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Raiders Set To Split For Las Vegas, Leaving Oakland ... In A Year Or Two

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:48:28 -0400

By overwhelming majority, NFL owners voted Monday to approve the Raiders' bid to make a new home in Sin City. But it won't be a quick farewell. They're still playing in Oakland at least through 2017.

Brendan Kennedy, Co-Founder Of Privateer

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:47:15 -0400

Host Jessica Harris talks to Brendan Kennedy, co-founder of Privateer, an equity firm. Harris also talks with Mark Ramadan, co-founder of Sir Kensington's.

D.C.'s Missing Teens: A False Number That Spurred A Real Conversation On Race

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:42:01 -0400

A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences.

Proposed Budget Cuts Slash Funding For Great Lakes Clean-Up

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

Proposed White House budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies will end federal spending on Great Lakes clean-up. That includes axing work on invasive species like Asian carp and a public health program that protects drinking water from toxic algae for 11 million residents around Lake Erie.

President Trump Looks To Move On From Health Care Failure

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

How does President Trump recover from his first legislative failure? He may be able to draw some lessons from the last president who tried and failed to reform the health care system.

NFL Owners Approve Oakland Raiders' Move To Las Vegas

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

The Oakland Raiders will no longer be the Oakland Raiders. The team will be moving to Las Vegas, and fans are feeling jilted, again.

Democrats Look To Replace GOP Rep. Tom Price In Georgia Special Election

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

A special congressional election in Georgia is becoming a focus point for Democrats and Republicans eager to chart their parties' political futures.

Paul Ryan Looks To Unite GOP After Health Care Failure

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that his party was going through "growing pains" as the Republican health care bill failed. Now Republicans have to figure how to pick up the pieces and figure out how to govern, or risk another leadership crisis in the House.

Trump's Plan To Ditch Clean Power Plan Threatens Paris Agreement

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

President Trump is expected to ditch the Clean Power Plan this week. The CPP regulations would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that warm the planet. Without it, the U.S. won't live up to its pledge, made in Paris in 2015, to make deep cuts in emissions. That could jeopardize the Paris deal, in which nearly 200 nations made similar pledges.

Polling Stations Open In Europe For Turkish Referendum

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

Voting in the controversial Turkish referendum that led to the nasty spat between President Erdogan and Western European leaders starts in Germany. It's home to the largest ex-pat European community outside Turkey. It goes on for several weeks.

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested After Protests

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:43 -0400

Large anti-corruption protests swept across Russia Sunday. Many of them were organized by opposition leader Alexei Navalny who has now been arrested. These protests were the biggest since 2012 when tens of thousands came out against the Kremlin over allegations of widespread vote fraud. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to independent Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner who is in Moscow.

Congress Votes To Expand Drug Testing For Unemployment Recipients

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400

President Trump is expected to sign a bill making it easier for states to require drug testing for recipients of unemployment benefits. Critics say drug testing doesn't save the government money. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Elizabeth Lower-Basch of the Center for Law and Social Policy about drug testing as a condition for federal assistance.

Former Obama Official Outlines What Parts Of Obamacare Need Strengthening

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400

Kavita Patel worked for the Obama administration and helped draft the Affordable Care Act. She tells NPR's Kelly McEvers about the single biggest area of the health care law that she sees as in need of strengthening.

After GOP Health Bill Failure, What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400

The Affordable Care Act is here to stay — for a while at least. NPR looks at tweaks that could help stabilize the health law's marketplaces.

AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400

The Associated Press tallied up business lost because of the controversial law, based on interviews and public records. The AP says its estimate of $3.76 billion over 12 years is probably low.