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Bernie Sanders Walks A Fine Line On Gun Control

"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law-abiding people," the 2016 hopeful told NPR's David Greene.
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Right-Wing Extremists More Dangerous Than Islamic Terrorists In U.S.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Peter Bergen, vice president and director of studies for The New America Foundation, about its new study on homegrown terrorism.
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Mother Of Son Who Was Held Hostage: 'I Was Very Moved By The President'

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nancy Curtis about the changes to U.S. policy on American hostages. Curtis' son, Theo Padnos, was held hostage in Syria for two years until he was released last August.
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Obama Announces Change In U.S. Policy On American Hostages

President Obama announced Wednesday that families of hostages will no longer be subject to criminal prosecution if they decide to pay ransom to hostage takers.
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OPM Chief Again Grilled On Data Hack

Katherine Archuleta says she is "not comfortable" with estimates that more than 18 million current and former federal workers could be affected.
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French Are Fuming Over Report That NSA Spied On 3 Presidents

According to one document published by WikiLeaks, "the main sticking point" for President Nicolas Sarkozy back in 2010 was "the U.S. desire to continue spying on France."
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U.S. To Send Heavy Armor To Eastern Europe

Defense Secretary Ash Carter heads to Europe to unveil plans to deploy tanks and other heavy armor in the Baltic states and Eastern Europe. Russia says the move is provocative and may send more armor to its Western borders.
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Russian Relations 'Extremely Tense' As U.S. Sends Armor To Eastern Europe

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mark Katz, a professor of government and politics at George Mason University, about U.S.-Russia relations on issues such as the Iran nuclear agreement and Syria.
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Bin Laden Son Asked U.S. For Father's Death Certificate, Wikileaks Says

The website has begun the release of 500,000 documents it says are related to Saudi Arabian diplomatic communications. Among them was the request from Abdullah bin Laden.
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HBO's 'The Brink' Puts The Situation Room In Situation Comedy

The show is a response to the notion that sitcoms have generally ceded political satire to fake news programs. It opens with a certifiably crazy general taking control of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.

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