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Victims Of Forced Prostitution During WWII Honored In Maryland Resolution

Maryland State Sen. Susan Lee is the sponsor of the resolution that honors the thousands who were pressed into prostitution by the Japanese army in the 1930s and '40s.

Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

As Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.

Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that the U.S. and other countries have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.

Emanuel, Garcia Face-Off In Chicago's First Mayoral Runoff

Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.

In NPR Interview, Obama Answers Critics Of Iran Nuclear Framework

Critics of an agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep to lay out his argument against those skeptics.

Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.

Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

Transcript: President Obama's Full NPR Interview On Iran Nuclear Deal

Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on the framework recently agreed to by Iran, which will see the nation reduce its nuclear capacity in exchange for the lifting of some international sanctions.
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Bill In Maryland Would Help Block Prostitution Charges For Victims Of Human Trafficking

The bill from Montgomery County Sen. Susan Lee would allow those arrested for prostitution to ask a judge to have the charge thrown out if they can prove they were forced into it because they're a victim of human trafficking.
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How Much Noise Is Too Much In Fairfax County?

In Fairfax County, Virginia, members of the Board of Supervisors are about to get an earful about noise. It's a reverberation from a court decision about six years ago.