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President Trump says Russia should be allowed back into the G-7. The country was excluded from the elite group in 2014 after its troops invaded Ukraine and President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea. https://n.pr/2zekSvG
The new policy would allow migrant families to be detained indefinitely, until their cases are decided. The new policy would take effect 60 days from Friday. It is likely to be challenged in court. https://www.npr.org/2019/08/21/753062975/new-trump-policy-would-permit-indefinite-detention-of-migrant-families-children
It's been almost a year since Sen. John McCain died of brain cancer. To mark the anniversary, his wife Cindy McCain is asking Americans to engage in acts of civility. "We're missing John's voice of reason right now in so many ways," she says. https://n.pr/31Zt2V3
President Trump frequently argues that undocumented immigrants take jobs away from U.S. workers. "That is the biggest joke," says a Missouri restaurant owner whose kitchen is staffed with undocumented workers from Central Mexico. "I hear it all the time." https://n.pr/31TCkBG
NEW: The Trump administration has announced a new rule that would allow it to detain migrant children for longer than is currently allowed, replacing a previous agreement that said migrant children could only be held in government custody for 20 days.
More than 120 House lawmakers have publicly said they support an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. https://www.npr.org/2019/06/19/733536620/who-in-the-house-is-calling-for-impeachment
Rep. Al Green says he'll try for a fourth time to impeach President Trump when Congress returns next month. "Things start with a spark, and sometimes the spark is ignored," Green said earlier this month. https://n.pr/31SvXOZ
Nearly 40 years ago, when recycling was first catching on, it was a godsend to local communities. Americans were buying more goods — and a global market grew from valuable scrap. Now taxpayers are more often footing the bill. https://n.pr/2zde01s
"The fact that we keep getting caught up in debates and then nothing happens is what's getting Americans killed on a daily basis," March For Our Lives co-founder @davidhogg111 told NPR. https://www.npr.org/2019/08/21/752781642/march-for-our-lives-no-longer-protesting-in-streets-unveils-gun-control-pl an
The March For Our Lives plan includes proposals for strengthening background checks for gun purchases, banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines and creating a federal gun licensing program. https://www.npr.org/2019/08/21/752781642/march-for-our-lives-no-longer-protesting-in-streets-unveils-gun-control-plan
March For Our Lives organizers have unveiled a gun control plan. It calls for: • Halving gun deaths over 10 years • Higher standards for gun ownership • Enacting red flag laws The group says its plan could prevent 200,000 gun deaths over 10 years. https://n.pr/2z8L7n9
A MS-13 gang member evaded authorities for years before the FBI put him on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. The story of how investigators tracked him down involves a tipster and facial recognition technology. https://n.pr/2zbY5QO
Florida adopted a red flag law last year after the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Since then, courts there have approved about 2,500 risk protection orders — nearly 5 every day. https://n.pr/2zob0j3
President Trump said he would postpone a planned trip to Denmark after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen made it clear she has no intention of selling Greenland to the U.S., saying his idea of buying the island was "absurd." https://n.pr/2zbshMf
Billie Eilish is now the first artist born in this century to score a No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The 17-year-old singer's "bad guy" officially dethroned Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" after its record-breaking 19-week streak at No. 1. https://n.pr/2zd3szo
A staff member of Britain's Hong Kong consulate who has been missing for nearly 2 weeks has been detained in mainland China, a Chinese official says. He has been given 15 days of "administrative detention" for violating unspecified security regulations. https://n.pr/2zcifub
An Australian court has upheld sex abuse verdicts against Cardinal George Pell, a former Vatican official who was sentenced in March to six years in prison for abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s. https://n.pr/2zeztXH
A new poll finds that strong majorities of Americans — from across the political spectrum — support laws that let family members or law enforcement petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from someone who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others. https://n.pr/2zdnyJI
