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Journalists Reflect On What They've Learned During Trump's First 100 Days

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

NPR's Mara Liasson and The Washington Post's Robert Costa speak about covering the Trump administration during President Trump's first 100 days.

Washington Attorney General Says Travel Ban Will Probably Go To SCOTUS

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

The state of Washington's Attorney General Bob Ferguson played a part in President Trump's first travel ban being blocked. He now talks about the first 100 days in office and Trump's travel ban.

Ambassador Says, So Far, Trump Administration Is A 'Reassertion Of America Power'

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Ambassador Dennis Ross of the Washington Institute discusses the Trump administration's foreign policy in the first 100 days and how it compares to previous presidents.

The Democrats First 100 Days During The Trump Administration

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Senator from Maryland talks about the future of the Democratic party, and what they've done during the first 100 Days of the Trump administration as Washington's minority party.

Barbershop: 'Indivisible' Hosts Discuss Trump's First 100 Days

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Kai Wright who writes for The Nation and conservative radio host Charlie Sykes of WNYC's Indivisible join NPR's Mara Liasson to talk about the first 100 days of the Trump administration.

House Freedom Caucus Congressman Believes Next Health Care Legislation Will Pass

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, member and former chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, discusses President Trump's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Iowa Senator Doesn't Blame Trump For Lack Of Major Legislation During 100 Days

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Charles Grassley, Republican U.S. Senator from Iowa talks about President Trump's first 100 days and his efforts to keep promises he made during the campaign trail.

Why Trump's First 100 Days Matter And Why They Don't

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400

Saturday is President Trump's 100th day in office. What do the first 100 days tell us about the kind of presidency he will have?

Georgetown University To Offer Slave Descendants Preferential Admissions

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:10 -0400

When Georgetown University announced they were going to try to make reparations to descendants of slaves held by the university more than a century ago, it raised tough questions for the families who stand to receive the reparations. Georgetown is offering preferential admissions to descendants, but one family with two students applying, have another idea.

After L.A. Riots, Leaders Failed To Rebuild A Broken City

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:10 -0400

The destruction from the 1992 Los Angeles riots resulted in more than $1 billion in damaged property and city leaders began to rebuild as the city was still in flames. But the project to fix the city, Rebuild LA, ultimately failed to do just that — rebuild.

A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:10 -0400

Frederick Wiseman's controversial 1967 documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted it to dance.

U.S. Economy Grows At Weakest Rate In Past 3 Years

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400

The U.S. economy stalled in the first quarter, growing at a tepid 0.7 percent. But economists say the ragged quarter was an aberration and predict growth will rebound during the spring and summer.

Journalists Reconsider Purpose Of The White House Correspondents' Dinner

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400

The White House Correspondents' Dinner will go on as planned this weekend, but for the first time since 1981, the president won't be there. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to James Warren of Poynter and Vanity Fair about why some journalists are second guessing the purpose of the event.

Milwaukee Prosecutors Launch Investigation Into Inmate's Death

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400

Prosecutors in Milwaukee are conducting a probe into a death last year at the county jail. An inmate died of dehydration, after staff allegedly turned off the water to his cell. It's one of four deaths in recent years at the facility, which high-profile Sheriff David Clarke oversees. Although he runs as a Democrat, Clarke is a frequent conservative commentator and served as a surrogate for President Trump on the campaign trail.

Despite Racial Motive, Judge Allows Alabama City To Secede From School District

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Emma Brown, an education reporter for The Washington Post, about the federal court judge's ruling on Monday allowing a city to leave an Alabama school district under desegregation orders. The judge said, even though she believes the motivation is racial, she will allow it to separate under certain conditions.