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Hallquist Makes U.S. History In Her Vermont Gubernatorial Race

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Christine Hallquist has become the first openly transgender nominee for governor of a major party in U.S. history. David Greene talks to her about her journey and the remainder of her campaign.

Vulnerable Democrat, Sen. Heitkamp Faces Tough Re-Election Bid

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Heidi Heitkamp is running an uphill battle in the increasingly red state of North Dakota. She's trying to defeat GOP challenger Rep. Kevin Cramer by emphasizing bipartisanship.

We Need More Than Apologies, President Of Survivors Network Says

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A grand jury in Pennsylvania found that more than 300 Catholic priests sexually abused more than 1,000 victims. David Greene talks to Tim Lennon of SNAP, a network of abuse survivors.

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How Bad Are The NFL's Cleveland Browns?

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The team failed to win a game last year. This season, Bud Light has set up special refrigerators at local bars full of free beer. But smart technology will unlock them only when the Browns win.

Corey Bellemore Is Disqualified From Beer Mile Race

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Bellemore broke his own record in the beer mile — drink a beer, run a lap, drink another beer, etc. Race officials at the Beer Mile World Classic disqualified him for not drinking enough.

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Sunday's 2nd Place Finish Was A Huge Victory For Tiger Woods

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David Greene talks to sports journalist Kevin Blackistone about Tiger Woods, who returned to form last weekend at the PGA Golf Championship. It's been 10 years since he last won a major title.

Italian Officials Say Dozens Of People May Have Died In Bridge Collapse

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A long section of the towering Ponte Morandi Bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday — sending cars and trucks on the highway crashing down below.

Trump Campaign Files Complaint Against Omarosa Manigault Newman

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Steve Inskeep talks to Bradley Moss, an attorney specializing in government transparency, about the Trump campaign's complaint against Manigault Newman, saying she broke her nondisclosure agreement.

Despite Previous Rosy Outlook, ISIS Remains A Problem

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A U.N. report says there are still some 30,000 ISIS members in Iraq and Syria. This despite assurances by U.S. and other officials that ISIS has been defeated in Iraq and nearly defeated in Syria.

After Trump Tariffs, Relations With Turkey Are At A Low Point

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David Greene talks Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution about President Trump's recent hard-line stance with Turkey which sparked an economic crisis for the country.

Politics In The News: Tuesday's Primary Results Roundup

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Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist became the first openly transgender candidate nominated for governor by a major party. Minn. Rep. Keith Ellison won a primary despite domestic abuse allegations.

In 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Jon Chu Directs All-Asian Cast

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The best-selling novel about Southeast Asia's super wealthy is now a movie. Jon Chu is the director. The movie's themes of identity, class and family are universal.

U.S.-China Tariff Fight Keeps Some Cargo Ships Circling Destinations

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Steve Inskeep talks to Mark Szokyoni, executive editor of The Journal of Commerce about how the tariff spat between China and the U.S. affects cross-ocean shipping and logistics.

Turkey's President Calls For A Boycott Of American Electronic Products

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The move follows President Trump's decision to double tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the country. All this threatens to worsen Turkey's ongoing economic crisis.

Pa. Report Reveals Widespread Sexual Abuse By Over 300 Priests

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A grand jury investigation released Tuesday paints a horrifically detailed picture of decades of clergy sexual abuse of minors in six dioceses in Pennsylvania, dating back to the 1940s.

Incident Meteorologist Works To Keep Fire Crews Safe

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When firefighting teams are sent out to wildfires, they are often accompanied by an incident meteorologist who watches weather conditions. We profile one such meteorologist out of Pueblo, Colo.

W.Va. Supreme Court Justices Face Senate Impeachment Trial

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After the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to impeach 4 justices on the state's Supreme Court, one of the 4 resigned rather than face removal by the Senate. Another justice resigned last month.

Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

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The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.

Morning News Brief

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Four primary elections were held Tuesday. Now that West Virginia's House of Delegates voted to impeach the state's supreme court justices, the state Senate will decide their fate.

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Italian Bridge Partially Collapses, Sending Vehicles Crashing Below

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The bridge was part of a busy highway in the port city of Genoa in Northwest Italy. About a dozen vehicles were likely on the bridge when it collapsed, authorities say.

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Police In Slovakia Reportedly Arrest Opera-Blasting Woman

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The woman played an aria by Verdi to drown out a neighbor's dog. Then she repeated the same tune, all day long for 16 years. A Hungarian news site says neighbors finally had her arrested.

Utah Girl Orders Many Toys Using Her Mom's Amazon Account

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Caitlin was turning six so her mom let her order a Barbie doll. Caitlin later got back on Amazon and ordered $350 in more toys with next day shipping. Her mom sent everything back but the Barbie.

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At Supply Swap, A Teacher's Discarded Blackboard Is Another's Blank Slate

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Teachers can spend hundreds, sometimes thousands, of their own money on school supplies for their classrooms. In Baltimore, there's a way for teachers to shop for free.

Nonpartisan Black Business Alliance Endorses 4 Democratic Candidates

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A group of black business leaders have launched a new political action committee to back candidates who support economic causes that benefit African-Americans. The group plans more endorsements.

Latest Primaries: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut And Vermont

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The 2018 midterms have been dominated by talk of Democratic gains, but Tuesday Republicans will pick nominees in several places they hope to flip House seats and even governors' mansions.

Total Of 6 Firefighters Have Been Killed Battling Calif. Wildfires

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State fire officials say another firefighter has died battling wildfires in Northern California. Monday's death occurred at the site of the Mendocino Complex Fire north of San Francisco.

Pa. Probe Examined Decades Of Sex Abuse Allegations Against Catholic Church

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A grand jury investigation into clergy sex abuse in six dioceses in the state is to be release Tuesday. More than 300 priests who sexually abused minors, or tried to cover up the abuse, may be named.

Migrant Teens Restrained But Not Abused, Virginia Report Finds

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A state inspection of a Virginia facility that housed immigrant children found that charges of child abuse were unfounded. But the report confirmed the facility used restraints on children.

Deported Parents Describe Agonizing Wait To Be Reunited With Their Children

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The Trump administration is under pressure to reunify migrant children whose parents were deported. That can't come soon enough for many parents who haven't seen their children in months.

Taliban Attack Key Provincial Capital In Central Afghanistan

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The Taliban have taken over much of Ghazni Province and reported casualties rise. Steve Inskeep talks to Pam Constable of The Washington Post about what that means for Afghan government control.