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On National School Walkout Day, Students On Chicago's South Side Chant For Gun Reform

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:50:00 -0400

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. At one elementary school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, many kids feel under threat every day.

Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe's Camp Fires Back

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:46:00 -0400

This week brought news that Andrew McCabe could face criminal charges for alleged misstatements. But now, McCabe is creating a legal defense fund to help pay for his attorney fees.

Bedouine's Sound Hints Of Southern Country And Soft Rustic Folk

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:00:00 -0400

Slingshot is a project by NPR Music to highlight emerging artists. Bedouine was born in Aleppo, Syria, and has moved around a lot, but her music is rooted in the country folk rock of the 60s and 70s.

In Washington, D.C., Students Mark National School Walkout With March To Capitol

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:40:00 -0400

For Friday's national school walkout, students in the Nation's Capital are marching from the White House to the Capitol building to protest violence in schools.

A Baby On The Senate Floor

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:09:00 -0400

Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday. After a change in the Senate rules, the Illinois Democrat became the first U.S. senator to cast a vote with a baby in tow.

How Events Shape, Or Don't Shape, Political Worldviews

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:07:00 -0400

Analysts suggest gun control rallies and walkouts represent a moment of political awakening for Gen Z, a new generation of first-time voters. What did similar moments look like for other generations?

What We Learn From Comey's Memos

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:03:00 -0400

A series of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey that detail his meetings with President Donald Trump have been published.

Couple Has 14 Kids — All Boys

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:13 -0400

Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford, Mich., recently welcomed a 14th child into the family. They've all been boys.

Dog's Cancer Was Teddy Bears

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:13 -0400

A couple in England feared their dog had cancer. A scan showed a mass on her spleen. The vet went in to do surgery, only to find it was a mass of teddy bears in the dog's stomach, the BBC says.

News Brief: Justice Department Developments, National School Walkout, South Korea

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:13 -0400

Some of James Comey's memos detailing his meetings with President Trump have been released. Also, students are expected to walk out of classes to protest gun violence on Friday.

'We Came A Long Way': After Prison, A New Chance For A Dad And His Daughter

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:13 -0400

For much of her childhood, Abby Gagliardo's dad, Ralph, was in and out of prison. But Abby, now 17, never understood why — and she was hostile toward him when he finally returned home five years ago.

Koreans Announce A North-South Hotline

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:00 -0400

North and South Korea have successfully tested a hotline, which will allow the leaders of the two countries to speak directly.

Pruitt's Possible Ethics Violations

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:00 -0400

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces multiple ethics investigations. Former Office of Government Ethics general counsel Don Fox talks with NPR's David Greene.

GOP Group Urges Support For Mueller Investigation

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:00 -0400

NPR's David Greene talks with Sarah Longwell of the group Republicans for the Rule of Law, which is airing ads in support of the Mueller investigation.

Students Walk Out Again To Protest Gun Violence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:11:00 -0400

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. It comes on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting.