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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:14:00 -0400House Republicans say they are putting the "finishing touches" on a new health care overhaul proposal. A previous effort fell apart.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:11:00 -0400Just a few days before the first round in France's presidential election, a gunman in Paris killed a police officer. Candidates are now talking about security issues.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:25 -0400Arkansas has executed Ledell Lee, who was convicted of murdering a woman in 1993. The execution came shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the lethal injection.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:25 -0400A class at the University of Tennessee called Dolly's America teaches students about modern Appalachia through the life story of native Dolly Parton. Parton tweeted that it's "a blessing."
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:25 -0400There's a trend of food with unicorn colors. A Starbucks employee posted a video saying he's "never been so stressed," making "unicorn Frappuccinos." He said he had sticky hands, clothes and hair.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:25 -0400Calvin Burns' daughter Stepheni Bellamy, 15, is usually reticent. At StoryCorps, she tells him about dealing with racism at her high school. Burns says he faced similar issues when he was growing up.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:24 -0400An attacker killed a police officer in Paris, days ahead of France's presidential election. Also, House Republicans say they are putting the "finishing touches" on a new health care plan.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400A new EP featuring six of Prince's previously unreleased songs was scheduled for release Friday. But a lawsuit filed by the late artist's estate may prevent it from ever coming out.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400Nationwide protests continued in Venezuela on Thursday against President Nicolas Maduro and his government's handling of the country's economic crisis.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400The Wall Street Journal reports that ExxonMobil has applied for a waiver from the U.S. to resume a joint venture with a Russian-owned oil company. David Greene talks with Journal reporter Jay Solomon.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400DNC chair Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are on a unity tour. The Democratic Party's base may be fired up but there are still plenty of bruised feelings after the 2016 primary.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400A shooting on Paris' famous Champs Elysees left one police officer dead and two seriously wounded. It happened as presidential candidates were debating on television, ahead of Sunday's election.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400Russia has banned Jehovah's Witnesses as an extremist group, in a sign of the Russian Orthodox Church's political influence. Steve Inskeep speaks with Washington Post reporter Andrew Roth in Moscow.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400One topic at this week's World Bank meetings is water scarcity. David Greene speaks with the co-founders of Water.org, actor Matt Damon and Gary White, about people who can't access clean water.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400Satellite imagery analyst Joseph Bermudez of 38North.org reports strange goings on at a suspected nuclear test site in North Korea: volleyball.