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Politics In The News

Mar 19, 2018

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What's Next For McMaster

Mar 16, 2018

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For days now, Washington has been awash with rumors that President Trump is about to fire more senior members of his administration. Trump himself has teased the changes to come more than once, including this comment yesterday.

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Layoffs Hit 'Chicago Tribune' Newsroom

Mar 16, 2018

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God Intervenes In Basketball Game ... Maybe

Mar 16, 2018

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Slovakia's Government In Turmoil After Journalist's Death

Mar 15, 2018

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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russians

Mar 15, 2018

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The Parkland shooting last month has energized student activists, who are angry and frustrated over gun violence. But it's also contributed to the impression that school shootings are a growing epidemic in America.

In truth, they're not.

"Schools are safer today than they had been in previous decades," says James Alan Fox, a professor of criminology at Northeastern University who has studied the phenomenon of mass murder since the 1980s.

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The Senate has approved a bill that eases regulations on banks. The legislation had broad bipartisan support, but it doesn't go nearly as far as Republicans in the House had wanted. From member station WSHU, Charles Lane reports.

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Across the country today, thousands of students are walking out of their classrooms in protest against gun violence and the shooting death of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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U.K. Expels 23 Russian Diplomats

Mar 14, 2018

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The vote tally is still too close to call in Tuesday's special House election in Pennsylvania, but both candidates spoke like winners last night.

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CONOR LAMB: It took a little longer than we thought, but we did it.

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Projections Show An Aging U.S. Population

Mar 14, 2018

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A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau is giving us a glimpse into our future. According to the latest population projections, adults 65 and older will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history by the year 2035. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang has more.

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Tillerson Shakeup Affects CIA Leadership

Mar 13, 2018

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