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What Are The Implications From The Trump-Kim Summit?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

With the signing of a joint document, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their meetings in Singapore. Rachel Martin talks to North Korea expert John DeLury about the summit.

Categories: Syndicated

Clicker Training For Dogs Is Adapted To Help Surgeons Learn Quickly

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The clicker became a popular tool for dog training in the 1980s. It has also caught on with humans — helping people to become better dancers, fishermen, golfers, and now, surgeons.

Categories: Syndicated

United Arab Emirates Threatens Attack On Yemeni Port City Hodeida

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The United Nations has withdrawn its international aid workers from Hodeidah amid intense negotiations to avert a devastating attack by Emirati-backed pro-government forces.

Categories: Syndicated

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Use-It-Or-Lose-It Voting Law

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Ohio's practice of removing infrequent voters from the rolls. Democrats worry it'll reduce turnout nationally.

Categories: Syndicated

What Action Follows Trump-Kim Summit May Be Even More Important

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The U.S.-North Korea summit is one for the history books. After his meetings in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump said, "We're very proud of what took place today."

Categories: Syndicated

Southern Baptists Convene In Dallas To Elect A New President

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention are gathering for their annual meeting. It comes at a time when many Baptist women are criticizing the church as insensitive to concerns about sexual abuse.

Categories: Syndicated

Public Housing Crisis Threatens Illinois River Town's Existence

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The fast-depopulating river town of Cairo in rural southern Illinois battles to stay viable. Residents say the federal government tried to push people out, rather than focus on reviving the economy.

Categories: Syndicated

More Than Half Of The Nation's Nuclear Power Plants Are At Risk Of Closing

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 5:10am

The nuclear energy industry is having trouble competing against cheaper natural gas and renewable energy. So it's begun touting its low greenhouse gas emissions as it seeks public subsidies.

Categories: Syndicated

Supreme Court Rules That Ohio May Purge Voters From Registration Rolls

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:54am

A divided Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio is allowed to purge voters from the rolls based on inactivity. The decision could have implications for several states.

Categories: Syndicated

More Than 10,000 Migrant Children Are In U.S. Government Custody

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 7:23am

They are teenagers who fled violence in Central America, and children separated from their parents after they crossed the border illegally. What happens to them has become the subject of controversy.

Categories: Syndicated

Examining The Multiple Outcomes To The U.S.-North Korea Summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 7:17am

Steve Inskeep talks to Joel Wit, a former U.S. diplomat and now the director of 38 North, a website focused on North Korea analysis, about Tuesday's U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore.

Categories: Syndicated

Tony Winner Gets Audience To Sing 'Happy Birthday'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 7:01am

John Tiffany won a Tony Award for his work in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. At the ceremony, he thanked colleagues and then noted it was the birthday of his boyfriend David Knock.

Categories: Syndicated

Pope Accepts Resignations Of 3 Bishops Over Chilean Abuse Scandal

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 6:50am

Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee, Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, about Pope Francis accepting the resignation of three Chilean bishops following a sex abuse scandal.

Categories: Syndicated

Alex Ovechkin Takes NHL Stanley Cup Trophy On A Celebration Tour

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 6:12am

When a team wins the Stanley Cup, they get to celebrate with it. The Washington Capitals star has taken the cup to a Vegas nightclub, a National's baseball game and he filled it with beer.

Categories: Syndicated

Judge Stops Deportation Of Detained Pizza Delivery Man

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

A federal judge has halted the deportation of a pizza delivery man who was detained while delivering food to a U.S. Army base in Brooklyn, New York.

Categories: Syndicated

Republicans Are Divided Over Trump's Stance On Trade

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

As Trump encounters pushback from international allies on tariffs, he's facing dissent from GOP lawmakers. Steve Inskeep talks to Matthew Continetti of the conservative The Washington Free Beacon.

Categories: Syndicated

Why Taiwan Is Receiving Unprecedented Attention From Washington

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

As the relationship between the U.S. and China gets testier, the White House has quietly drawn another player in the region closer. Taiwan has received unprecedented attention from Washington.

Categories: Syndicated

U.S.-North Korea Summit Will Be A Major Moment On World's Stage

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to Richard Haass, former diplomat and president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the upcoming historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Categories: Syndicated

Gender-Balanced Films And TV Projects Receive ReFrame Recognition

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

A dozen films are being recognized for having gender balance in front of and behind the camera. Called the "ReFrame" stamp, the distinction is being given to films including Wonder Woman and The Post.

Categories: Syndicated

Nations Respond After Trump Withdraws Endorsement Of G-7 Communique

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 5:10am

Germany and other members of the G-7 have begun responding to President Trump's rejection of the group's communique following its meeting in Canada.

Categories: Syndicated