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Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

President Trump continues his push for regime change in Venezuela. North Carolina election officials are looking into the outcome of the state's 9th Congressional District, which may involve fraud. Also, the latest from Syria.
00:13:12 2/18/2019

Past Episodes

President Trump is likely facing several lawsuits against his national emergency declaration. What are they challenging? And former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe blasts the president in a new book and an interview with NPR. Also, the latest twist in the case of an alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett.
00:13:46 2/17/2019
President Trump says he will sign a border funding compromise to avert a shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency in order to build a border wall. Also, Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters.
00:13:52 2/14/2019
One year after the shooting claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Fla., many are still angry with Broward County Schools superintendent. Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Patrick Petty lost his sister in the attack, but he said his belief in the Second Amendment is stronger than ever.
00:15:45 2/13/2019
A judge rules ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied in the Russia probe. And it's been a year since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. We check in on how the community has been healing. Also, a former Air Force counterintelligence officer is charged with giving secrets to Iran.
00:12:29 2/13/2019
President Trump is not happy with a border security deal, but thinks a government shutdown is unlikely. Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" is convicted on all charges. What's the reaction in Mexico? And, many migrant children are sent to one massive Florida shelter ? what's happening inside?
00:13:48 2/12/2019
Congressional negotiators say they've come to an "agreement in principle" on border security to avoid another government shutdown. And at his rally in El Paso, Texas, President Trump says he's building the wall regardless of what's in the deal. Also, we look at how a change in firearms policy at Dick's Sporting Goods following the Parkland school shooting has impacted the company.
00:13:19 2/11/2019
Under fire for different controversies, both Virginia's governor and lieutenant governor say they will not step down. And we check in on talks on a border security deal as President Trump heads to El Paso, Texas. Also, the latest from Venezuela's ongoing political crisis.
00:12:59 2/10/2019
The United States and Iran have a long history of animosity, but when did this start? Much of it can be traced to four days in August 1953, when the U.S. overthrew Iran's democratically elected prime minister. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's new history podcast, Throughline.
00:38:40 2/8/2019
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing the National Enquirer's parent company of extortion. Also, the Supreme Court has temporarily blocked implementation of a Louisiana abortion law and we look at the Democratic agenda in Congress.
00:13:58 2/7/2019
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveils her environmental plan on Thursday. Multiple political scandals envelop Virginia. And, an update on the Camp Fire which destroyed the town of Paradise, Calif.
00:13:37 2/6/2019


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