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Noel King talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor of "National Review," about President Trump breaking his silence over the weekend about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia influence probe.
For the last three years, Yemen has been in the grips of a devastating war that is being fought, in large part, by regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran. Steve Inskeep travels to the frontlines to meet with fighters and displaced civilians.
Vladimir Putin has been declared the winner in Sunday's Russian election, giving him a fourth term as president. Critics say the vote was stage-managed, and the only questions are over the size of Putin's majority and what he plans to do next.
President Trump lambasted the special counsel's Russia investigation and attacked former FBI officials James Comey and Andrew McCabe in a series of angry tweets over the weekend.
President Trump attacked the Russia probe following the firing of deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe. And Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, but the firm is saying that it didn't misuse data.
Steve Inskeep describes one of the region's most intractable conflicts from what's become a safe haven for many Yemenis who have escaped the war.
California's legislature will soon take up a bill requiring doctors to screen new mothers. Many doctors oppose the idea, and similar laws elsewhere haven't increased the number of moms treated.
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Now that marijuana is legal in more than 20 states, we all may be exposed to more marijuana on the street. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.
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The choirmaster is known as the "Ed Sullivan of gospel" and has helped launch the careers of artists like Kirk Franklin and Yolanda Adams.
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Cambridge Analytica concedes it improperly received Facebook users' personal information but denies using it for the campaign. Facebook said the company may not have deleted the data as promised.
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While this month's constitutional reform stirred political controversy, some economists say it could have a positive flip side for the global economy.
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National security adviser H.R. McMaster is expected to leave his White House position. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with John Nagl, who worked with McMaster on counterinsurgency strategy in Iraq.
Republican Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida says he's eager to work with the new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed records from some of President Trump's businesses, according to The New York Times. NPR's David Greene talks with Times reporter Michael Schmidt.
In March Madness, Loyola Chicago beat Miami with a last-second three-pointer. Team chaplain Sister Jean is a 98-year-old nun who said she prayed for good calls from the referees.
It's March Madness, but college basketball games are inconveniently scheduled during work. Many urologists say they see a spike in vasectomy procedures in March.
The Chicago Tribune went through a new round of layoffs on Thursday. The newspaper's parent company Tronc has big plans to change what readers will see on the websites of its newspapers.
Longtime Hillary Clinton adviser Philippe Reines tells NPR's Rachel Martin about how he thinks Democrats can win in 2020. He says they shouldn't get too excited about Conor Lamb's apparent victory.
Reports say national security adviser H.R. McMaster may be on his way out. Also, Ian Talley of The Wall Street Journal discusses sanctions on Russia, which is holding an election Sunday.
In this StoryCorps conversation, a New York lawyer revisits pivotal moments with his Pakistani father. Their starkly different roads have brought them to similar conclusions about life.
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