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Elvis Collector Auctions Dixie Cup Allegedly Used By The King

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:57:00 -0500

The crumpled blue-and-white Dixie cup was snagged by a fan in 1956, after Elvis Presley performed at the Tulsa Fairgrounds Pavilion. The auction closes Sunday. Bids already have surpassed $1,200.

Friendly Skies: Pope Marries Couple On A Plane Over Chile

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:40:30 -0500

The couple had planned to tie the knot next months but their Catholic church was destroyed in a massive earthquake. The pontiff asked if they'd like him to marry them right then? They agreed.

In Tunisia, Self-Immolation Has Become A Common Form Of Suicide

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Seven years ago a Tunisian fruit seller set himself on fire in protest. The uprisings he helped start have long faded but self-immolation has taken hold as an act of desperation among Tunisians.

Why Are We Only Learning About Stormy Daniels Now?, Writes 'Post's' Farhi

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to Paul Farhi of The Washington Post about media coverage of Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who allegedly had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006.

Trump Visits Pa. County That Has A Special Election In March

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

President Trump visited southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday, an area dominated by the coal industry which is feeling positive after his first year in office.

House Bill To Keep Government Open Passes After Deal With Freedom Caucus

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

If Congress does not pass a spending bill, the government shuts down Friday night. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Tom Garrett of Virginia, a member of the Freedom Caucus.

Pence Begins Mideast Tour In Cairo For Talks With Egypt's President

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Cairo Saturday. He and Egypt's president will talk about everything from fighting terrorism to protecting religious minorities.

Anti-Abortion Activist Wants Trump To Recommit To Campaign Pledges

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Rachel Martin talks to Kristan Hawkins, president of the anti-abortion group Students for Life America, about what she wants to hear from President Trump when he addresses the March for Life rally Friday.

News Brief: Government Shutdown Threat Looms, Hush Money Payments

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

The House approved a short-term spending bill that would keep the government open. Will the Senate follow suit? And, media are reporting allegations that President Trump had an affair in 2006.

Turnover In Trump's White House Is 'Record-Setting,' And It Isn't Even Close

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

In Trump's first year in office 34 percent of top aides have either resigned, been fired or moved to different positions. That level of turmoil is off the charts compared with recent presidencies.

1 Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Is Dismissed, Trump Faces Others In 2018

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Several lawsuits filed last year allege Donald Trump violated the Constitution's Emoluments Clause as he entangles the presidency with his businesses. One suit has been dismissed.

Is That Awl There Is? Remembering The Awl And The Hairpin

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:55:00 -0500

The web site The Awl and its sister site The Hairpin are shutting down. The two sites always valued lively, thoughtful writing — even as the media landscape shifted around them.

In 'Munich,' Neville Chamberlain Gets The Best Of Hitler

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:54:00 -0500

History hasn't been kind to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who tried to head off war by appeasing Adolf Hitler. But Robert Harris' new novel Munich asks readers to reconsider Chamberlain.

Trump, Unlikely Champion Of Anti-Abortion Rights Movement, To Address March For Life

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:53:03 -0500

Despite his history of previously expressing support for abortion rights, Trump carefully courted social conservatives and abortion-rights opponents.

Women's Marches Across The Country Will Focus On The Vote

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:52:00 -0500

On the anniversary of the Women's March in Washington, D.C., organizers say marches this year are less about outrage and more about political organizing.