Mifepristone is heavily regulated in ways that make it hard for patients to obtain. In a recent piece, Dr. Jane Henney—who was FDA commissioner when the regulations were imposed—argued the agency should reevaluate if the restrictions are still necessary. https://n.pr/31Vbzgu
Around the time she began singing in cabarets, Billie Holiday received the only formal vocal instruction of her career — at a Catholic convent reformatory. https://n.pr/2zagyNF
Since early 2017, Colombia has provided health care services to 340,000 Venezuelan migrants. The government declared that all public hospitals must provide free emergency treatment for Venezuelan patients. But there are caveats for non-emergency care. https://n.pr/31O0flW
Earlier this month, Chinese state media launched disinformation efforts depicting the Hong Kong protests as riots funded by the CIA. Then China-linked accounts flooded social media platforms with thousands of pro-Beijing posts and targeted ads. https://n.pr/31P6beH
After the 2017 Thomas Fire destroyed more than 500 homes in Ventura, Calif., the community is still looking for a clearer picture: Why did water from two large tanks stopped flowing for some residents during the fire? https://n.pr/31Kri1I
Review: In "Savage Appetites," journalist Rachel Monroe explores four stories of women and crime — and attempts to answer the questions: Why do we find true crime so fascinating? And who is telling what stories — and why? https://n.pr/2zdBLGO
Twitter and Facebook have identified at least a thousand Chinese state-linked accounts that flooded timelines with pro-Beijing posts and targeted advertisements about the Hong Kong protests. https://n.pr/2z6vFb9
Hear "Sketch Artist," the first single from Kim Gordon's upcoming album "No Home Record." https://n.pr/2z9Y7sr
ICYMI: Julián Castro is now the 10th presidential candidate to qualify for next month's Democratic primary debate. https://n.pr/31Kumee
☀️ Economists have long hated summer vacation. Conventional wisdom says that it's a relic from agricultural times. But economist William Fischel says that story is completely wrong — and makes the case that we should keep it. https://n.pr/2z7TAHc
Texas is the latest state to be hit with a cyberattack. Officials say computer systems in 22 municipalities have been infiltrated by hackers demanding a ransom. https://n.pr/31TrYBT
Review: In her new book, linguist Gretchen McCulloch argues the way we've learned to write on the internet allows people to communicate with "exquisite levels of social nuance." And despite reservations from some, it isn't damaging the English language. https://n.pr/2z7Kc6r
A former pathologist at a veteran's hospital in Arkansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of three patients whose records he allegedly falsified to conceal his misdiagnoses. https://n.pr/31TakhO
Two former MLB stars, pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo, have been implicated in a massive drug trafficking bust in the Dominican Republic. https://n.pr/2zaPTjM
idk who needs to hear this but sometimes you just need to read a book that makes you laugh https://n.pr/2zbBOTo
San Jose is considering a proposal that would make it the first U.S. city to require gun owners to carry liability insurance. (@hereandnow) https://n.pr/2zdb2Ko
Philadelphia's mayor has announced the abrupt resignation of his city's police commissioner — amid reports of sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination within the police department. https://n.pr/31Vewh4
Three-quarters of Americans support laws allowing a family member to seek a court order to temporarily take away guns if they feel a gun owner may harm themselves or others, a new APM Research Labs survey finds. https://n.pr/2zc8Wdz
Across the U.S., 113 rural hospitals have closed since 2010, research finds. And according to hospital administrators from Texas to Maine, adopting "Medicare for All" would force even more rural hospitals to shut down. (@hereandnow) https://n.pr/2z8JKox
Andrew Yang is running for president on a message of moving the U.S. economy forward to counter automation and artificial intelligence. He spoke with the NPR Politics Podcast about climate change, attracting Trump voters and being an optimist. https://n.pr/2zdpWjU
Last month, Parisian authorities found hazardous levels of lead particles in 2 schools outside the vicinity of Notre Dame. Now, environmental and labor groups are raising concerns about lead exposure from the Notre Dame fire. https://n.pr/31SHVbE
We took you to Mongolia -- now ask anything of some of the journalists. https://n.pr/31Rhy5F @thejohnaproject fellow @emilykwong1234, @NPRviz photographer Claire Harbage + journalist/translator Ganbat Namjilsangarav will have a #RedditAMA this Thursday at 1 p.m. ET.
