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Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

1/19/2018
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The mail will get delivered, Social Security checks will go out, and the National Park Service says it will try to keep parks accessible if there is a shutdown. But most federal agencies would close.

Duration: 00:03:12


Trump Admin Will Protect Health Workers Who Refuse Services On Religious Grounds

1/18/2018
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The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people and performing some procedures.

Duration: 00:02:25


Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

1/17/2018
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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that Congress, the political parties and the media rank among the least-trusted U.S. institutions in the age of President Trump.

Duration: 00:03:58


How Prosecutors Changed The Odds To Start Winning Some Of The Toughest Rape Cases

1/16/2018
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A rape case 25 years ago revolutionized justice for people with intellectual disabilities. They were "unwinnable" rape cases, until prosecutors figured out the secret.

Duration: 00:08:32


As U.S. Accepts DACA Renewal Applications, Trump Says Program Is 'Probably Dead'

1/14/2018
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President Trump said the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is "probably dead" even as a federal judge's order pressured the government to accept renewal requests from DACA recipients.

Duration: 00:03:31


Trump's Latest Vulgar Comments Cast Shadow Over Legislative Agenda

1/13/2018
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The Washington Examiner's Sarah Westwood and former GOP White House staffers Mary Kate Cary and Fred McClure join NPR's Michel Martin to discuss the explosive week in politics.

Duration: 00:12:04


Ohio Man Charged With Putting Spyware On Thousands of Computers

1/12/2018
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Prosecutors say Phillip Durachinsky created malware that enabled him to remotely access and turn on the cameras and microphones of computers. Charges include the production of child pornography.

Duration: 00:04:02


Flu Season Is Shaping Up To Be A Nasty One, CDC Says

1/12/2018
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The flu season started early this year and is already widespread throughout the country and intense in dozens of states. But it's not too late to get that flu shot, officials say.

Duration: 00:03:32


Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid

1/11/2018
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Ten states have already asked the administration to add work requirements to the popular health insurance program for low-income people. But many recipients are already working.

Duration: 00:03:36


'She Can't Tell Us What's Wrong'

1/10/2018
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Many people with intellectual disabilities can't talk or have difficulty speaking — and are unable to report when they've been raped or sexually assaulted.

Duration: 00:12:12


Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

1/8/2018
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Why the dramatically new vision for the popular college savings plan could cost some states dearly.

Duration: 00:04:21


The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About

1/8/2018
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People with intellectual disabilities are the victims of sexual assault at a rate seven times higher than those without disabilities. But this epidemic receives little attention.

Duration: 00:11:53


'People Regret What They Said To Me,' Michael Wolff Tells NPR About Trump Book

1/5/2018
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"I'm someone who just found his way into this story of our time," the Fire and Fury author says. He stands by the work that has created a rift between President Trump and former adviser Steve Bannon.

Duration: 00:11:36


Louisiana Says Thousands Should Move From Vulnerable Coast, But Can't Pay Them

1/4/2018
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The state is losing land faster than just about anywhere else in the world, but says it can't protect everyone from flooding. It created a program to buy out 2,400 homes, but it's not funded.

Duration: 00:05:14


Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

1/3/2018
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A discovery of the remains of two infants in central Alaska provides evidence of the earliest wave of people to move from Asia into the Americas.

Duration: 00:03:18


From Retirement To The Front Lines Of Hepatitis C Treatment

1/2/2018
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Treatment for hepatitis C has improved dramatically in the last decade — so much so that it drew one doctor out of retirement to help make sure more low-income patients are cured.

Duration: 00:03:31


The Year The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Unraveled

1/1/2018
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Migrant rights advocates warn that President Trump's attempts to shut down the refugee resettlement program will have long-term consequences.

Duration: 00:04:34


Tightest Security In Years At New Year's Celebrations In New York And Las Vegas

12/31/2017
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Snipers. Specially trained dogs. Multiple layers of security screening. Detectives in hotels. After recent attacks, New York and Las Vegas are seeing beefed up security this year.

Duration: 00:02:51


How Crime Rates In New York City Reached Record Lows

12/30/2017
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Crime in New York City is at its lowest levels since the 1950s. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says a renewed focus on disorder, as well as serious crime, led to the decline.

Duration: 00:05:04


Opioid Policy Becomes Personal For One Health Official After Husband's Death

12/29/2017
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Deborah Thompson is a point person on Iowa's response to the opioid epidemic. Earlier this year, she revealed a more immediate connection to the crisis: her husband, who fatally overdosed on heroin.

Duration: 00:08:13

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