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Trump Says His Immigration Plan Will Be 'Envy Of The Modern World'

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to White House adviser Brooke Rollins, about the new merit-based immigration plan that would dramatically reshape the legal immigration system. NPR's Joel Rose weighs in.
Tags: News, White House, Npr, Trump, Rachel Martin, Brooke Rollins, Joel Rose

Alabama May Soon Have The Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

The Alabama Senate passed a bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the state. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Yashica Robinson of the Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives.
Tags: News, Alabama, Npr, Rachel Martin, Alabama Senate, Yashica Robinson

Congressional Intelligence Panels Discussed In This Week's 'Ask Cokie'

Rachel Martin talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions on the history of House and Senate intelligence committees.
Tags: News, Senate, House, Cokie Roberts, Rachel Martin, Cokie, Congressional Intelligence Panels

Aggressive Rhetoric Ramps Up Between U.S. And Iran

NPR's Rachel Martin discusses rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran with NPR's Greg Myre and Ariane Tabatabai, who focuses on the Middle East at the RAND Corporation.
Tags: News, Iran, Middle East, Npr, Rachel Martin, Ariane Tabatabai, Greg Myre

Justice Breyer Urges His Colleagues To Respect Precedent

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Amy Howe, of the "SCOTUSblog," about Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who warns his colleagues are too eager to overturn rulings that deserve respect as precedent.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Npr, Rachel Martin, Stephen Breyer, Breyer, Amy Howe

Jim Baker Writes In 'Lawfare': Why I Do Not Hate Donald Trump

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to former General Counsel of the FBI Jim Baker on his choice not to respond to President Trump with hatred, but instead with love.
Tags: News, Fbi, Npr, Donald Trump, Trump, Rachel Martin, Jim Baker, Lawfare

American Business People In China React To Latest Tariff War

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jake Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council in Beijing about China's retaliatory tariffs after the Trump administration last week increased tariffs on Chinese goods.
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Npr, Trump, Rachel Martin, U S China Business Council, Jake Parker, American Business People In China

'White Lies' Podcast Exposes What Happened The Night James Reeb Died

In 1965, James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Andrew Beck and Chip Brantley, hosts of the new NPR podcast "White Lies" about what kept the murder from being solved.
Tags: News, Npr, Selma Alabama, Rachel Martin, Andrew Beck, James Reeb, Chip Brantley

Pope Francis Issues New Rules On Reporting Sexual Abuse

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Marie Collins, a church sex abuse survivor, about new rules on reporting abuse. Collins wishes the pope's rules required priests to report abuse to civil authorities.
Tags: News, Pope Francis, Npr, Collins, Rachel Martin, Marie Collins

You Cannot Divorce Race From Immigration, Jose Antonio Vargas Says

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas for a response to a story in "The Atlantic," written by David Frum, proposing the U.S. cut legal immigration by half.
Tags: News, Atlantic, Npr, Rachel Martin, David Frum, Jose Antonio Vargas

Consequences Of The Escalating U.S.-China Trade War

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ohio soybean farmer Chris Gibbs and David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about the trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
Tags: News, Ohio, Npr, Brookings Institution, David Wessel, Hutchins Center, Rachel Martin, Chris Gibbs

U.N. Report: 1 Million Animal And Plant Species Are At Risk Of Extinction

A new United Nations report says one million animal and plant species are at risk of extinction. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to marine biologist Dr. David Obura, one of the lead authors of the report.
Tags: News, United Nations, Npr, Rachel Martin, David Obura

Jill Biden speaks out on Anita Hill, says that 'it's time to move on'

In an interview with NPR's "Morning Edition" today, Jill Biden told host Rachel Martin that "it's time to move on" from the controversy about Anita Hill            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Npr, Usa Today, Anita Hill, Rachel Martin, Jill Biden

Attorney General Faces Deadline To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

Rachel Martin talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review, about Monday's deadline for William Barr to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report and other underlying evidence.
Tags: News, National Review, Rachel Martin, Jonah Goldberg, William Barr

North Korea Tests Short-Ranged Missiles

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jean Lee of the Wilson Center about the significance of North Korea's latest weapons test.
Tags: News, North Korea, Npr, Rachel Martin, Wilson Center, Jean Lee

