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Yemen's Ex-President Reportedly Killed

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:54:00 -0500

The former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has reportedly been killed by a rebel faction, the Houthis, in the war-torn country. NPR's Beirut correspondent has more.

An Ancient Sphinx That Turned Out To Be Not So Ancient

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:14:24 -0500

People working in sand dunes in northern California found a Sphinx. But it was made of plaster, and instead of thousands of years old, it was only 90.

After Flynn Plea, What Comes Next In Russia Investigation?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:14:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney fired by President Trump, on Michael Flynn's guilty plea and the special counsel investigation into Russia's election meddling.

Next Up For The GOP Tax Bills: Making Them Match

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:14:00 -0500

Tax bills have passed in both the House and Senate. Host Steve Inskeep talks with Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about the challenges of reconciliation.

FACT CHECK: How Does Paul Ryan's Case For Tax Cuts Match The Facts?

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 07:00:19 -0500

In an interview with NPR, the House speaker said the tax bill was "designed" as a middle-class tax cut. But in reality, at its core, it is a corporate tax cut.

Voting-Rights Advocates Monitor Who Trump Picks For Census Bureau Post

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:08:00 -0500

According to Politico, President Trump is considering an appointment to the Census Bureau that some watchers suggest might be open to changing the 2020 Census in a dramatic way.

News Brief: CBS's Rose Accused Of Harassment, AT&T's Merger In Question

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:06:22 -0500

CBS suspended Charlie Rose after several women told The Washington Post of sexual harassment by the TV host. And, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner.

News Brief: Ala. Election Draws Near, Court Rules On Kenya's Election

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:03:00 -0500

Three Alabama newspapers urged voters not to elect GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who's accused of sexual misconduct. In Kenya, judges dismissed a pair of petitions challenging the Oct. 26 vote.

New Raymond Chandler Story Takes On Health Care Industry

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Chandler, who died in 1959, wrote detective fiction set in mid-20th century Los Angeles. A magazine editor recently discovered a never-published Chandler story that had gone missing some 60 years ago.

Woman Alleges Sen. Al Franken Groped Her Without Her Consent

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:26:56 -0500

A woman has come forward with an account of alleged sexual assault by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., in 2006. Franken is not denying the incident and apologized to the woman in a statement.

News Brief: Tax Plan Vote, 2 Women Describe Moore's Advances

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:04:00 -0500

House Republicans hope to vote Thursday on their tax overhaul legislation. The Senate's measure is working its way through committee. And, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore faces new allegations.

In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:03:00 -0500

A private school in Beijing caters to children whose parents have moved to the city for work. Moving from place to place requires permission, though — and these children's families broke the rules.

News Brief: Roy Moore Denies Latest Allegation, Hearing Preview

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A 5th woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the Alabama Senate candidate. A Senate panel holds a hearing on the president's unfettered power to launch a nuclear strike.

News Brief: Asia Trip Winds Down, Moore Denies Misconduct Allegations

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

President Trump met with Philippine President Duterte on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. And, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual misconduct with minors.

The Startup That's Helping Bring Bikes Back To China's Streets

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 07:57:00 -0500

MoBike, China's first bike-share company, is worth $3 billion. "I personally like riding bicycles," says the company's 35-year-old president Hu Weiwei. "I was thinking, 'How can I bring bikes back?'"