Archive for April 15th, 2018

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: Pushing Impeachment Would Backfire On Democrats In 2018

Politics | | April 18 2018, 2:00 AM

With the president's low approval ratings, Democrats have an advantage heading into the midterms. But Republicans could use the threat of impeachment to motivate their voters to get to the polls.

'Scandal' Will Keep On Giving Long After Olivia Pope Handles Her Last Crisis | | April 18 2018, 2:00 AM

When the show premiered in 2012, it had been decades since network TV presented a drama starring a black woman. Scandal reshaped the landscape. Its final episode airs Thursday.

'Shoot First, Ask Questions Later': Ronan Farrow On A Diplomacy-Less State Department

Politics | | April 18 2018, 1:20 AM

Journalist Ronan Farrow worked for years in the State Department. In his new book, he describes what he sees as a dangerous whittling away of the agency's influence.

Protests over US-led bombings in Syria expected to continue

US & World | | April 15 2018, 6:09 PM

Demonstrators protested in several cities Saturday, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. And more were planned Sunday across the county.

Shark Attacks Force Cancellation Of Australian Surfing Competition | | April 18 2018, 12:40 AM

The World Surf League announced it was shutting down the Margaret River Pro in West Australia after two recreational surfers were attacked. The event was to have run through this weekend.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At 92 | | April 17 2018, 4:40 PM

Barbara Pierce Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92. Her death was confirmed by a family spokesman. She promoted reading skills across America and was also a best-selling author.

Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California

Politics | | April 15 2018, 4:20 PM

Since the Department of Justice sued California last month over its so-called "sanctuary state" law, at least a dozen local governments have voted to either join or support the lawsuit or for resolutions opposing the state's position.

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