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Feb 23, 2018

Rick Gates, Paul Manafort's Business Partner, Expected To Plead Guilty
A federal grand jury unveiled a new indictment on Thursday that increased the number of charges, but Gates has decided to stop fighting the case.

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Feb 23, 2018

California Water Agency Officials Charged With Burying Hazardous Waste And Corruption
California's attorney general has charged former and current employees with illegally burying drums filled with toxic chemicals and using public money for personal items.

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Feb 23, 2018

This 'Gray Hat' Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point
Everything from cars to thermostats is being connected to the Internet, raising security concerns. Samy Kamkar, who once hacked MySpace, hopes exposing vulnerabilities will make these things safer.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 23, 2018

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Other Industries
President Trump is weighing tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. But a backlash is brewing by aerospace companies and other manufacturers, who say such moves will drive up costs.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Others Industries
President Trump is weighing tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. But a backlash is brewing by aerospace companies and other manufacturers, who say such moves will drive up costs.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 23, 2018

Now On Immigration's Front Lines, Sheriffs Are Choosing To Back Or Snub ICE
Immigration and Customs Enforcement often asks local jails to hold undocumented people until federal agents can pick them up. Most sheriffs cooperate, but some have taken a stand against the request.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 23, 2018

Coal Jobs Have Gone Up Under Trump, But Not Because Of His Policies
The number of U.S. coal jobs rose slightly during the president's first year in office. But energy analysts credit short-term market forces and say they won't stop long-term decline.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 23, 2018

Texas Commutes Death Sentence, As Execution Carried Out In Florida; Alabama Postpones
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott granted clemency for 38-year-old Thomas Whitaker. Meanwhile, Florida put to death Eric Scott Branch, and Alabama will have to reschedule the execution of Doyle Lee Hamm.

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Feb 23, 2018

New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports
As the climate warms, a new report finds that low-snow years like this one can cost the U.S. winter sports industry up to $1 billion. That can bring economic pain well beyond ski resorts.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Women's Figure Skating Comes Down To A Duel, As Russians Eye First Gold Medal
The three Americans in the field — Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen, and Bradie Tennell — will have to turn in eye-popping performances today to reach the podium.

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Feb 22, 2018

Zagitova Edges Medvedeva To Win Figure Skating Gold At Pyeongchang Olympics
The three Americans in the field — Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen, and Bradie Tennell — fell short of the podium.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On A Charge Of Felony Invasion Of Privacy
The first-term Republican governor is alleged to have photographed a semi-nude woman with whom he had an affair and threatened to publish it if she exposed their relationship.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Trump Appears To Read From The NRA's Script Hours After The Gun Lobby Chief's Speech
The president held another meeting on the subject of school safety after last week's after 17 people were killed last week in a shooting at a Florida high school.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Florida School Cop Took No Action During Last Week's Fatal Shooting
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says he is "devastated" by video footage of his armed deputy standing outside the school doing "nothing" during the shootings of students and faculty members.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

The Rev. Billy Graham's Casket Will 'Lie In Honor' At The Capitol
It is a rare distinction bestowed on only a handful of civilians. For two days Americans will be welcome to pay their respects to the beloved Evangelical pastor. He will be buried in North Carolina.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

West Virginia's Teachers Walk Off The Job, Protesting Low Pay And Benefit Cuts
Teachers formed picket lines and descended on the state Capitol to demand higher salaries and better insurance. The state has some of the lowest teacher pay in the country.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Felony Charges Of Invasion Of Privacy
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on felony charges of invasion of privacy and taken into custody Thursday. This apparently stems from allegations made last month that during an extramarital affair, Greitens took a photo of the woman and threatened to publish it if she exposed the affair.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

America No Longer A 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS Says
The new director of Citizenship and Immigration Services says changing the federal agency's mission statement reminds staff that they work for the American people.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Florida Lawmakers Advance Bill Requiring Schools To Display 'In God We Trust'
The bill's sponsor, Rep. Kimberly Daniels, said while "gun issues" need to be addressed "the real thing that needs to be addressed are issues of the heart."