The number of high school students who said they were current e-cigarette users grew by 78% between 2017 and 2018 — surging to more than 3 million students. Now, public health advocates are calling for limits on e-cigarette marketing. https://n.pr/2zbFnsM
Colombia has promised to welcome Venezuelan migrants as "blood brothers." But the influx of nearly 1.3 million newcomers in the last 18 months have stressed an already strained health-care system. https://n.pr/31OngFw
[puts on lizzo] i just took a sweat patch test, turns out i'm 100% [checks results] dehydrated https://n.pr/2zcRK7O
The U.S. used to send a lot of its plastic waste to China to get recycled. But last year, China put the kibosh on imports of the world's waste. Where was it all going to go now? https://n.pr/2zcM1Pm
Climate change contributes to a natural disaster you may have never heard of: dzud. It killed 21 million livestock in Mongolia between 1999 and 2010. A decade after the country's worst dzud, how is Mongolia adapting? https://n.pr/31M2aaR
Raúl Reymundi isn't just our Senior Support Specialist. He also spends his time making music with @balunband, which just performed a concert for @NPR's #TinyDesk. We can't wait to watch it. Way to go, Raúl! 🎉 https://twitter.com/balunband/status/1163511022315028482
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation amid political chaos within his own coalition. https://n.pr/31QGt9C
We all could use a laugh — and luckily, you told @NPRbooks all about the books, stories and poems that make you LOL. https://n.pr/2zaBvIi
Two Manhattan landlords took an unusual route to increase their space: cutting their two condos in half horizontally so they could rent out 18 tiny apartments, according to the New York City Department of Buildings. https://n.pr/2zaheTn
This year, Juul Labs, which started selling e-cigarettes in 2015, launched a $10 million TV ad campaign that it says is aimed at adults. But some experts say the company's marketing is actually impacting adolescents. https://n.pr/2z8Gx8b
The Democrats qualified for the Houston debate: 🗣️ Joe Biden 🗣️ Cory Booker 🗣️ Pete Buttigieg 🗣️ Kamala Harris 🗣️ Amy Klobuchar 🗣️ Beto O'Rourke 🗣️ Bernie Sanders 🗣️ Elizabeth Warren 🗣️ Andrew Yang 🗣️ Julián Castro https://n.pr/31N6Wok
As President Trump's trade war with China continues, watch FRONTLINE and @NPR's investigation into what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink. Now streaming online: https://to.pbs.org/31PqIj6
RT @pgogoi: Delighted to welcome @shannonpareil as @NPR Technology Correspondent, based in Silicon Valley. We’re thrilled to have you join…
RT @NPR: Okjökull glacier in Iceland is considered "dead." It's the first major Icelandic glacier to disappear due to climate change. Scie…
RT @NPR: Okjökull glacier in Iceland is considered "dead." It's the first major Icelandic glacier to disappear due to climate change. Scie…
RT @NPR: Okjökull glacier in Iceland is considered "dead." It's the first major Icelandic glacier to disappear due to climate change. Scie…
Thank you for having me on @NPR #AllThingsConsidered to talk #paidfamilyleave and why I'm such an advocate for dad's on leave and moms on @The_Mom_Project https://twitter.com/nprmichel/status/1163161605082886150
Really enjoying my @NPR experience of radio + online publishing. https://twitter.com/npr/status/1162900176308178945
RT @NPR: Last month, President Trump tweeted that Baltimore was an "infested mess" and a place that "no human being would want to live." N…
 
 
 
 
 
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