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Almost 100 Days In, 'Trumpism' Is Still Not Clearly Defined

April 25
Mara Liasson / NPR

Donald Trump is a man who's made a life out of branding. But as president, the brand is muddled — is he a protectionist looking out for the little guy or has he gone "mainstream"?

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Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

April 25
John Burnett / NPR

The 1970 Boundary Treaty requires that U.S. and Mexican officials on the International Boundary and Water Commission be in agreement before building structures that might affect the Rio Grande's flow.

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Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber

April 25
Mark Katkov / NPR

In a dispute that dates back decades, the Trump administration announced it will levy a tariff on imports of softwood lumber from Canada, which is used primarily in housing construction.

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Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

April 25
Doreen McCallister / NPR

Sonny Perdue grew up on a farm in central Georgia and has owned several agriculture companies. He is not associated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms.

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Nation's Report Card Finds Mixed Grades For U.S. Students In Visual Arts, Music

April 24
LA Johnson / NPR

It's the first time since 2008 that the federal government has released its assessment of U.S. eighth-graders in the arts. While there are some signs of progress, troubling achievement gaps remain.

SoccerCity Group Collects Over 100K Signatures In Hopes Of Bringing...

SoccerCity Group Collects Over 100K Signatures In Hopes Of Bringing MLS To San Diego

April 24
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

The group behind the SoccerCity development proposal in Mission Valley turned in more than 100,000 petition signatures Monday to the county Registrar of Voters office.

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Justices Split Over Defendants' Right To Mental Health Expert Witnesses

April 24
Nina Totenberg / NPR

Justice Anthony Kennedy appears likely to cast the deciding vote in a Supreme Court case involving a death row inmate's right to help from a mental health expert who is independent of the prosecution.

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Albert Freedman, Game Show Producer Made Famous In 'Quiz Show,' Dies At 95

April 24
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

In the 1950s, the television producer captivated audiences with the hit game show Twenty-One. Freedman later admitted that he had given questions and answers to contestants in advance.

UC San Diego Survey Finds 60 Percent Of Seniors Use Cell Phones Whi...

UC San Diego Survey Finds 60 Percent Of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving

April 24
By Kenny Goldberg

A new survey finds young people are not the only ones who drive while talking on the phone.

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'Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' Author Robert M. Pirsig Dies At 88

April 24
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

Zen was published by William Morrow in 1974, after being rejected by 121 publishing houses. The book has endured as a work of popular philosophy, and inspired many a road trip across the West.

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State Department Removes Webpage Featuring Trump's For-Profit Club, Mar-A-Lago

April 24
Marilyn Geewax / NPR

After criticism from those who thought the page was an inappropriate use of taxpayer funds, a State Department official said that the intention was to inform and that "we regret any misperception."

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Anti-Semitic Incidents Up 86 Percent Compared With Same Time Last Year

April 24
Jason Slotkin / NPR

The Anti-Defamation League counts 541 attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions so far in 2017. The advocacy organization says attacks also rose in 2016 by 34 percent.

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What Fish Is Good For Me And The Planet? New Documentary Explores

April 24
Natalie Jacewicz / NPR

In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.

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Malaria Wiped Out In U.S. But Still Plagues U.S. Hospitals

April 24
Jason Beaubien / NPR

Transmission was eliminated in the United States in the early 1950s. But a new report sees a surprising trend.

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Under Cover Of Night, New Orleans Begins Dismantling Confederate Monuments

April 24
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

Following death threats, the contractors wore flak jackets and helmets as they dismantled a monument to members of a white supremacist group who attacked the city's racially integrated police force.

San Diego's 2016 Violent And Property Crime Rates Remain Low

San Diego's 2016 Violent And Property Crime Rates Remain Low

April 24
By City News Service

Violent and property crime rates in San Diego remained low last year despite an uptick in homicides, aggravated assaults and auto thefts, the San Diego Association of Governments reported Monday.

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A Watergate Villain Walks Into A Berkeley Restaurant. What Could Go Wrong?

April 24
Nina Martyris / NPR

A new film profiles influential chef Jeremiah Tower. When one of the most hated men in U.S. politics walked in for dinner at Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse, where Tower worked, a colorful scene ensued.