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U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Omit 'Nation Of Immigrants' From Mission Statement

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Susan Martin, professor emeritus at Georgetown University, about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services omitting the promise of America as "a nation of immigrants" from its mission statement. Martin, like former President John F. Kennedy, wrote a book called A Nation of Immigrants.

Trump Administration Is Trying To Make It Harder For North Korea To Evade Sanctions

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for North Korea to evade sanctions. It is putting the world on notice to look out for "deceptive shipping practices."

'Black Panther' Fans Are Screaming 'Wakanda Forever' In Wauconda, Ill.

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

The city of Wauconda, Ill., — a suburb of Chicago — has been gaining fans after the Marvel's blockbuster Black Panther premiered last week. The movie is set in a fictional African country called Wakanda.

Why Major Companies Are Severing Ties With The NRA After Parkland Shooting

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bloomberg reporter Polly Mosendz about why major companies are severing ties with the Nation Rifle Association in the wake of protests over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

President Trump Is Pushing Several Ideas To Prevent School Shootings

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

President Trump held a joint press conference with the prime minister of Australia as Trump pushes several ideas to prevent school shootings amid controversies from the Russia investigation and other surrounding security clearances among his staff.

France's Louvre Museum Opens Rooms With Paintings Stolen By Nazis In WWII

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

The Louvre museum just opened two rooms entirely dedicated to paintings stolen by Nazis during World War II. The museum says its a symbol of its continuing commitment to finding the real owners of looted art. But critics say France's greatest museum has done too little too late.

Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 2 min ago

President Trump has raised mental health as a key factor in mass shootings, including a call Thursday to create more mental hospitals. But experts say there's little connection between a person's mental illness and the likelihood of a mass shooting.

The Health 202: Here's one reason the Florida shooter wasn't blocked from getting a gun

Washington Post - 5 hours 7 min ago
Mentally ill people don't always end up in federal reporting systems.

A Look At The Fallout From Last Week's Deadly School Shooting In South Florida

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 13 min ago

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly is joined by David Brooks of The New York Times, and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution to discuss the continuing debate on guns following last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., as well as the annual conservative conference happening this week, CPAC.

From 'Bonk' To 'Bombs' And 'Fly Swat': A Guide To Olympic Slang

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 13 min ago

Olympic sports have their own vernacular — terms that make no sense to outsiders. Much of it has to do with when things go wrong. And some of it has to do with Seinfeld.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Unveils Policy Changes After Parkland Shooting

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 13 min ago

Following a deadly school shooting in south Florida, Republican Gov. Rick Scott unveiled policy changes with the aim of making schools more secure and keeping guns away from those suffering from mental illness.

Drawing Connections Between 'Young Karl Marx' And 'The Cured'

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 13 min ago

What do a costume drama and a zombie flick have in common? Critic Bob Mondello sees a connection in empathy between The Young Karl Marx and The Cured.

What Parents Can Learn From The Larry Nassar And USA Gymnastics Case

NPR All Things Considered - 5 hours 13 min ago

What the parents of Larry Nassar's victims want other parents to understand is the question "how could I have let this happen?" Many of their daughters were abused by the Olympic gymnastics doctor while they themselves were sitting there in the room. While they struggle with blaming themselves, they also want other parents to learn about how predators can gain your trust.

What Kylie Jenner could do with her power

CNN - 5 hours 28 min ago
On Thursday, a single post on social media was blamed for costing Snapchat $1.3 billion in market value. The tweet wasn't from a head of state threatening to ban the app, or the company itself announcing major losses. It was from a reality TV star who doesn't like the platform's new layout.

GOP congressional candidate swept up in sexting case

CNN - 5 hours 35 min ago
A week before the primary in the Arizona House special election, a leading Republican candidate's campaign is being roiled by an alleged cyber-affair with a former state Senate staffer.

Indian Health Services nominee withdraws after report challenges his credentials

CNN - 5 hours 43 min ago
Trump administration's nominee Robert Weaver withdrew his name Wednesday from consideration to lead the Indian Health Service, which comes after a report that he misrepresented his work experience.

What's next for jihadists in Yemen?

Washington Post - 6 hours 7 min ago
Counterterrorism has strengthened southern Yemeni militants.

Is it fair to blame Democrats for not doing anything on guns when they controlled Congress?

Washington Post - 6 hours 7 min ago
Trump says yes. A key Senate Democrat says yes. But did Democrats really have the votes on gun control a decade ago?
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