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Monday, March 18, 2019

New Zealand's prime minister has vowed to tighten gun laws in response to the deadly attacks at two mosques last week. Will she face any opposition? Also, an investigation finds that the Federal Aviation Administration pushed Boeing to conduct some of its own safety assessments. What role could that have played in two recent plane crashes? Plus, epic floods across the Midwest have forced thousands to evacuate. Why are there floods when it's still winter?

Monday, March 18, 2019

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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have left at least 49 people dead. Also, a judge has ruled that families of those killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary can sue a gun manufacturer. And, which Republican senators broke with the president to vote against his national emergency declaration?

Friday, March 15th, 2019

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Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The FAA has grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the U.S. as investigators probe the cause of the crash in Ethiopia. Also, new information suggests the special counsel's investigation is done. And, what's it like for a religious minority returning home after ISIS tried to exterminate them.

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

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Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Dozens of parents have been charged in college admissions scandal. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign a moratorium on the death penalty. And, Australian Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing two boys.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

After the Ethiopian Airlines crash, the FAA says Boeing's 737 Max 8 is safe. Will former Vice President Joe Biden get into the Democratic race for president? And, why this is an important week for Britain and Brexit.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

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Monday, March 11th, 2019

An Ethiopian Airlines crash raises concerns about a Boeing airliner. The White House's proposed annual budget reflects the president's priorities. U.S. backed forces close in on the last Islamic State stronghold in Syria.

Monday, March 11th, 2019

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BONUS: American Shadows

Conspiracy theories in American politics go way back. How did they help create the United States, and how did they become the currency of political opportunists? We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's history podcast, Throughline.

BONUS: American Shadows

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Friday, March 8th, 2019

Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, sentenced to 47 months in prison. The house votes to condemn anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry. Funerals begin for victims of a tornado in Alabama.

Friday, March 8th, 2019

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Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces sentencing Thursday. Arizona Senator Martha McSally reveals she was raped while serving in the military. Minnesota's new congresswoman stirs controversy.

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won't run for president. California's attorney general declines to prosecute officers who killed an unarmed black man last year. And, the FDA approves a major new drug to treat depression.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

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