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Trump To Meet With Top Democrats About Border Wall

President Trump meets with congressional Democrats to discuss his request for $5 billion to fund a border wall. Democratic leaders have suggested offering $1.3 billion for border security.


Russia Probe Could Lead To Constitutional Dilemma, Yoo Says

Steve Inskeep talks to John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, who offers his perspective on the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.


After 17-Year Presidency, Congo's Joseph Kabila To Step Down

Joseph Kabila is barred from seeking a third term as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but says he plans to stay in politics.


Trump, Top Democrats To Hash Out Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Lou Correa of California, who wants to keep the government open, and believes the refugee situation at the southern border must be addressed.


9-Year-Old Calls Police On Parents, Doesn't Want To Clean Her Room

Ontario police had to remind children and parents that 911 calls should be used only in emergency situations, after a young girl called 911 on her parents when they told her to clean her room.


'Fearless Girl' Finds New Home Facing The New York Stock Exchange

"Fearless Girl" is on the move. The sculpture, which once stared down the "Charging Bull" statue, has officially moved a few blocks over to face an even bigger beast, the New York Stock Exchange.


Lawsuit Against Boston Symphony Orchestra Exposes Extensive Gender Pay Gap

Rachel Martin talks to Geoff Edgers of The Washington Post about a lawsuit brought against the Boston Symphony Orchestra that has put a spotlight on the gender pay gap in the classical music world.


British Prime Minister Postpones Critical Brexit Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to postpone a parliamentary vote on the U.K.'s draft agreement on leaving the European Union has left many lawmakers fuming.


Shooting Victims Face Lifelong Disabilities, Financial Burdens, Newspaper Finds

After a high-profile shooting, national attention naturally focuses on those who are killed. However, shooting survivors often struggle with recovery and disability for years and decades afterward.


With #MeToo In Mind, Employers Balance Workers' Privacy With Transparent Probes

Google pledged to make its sexual harassment investigations more transparent, after its employees protested its handling of past cases. Workers want more accountability but there are privacy concerns.


 

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