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  • 7:33pm Feb 02, 2017
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Trump's Harsh Criticism Of Refugee Deal Sets Up Rift With Australia

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Anna Neistat, senior director of research for Amnesty International, about the history of the U.S.-Australia refugee deal, what exactly the agreement entails and what Trump's statement means for the deal going forward.
  • 7:33pm Feb 02, 2017
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Russia Welcomes Confirmation Of Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State

    Russian officials are welcoming the confirmation of Rex Tillerson as the new secretary of state. They are expecting Tillerson, who was formerly the CEO of ExxonMobil, to help improve relations with the Kremlin.
  • 7:33pm Feb 02, 2017
    National National Economy Politics & Government

    Financial Industry Groups Fear Trump Will Block Investor Protection Rule

    The financial services industry is hopeful that President Trump will move to delay and perhaps overturn an investor protection rule put in place by the Obama administration. The rule requires that financial advisers act in their clients best interest when it comes to their retirement accounts. It has been widely supported by consumer groups, unions and financial watchdogs. The financial industry lobbied against the rule saying it would have unintended consequences and created too much paperwork to make it worth it for advisers to work with small clients.
  • 6:25pm Feb 02, 2017
    World News World News National

    U.S. Acknowledges Death Of Civilians In Yemen Raid

    The U.S. military has acknowledged that civilians were killed in last weekend's special operations raid in Yemen. Other questions continue to swirl, however, including whether American forces' surprise was blown and whether their target was indeed an al-Qaida terrorist as they believed.
  • 6:25pm Feb 02, 2017
    World News World News National

    After Missile Launch, White House Warns Iran But Offers No Action Plan

    The White House says it's putting Iran officially "on notice" after its missile launch over the weekend. But officials offered no details on what exactly that means, or whether military options are on the table. It's another example of what's already emerging as a pattern for the Trump administration: coming out swinging with tough words, before having consulted or decided on an actual policy.
  • 6:25pm Feb 02, 2017
    Health & Safety Health & Safety

    New Quarantine Authority Gives CDC More Power To Stop Outbreaks

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to acquire strong new powers to quarantine people to prevent or stop a dangerous outbreak. It's a step being welcomed by many public health authorities as long overdue, but raising fears the new authority could violate civil liberties.
  • 4:37pm Feb 02, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Religion

    Trump Opens Prayer Breakfast With Remarks About 'Apprentice' Ratings

    President Donald Trump attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning where he expressed his commitment to religious freedom in his remarks. He also slipped in a few comments that had little to do with faith.
  • 4:37pm Feb 02, 2017
    National National

    Guards Regain Control Of Delaware Prison After Inmate Standoff

    A two-day uprising at a state prison in Delaware has left one corrections officer dead. Inmates took four guards hostage Wednesday. The Delaware Department of Corrections is back in control of the prison in Smyrna.