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Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 7:36am

Israel's plan to force African migrant men to choose between voluntarily leaving — with a $3,500 stipend — or be deported or jailed has sparked a backlash.

(Image credit: Daniel Estrin/NPR)

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Israel Gives Some Asylum Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 7:36am

Israel's plan to force African migrants to choose between deportation — with a cash stipend — or jail has sparked a backlash.

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Parkland Mayor On Meeting With Trump

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 7:23am

NPR's David Greene talks with Mayor Christine Hunschofsky of Parkland, Fla., about attending a meeting with President Trump to discuss responses to the school shooting in Parkland.

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'Sports Illustrated' Investigates 'Corrosive' Workplace Of Dallas Mavericks

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Rachel Martin talks with Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated about a story on the Dallas Mavericks' hostile work environment, referred to as "a real life Animal House."

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'Black Panther' Sells Out African Theaters

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

The Afro-futuristic superhero movie Black Panther opened to rave reviews in Africa, with many welcoming its celebration of traditional cultures and imagining a better world.

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Conservatives In The Age Of Trump

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

The Conservative Political Action Committee begins its annual meeting Thursday. David Greene talks with Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union, which runs the event, about Trump's impact.

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11-Year-Old Summoned For Jury Duty

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

An 11-year-old boy in Pennsylvania got a summons for jury duty. He said he was excited to get it.

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Students Press Florida Lawmakers On Gun Control

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Students from Majory Stoneman Douglas High School pressed lawmakers in a series of meet-and-greet sessions. Many expressed frustration that the face-to-face meetings didn't produce tangible changes.

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Court Rulings Leave Hundreds Of Juvenile Convicts In Limbo

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Michigan has one of the largest populations of juveniles serving life in prison. Such sentences were ruled unconstitutional. Now the state must decide who remains behind bars and who gets released.

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Hundreds Killed As Syria's War Grows More Complex

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Robert Malley, president and CEO of International Crisis Group, joins NPR's Rachel Martin to discuss the week's escalations in Syria's complicated war.

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W.E.B. Du Bois At 150

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

The great African-American sociologist, historian and writer W.E.B. Du Bois was born 150 years ago this week. His classic book, The Souls of Black Folk, has been republished with a new introduction.

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U.S. Skiers Fall Short Of Expectations

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Mikaela Shiffrin won her second medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics with silver in the women's Alpine combined. Lindsey Vonn had the best overall time after the downhill but couldn't finish the slalom.

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Crude, Expensive And Effective: How Russia Impacted The Election

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

A Russian campaign aimed to spend a million dollars a month to destabilize American democracy. But the money didn't pay for sophisticated hackers. Instead, it bought Facebook ads and Twitter accounts.

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India And H-1B Visas

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

For many immigrants an H-1B visa, available only to highly-skilled workers, is a step on the path to citizenship. That's not the case for many from India because of a cap by country.

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Trump Meets School Shooting Survivors

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

President Trump will hold a second listening session about school shootings, following a Wednesday meeting with a group impacted by gun violence in schools.

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Radio Host Gives Birth On Air

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

A St. Louis morning show radio host gave birth live on the air on Tuesday. She's now on maternity leave.

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ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Alleged Racial Profiling

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

The ACLU says Milwaukee police have made tens of thousands of traffic and pedestrian stops without cause because of racial profiling.

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News Brief: Shooting Survivors Meet Trump, Students Protest For Gun Control

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

President Trump met with survivors of school shootings Wednesday. Also, students in Florida protested in support of gun control and Mashable's Kerry Flynn discusses Twitter's purge of alleged bots.

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A New Jersey Lawyer And DACA Recipient

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:07am

Parthiv Patel passed the bar in 2016 but he couldn't become a lawyer because of his immigration status. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with the first DACA receipient admitted to the New Jersey bar.

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Evangelical Leader Remembers Billy Graham's Life And Legacy

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:31am

Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, remembers the legendary evangelist.

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