of the world's most popular adoption destinations, but stopped the practice after mass corruption was exposed. An American woman is set to stand trial over related charges.