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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Questioning Of Ross In Census Lawsuits

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Plaintiffs in cases concerning a 2020 census question that asks if census-takers are U.S. citizens had hoped to depose the commerce secretary. The court on Tuesday sided with the Trump administration.

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Turkey Withheld Some Details On Khashoggi's Death, Rep. Schiff Says

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Noel King talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California who has been critical of the Trump administration's response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

They Say It Takes Endurance To Make A Marriage Work

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If that's the case, Whitney Black and Steven Phillips should be fine. They married over the weekend at the 13-mile-mark of the Detroit marathon, which they were running.

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Flight Instructor Guides Malfunctioning Plane To Safe Landing

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Ryan Munro was teaching a student to fly when the plane lost power. He took over and smoothly merged into traffic on a freeway near San Diego. Passengers of a car captured the landing on video.

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U.S. To Leave 1987 Treaty That Marks The End Of The Cold War

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Noel King talks with nuclear weapons expert Jon Wolfsthal, director of the Nuclear Crisis Group, about the Trump administration's decision to pull the U.S. out of a cold war-era nuclear arms treaty.

Gerrymandering Is A Threat To Democracy, Eric Holder Says

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Steve Inskeep talks to ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder, who's raising money for Democrats running for statehouses. Holder's focusing on state legislatures because they redraw congressional boundaries.

As Midterms Near, Trump Deliberately Talks More About Illegal Immigration

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President Trump thinks the caravan of migrants headed toward the United States is a political winner for Republican candidates. He's made it part of his pitch to voters ahead of the midterms.

U.S. Aid At Risk For Countries Whose Citizens Joined Migrant Caravan

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Furious about a migrant caravan, President Trump has threatened to cut aid to countries that allowed their citizens to head north. But some members of Congress say cutting aid won't help.

Britain's Prime Minister Receives More Criticism For Brexit Strategy

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Prime Minister Theresa May has been defending her Brexit strategy in Parliament — amid unusually vehement attacks on her in the press, which have been sourced to members of her own party.

Morning News Brief

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Trump uses Houston rally to stoke fears about illegal immigration, and he plans to exit an arms control treaty with Russia. Turkey's president says he'll reveal what happened to Jamal Khashoggi.

Lottery Attorney Warns: Know Who You're Jumping Into The Pool With

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With the Mega Millions jackpot at $1.6 billion, many may be tempted to enter an office pool to up their chances. Jason Kurland, known as "The Lottery Lawyer" says watch out for potential problems.

House Republican Faces Voter Backlash Over Health Care And Tax Votes

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Rep. Tom MacArthur ran for Congress vowing to repeal Obamacare and cut taxes. After following through on both promises he's on the defense for his role amid voter backlash about the economic impact.

Turkey's President Says Khashoggi's Death Was Planned

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced details of the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never emerged.

Another Storm Victim — Pecan Groves In Southwest Georgia

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Decades-old pecan trees in Georgia were among the victims when Hurricane Michael swept through the state last week. This year's harvest will be slim and it will take years to recover.

Forget Oakland Or Hoboken. Worcester, Mass., Is The New 'It' Town

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Once left for dead, the city outside Boston is seeing its stock price rise so fast that it is outpacing nearly every other small city in America.

Nations Rush Ahead With Hypersonic Weapons Amid Arms Race Fear

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The U.S., China and Russia have stepped up efforts to develop hypersonic weapons, which are capable of speeds five times the speed of sound and could change the face of warfare.

In Soul Food Cookbook, Chef Carla Hall Celebrates Black Culinary Heritage

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For a long time, the celebrity chef says, she failed to appreciate the food she grew up with. The book reflects her personal journey to embrace the meaning and depth of African-American foodways.

Uber's Online-Only Restaurants: The Future, Or The End Of Dining Out?

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Uber has helped create about 800 "virtual restaurants" in the U.S. — eateries that only exist online. Uber says its delivery service helps restaurants grow, but some in the industry see downsides.

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Florida's Governor Race Could Be A Test For Trump

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Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum has been polling just ahead of Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis in Florida. While DeSantis has full Trump support, Gillum draws progressive enthusiasm.

Greta Van Fleet Isn't Just For Your Led Zeppelin-Loving Dad

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Classic rock fans are cheering the rise of a hard-hitting young Michigan band with a Led Zeppelin-like swagger. Greta Van Fleet makes '70s rock sound (almost) new again.

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President Trump To Campaign For Former Rival Sen. Ted Cruz

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Many GOP candidates have welcomed the president to campaign with them ahead of midterms. Cruz and others who have had public disagreements with Trump are still happy to have his help.

Khashoggi's Death Shines A Light On Saudi Influence In Washington

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David Greene talks to Gerald Feierstein, director of government relations, policy and programs at the Middle East Institute and a former U.S. ambassador to Yemen, about Jamal Khashoggi's death.

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Fans Say TV Sports Announcer Jinxed Baltimore Ravens' Kicker

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Right before Justin Tucker was to kick an extra point, the announcer reminded viewers that he had never missed one. Jinx. Ticker missed the first extra point of his career and Baltimore lost.

Building Permit Never Issued For Barcelona's Famous Basilica

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The Sagrada Familia basilica has been under construction since work began 136 years ago. The basilica has agreed to pay the city about $41 million to settle the permit dispute.

Well-Known Republicans In Kansas Back Democratic Candidate For Governor

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In the Kansas race for governor, established Republicans are throwing their support behind the Democrat. Why? They say the Republican nominee would be bad for the state.

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Chicago Police Board Decisions Are Often At Odds With Department Firings

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In 2012, a Chicago police officer fatally shot an unarmed boy. The shooting was ruled unjustified and there were attempts to fire the officer. But a powerful civilian board ordered him back to work.

The MeToo Movement In India Picks Up Steam

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A Bollywood actress pilloried 10 years ago for complaining about sexual harassment is now reviving her complaint against a famous actor — and finding support from India's new #MeToo movement.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's New Book: 'Friday Black'

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Friday Black, a collection of dystopian short stories, touches on America's struggles with race, class and consumerism. NPR's Noel King talks to author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah about the book.

Migrant Caravan Moving Toward The U.S. Swells To About 5,000 People

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A growing crowd of Central American migrants in southern Mexico resumed its march toward the U.S. border on Sunday. The advance overwhelmed attempts by Mexican authorities to stop them at the border.

Trump Plans To Pull Out Of Cold-War Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

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Steve Inskeep talks to Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner about the Kremlin's reaction to the U.S. withdrawing from a nuclear weapons treaty that eliminated short and intermediate nuclear missiles.