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In Conflict With Trump Agenda, California Sets Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

California put itself on a collision course with the Trump Administration as the state's clean air agency moved forward with stricter emissions requirements for trucks and cars.

How Much Are Colin Kaepernick's Political Views Impacting His Unsigned Status?

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NFL commentator Bucky Brooks about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's apparent difficulties finding a new team.

Trump Backlash In Germany Gives Merkel Challenger Martin Schulz A Boost In Polls

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

Martin Schulz, a former bookseller with no high school diploma, could become the next chancellor of Germany, thanks in part to an anti-Trump sentiment.

Author Finds A Counter-Narrative Of Equality In Adam And Eve Story

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

Bruce Feiler speaks about his new book, "The First Love Story," and how the story of Adam and Eve is still important to relationships between men and women today.

If Congress Kills FCC Privacy Rules, 'Little' Would Protect Consumers From Providers

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

The Senate overturned Obama-era internet privacy rules. Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jeremy Gillula says the measure would make it easier for companies to share online activity without permission.

Concerns After Texas School Opens 'Prayer Room' That's Attracting Muslim Students

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

The state attorney general has raised constitutional questions about a public school's move to establish a room to accommodate all students and their religions. The debate has embroiled the community.

Words You'll Hear: Freedom Caucus' Role In Health Care Bill Withdrawal

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

We look at the House Freedom Caucus, a key Republican faction that opposed the American Health Care Act. The GOP healthcare bill was later withdrawn over lack of support.

U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Airstrikes That Residents Say Killed More Than 100 Civilians

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

Loveday Morris, Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief, says if confirmed, the deadly airstrike marks the most civilian causalities since the U.S. began fighting ISIS in 2014.

Broadway Producers Reckon With A Crowded Season

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400

With 18 new shows — half of them musicals — opening this March and April, just before Tony nominations are announced, producers have to take risks to get their shows to stand out.

Thousands Of Russians Take To Streets In Biggest Anti-government Protests In Years

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:28:00 -0400

Thousands turned out in Moscow and other cities in protest, demanding the prime minister's resignation. Police arrested organizer, anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny.

Pakistani al-Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Strike In Afghanistan

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:17:00 -0400

The Pentagon said that Qari Yasin was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan. Yasin is linked to the 2008 bombing of a hotel in Islamabad and the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team.

'Wait Till You See Me Dance' Is A Marvelous Waltz Of Misdirection

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:00:16 -0400

Deb Olin Unferth's story collection delights in going in unexpected directions, and her sensitively-drawn characters feel the full, real, often contradictory and uneasy layering of human emotion.

To Put You At Ease With Creepy-Crawlies, Entomologists Face Your Fears

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:00:16 -0400

Nancy Miorelli posts photos of insects on her face on social media in hopes that the images will help normalize insects.

Mind, Matter And Materialism

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:48:00 -0400

We all have metaphysical commitments, but when it comes to quantum physics and what it tell us about matter and materialism, we must work to distinguish solid ground from swamp, says Adam Frank.

Actor, Director And Writer Andrew McCarthy Takes On Young Adult Fiction

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:44 -0400

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to actor and director Andrew McCarthy about his new young adult novel, Just Fly Away.