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  • 5:34pm Mar 18, 2016
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Calif. Congressman Pushes Cuba To Extradite Man Who Hijacked Plane In 1971

    In 1971, three hijackers took over TWA Flight 106 and diverted the plane to Cuba. One of the passengers on the flight was Jerry McNerney, who is now a congressman from California. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to McNerney about his push to extradite the last surviving hijacker from Cuba.
  • 4:24pm Mar 18, 2016
    National National Economy

    As The Legal Pot Industry Booms, African-Americans Are Left Behind

    Amanda Chicago Lewis investigated the effect of the War on Drugs on black entrepreneurship in the legal pot industry for six months. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to her about what is keeping black people from entering the lucrative legal pot industry.
  • 4:24pm Mar 18, 2016
    National National

    Northwest Louisiana Residents Return To Flooded Homes After Torrential Rain

    Thousands of homeowners in northwest Louisiana are returning to flooded homes to start gutting them after last week's torrential rain dumped up to 20 inches. Now the floodwaters are moving south. Emergency officials are bracing for the highest crest of the Red River in more than 70 years.
  • 4:24pm Mar 18, 2016
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Obama Supreme Court Nominee, Presidential Race

    NPR's Robert Siegel discusses the politics of the week with New York Times columnist David Brooks, and Washington Post columnist and Brookings Institution fellow E.J. Dionne. They cover President Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court and the latest on the presidential race.
  • 4:24pm Mar 18, 2016
    World News World News

    European Union Reaches Deal With Turkey On Migration Crisis

    The European Union deal with the Turkish government will result in the return of thousands of asylum-seekers to Turkey. EU leaders hope the deal will put an end to people trying to enter Europe by sea, but Human Rights organizations are deeply opposed to the plan.
  • 4:24pm Mar 18, 2016

    Virtual Reality Vs. Augmented Reality: Should We Believe The Hype?

    At tech conferences and in media reports, word is that Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are coming. But many people don't know what they are or what the difference is — and why they should care. NPR explains the difference and the hype.