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First Listen: Miss Eaves, 'Feminasty'

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:28:00 -0400

Stream the debut album by Brooklyn-based rapper Miss Eaves, who made waves this summer with her body-positive hit, "Thunder Thighs."



State Control Leaves Investigative Journalists In China Demoralized

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:43:00 -0400

Government censorship and commercial pressures have decimated the ranks of China's investigative journalists. We meet two of China's most successful reporters, who have recently quit the business.



Trump Continues To Publicly Attack Sessions

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:38:46 -0400

President Trump continues denouncing Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia investigation.



Palestinians Cheer Israel's Removal Of Security Measures At Historic Mosque

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:19:00 -0400

Jerusalem's mufti Mohammed Hussein has declared an end to recent protests, saying Muslims will again pray inside the Al Aqsa Mosque after Israeli police security equipment from its entrance.



Mon Dieu! Burgundy Snails Aren't French Anymore

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:14:24 -0400

Declining snail populations in France have led to imports of Burgundy snails from European countries. Consumers love them, but not French snail farmers, who want people to eat locally raised snails.



3 Supernatural Noir Tales That Reflect The Inhuman Condition

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00:24 -0400

Some great noir fiction has been written about Los Angeles, but what happens when a different genre bleeds through? We've got three tales of murder, magic and robot detectives to cool your summer.



From Skyhook To STEM: Kareem Abdul Jabbar Brings The Science

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:07:24 -0400

The NBA's all-time leading scorer talks about the importance of STEM and his education foundation, and its support for a science camp for public school children in Los Angeles.



Charlie Gard To Be Taken To Hospice Unless Deal Reached

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:28 -0400

The parents of a terminally ill British child have until Thursday to make their own arrangements for his care, otherwise he will be taken to a hospice and allowed to die peacefully.



Let's Touch Base On This Synergistic No-Brainer Game Changer

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:28 -0400

The job site Glassdoor got their ducks in a row to survey British workers on their most hated office jargon. The results were a no-brainer, but unlikely to be a game changer despite blue-sky thinking.



Electronics-Maker Foxconn Plans Wisconsin Factory

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:28 -0400

Foxconn, a major electronics manufacturing company based in Taiwan, says it will build a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Reporter Todd Frankel of The Washington Post talks with Rachel Martin.



Follow Your Dreams And Achieve Anything, Like Visiting Every Cracker Barrel

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:28 -0400

An Indiana couple has been married for 60 years and is close to visiting every Cracker Barrel location in the U.S., all 645 of them.



Morning News Brief: Health Care, Transgender Service Members, Foxconn, Charlie Gard

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:28 -0400

Republicans continue debating health care plans while President Trump tweeted about transgender people in the military. Tony Romm of Recode discusses electronics-maker Foxconn's U.S. factory plans.



Legal Questions Over Trump's Ban Of Transgender People In The Military

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:00 -0400

President Trump said the government will not allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military. Military law expert Eugene Fidell tells Steve Inskeep what the announcement might mean.



Trump Backer On The President And The Press

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:00 -0400

President Trump's relationship with the media is seen as a contentious one. Rachel Martin talks with Chris Buskirk, publisher of the conservative web site American Greatness, who says it is healthy.



Legal Dispute Threatens Future Of Fact-Checking Site Snopes

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:05:00 -0400

A legal dispute has put the survival of Snopes.com in jeopardy. It's the fact-checking website that's been online since the 1990s. Steve Inskeep talks with co-founder David Mikkelson.