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Tell Us: How Is The Government Shutdown Affecting You?

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:36:02 -0500

Lawmakers in Washington are locked in a standoff that has led to a partial shutdown of the federal government, and weekend attempts to dig out of it haven't made much progress.

Kyle Stephens On Testifying About Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Kyle Stephens, who testified that Larry Nassar sexually abused her for six years.

Government Shutdowns And The CDC

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

During the government shutdown in 2013 Tom Frieden was in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with him about potential public health implications.

Women Rally In Las Vegas On March Anniversary

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

A rally called "Power to the Polls" kicks off in Las Vegas on Sunday. The event is organized by the leaders of last year's Women's March on Washington.

What The Government Shutdown Means For Military Families

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

Families whose loved ones serve in the military are worried about what the government shutdown means for them.

Building An Ice Palace In Minnesota

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

Amy Stearns works for the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center in Minnesota, which is organizing an ice harvest to build an "ice palace." She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

The Call-In: The Women's March

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

This weekend marks the anniversary of the women's marches around the country. We hear from Tram Nguyen, Rebecca Richmond and Windi Hornsby about how their views and lives have changed a year on.

Explaining 'Chain Migration' Or 'Family Reunification'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:57:11 -0500

President Trump wants an end of "chain migration" policy, replacing it with a "merit-based" immigration policy. NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro discusses with Stanford professor Tomas Jimenez.

Trump Hints At 'Nuclear Option' As Partial Shutdown Enters Second Day

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:00:24 -0500

Republicans and Democrats continue digging in and getting their message out as the president remained in Washington, D.C. and hinted at an unlikely major legislative overhaul.

The Russia Investigations: Is 'Infiltration' The New 'Collusion?'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500

An interview transcript raises new questions about Russian infiltration of U.S. political organizations. A key Trump aide passes on a Capitol Hill appearance. And is Mueller funded during shutdown?

Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 06:00:23 -0500

Side effects from cancer treatment lead many patients to ask their physicians about trying marijuana for relief. Even when the answer is yes, the details on what to do next can be sparse.

When A Tattoo Means Life Or Death. Literally

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:00:23 -0500

A gravely ill man arrives at the hospital, alone and unconscious, with a tattoo across his chest: "Do Not Resuscitate." It sparks deep conversation about end-of-life care in America.

House Ethics Member Reportedly Settled Sexual Misconduct Case With Taxpayer Money

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:22:04 -0500

Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, who has investigated sexual misconduct claims as part of the House Ethics Committee, was removed after a report on his own alleged sexual misconduct.

Women's March On Washington: 'We Are A Part Of America, So We Need To Be Out Here'

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:12:52 -0500

The second Women's March drew a wide range of ages and races to the nation's capital. The year since President Trump took office has given first-time and veteran marchers new reasons to attend.

Democratic Senator Talks Latest Negotiations Amid Shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:21:00 -0500

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin about the latest on the government shutdown and ongoing negotiations between Democratic and Republican senators.