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Supreme Court Temporarily Clears Way For Ban On Transgender Military Personnel

The Supreme Court has revived the Trump administration's ban on transgender military personnel, for now. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Shannon Minter of with the National Center for Lesbian Rights.
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Kamala Harris Enters 2020 Race With Political Baggage From Her Time As Calif. A.G.

As Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., enters the field of 2020 Democratic contenders, NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Politico reporter Christopher Cadelago about Harris' background as a prosecutor.
Tags: News, Politico, Npr, Kamala Harris, Calif, HARRIS, Audie Cornish, Sen Kamala Harris, Christopher Cadelago

'Field Guide To The North American Teenager' Taps Into The Raw Anxiety Of Adolescence

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with screenwriter Ben Philippe about his debut novel The Field Guide to the North American Teenager.
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Thrift Stores Say They're Swamped With Donations After 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo'

Thrift stores are overwhelmed as people bring stuff in after watching Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. NPR's Audie Cornish hears from New Yorker fashion columnist Rachel Syme about the trend.
Tags: News, Netflix, Npr, Marie Kondo, Audie Cornish, Thrift Stores, Rachel Syme

An Insurance Crisis Is Quietly Growing For Football In America

Football is still king in America, but almost nobody wants to insure it. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with ESPN's Steve Fainaru about the growing crisis that could topple the U.S.'s most popular sport.
Tags: News, America, Npr, Espn, Audie Cornish, Steve Fainaru

Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson Reacts To Trump's Border Wall Proposal

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, about President Trump's proposal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.
Tags: News, Npr, Trump, Bennie Thompson, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, House Homeland Security Committee, Audie Cornish

Google Employees Hope To Turn Last Year's Walkouts Into Real Change

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Vicki Tardif, a linguist at Google, who led one of the walkouts last year. Now, she's building upon that with a social media campaign to end forced arbitration.
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China Says Claim Of Gene-Edited Babies 'Seriously Violated' Regulations

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Associated Press reporter Marilynn Marchione about the Chinese government's investigation into He Jiankui, who claims he created the world's first gene-edited babies.
Tags: News, China, Associated Press, Npr, Audie Cornish, MARILYNN MARCHIONE, He Jiankui

El Paso Pediatrician Discusses Medical Needs Of Migrant Children In Detention Centers

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Carlos Gutierrez, a pediatrician in El Paso, Texas, about the medical needs of migrants and what actions should be taken to ensure their safety in detention centers.
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Obama Speech Adviser Compares 2009 Speech In Cairo With Pompeo's Address

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Daniel Shapiro, former ambassador to Israel, about the differences between President Obama's Cairo speech and the one Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave on Thursday.
Tags: News, Obama, Israel, Npr, Cairo, State, Daniel Shapiro, Audie Cornish, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo

How It Would Work If Trump Declared A National Emergency To Get Funds For Border Wall

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with University of Texas law Professor Steve Vladeck about the legal authority of a president to declare a national emergency and if those can be challenged.
Tags: News, Npr, University of Texas, Audie Cornish, Steve Vladeck, Border Wall

A Look At The Consequences Of The Shutdown For People Living Paycheck To Paycheck

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Elise Gould, senior economist with the Economic Policy Institute, about what exactly it means to be living paycheck to paycheck and how many Americans are doing so.
Tags: News, Npr, Economic Policy Institute, Audie Cornish, Elise Gould

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Sworn In For 2nd Term

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with journalist Mariana Zuniga about Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's swearing in for his second term after an election that has been criticized as illegitimate.
Tags: News, Npr, Nicolás Maduro, Audie Cornish, Mariana Zuniga

R. Kelly Gets His Day In Court Of Public Opinion After Years Of Sex Abuse Allegations

Following the release of the docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, interest has renewed in the sexual abuse allegations against the R&B star. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Sound Opinions host Jim DeRogatis.
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Government Shutdown Causes Slowdown In Scientific Research

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Keith Seitter, executive director of the American Meteorological Society, about the absence of federal scientists slows down life-saving research.
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How 'Project Birmingham' Spread Misinformation In The 2017 Alabama Senate Election

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg about a group called Project Birmingham that spread misinformation in the 2017 Alabama Senate election.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Npr, Alabama Senate, Audie Cornish, Craig Timberg

Federal Employees Sue Trump Administration Over Government Shutdown

A group of federal employees is suing the Trump administration for not getting paid during the partial government shutdown. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with the group's attorney, Heidi Burakiewicz.
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GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick On Why He Broke Ranks And Voted To Keep The Govt. Open

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, who broke ranks and voted with Democrats to keep the government open.
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National Governors Association Calling For Immediate End To The Shutdown

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana about how the government shutdown is impacting his home state.
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How The U.S. Steel Industry Is Reacting To Trump's Aspiration For A Steel Border Wall

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Thomas Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, about his reactions to President Trump's aspiration to build a border wall out of steel.
Tags: News, Npr, Trump, American Iron and Steel Institute, Audie Cornish, Thomas Gibson, Trump s Aspiration For A Steel Border Wall

Eagles' Defeat Of The Bears Revives The Question: Does Icing The Kicker Work?

The Chicago Bears kicker missed a game-winning field goal Sunday night, after the Eagles called time-out. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with economist Toby Moskowitz about the practice of icing a player.
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More Dangerous Routes Are Becoming More Common For Migrants Seeking Asylum

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Los Angeles Times reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske about the shift of migrants to more remote border crossings as the U.S. tamps down on asylum applicants at ports of entry.
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2019 Golden Globes Offer A Night Of Surprising Wins And Snubs

NPR's Audie Cornish wraps up last night's surprising Golden Globes with Pop Culture Happy Hour host Linda Holmes and New York Times assistant culture editor Aisha Harris.
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Week In Politics: The Government Shutdown, The New Congress And Mitt Romney's Return

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about the ongoing government shutdown, the new Congress and the return of Mitt Romney.
Tags: David Brooks, News, Congress, Washington Post, New York Times, Mitt Romney, Npr, Audie Cornish, E J Dionne

Former Industry Executives Hold Top Spots In Several Federal Departments

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with New York Times reporter Eric Lipton about the number of industry executives and lobbyists running cabinet agencies in the Trump administration.
Tags: News, New York Times, Npr, Trump, Audie Cornish, Eric Lipton

Immigration Attorney Discusses How Shutdown Is Affecting Backlog Of Cases

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Jeremy McKinney, an attorney with the American Immigration Lawyers Association, about how the government shutdown is affecting the large backlog of immigration cases.
Tags: News, Npr, Audie Cornish, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Jeremy McKinney

Only 3 Minority Head Coaches Remain In The NFL Ahead Of Post-Season Play

Only three minority head coaches remain in the NFL, in a league that's nearly 70 percent African American. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with The Undefeated's Jason Reid about the NFL trending backwards when it comes to diversity.
Tags: News, NFL, Npr, Audie Cornish, Jason Reid

The Effects Of The Government Shutdown On Native American Tribes

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Aaron Payment of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe about how the government shutdown is affecting Native American tribes that rely on federal money for things like medical care.
Tags: News, Npr, Audie Cornish, Sault Ste Marie Tribe

N.Y. Rep. Jerry Nadler On His Plans For Immigration And The Mueller Investigation

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with incoming House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., about what he's planning to do regarding the Mueller investigation in his new role.
Tags: News, Npr, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Audie Cornish, Nadler, Jerry Nadler

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Meeting With Trump Over Government Shutdown

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who was among the Congressional leaders gathered at the White House Wednesday for a briefing on the president's border wall plans.
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