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Mueller Brings More Charges Against Manafort, Gates
The special counsel's office has expanded an earlier indictment against President Trump's former campaign chairman and his business partner.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia On How Trump's Policies Compare To Obama's
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul about President Trump's stance on Russia and how that compares with policies throughout the Obama administration.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

How School Shootings Have Changed The Teaching Profession
Education schools are now training teachers how to deal with an active shooter. One expert says it hasn't deterred teachers from applying, but it has changed the profession, for better or worse.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Disney's Promised Bonus To Its Workers Comes With A Catch
Not long after the big tax cut bill passed, Disney joined other corporations in promising bonuses for its workers. In Disney's case, the bonus was set at $1,000, but for 36,000 unionized workers at Disney, it turns out there's a catch. They must agree to the wage offer on the table in contract negotiations before they can receive their bonuses.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Advocate Weighs In On How Gun Control Debate Is Being Received By Gun Rights Community
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Paul Glasco, founder of the organization Legally Armed America, about how the renewed debate over gun control is being received in the gun rights community.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Takes Home Olympic Gold In Win Over Canada
The United States women's hockey team is an Olympic gold medal winner once again. The U.S. beat four-time defending gold medalist Canada in a thrilling game that went into overtime and then a shootout.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Sen. Marco Rubio Backs Down On Some Gun Ownership Restrictions At CNN Town Hall
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has long been a gun rights supporter. But in a televised town hall with victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting, he backed down on some restrictions on gun ownership.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Why West Virginia Teachers Are Demanding Higher Pay and Improved Benefits
Schools closed across West Virginia Thursday as teachers there walked out to demand higher pay and improved benefits.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

How 1 Texas Sheriff Is Partnering With ICE On The Issue Of Undocumented Immigrants
A sheriff on the coastal bend of Texas is a gung-ho partner of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback calls his county non-sanctuary. He contacts ICE whenever he has an undocumented immigrant in custody, and thinks every jail administrator in the country should.

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Feb 22, 2018

How San Francisco's Sheriff Is Helping Undocumented Immigrants Find Lawyers
San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is required by state law to tell undocumented immigrants arrested by her deputies when Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for them. Her office also helps the immigrants find lawyers.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Parent Of Child Killed In Sandy Hook Shooting Aims To Help Parents In Parkland, Fla.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan during the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, about offering support to parents who lost a child in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. She went to Florida to help parents there, and went with them to the White House to meet with President Trump.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

President Trump Continues To Raise Ideas On How To Protect Against School Shootings
The White House has held two days of listening sessions with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and state and local officials focused on firearms and school safety.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

NRA's Wayne LaPierre Calls For Firearms In Schools At CPAC
NRA's executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre addressed the annual gathering of conservatives in the wake of the Parkland school shooting. His message included a call to have arms in schools and an admonishment of those calling for stricter regulations on guns. LaPierre said those people are exploiting the moment for political gain.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

U.S. Allies Could Be Affected By Trump Administration's Proposed Tariffs
The Trump administration's threat to impose stringent tariffs on steel from China could also seriously affect imports from close U.S. allies such as Canada.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Does A Larger Role For Midwives Mean Better Care?
States that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health, according to a new study.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Long-Lost Babe Ruth Interview Discovered In Prep School Archives
The interview is part of a collection donated to Cheshire Academy 20 years ago by broadcaster Joe Hasel. A Ruth historian tells NPR the recording offers some new insights about the ballplayer.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Widespread Flooding Brings Misery To Midwest
Officials attributed at least two deaths to the flooding, which has reached historic levels in some areas.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Synergy Between Nurses And Automation Could Be Key To Finding Sepsis Early
A bedside computer loaded with software that tracks vital signs in the ICU can pick up early warning patterns, specialists say. But it takes a human care provider to sort the signal from the noise.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

NRA Leader Warns Conservatives Of 'Socialist Wave' In Wake Of Shooting
NRA executive Wayne LaPierre gave a defiant speech about "elites" taking advantage of last week's Florida shooting to foster socialism at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

A Top Ford Executive Leaves After 'Inappropriate Behavior'
North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Ford Names Successor After Ousting Executive For 'Inappropriate Behavior'
North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Parkland Mayor On Meeting With Trump
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Installation Progresses On Bezos-Backed 10,000-Year Clock
A 500-foot-tall clock is being constructed inside a mountain in West Texas on property owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. It is the brain child of inventor Danny Hillis.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

India And H-1B Visas
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

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

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

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

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

A New Jersey Lawyer And DACA Recipient
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Court Rulings Leave Hundreds Of Juvenile Convicts In Limbo
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Crude, Expensive And Effective: How Russia Impacted The Election
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Students Press Florida Lawmakers On Gun Control
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.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

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

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Once Sentenced For Life, Some Juvenile Convicts Get A Second Chance
Michigan has one of the largest populations of juveniles serving life in prison. Such sentences were ruled unconstitutional and now the state must decide who remains behind bars and who gets released.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

As Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, How Effective Can It Be?
Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida Shooting
Educators School Safety Network says it has recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, compared with about 10 a day on average.

