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Top Stories: Iran's Foreign Minister On Nuke Deal; Facebook's New Standards

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:34:50 -0400

Also: A Border Patrol agent is acquitted of murder while a jury deadlocks on lesser charges; Prince's family files a lawsuit; and confirmation hearings may be delayed for VA nominee Ronny Jackson.

Prince's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Hospital, Pharmacy Chain

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:11:42 -0400

The pop superstar was treated for an overdose a week before his death, but the suit contends that the hospital failed to realize the drug he was taking was a deadly counterfeit.

First State Dinner: A Chance For Melania Trump To Put Her Stamp On The White House

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:01:25 -0400

State dinners are a chance for first ladies to express their tastes and make a statement. But historically these diplomatic dinners have had their share of mishaps.

Facebook Updates Community Standards, Expands Appeals Process

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:01:00 -0400

The social media company announced changes to its community standards, releasing internal review guidelines and allowing appeals of content removal decisions.

4 New Exemptions To The Tax Penalty For Lacking Health Insurance

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:00:25 -0400

Rule changes from the Trump administration offer exemptions for people in areas with only one marketplace plan, as well as for some who oppose abortion and can't find a health plan that excludes it.

Why Dozens Of National-Security Experts Have Come Out Against Trump's Travel Ban

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:00:25 -0400

The Supreme Court hears arguments on the ban Wednesday, and a bipartisan group of former national-security officials from the Reagan to Obama administrations are urging the court to strike it down.

Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:47:00 -0400

The U.S. and U.K. governments say Russia is targeting infrastructure in the West with cyberattacks. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity chief Jeanette Manfra explains stay safe.

After Diesel Scandal, VW Turns To New Leadership And Electric Cars

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:44:00 -0400

The German auto giant has a new top management and a new focus. The diesel scandal helped drive VW toward investing in electric cars, but other major automakers are betting on a plug-in future too.

Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage U.S. Credibility

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 03:10:00 -0400

Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, said that no one will trust the United States to stick to an international agreement if it goes back on the nuclear deal.

Border Patrol Agent Acquitted In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Mexican Teen

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:24:21 -0400

The judge declared a mistrial after the jury deadlocked on a lesser charge of manslaughter against agent Lonnie Swartz.

Suspected Driver Of Toronto Van Attack Arrested

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:11:00 -0400

Police in Toronto have located the vehicle and arrested the suspected driver after a van attack Monday left 10 people dead and 15 others injured.

Toronto Police Say Suspect In Van Attack Not Associated With Any Terrorist Group

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:01:00 -0400

At an evening press conference — police chief Mark Saunders told reporters the death toll has climbed to 10, after a man drove into pedestrians on Monday.

Former President George. H.W. Bush Hospitalized For Blood Infection

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:44:59 -0400

The 93-year-old former president was admitted to a Houston hospital for treatment just one day after the funeral of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush.

Colorado Supreme Court Boots GOP Congressman Off 2018 Ballot

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:39:49 -0400

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Rep. Doug Lamborn's signatures were gathered by someone who wasn't a state resident and were therefore invalid. He may still appeal to a federal court.

Waffle House Shooting Underscores How Gun Laws Vary From State To State

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:26:00 -0400

Travis Reinking's guns were seized in Illinois, but he may have broken no laws by having those guns — including an AR-15 — when he moved to Tennessee late last year.