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Trump's Tweet-And-Switch On Shutdown And Flynn

April 27
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

The president went on a tweetstorm Thursday blaming Democrats for a possible shutdown, even though one's unlikely. Why? Democrats happened to be plastered on cable news talking about Michael Flynn.

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Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

April 27
Bill Chappell / NPR

The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.

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Scientists Hunt Hard Evidence On How Cop Cameras Affect Behavior

April 27
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR

Police departments in about 95 percent of cities nationally have put wearable cameras on officers, or soon plan to. But do these body cameras make neighborhoods safer? Scientists want to find out.

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Homegrown Indian Beverage Industry Takes On Cola Giants With Nostalgic Flavors

April 27
Charukesi Ramadurai / NPR

A handful of new Indian beverage companies are offering traditional Indian tastes in neat, hygienic packs and bottles. The industry is growing fast and already competing with big soda companies.

San Diego Mayor Joins Other Mayors Nationwide Working Toward 100 Pe...

San Diego Mayor Joins Other Mayors Nationwide Working Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy

April 27
By City News Service

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is one of four co-chairs of an initiative launched by the Sierra Club Wednesday to convince fellow U.S. mayors to adopt a goal of moving to 100 percent renewable energy.

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Cassini Craft Beams Closest Images Ever Taken Of Saturn

April 27
Bill Chappell / NPR

The spacecraft is "showing us new wonders and demonstrating where our curiosity can take us if we dare," NASA's planetary science director says.

 Customers May Never Know How They Got Stuck with $3.3 Billion Bill...

Customers May Never Know How They Got Stuck with $3.3 Billion Bill For San Onofre Shutdown

April 27
By Amita Sharma

The California Public Utilities Commission once again refuses to release scores of emails it exchanged with Governor Jerry Brown’s office over the plant’s closure.

Policing San Diego Homeless Is Much More Than Citations, Says Assis...

Policing San Diego Homeless Is Much More Than Citations, Says Assistant Police Chief

April 27
By Susan Murphy

When it comes to policing the hundreds of desperate men and women living in tents and extensive handmade structures, Assistant Police Chief Chuck Kaye said it is not just about tickets and arrests.

San Diego Black Film Festival Celebrates 15th Year

San Diego Black Film Festival Celebrates 15th Year

April 27
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Black Film Festival officially launches its 15th year Thursday night at the Reading Grossmont Cinemas.

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United Airlines Settles With Passenger Dragged From Plane

April 27
Jim Kane / NPR

Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.

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'Textalyzer' Aims To Curb Distracted Driving, But What About Privacy?

April 27
David Schaper / NPR

Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.

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Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

April 27
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

Now that President Trump has dropped demands on border wall funding and health care, negotiators on Capitol Hill look back on track to fund the government until they work out other sticking points.

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Want To Finish College? Go Full Time, At Least Part Of The Time

April 27
Neha Rashid / NPR

Students who attend full time for at least one semester are 50 percent more likely to complete community college, a new study shows.

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Trump's First 100 Days: Too Soon To Claim Big Job Gains?

April 27
John Ydstie / NPR

There's an argument to be made that presidents shouldn't take credit for a role in job creation until well into their first term. Trump touts 600,000 jobs created — about double the official count.

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White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?

April 27
Tamara Keith / NPR

Although the number is relatively large, the substance of the measures tells a different story.

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In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration

April 27
Joel Rose / NPR

From refugees and visa holders to asylum seekers and illegal border-crossers arriving at the southern border, the flow of immigrants to the U.S. has plummeted.

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Legal Issues Remain After Arkansas Executions

April 27
Sarah Whites-Koditschek / NPR

Arkansas' flurry of executions this month has raised questions about the pace and process. But after inmates are put to death, what happens to the legal questions that were raised just before?

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2 Years After Unrest, Baltimore's Youth Are 'Still Fighting For The Basics'

April 27
Pam Fessler / NPR

After unrest in Baltimore two years ago brought national attention and some help to the city's problems, activists say young people in the city's poorest neighborhoods still need more help.

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Welcome To The Poison Garden: Medicine's Medieval Roots

April 27
Joanne Silberner / NPR

One corner of the garden of Alnwick Castle in northern England grows a hundred plants behind lock and key. Many of the toxic species there were used by medieval doctors — nasty plants adapted to heal.

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Questions Linger About Trump's Foreign Business Ties And The Emoluments Clause

April 27
Jackie Northam / NPR

As the president's 100th day in office approaches, he still is facing questions about garnering business profits from foreign sources.