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Feb 22, 2018

At CNN Town Hall, Sen. Marco Rubio Declines To Say He Won't Take NRA Money
One week after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., a CNN town hall brought together political leaders and community members for a discussion.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 22, 2018

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Softens On Gun Restrictions
At a CNN town hall, the Republican senator said he would support raising the age limit for those wanting to purchase AR-15 style rifles and is "reconsidering" his position on high-capacity magazines.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Is Tied With Canada 1-1 In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Faces Canada In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Goes To Overtime With Canada: 2-2 In Gold Medal Final
The American women tied the score late in the third period, forcing overtime against their archrival Canada — who have won four straight gold medals.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shootout Thriller
The American women won for the first time in 20 years, after tying the score late and forcing overtime against their archrival, Canada. Then it went to a penalty shootout.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shot Thriller
The American women won after tying the score late in the third period, forcing overtime against their archrival Canada — who had won four straight gold medals.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Trails Canada 2-1 In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida Shooting Survivor Weighs In On Meeting With President Trump
Parents and survivors connected to the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sandy Hook and Columbine, met with President Trump at the White House Wednesday to advocate for better protections for the nation's students.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session
A week after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, President Trump hosted survivors, parents and teachers from that and other recent school shooting tragedies.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Parents And Students Express Frustration During School Safety Meeting With Trump
One week after 17 people were shot and killed at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students and parents sat down with President Trump to discuss school safety and gun control.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

A New Survey Finds Eighty Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform
Students grappling with fear and frustration after last week's fatal school shooting staged peaceful protests mourning for victims and urging a ban on assault rifles.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Biathlon Team Speaks Out For Gun Control
The sport's athletes must ski across the course, then calm their breathing and use rifles to fire at a target. For biathletes, the fact that their sport involves firearms isn't always comfortable.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Students From Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Rallying For Gun Control in Tallahassee
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School traveled to Florida's capital to push for gun control legislation. They're holding a rally and meeting with dozens of legislators.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

West Point Posthumously Admits Florida Shooting Victim Who Helped His Classmates Escape
Peter Wang died holding open a door to help his classmates escape last week's shooting in Parkland, Fla. It was his dream to go to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Now, the academy's posthumously admitted him.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

After Florida Shooting, Trump Meets With Students and Teachers
President Trump held a meeting today with students and teachers affected by last week's school shooting in Florida, as well as other prominent massacres.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Famous Evangelist, 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99
Billy Graham, the most famous American evangelist of the 20th century, has died. He preached during a time when the U.S. was less polarized politically and culturally, and he was known as "America's Pastor." Largely silenced by illness in his final years, Graham was somewhat eclipsed by his son Franklin, who took his father's ministry in a far more conservative direction.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida Shooting Survivor Shares What He's Hoping To Hear In Meeting With Trump
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sam Zeif, a student survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Zeif met with President Trump on Wednesday at the White House to call him into action on the issue of gun control.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida's Legislature Is Considering New Gun Regulations Following School Shooting
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are in Tallahassee lobbying state legislators to pass new gun regulations following last week's shooting. State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican, has introduced a six-point framework and hopes the proposals can come to a floor vote next week.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

'Buzzfeed News' Uncovers Source Of Missouri's Lethal Drugs
A BuzzFeed News investigation has discovered the secret supplier of Missouri's lethal injection drugs — a pharmacy that has been repeatedly cited for violations by the Food and Drug Administration. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Chris McDaniel about the investigation.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Russian Trolls Are Flooding Social Media With Messages Meant To Increase Tensions In U.S.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about how Russian bots are still flooding social media, including fomenting American tension over the Florida school shootings, and what he thinks should be done about it.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Yale's Whiffenpoofs A Cappella Group Admits First Woman
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sofia Campoamor, the first female member to be selected to for Yale's a cappella group, The Whiffenpoofs, since its founding in 1909.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women Win First Medal In Cross-Country Skiing, As Women Figure Skaters Fall Short
It was an up and down day for the United States at the Winter Olympics. All three of the U.S. women figure skaters fell or stumbled during their performances in the short program, while the U.S. women won their first ever medal in cross-country skiing.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary Responds To Criticism For Travel Expenses
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is being criticized for charging his wife's travel to the government when she accompanied him to Europe. Shulkin says he complied with all ethics guidelines, but his chief of staff, also criticized for her role in arranging the trip, has announced her retirement.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

