Trump Walks Back Statements On China; White House Walks Them Forward

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The president said he was having second thoughts after hiking tariffs on Chinese goods and threatening to force U.S. companies out of China. The White House said his comments were misinterpreted.

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A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

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The Instrument of Hope, a trumpet made partly of bullets and inspired by the survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla., mass shooting, is touring the country to promote healing.

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Praise, Don't Tease, And Other Tips To Help Kids With Their Weight

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Even well-intended comments about weight and dieting can actually harm children. Here's advice for how to set kids up for a healthy life and a positive self-image.

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Trade And Economic Tensions Loom Over G-7 Summit In France

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Just before leaving Washington, D.C., Friday, President Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese imports and threatened to force American companies to leave China.

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View From China On Tariffs

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The escalating trade war with the U.S. is viewed in China with a stoic posture that might obscure some real economic concerns.

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Sunday Politics

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President Trump went to the G-7 summit in France on the offensive, but U.S. allies are worried about how his trade policies could affect the global economy.

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Former Congressman And Talk Radio Host Joe Walsh Announces Trump Primary Challenge

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Walsh supported Trump during his 2016 campaign but of late has offered bitter critique of the president, calling him a liar, bully and unfit for office. Walsh has also attacked Trump from the right.

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As U.S. Jews Cool To Israel, Evangelicals Flock There As Tourists

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Evangelicals are emerging as the most reliable U.S. supporters of the Israeli government and as the fastest-growing segment of the Israeli tourism market.

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'Painting' The Ghost Forests Of The Mid-Atlantic Coast

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A photographer uses watercolors sensitized to light to make ethereal images of dying trees on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. As sea levels rise, these haunting sights will only continue to grow.

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'The Warehouse' Is Scary Because It's Plausible

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Rob Hart's new dystopian cyberthriller imagines a near-future America in a state of semi-collapse, where the only jobs available are in company towns built by an enormous conglomerate called Cloud.

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John Williams And Anne-Sophie Mutter, 2 Geniuses For The Price Of One

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John Williams is an honored film composer, but he began as an arranger. Williams is now arranging again, this time with the acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on the album Across the Stars.

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A Diamond In The Rough (In Arkansas)

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NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Miranda Hollingshead about her gem of a visit to an Arkansas state park.

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Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor

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Historic portraits of revered scientists and doctors can be found all over medical schools and universities — and, as it happens, most feature white men. Some say this sends the wrong message.

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Basketball Recruit On Leaving Mali

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NPR's Leila Fadel talks to top college basketball recruit N'Faly Dante, who left Mali, and his mother, to pursue his hoop dreams in the U.S.

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Bells To Ring Out Marking 400 Years Since Beginning Of Slavery In Virginia

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You might hear bells ringing about 3 p.m. ET: It's to solemnly mark the arrival, 400 years ago of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia.

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Trump Walks Back Statements On China; White House Walks Them Forward

The president said he was having second thoughts after hiking tariffs on Chinese goods and threatening to force U.S....

Former Congressman And Talk Radio Host Joe Walsh Announces Trump Primary Challenge

Walsh supported Trump during his 2016 campaign but of late has offered bitter critique of the president, calling him...

A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

The Instrument of Hope, a trumpet made partly of bullets and inspired by the survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla...

In Hong Kong, Moderate And Radical Protesters Join Forces To Avoid Past Divisions

In 2014, Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement was beset by divisions. Now various protest factions are working...

Firearms Museum Focuses On Gun Safety, History And Culture

The Cody Firearms Museum in northwest Wyoming just got a makeover. It's moved away from being a monument to guns and...

Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor

Historic portraits of revered scientists and doctors can be found all over medical schools and universities — and...

To Forward Progressive Agenda, Harry Reid Says The Filibuster Must Go

Even in retirement, the former Senate majority leader is calling to change the rules. Reid tells NPR the filibuster...

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