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President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

Washington is in crisis over budget and Mattis’ resignation

President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As the U.S. and North Korea trade threats of atomic warfare, we’ll look at a “dirty secret” of history. It was the U.S. that first introduced nuclear weapons onto the Korean Peninsula.

Nuclear weapons in the 21st Century

As the U.S. and North Korea trade threats of atomic warfare, we’ll look at a “dirty secret” of history. It was the U.S. that first introduced nuclear weapons onto the Korean Peninsula.

from To the Point

A North Korean missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, Japan on Tuesday. Bullet trains stopped, and some TV stations interrupted programming to warn people to take shelter.

Why North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan

A North Korean missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, Japan on Tuesday. Bullet trains stopped, and some TV stations interrupted programming to warn people to take shelter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA.

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