One subpoena has been served and another is in the process of being served, he added. Yesterday Flynn’s lawyers said that the committee’s subpoena was overly broad and that complying with them would “feed the escalating public frenzy against him.” But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn’s lawyers questioning […]
What does it matter where you worked in 2011 or what you were paid? Who pays you? She said, “Sure.” So I called the HR department at my former company and asked if they had any outstanding requests to confirm my employment. So I forwarded the fax number to the rep at the screening firm […]
How do we clarify the rules on sexual consent? Our guests are Alexandra Brodsky, a fellow at the National Women’s Law Center, Kristen Houser, chief public affairs officer at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Jackson Katz, co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention and Shelby Chestnut, director of community organizing and public advocacy at the […]
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“But if there will be loss of lives needlessly, and without reason, just to kill, kill, and kill, I will declare martial law in Mindanao. In the hours between, violence and confusion consumed the community, as armed men linked with the Maute Group occupied the Amai Pakpak Medical Center and several other major buildings. I […]
Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) said in a statement that “this budget is going nowhere on Capitol Hill but it is still a statement of priorities and should be of concern to all rural Americans.” Sen. The budget reduces funding for the Agricultural Research Service by $360 million, or 26 percent. In a statement, the American […]
Greater Manchester Police also announced Tuesday that they had “arrested a 23-year-old man” in connection with Monday’s bombing. has reached the highest terror threat level under its alert system — and the first since 2007. is raising its terror threat level. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. “It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there […]
To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. And that program could end up requiring states to raise their unemployment taxes. But then, family leave has been championed by Ivanka Trump, which likely explains its inclusion among all the other sweeping changes. Could it pass Congress? Then again, the plan is by no means generous in the context […]
On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised “peace” between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
Former top White House counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke joins us to talk Russia, cyber security, more threats headed our way – and what we can do to stop them.
Instead, the U.S. The program allows veterans to seek outside medical care from private doctors. A Senate Budget Committee staff member pages through a copy of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald […]
We’ll hear from people who have served their sentences, but can still feel like they’re doing time. In this episode, stories about life after incarceration.
Tedros,” is not a medical doctor; he has a Ph.D. Margaret Chan admitted that WHO failed to respond quickly or forcefully enough to the West African Ebola outbreak in 2014. Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar, a cardiologist from Pakistan, and David Nabarro, a physician and […]
Abbas said he was keen to “keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors.” He reiterated the Palestinians’ demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem, territory Israel claims as well, insisting that “our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it’s with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognizing the […]
Sunil Sreekumar Nair. for up to six years. Under that visa, he was supposed to return home after his studies. “Sometimes the people who are driving that pioneering clinical science are people who require the H-1B visa,” he said. In addition to suspending the expedited application process, President Donald Trump in April ordered a review […]
Natalia Abrams, executive director of Student Debt Crisis, an advocacy group, said that over 550,000 borrowers are currently enrolled in the debt forgiveness program. It was not immediately clear whether those already in the program would be affected. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said in a statement that it “reflects a series of tough choices we […]
A local theater producer has been denied the rights to the play“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” because he planned to cast a black actor in one of the lead roles. We talk to producer Michael Streeter, and Princeton theater professor Brian Eugenio Herrera about race, and casting, and the role they play in theater today.
The Oregon Health Authority is responding to a recent assessment from the Secretary of State that it’s spending millions on people who may not be eligible to receive Medicaid benefits.
Randy Gragg, who directs the University of Oregon’s John Yeon Center of Architecture and the Landscape joins us to tell us about Yeon’s life and enduring legacy. The Portland Art Museum has just opened a summer exhibit featuring the contributions of Portland architect and art collector John Yeon.
(Spain –- preoccupied with its economic woes — is the outlier, with support for NATO holding consistently around 40 percent.) What’s more, majorities or pluralities in all but one country think NATO should come to the defense of a member that gets into a serious military conflict with Russia, and that their own country should […]