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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Why did President Trump hold a campaign-style rally in Iowa Wednesday? Also, Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, takes a swing at Middle East peace. What can he accomplish that others have not?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

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Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned. How damaging is this for the popular ride-hailing company? Also, Democrats lost a hotly contested congressional race in Georgia. What lessons will they draw from the defeat?

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

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Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

U.S. leaders blame North Korea for the death of an American. How will the Trump Administration respond? Also, Russia has threatened to target American aircraft flying over parts of Syria. Could this ignite a larger confrontation?

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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Monday, June 19th, 2017

A van plowed into a group of worshippers leaving a mosque in London. We visit the scene to learn more about what happened. Also, is the U.S. involvement in Syria deepening?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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Friday, June 16th, 2017

President Trump will unveil a new approach to Cuba today. What's changing? Also, why did the Trump administration cancel Obama's plan to protect undocumented parents of children growing up in the U.S. legally?

Friday, June 16th, 2017

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

President Trump went to great lengths to get the word out that he was not personally under investigation. Now, the president reportedly is under investigation. What changed? Also, who was the man who opened fire on a Congressional baseball practice?

Thursday, June 15, 2017

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Special Update: Virginia Shooting

A shooter fired dozens of shots at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among those shot. Steve Inskeep speaks to Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), who was present at the time of the shooting. More coverage throughout the day is available on npr.org and on your local public radio station.

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Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Nearly 200 Democrats in Congress plan to sue President Donald Trump today. They say he's violating the Constitution, receiving business profits from foreign governments. Should the President be worried? Also, can Senate Republicans overhaul American health care without any public hearings?

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

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Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Is President Donald Trump going to fire the man investigating his alleged campaign ties to Russia? And what's at stake for the U.S. as relations deteriorate between Qatar and Gulf Arab allies?

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

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Monday, June 12th, 2017

Anti-corruption protests are underway across Russia. Is the Kremlin getting nervous? Also, the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to sue President Trump on claims he violated the Constitution by accepting millions from foreign governments. How far will the case go?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

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