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Lens: Revisiting the Images of Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work Magazine

NY Times - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:30
Two photographers have spent years compiling a complete set of Camera Work, Alfred Stieglitz’s groundbreaking publication that helped shepherd photography into the art world.

POW deal with North Korea followed strong lobbying by Defense Department: 'It's a humanitarian issue'

Washington Post - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:30
Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions.

The Energy 202: EPA delays public-records requests to avoid questions about Scott Pruitt, Democrat says

Washington Post - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:30
The "first in, first out" policy is raising questions about transparency.

Senator calls out GOP for fearing Trump

CNN - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26
GOP Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) criticizes his own party on the Senate floor for failing to even vote on amendments because they may upset President Donald Trump.

U.S. And North Korea Agree To Set Aside Decades Of Tension At Summit In Singapore

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for a historic summit in Singapore where North Korea reaffirmed their commitment to the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

North Korea To Help Identify, Return Remains Of U.S. Troops From Korean War

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to begin the work of repatriating the remains of fallen Americans from the Korean War.

On 'Childqueen,' Kadhja Bonet Makes Nearly Every Sound Herself

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

Kadhja Bonet grew up in a family surrounded by music — she learned to play the violin and the viola, studied music theory, but then pursued a degree in film. After graduating, she dove back into music. Her sophomore album, Childqueen shows Bonet's idiosyncratic talent.

Sports Betting Starts In New Jersey After A Decade Of Legal Battles

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

Sports betting has gone back and forth in court for a decade in New Jersey, the state central in the case before the U.S. Supreme Court last month. This week the governor signed a bill legalizing it.

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Looking Back On History-Making Summits Between U.S. Presidents And Foreign Leaders

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

President Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not the first history-making presidential summit with a foreign leader. There have been several, beginning with President John F. Kennedy's meeting with Soviet statesman Nikita Khrushchev in 1961.

Across Asia, Governments React To Meeting Between U.S. And North Korea

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

Governments across Asia and beyond are welcoming the first-ever summit between US and North Korean leaders as a step towards peace and nuclear disarmament. But there are differences of opinion on exactly what the statement signed by the two leaders means, and about what comes next.

Why Americans Should Watch This Year's World Cup Even Though The U.S. Won't Be In It

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

The U.S. men's soccer team won't be playing in the 2018 World Cup, but there are still plenty of other teams to watch.

New Research On Sound Could Make Tornado Warnings More Accurate

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

Forecasters have gotten better giving advance notice of when tornadoes might strike. Now, there's a new technology that may help researchers even more: listening for the sounds of a tornado that humans can't hear.

President Trump Agrees To Suspend Military Drills With South Korea

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

President Trump has agreed to suspend military drills with South Korea in return for denuclearization from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The announcement came after the summit in Singapore, with Trump calling the drills "very provocative" — an echo of past North Korean sentiments.

Former Acting CIA Director Weighs In On U.S.-North Korea Summit

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

The summit between the U.S. and North Korea was historic, but was it a breakthrough? Mike Morell, a former deputy and acting director of the CIA tells NPR's Audie Cornish he's keeping an open — but wary — mind.

In 'Fight No More,' Author Lydia Millet Uses Homes As Windows Into Characters' Lives

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the award-winning author Lydia Millet about Fight No More, her latest book that's collection of interconnected short stories set in houses around Los Angeles.

Trade Tensions And Threat Of Tariffs Has Led To Lots Of Uncertainty

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

The Trump administration's mixed signals on implementing tariffs is causing uncertainty for many businesses whose costs could rise if tariffs are imposed. Delaying decisions about hiring and signing contracts could hurt not only the individual businesses, but the economy as a whole.

Many Korean Americans Skeptical Of President Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong Un

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

In Los Angeles, Korean Americans react to the results of the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Initial enthusiasm has given way to questions and some skepticism, and a generational divide is apparent.

Harvard's First Female President Reflects On Her Tenure

NPR All Things Considered - Tue, 2018-06-12 15:26

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with outgoing Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust about her tenure, the significance of being the first woman to lead the university and the role the university plays nationally.

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