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After Underage Sex Comments, Milo Yiannopoulos Loses CPAC Invite, Book Deal

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The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.

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Guitarist Larry Coryell, Godfather Of Fusion, Dies At 73

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The jazz-rock pioneer passed away in his sleep on Feb. 19 in New York City.

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President Trump Names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster New National Security Adviser

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The president called McMaster "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."

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As Trump Vows To Grow Industry, Countries Move Away From Coal

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In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.

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British Parliament Debates Donald Trump's Visit

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The United Kingdom Parliament debated on Monday over whether President Trump should be allowed to make a state visit to the country later this year.

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China Suspends Coal Imports From North Korea

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China is suspending coal imports from North Korea, one of the country's economic lifelines. The Chinese government says the move is part of United Nations sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

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Denver Looks For Balanced Approach To School Choice

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Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from parents and pundits. The program also includes rebooting and even closing down under-performing schools, mostly in neighborhoods with some of the most vulnerable students.

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Episcopal Church Sues Trump Administration Over Travel Ban

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A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.

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Germany Bans 'My Friend Cayla' Doll Over Spying Concerns

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Germany has banned an interactive doll manufactured by an American company that German regulators charge can spy on children and collect personal data from them and their parents. But some consumer watchdogs say the ban alone is not enough.

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Immigrant's Suicide Raises Questions About Safety Of Detention Centers

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The suicide of a 31-year-old Mexican immigrant in an Arizona detention center has raised questions about the safety and treatment of immigrants in these centers.

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In 'Captured,' Democratic Senator Decries Money's Role In Politics

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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy.

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Monticello Restoration Project Puts An Increased Focus On Jefferson's Slaves

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Thomas Jefferson's Virginia plantation is being renovated to shed more light on the enslaved people who lived and worked there. One of the most notable of those slaves was Sally Hemings.

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

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The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."

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New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

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The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.

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On Presidents Day, Honoring Vice Presidents With A Song

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Why does the U.S. have a holiday for chief executives, but none for their vice presidents? We right that wrong on this Presidents Day with an original vice presidents song.

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After Underage Sex Comments, Milo Yiannopoulos Loses CPAC Invite, Book Deal

The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia...

High Court To Hear Case Of Mexican Boy Killed In Cross-Border Shooting

The question before the Supreme Court comes down to whether the family of a Mexican citizen shot on Mexican soil has...

President Trump Names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster New National Security Adviser

The president called McMaster "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."

Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife...

Uber Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims By Engineer

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published...

Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More

Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real...

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