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NPR Launches New Tool To Monitor President Trump's Ethical Promises

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Now let's talk about a new tool that NPR's digital team created. It's the Trump Ethics Monitor. It's a digital project on npr.org that lets us and you keep an eye on President Trump's business interests and what he's doing to rid himself of conflicts of interest related to them. Here to talk about this tool is Marilyn Geewax, NPR's senior business editor. Marilyn, welcome back. Thanks so much for joining us once...

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Growing up on Long Island, Zachary Linderer was obsessed with science.

He grew up a Jehovah's Witness, and like many others in the faith, he was homeschooled his whole life. By the time he got to high school, Linderer knew that he wanted to go to college for something in the sciences: physics, oceanography, something in that realm. But he realized at a young age that

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At a rally in New York City's Times Square on Sunday, protesters filled three city blocks to express solidarity with Muslims, and to speak out against President Trump's now-rescinded executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

It has been three-quarters of a century since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. The order, issued just over two months after Japan's surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, gave the U.S. military the ability to designate areas "from which any or all persons may be excluded."

Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday that he disagreed with President Donald Trump's recent declaration that the press is "the enemy."

This week the chief of Facebook made an ambitious announcement, though it would have been easy to miss. It came Thursday afternoon – around the same time that President Donald Trump held his press conference. While the reality-TV icon is a genius at capturing our attention, the technology leader's words may prove to be more relevant to our lives, and more radical.


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WCBE Presents The Japanese House Live From Studio A Tues. Feb. 21, 2017 @ 2PM!

The Japanese House , which is 21-year-old British singer-songwriter Amber Bain, will perform Live From Studio A at WCBE in advance of the show that night at the A&R Music Bar !

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Have Spare Time? Try To Discover A Planet

Astronomers are offering the general public a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the chance to discover a new planet in our solar system. Many astronomers now think there may be a massive, undiscovered planet lurking in the far reaches of our solar system. Right now, however, the existence of this planet is theoretical. So the hunt is on to actually capture an image of it. The obvious way to look for the new planet is to point large telescopes at the patch of sky where theory says it ought to be...

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Couple Moves On From Silence About Time In Japanese Internment Camps

This weekend marks 75 years since President Roosevelt's executive order that sent Japanese-Americans to internment camps. Roy Ebihara and his wife, 82-year-old Aiko, were children then, and both were held in camps with their families. At StoryCorps, 83-year-old Roy told Aiko about what happened in his hometown of Clovis, N.M., in the weeks just before the executive order was issued. "A sheriff and two plainclothesmen barged into the house and searched for what they called 'contrabands.' They...

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