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  • 5:18pm Mar 10, 2016
    World News World News

    White House Chef To Serve Canadian Poutine At State Dinner

    The Obama White House is hosting a state dinner on Thursday in honor of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. On the menu is a variation on poutine, a late-night favorite of Quebec. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Na'eem Adam, co-founder of Poutine Week in Canada.
  • 5:18pm Mar 10, 2016
    National National Arts Religion

    New Set Of TV Shows Tackle Complexities Of Religion

    NPR reviews the set of new TV shows that all have religious faith as a central theme. Just how does TV deal with that in 2016? The shows are Of Kings and Prophets and The Real O'Neals on ABC, The Path on Hulu and The Passion on Fox.
  • 5:14pm Mar 10, 2016
    World News World News National

    Leaked Documents Reveal Information About ISIS Recruits

    The German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung obtained a trove of digitized documents, which lists information about ISIS recruits from around the world. The paper's foreign editor says the documents reveal new insights into the bureaucracy of the terrorist group.
  • 4:50pm Mar 10, 2016
    World News World News National Economy Politics & Government

    Presidential Candidates Back Away From Supporting Free Trade

    The issue of trade has been an important dividing line within both parties this year. Democratic and Republican candidates are backing away from supporting free trade amid voter concerns and a rising tide of populism.
  • 4:19pm Mar 10, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Illinois Newspaper Reporters Gauge Political Climate Ahead Of Primary

    Next Tuesday, voters in Illinois will have their say in the presidential primary campaigns. NPR's Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers talk with Illinois newspaper reporters, Mike Riopell of the Daily Herald and Mike Fitzgerald of the Belleville News-Democrat, to gauge the political temperature there.
  • 4:19pm Mar 10, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    First Mention: Marco Rubio Campaigns For Bob Dole

    The "First Mention" feature tackles presidential politics as we reveal that Marco Rubio was first heard on NPR campaigning for Robert Dole in 1996.
  • 5:17am Mar 10, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Why Did The Polls Fail To Predict Sanders' Win In Michigan?

    Every major poll of the Michigan Democratic primary showed Hillary Clinton with a big lead over Bernie Sanders. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Harry Enten, senior analyst at FiveThirtyEight, about why those polls proved to be so wrong on primary day.