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Barbershop: Trump, The Woman Card And Kelly Ripa

April 30, 2016 - 1:08pm

Karlyn Bowman of the American Enterprise Institute, Tracy Sturdivant of the Make It Work campaign, former Maryland delegate Jolene Ivey, and Lisa Bonos of The Washington Post discuss Trump's comments.

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Trump And Cruz Campaign At California GOP Convention

April 30, 2016 - 1:08pm

The remaining Republican presidential candidates have been making their case at the party's state convention. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains the divisions on display among Republicans.

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Supreme Court Lets Texas Voter ID Law Stand — For Now

April 30, 2016 - 1:08pm

The Supreme Court on Friday left intact a strict voter identification law in Texas, while leaving open the possibility that it would consider challenges to the law. NPR's Wade Goodwyn explains.

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Taking On Poverty And Education In School Costs A Lot Of Money

April 30, 2016 - 1:08pm

In 1997, the New Jersey Supreme Court ordered millions of dollars in additional funding to 31 of the poorest school districts in the state. Camden alone spends about $23,000 per student per year.

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Training Helps Inmates Build A Bridge To Life Outside Prison Walls

April 30, 2016 - 8:42am

Loretta Lynch made her first visit to a federal prison as the nation's top law enforcement officer. She highlighted the need for more services to help inmates re-enter society.

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Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivory

April 30, 2016 - 4:18am

Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it's burning 100 tons. How much difference does burning ivory make?

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#NPRreads: Take Your Pick Of Space, Race Or Celebrity

April 30, 2016 - 4:09am

In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today's mix explores life away from Earth, forgotten photos and fallen stars.

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The Week In Sports

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

A Tweet might have cost an early favorite in the NFL draft millions of dollars in lost income, while an Instagram post could provoke an investigation of his school.

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Afghan Cycling Federation Coach Faces Corruption Charges

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Shannon Galpin, founder of the nonprofit Mountain2Mountain, about withdrawing her support of the scandal-plagued Afghanistan Women's Cycling Team.

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Former Indiana Basketball Coach Bobby Knight On Trump: 'Best Person For The Job'

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

Bobby Knight is not one known to make political endorsements. NPR's Scott Simon asks the legendary basketball coach about his endorsement of Donald Trump in Tuesday's Indiana primary.

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American Stars Jam With Cuba's Best Musicians In Havana

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

American and Cuban musicians played together in Havana in the first official cultural exchange in half a century. Among them: Usher, Dave Matthews, X Alfonso, and Smokey Robinson.

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Harassment Woman Faced Before Her Death Underscores Rampant Sexism In Firefighter Culture

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

NPR's Scott Simon asks veteran firefighter Mary Beth Michos about how sexism in the firehouse has escalated with the rise of cyberbullying.

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David Cameron's Former Advisor Wants To Revamp The U.S. Conservative Movement

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

British political operative Steve Hilton tells NPR's Scott Simon what he thinks the conservative movement needs both in the U.K. and the U.S.

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'Imagine Me Gone' Paints Mental Illness Through Five Fictional Voices

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Adam Haslett about his latest novel. Haslett says he "needed that imaginary space to investigate" his family history of mental illness.

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Rising Incarceration Rate Isn't Reducing Crime, Says Report

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

A report from the Council of Economic Advisors suggests longer sentences increases rates of recidivism, resulting in little impact on crime rate. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with CEA chief Jason Furman.

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Is Indiana The Last Fighting Chance For #NeverTrump?

April 30, 2016 - 3:50am

Tuesday's GOP primary in Indiana could be the last stand for #NeverTrump, a movement devoted to keeping Donald Trump from becoming the Republican nominee.

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When Immigrants Commit Crimes, They Can Be Punished Twice

April 30, 2016 - 3:39am

After conviction, non-citizens face deportation in a second system of justice that has different rules and fewer protections. NPR followed one man — and his family — through the process.

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6 Sensational Photos From A Global Contest With 230,000 Entries

April 30, 2016 - 3:00am

From a man with his pet rooster in Bali to the victim of an acid attack in Iran, here are some of the featured images from the Sony World Photography Awards.

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4 Ways Donald Trump's Pro Wrestling Experience Is Like His Campaign Today

April 30, 2016 - 2:00am

At least none of Trump's political opponents have been strapped down and had their heads shaved by him.

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Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal?

April 30, 2016 - 2:00am

Today, more than half of Americans who went to graduate school are liberal. Less than one in three were in 1994.

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