North Korea Conducts Another Missile Test

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jean Lee, a policy expert at the Wilson Center, about the significance of North Korea's latest weapons test. The Trump administration is downplaying the test.
Tags: News, North Korea, Npr, Trump, Rachel Martin, Wilson Center, Jean Lee

'Morning Edition' Debuts The Show's Updated Theme Music

NPR's David Greene and Rachel Martin look back at famous theme songs from pop culture, and remember the old "Morning Edition" theme as the show debuts the updated version of the song.
Tags: News, Npr, David Greene, Rachel Martin

Attorney General Barr Faced Contentious Hearing, Gonzales Says

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to ex-Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez about William Barr's decision not to appear on Capitol Hill for a second day of hearings. NPR's Tim Mak weighs in on the discussion.
Tags: News, Capitol Hill, Npr, Rachel Martin, Tim Mak, Alberto Gonzalez, William Barr, Barr Faced Contentious Hearing Gonzales Says

Gauging U.S. Options In Venezuela

Rachel Martin speaks with retired Adm. James Stavridis about American options in Venezuela. Stavridis served as commander of U.S. Southern Command, which covers Latin America.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Rachel Martin, U S Southern Command, James Stavridis, Stavridis

Attorney General Barr To Testify On Capitol Hill About Mueller Report

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Judiciary Committee member and 2020 presidential candidate, about Barr testifying on the special counsel's report. NPR's Tamara Keith comments.
Tags: News, Npr, Rachel Martin, Barr, Tamara Keith, Democratic Sen Amy Klobuchar Judiciary Committee

Barr Summary Of Russia Probe Lacked Context, Mueller Complains

Rachel Martin talks to Georgetown University Law Center's Mary McCord about Robert Mueller's letter to Attorney General Barr, rebuking him for failing to "fully capture the context" of his conclusion.
Tags: News, Russia, Rachel Martin, Barr, Robert Mueller, Georgetown University Law Center, Mary McCord

U.S. Infrastructure Shows The Effects Of Neglect, Smith Says

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Tom Smith, executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, about the current state of the nation's infrastructure. The group issued a report card in 2017.
Tags: News, Npr, Rachel Martin, American Society of Civil Engineers, Tom Smith

'High Five' Readers Invited To Participate In Secret Tournament

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to best-selling, children's book author Adam Rubin about his newest title: "High Five."
Tags: News, Npr, Rachel Martin, Adam Rubin

More Than 700 Measles Cases Reported Across 22 States, CDC Data Show

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, about the resurgence of the measles virus.
Tags: News, National Institutes of Health, Npr, Anthony Fauci, Rachel Martin, Measles Cases Reported Across

How Saudi Students, Accused Of Crimes, Evade U.S. Justice System

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to ProPublica's Tim Golden about Saudi students, who are accused of committing crimes in the U.S., and then possibly with Saudi government help, flee to avoid justice.
Tags: News, Npr, Rachel Martin, Tim Golden

A Brief History Of The War On Drugs

Commentator Cokie Roberts talks with NPR's Rachel Martin and responds to listener questions about the history of the politics of drug laws and enforcement.
Tags: News, Npr, Cokie Roberts, Rachel Martin

Father Remembers 11-Year-Old Son Killed In Sri Lanka Bombing

Alexander Arrow, the father of an 11-year-old boy killed during the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, speaks to Rachel Martin about what he'll remember most about his son.
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, Rachel Martin, Sri Lanka Bombing, Alexander Arrow

Students And Staff At LA Universities Quarantined Over Measles Fears

Rachel Martin speaks with Saad Omer, an infectious disease expert at Emory University, about the quarantine at California schools after a student contracted measles.
Tags: News, California, Emory University, Rachel Martin, Saad Omer, LA Universities Quarantined Over Measles Fears

8 Of The 9 Suicide Bombers In Sri Lanka Blasts Are Identified

Police in Sri Lanka made several arrests, bringing the total number of suspects in custody to more than 75. Rachel Martin talks to Fawaz Gerges, author of the book ISIS: A History.
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, Rachel Martin, Fawaz Gerges

Facing A Measles Outbreak

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Joseph Kaplovitz, a pediatrician in Brooklyn's Borough Park, about the spike in measles cases.
Tags: News, Npr, Rachel Martin, Brooklyn s Borough Park, Joseph Kaplovitz