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Questions Surround Austin Bombing Investigation Efforts, View Of Suspect

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

On the day the Austin bomber killed himself, the city's acting police chief described him as a "challenged young man" — not a terrorist. That designation didn't sit well with people of color.

Democrat Congressman On DACA Fix Omission In Passed Spending Bill

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

NPR's Sarah McCammon asks Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro about the omnibus spending bill signed by president Trump yesterday — and its failure to address DACA.

Trump's Revised Restrictions On Transgender Troops In Military

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

NPR's Sarah McCammon asks military law expert Gerry Healy about President Trump's latest policy restricting military service by transgender troops.

Trump's Tariffs Lead To Layoffs At Steel Beer Keg Company

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs are aimed at fulfilling a campaign promise to bring back jobs, but they've led to layoffs at a Pennsylvania keg company that uses domestic steel.

Massive Crowds Descend On Washington, D.C., To Demand Gun Control

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

Sparked by outrage over the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators converge on the nation's capital to demand gun regulation in an event called "March for Our Lives."

Young Voices Nationwide March To Turn Gun Violence Protests Into Political Movement

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

As hundreds of thousands converge on Washington to demand gun control, we hear from demonstrators at sister "March for Our Lives" events across the U.S. and a counter "March for our Guns" in Montana.

'They Might've Even Loved Me': NoMBe's Debut Album Is A Tribute To Women In His Life

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

NoMBe is Noah McBeth. Originally from Germany, Noah came to the U.S. with a one-way ticket. Now he's out with his debut album.

Parkland School Shooting Survivors Meet With D.C. Students To Discuss Gun Violence

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0400

In Washington, D.C., for the "March For Our Lives," students from Parkland, Fla., visited Thurgood Marshall Academy to share experiences with local students and offer solutions to gun violence.

Watch: 'March For Our Lives' Rally In Washington, D.C.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:25:59 -0400

Hundred of thousands gather in Washington, D.C., and across the country on Saturday to demand stricter gun control measures.

Hundreds of Thousands March For Gun Control Across The U.S.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 12:04:00 -0400

Massive crowds descended upon Washington, D.C., and across the nation Saturday to march for gun control in the U.S., galvanized by the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., last month.

To Save Whales, Maine's Iconic Lobster Industry May Have To Change

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 09:46:12 -0400

Scientists says to help whales, the ropes used to tend lobster traps must be changed or eliminated. Mainers who catch lobster for a living feel they're being singled out for an international problem.

Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Danny Trejo; The Evolution Of Artificial Intelligence

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 09:00:14 -0400

Trejo says his experience in San Quentin State Prison prepared him for acting. Maureen Corrigan recommends two books that grapple with real-life mysteries. Tech reporter Cade Metz talks about robots.

Actress Cynthia Nixon Challenges N.Y. Gov. Cuomo; GOP See Opportunity

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 08:23:28 -0400

Actress Cynthia Nixon announced her run for New York governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Brigid Bergin, politics reporter at WNYC, about the September primaries.

The Week In Sports: NCAA Basketball, Minor League Baseball

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 08:23:28 -0400

The NCAA men's tournament is down to eight teams, and baseball makes an unexpected entry in the omnibus spending bill.

Sisi Is All But Assured A Second Term In Egypt's Presidential Election

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 08:23:28 -0400

Egypt has a presidential election starting Monday, but the winner is almost certain already: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. And tight restrictions limit discussion of other options.