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Advice From Patients On A Study's Design Makes For Better Science

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:42:36 -0500

Increasingly, advocates for patients are in the room when big medical studies are designed. They demand answers to big questions: "Will the results of this study actually help anybody?"

White House Asked FBI To Publicly Refute Reports Trump Associates Had Russia Contacts

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:40:42 -0500

Director James Comey refused to publicly respond to the media reports even as he dismissed them privately, a senior administration official says. The official says the FBI initiated the discussion.

Trump Addresses An Ebuillent CPAC Crowd

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:39:40 -0500

Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday morning. We discuss how Trump's idea of "America first" squares with traditional Republican ideas.

Google Spinoff Sues Uber, Saying Leader Of Autonomous Vehicle Unit Stole Key Designs

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:38:00 -0500

Waymo, the company that began as Google's self-driving-car project, says a former manager "took extraordinary efforts to raid Waymo's design server and then conceal his activities."

Mildred Dresselhaus, 'Queen Of Carbon' And Nanoscience Trailblazer, Dies At 86

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:36:00 -0500

The daughter of poor immigrants, Dresselhaus became science royalty for her work with carbon materials. Along the way she opened opportunities for female scientists that didn't exist when she started.

Environmental Groups Say California's Climate Program Has Not Helped Them

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:06:00 -0500

California's signature climate plan is under attack from environmental justice groups. Some say the cap-and-trade program hasn't done anything to clean up the air in low-income communities.

This Week In Race: Immigration Headaches, Oscar Glow And POTUS At The Blacksonian

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:05:00 -0500

If the human rights aspect of (deportation) doesn't interest you, the prospect of $8 avocados and double-digit fast food might.

Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:37:00 -0500

Scientists found that bumblebees are nimble learners, especially when there's a sugary reward at the end. No wonder they're such good pollinators.

Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:14:00 -0500

Two of the victims are originally from India; their assailant was reportedly heard yelling "get out of my country" just before opening fire. The FBI has joined the investigation.

As Trump Prepares To Address CPAC, Outlining An 'America First' Agenda

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

The Conservative Political Action Conference will hear from Donald Trump Friday. We discuss how Trump's idea of "America first" squares with traditional Republican ideas.

Trump Meets With Manufacturers

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

CEOs from large manufacturing companies were at the White House Thursday to discuss ways to create jobs. Steve Inskeep speaks with Jay Timmons of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Indian Community In Kansas Shaken By Shooting

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

A man reportedly shouted, "Get out of my country," and shot two men who are originally from India at a Kansas sports bar. One of the victims died, and a third man was shot trying to stop the shooting.

Explaining Trump's New Type Of Conservatism At CPAC

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

Trump's new type of conservatism is on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference. David Greene talks with Chris Buskirk of the pro-Trump website American Greatness about the event.

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Calls Consumer Financial Protection Bureau A 'Rogue Agency'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks with Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling, who says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "must go" and is unaccountable. The agency was created after the financial crisis of 2008.

Rep. Chaffetz Says Town Hall Protesters 'Intimidate And Bully People'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz talks with Steve Inskeep about why he has declined to investigate President Trump's conflicts of interest, and responds to his raucous reception at a town hall.