After Parkland, States Take A Fresh Look At Gun Legislation
The effects of Florida's shooting are reaching beyond the state's borders into legislatures across the country.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

FACT CHECK: Why Didn't Obama Stop Russia's Election Interference In 2016?
President Trump now accepts that Russia launched a wave of active measures against the U.S. but blames his predecessor for not taking any action.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Did An IV Cocktail Of Vitamins And Drugs Save This Lumberjack From Sepsis?
A 51-year-old man nearly died from septic shock, when a crushing injury led to overwhelming infection. After getting an experimental treatment, he's recovering well, but some doctors want more proof.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida House Declines Debate On Assault Rifles, Calls Porn A 'Health Risk'
The lawmakers voted 71-36 against opening up debate on the bill that would ban assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, leaving it in committees that aren't scheduled to meet during this session.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Arizona's Tepary Beans Preserve A Native Past, Hold Promise For The Future
Local Native Americans grew teparies for centuries, but the beans began to sink into obscurity. Now, thanks to seed preservation and farmers who want to preserve the past, they're making a comeback.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida Legislature's Vote May Be Opening Bid In Gun Law Debate
With students who survived a school shooting in the gallery, Florida lawmakers on Tuesday voted down a bill to ban assault-style rifles. GOP Gov. Rick Scott says everything is on the table.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99
One of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century, he radically changed the face of born-again Christianity from fundamentalism to a more embracing evangelicalism.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Kentucky Democrat Wins Special Election To Reclaim Seat After Lawmaker's Suicide
Linda Belcher reclaimed the seat she lost to Dan Johnson in 2016 amid a wave of pro-Trump voter sentiment in Kentucky. Johnson killed himself in December amid allegations of sexual assault.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Chinese Food Deliverer Illegally Enters Lincoln Tunnel
New Yorker Bruce Lee was delivering orders when he said his Waze navigation aid misguided him. He biked into the Lincoln Tunnel but was arrested because bikes are banned from the tunnel.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

'Today In 1968' Replays A Historic Year — On Twitter
1968 was a pivotal year in civil rights history. In our new project, we'll be tweeting news, articles and moments from that year as if it were all happening today.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Florida School Shooting Survivors To March On State Capitol For Tougher Gun Laws
About 100 students and more than a dozen adult chaperones have arrived in the state capital, Tallahassee, ahead of a planned march to demand legislative action to prevent future school shootings.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

'We Will Not Give Up': Fla. School Shooting Survivors March For Tougher Gun Laws
Thousands descended on Tallahassee to demand legislative action to prevent future school shootings. "This is only the beginning of our history," one student said. "Please be on the right side of it."

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

2 Sisters In Los Angeles Are DREAMers But Only 1 Is Covered By DACA
DREAMers Miriam Gonzalez Avila and Abigail Gonzalez are paying attention to the immigration debate. One is covered under DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, but the other isn't.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

50 Years Ago, How A Small Alabama Town Pioneered The First 911 Call
In January 1968, the FCC and AT&T announced a plan for an emergency telephone number. But the Alabama Telephone Company decided to get out ahead of the feds and set up its own system.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

After Florida Shooting, There's A Renewed Push To Change Gun Laws
President Trump said he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to develop regulations to ban bump stocks, as Florida students press state legislators on passing new gun control measures.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

School Safety: Striking A Balance Between Secure But Not A Fortress
School shootings have become the new norm. As a result, schools have been upgrading security. Education officials, however are recognizing that no place can be 100 percent safe.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Trauma Bags And Armed Guards: Securing Schools Without Creating A Fortress
As school shootings have become the new normal, administrators have been upgrading security. But they're weary of going too far.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Kentucky Bourbon, Wisconsin Cheese Could Be Targets In Trade War
The European Union is considering ways to fight back if the Trump administration adopts tariffs or quotas on imported steel and aluminum.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

Army Awards Medal For Heroism To 3 JROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting
Freshman cadets Peter Wang, Martin Duque and Alaina Petty were given the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps' highest medal for heroism. Wang, 15, was also posthumously admitted to West Point.

NPR U.S. News
Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Men's Hockey Team Is Bounced From Olympic Tournament After Losing Shootout
American Jim Slater scored an equalizing shorthanded goal 30 minutes into the match. That helped bring on overtime — and a fateful penalty shootout.

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Feb 20, 2018

Lindsey Vonn Races To A Bronze Medal In Downhill At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
In her final event at what is probably her last Olympics, Lindsey Vonn hit speeds of nearly 70 mph as she scorched down the mountain.

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