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This week an American graduate student from Princeton University marked his third anniversary in an Iranian prison. He's one of several Americans held there. His wife came to Washington to call on the Trump administration to do more to free him.

White House On Gun Control

Aug 9, 2019

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Could the White House and Congress actually act on legislation aimed at curbing gun violence? Act may be a strong word, but it does seem that there may be some talk about it.

Hotel For Plants In London

Aug 9, 2019

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Boys Calls 911 For Pizza; Cops Deliver

Aug 9, 2019

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Rep. Veronica Escobar On Gun Legislation

Aug 8, 2019

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President Trump called it a, quote, "warm and wonderful visit." Not everyone thought so. His visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, yesterday were marked by bitter protests from residents of both those cities and loud criticism from Democratic presidential candidates.

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Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse In Boy Scouts

Aug 7, 2019

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El Paso County Commissioner On Trump Visit

Aug 7, 2019

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All right. We want to talk about this more, but I do just want to take a moment to listen back to how President Trump has spoken about the city of El Paso in the past. Here are a few examples.

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An Artificial Tongue To Taste Whisky

Aug 7, 2019

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Law And Order: Beekeeping Unit

Aug 7, 2019

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President Trump travels to two cities today that are trying to put themselves back together after mass shootings. But in order for the president to console those communities, he may have to change his image a bit. Here's NPR White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez.

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When Toni Morrison received her Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, her remarks began with a reflection on the phrase once upon a time. In her signature, measured cadence, Morrison told the Swedish Academy she believed these were some of the first words we remember from our childhoods.

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