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Kavanaugh-Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary

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Thursday, September 27. 10 a.m. ET

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Brett Kavanaugh Opening Statements

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Opening statements are underway in the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Ford Truck Production Stops As Company Scrambles To Find Another Part Supplier

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Ford Motor Company is scrambling to find another supplier that can make a key part for its highest profit vehicle, the Ford F-150 pickup, after an explosion and fire at a key parts supplier. Ford has shut down its truck plants, and it's likely there will be a ripple effect because the plant made parts for other automakers, too.

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Former Ambassador James Pickering Discusses CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

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More than 100 former ambassadors signed a letter Wednesday opposing Gina Haspel's nomination to be Director of the CIA. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Thomas Pickering, a former ambassador and one of the signatories of the letter, and former under secretary of state for political affairs about why he opposes the nomination.

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Former Director Of National Intelligence Weighs In On Release Of Detained Americans

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Then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper flew to North Korea in 2014 and secured the the release of detained Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller. He tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly what he makes of this week's release of three other detainees.

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Maria Farantouri Brings Songs Of Resistance To Carnegie Hall

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After nearly 25 years, the Greek singer who has inspired Joan Baez and Nels Cline returns to Carnegie Hall to perform the music of one of her most well-known collaborators, composer Mikis Theodorakis.

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Reporter's Notebook: A Look At Secretary Of State Pompeo's Trip To North Korea

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Associated Press reporter Matt Lee was one of two journalists allowed to accompany Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his trip to North Korea this week to retrieve three American detainees. Lee shares his impressions of that trip with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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What Hondurans In The U.S. Can Expect When They're Deported

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Trump has ended temporary protected status for nearly 60,000 Hondurans. A Honduran who was deported 18 years ago gives them a preview of what life will be like when they return.

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Why A Scramble To Top Search Results Ends With Random Packages On Doorsteps

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Strange unordered packages are showing up on doorsteps across the country. Often, they are the byproduct of an e-commerce scheme to influence search results rankings.

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