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Stop & Shop Workers Are on Strike at Over 240 Stores in New England

NY Times - Sat, 2019-04-13 18:16
More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees have been on strike since Thursday at stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

with...: Laurie Metcalf, the First Lady of American Theater

NY Times - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:51
From playing Roseanne’s sis to Edward Albee characters and Hillary Clinton (with gin!) on Broadway.

‘The president today made America smaller’: Democratic candidates react to Trump’s attack on Rep. Omar

Washington Post - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:51
Condemnation began Friday night after Trump tweeted the video with the caption “Never Forget” and continued on the campaign trail Saturday.

The lesson we can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

CNN - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:45
This Sunday the curtain rises on the final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones." If you aren't already a fan, you will still want to take a seat for the battle between Ice and Fire. The show is a master class in the importance of being resilient. If you are already a fan, you probably know what Arya Stark says when her Braavosi sword-trainer, Syrio Forel, asks, "What do we say to the God of Death?" Arya's response is one we all must remember, even if we aren't carrying a sword. Arya answers: "Not today."

Supreme Court to weigh foul language trademark

CNN - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:42
Fashion brand "FUCT," which is the acronym for "Friends U Can't Trust," is seeking trademark help from the Supreme Court after the clothing designer Erik Brunetti was denied a trademark by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. SE Cupp explains.

Mnuchin Says China Trade Talks Are Nearing Final Round

NY Times - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:35
The Treasury secretary said China would have the right to enforce United States commitments.

Booker at hometown rally: 'We can't wait' for justice

CNN - Sat, 2019-04-13 17:28
Sen. Cory Booker marked the start of a new phase in his campaign for president Saturday with his first major rally, set in the heart of the city where he got his start in politics as a councilman and then mayor.

Sudan’s Feared Intelligence Chief Resigns in Another Victory for Protesters

NY Times - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:39
Demonstrators, who remain encamped in large numbers outside the country’s military headquarters, had called for his brutal agency to be dismantled.

Sen. Cory Booker formally joins presidential race with an echo of Martin Luther King Jr.: “We can’t wait.”

Washington Post - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:39
The New Jersey Democrat is working under the radar in the giant field of Democrats, obscured by higher profile candidates.

Health-care law more popular despite Trump’s repeated attempts to destroy it

Washington Post - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:28
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and millions more are insured under the law, which is more enmeshed in the country’s health-care system.

Viral Stars, The 'Syncopated Ladies,' Shake Up Tap Dancing

NPR All Things Considered - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:27

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tap dancer Chloe Arnold, of the Syncopated Ladies, about their viral dance videos and annual tap festival.

In Algeria And Sudan, Protesters Reject Military Rule In Regime Transitions

NPR All Things Considered - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:27

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's Washington, D.C. bureau chief, about the recent regime changes in Algeria and Sudan.

The Influence Of American Jewish Attitudes On Israeli Politics

NPR All Things Considered - Sat, 2019-04-13 16:27

Following the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Nadine Epstein, editor-in-chief of Moment Magazine, about the American Jewish community's impact on Israeli politics.

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