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The History Of U.S. Immigration Exclusion

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:40:00 -0500

What makes a "good immigrant?" That's the question that Americans have debated throughout the country's history.

A Peas Offering For The Dairy Aisle: Can This Milk Alternative Rival The Real Deal?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:34:00 -0500

Yellow-pea milk might sound odd, but the founders of Ripple Foods think their protein-rich dairy alternatives could give cow's milk a run for its money and open the door to more plant-based products.

Columbus Mayor Hopes Amazon Chooses His City For Its Second Headquarters

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:33:00 -0500

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Andrew Ginther, mayor of Columbus, about why he hopes Amazon will choose Columbus.

How We Talk About The #MeToo Movement

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:25:00 -0500

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks at how people in the media and Hollywood are talking about the #MeToo movement.

DACA Expired For This Woman. Now What?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:12:00 -0500

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with one woman who has lost her DACA status and is trying to reapply.

Week In Politics: Government Shutdown Looms

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:06:00 -0500

A government shutdown looms ahead of a midnight deadline on Friday. NPR's Ron Elving and CNN's Juana Summers join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Peter O'Dowd to discuss the latest developments.

Missouri Faces Costly Dilemma: How To Treat Inmates With Hepatitis C?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:04:36 -0500

Civil liberties groups in Missouri and at least five other states are suing to get more inmates treated with hepatitis drugs that are highly effective but quite expensive.

How Anthony Robles Shocked the Wrestling World

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:03:16 -0500

Anthony Robles was born with only one leg, and when he first started wrestling, he got a lot of strange looks. But Robles kept going, until he won college wrestling's national championship in 2011.

Episode #1804

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:02:08 -0500

This week on Latino USA, how a Mexican town fought the drug cartels. Plus, we meet a wrestling champion who overcame being born with just one leg, and talk with Spanish indie-pop artist El Guincho.

Trump Appointee Resigns After Bigoted Comments Surface

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:51:00 -0500

Carl Higbie, appointed by President Trump to serve in the agency that runs AmericCorps, has apologized for remarks that derided black people, Muslims and other groups.

White House: 'We Don't Want A Shutdown'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:49:00 -0500

The White House hosts a press conference Friday morning regarding a possible government shutdown. The Senate has not yet acted on a House-passed, short-term continuing resolution.

Top Stories: Pope Angers Chileans; Turnover In Trump White House

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:14:19 -0500

Also: A government shutdown looms as Congress can't agree on a spending bill; a powerful storm roars through Europe; and former CIA Director Stansfield Turner dies.

First Aid Kit On World Cafe

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:57:36 -0500

Live performance of songs from it's latest album, Ruins, out now.

NPR's Interim News Chief Looks Ahead At 2018

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:51:45 -0500

NPR's acting Senior Vice President for News and Editorial Director Christopher Turpin shares his vision for the upcoming year.

Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:40:13 -0500

The mail will get delivered, Social Security checks will go out, and the National Park Service says it will try to keep parks accessible if there is a shutdown. But most federal agencies would close.