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Britain's Boris Johnson Vows To Leave EU By Oct. 31

Aug 14, 2019

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All right. Some bittersweet news from the world of K-pop this week.

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BTS: (Singing in Korean).

GREENE: That's the sound of Korean pop supergroup BTS.

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The Trump administration is changing how it decides who gets to be an American. According to a new rule announced yesterday at the White House, legal immigrants who use public benefits like food stamps or Medicaid will be less likely to stay in the United States. If they use these resources now or if the government determines they might do so in the future, they could see their green card applications delayed or revoked altogether.

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U.S. Makes Another Move To Shut Out Huawei

Aug 13, 2019

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And let's talk about this more with one of the lawyers for some of Epstein's alleged victims and talk about what may happen next. Paul Cassell is representing four women in federal court in Florida and joins me this morning. Welcome to the program.

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Last night, the undisputed queen of U.S. gymnastics made the impossible possible again.

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UNIDENTIFIED ANNOUNCER: (Laughter) Money. Just keep making history, Simone Biles.

Examining The Media Coverage Involving Jeffrey Epstein

Aug 12, 2019

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News Brief: Epstein's Death, Democrats' Gun Plans, Hong Kong Protests

Aug 12, 2019

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Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, was found dead inside a Manhattan jail cell Saturday from an apparent suicide.

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This week an American graduate student from Princeton University marked his third anniversary in an Iranian prison. He's one of several Americans held there. His wife came to Washington to call on the Trump administration to do more to free him.

White House On Gun Control

Aug 9, 2019

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Could the White House and Congress actually act on legislation aimed at curbing gun violence? Act may be a strong word, but it does seem that there may be some talk about it.

Hotel For Plants In London

Aug 9, 2019

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Boys Calls 911 For Pizza; Cops Deliver

Aug 9, 2019

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Rep. Veronica Escobar On Gun Legislation

Aug 8, 2019

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President Trump called it a, quote, "warm and wonderful visit." Not everyone thought so. His visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, yesterday were marked by bitter protests from residents of both those cities and loud criticism from Democratic presidential candidates.

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45 Years Since Nixon Resigned

Aug 8, 2019

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Forty-five years ago today, Richard Nixon went before the nation and announced that he was resigning.

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Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse In Boy Scouts

Aug 7, 2019

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