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Trump, The NFL And The Powder Keg History Of Race, Sports And Politics

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:30:00 -0400

President Trump says his calling for the firing of NFL players who don't stand for the national anthem isn't about race. But the protests are about racial justice, which has a long history in sports.

Goodbye, For Now, To A Vital Source For Native American News

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:01:14 -0400

Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.

Trump's Approval Is Stabilizing. That Might Mean He Should Work More With Democrats

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:00:13 -0400

Amid hurricanes and working with Democrats to keep the government open and raise the nation's debt limit, Trump's approval rating has stopped its decline and has even rebounded slightly.

Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month?

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:18:13 -0400

As Hispanic Heritage Month gets under way, it's worth noting that the idea of people from the Latin American diaspora referring to themselves as 'Hispanic' or 'Latino' or 'Latinx' is a fairly new one.

(Legally) Selling Weed While Black

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:11:00 -0400

As Oakland's legal cannabis industry grows, the biggest players seem to have two things in common: They're white, and they have lots of money.

World Leaders Urge Trump Not To Pull Out Of Iran Nuclear Pact

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:29:00 -0400

Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes, who warns if President Trump pulls out of the deal, it will alienate allies, and Iran may restart its nuclear program.

Obama Argues Against Dark Worldview, Defends Health Care Law

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:39:00 -0400

"We have to reject the notion that we are suddenly gripped by forces that we cannot control," the former president said Wednesday, speaking in New York City while his successor was at the U.N.

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Blasts GOP Health Bill, Says It Fails The 'Jimmy Kimmel Test'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:34:00 -0400

After GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy invoked the late night host's name, Kimmel went after him and the Republican health care bill, pulling it apart point by point for an audience that might not normally care.

Trump To Outline His Foreign Policy Vision To U.N. General Assembly

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:53:00 -0400

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Elliott Abrams, a veteran U.S. diplomat who served as deputy national security advisor in the George W. Bush administration. He's now on the Council on Foreign Relations.

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Faces A New Onslaught Of Criticism

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:22:00 -0400

As President Trump goes before the U.N. General Assembly, his top diplomat is under fire. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Eliot Cohen, who served in the State Department under President George W. Bush.

Fuel Shortages And The North Korean Economy, Explained

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:27:47 -0400

A recent tweet by President Trump about long gas lines in North Korea reopens questions about what's going on in the country's opaque economy after several rounds of economic sanctions.

Some Analysts Say Time May Be Right For A Rethink On North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:22:00 -0400

Sanctions and the threat of military action have proven ineffective at stopping North Korea's nuclear program. Some say that a deal with North Korea, with China's involvement, may be the way to go.

ESPN Flap Shows People Can't Even Agree On What They're Arguing Over In Trump Era

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:59:00 -0400

The ESPN host called the president a "white supremacist" and "bigot." ESPN has not suspended her; conservatives are calling it a double standard, but supporters of Hill are asking what she said wrong.

Republicans Are Happy Trump Ended DACA. They're Less Sure About Deporting DREAMers

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Polls broadly suggest that Republicans are more upset about the existence of the DACA program than about the underlying substantive concerns that led to creation of it.

What's In A (Hispanic-Sounding) Surname? We Gave Our Advice. Here's Yours

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:18:28 -0400

Last week, Ask Code Switch heard from a woman who was considering trading her white-sounding last name for her boyfriend's Latino one. Here's a roundup of the best advice we got from our readers.