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Kai Ryssdal
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Peter Baker 8h
“Greatest economy ever.” Average postwar GDP growth: 2.9 percent. 2nd quarter 2019 GDP growth: 2.0 percent
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Vipin Narang 6h
Your daily reminder that we still store ~50 B-61 gravity nuclear bombs on Incirlik Airbase in Turkey in secure, but not impregnable, vaults.
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Nate DiMeo 9h
There's a Memory Palace episode that deals with this.
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Kai Ryssdal 9h
Next time you’re in LA, check out an game. Great stadium, great atmosphere, great soccer.
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Kate Brannen 9h
Replying to @K8brannen
Why is any of this important? Because Trump's supporters are now trying to make the case that somehow a quid pro quo (using US military aid) tied to an investigation of the DNC/2016 election is fine (ignoring the fact that the DNC is also Trump's political rival) ...
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Kai Ryssdal 9h
At the risk of repeating myself, can’t make this stuff up, folks.
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Kai Ryssdal 12h
Seriously.
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Kate E. Jamieson 19h
Time for the annual thread. 1805, the British fleet, under Horatio Nelson’s command, met the combined French & Spanish fleets, under French Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, for one of the most famous naval battles in history, off Cape Trafalgar...
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Kai Ryssdal Oct 20
Really good, thoughtful, and important thread. 👇
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Julian Popov Oct 19
The year is 2192. The British Prime Minister visits Brussels to ask for an extension of the Brexit deadline. No one remembers where this tradition originated, but every year it attracts many tourists from all over the world.
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Derek Thompson Oct 20
The Chris Wallace interview with WH Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney this morning would, under normal circumstances, be indistinguishable from a comedic bit.
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Ben Wedge Oct 19
Car ownership in Paris has dropped in half in the last four years. Half! Barely a third of households now own cars.
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Philip Rucker Oct 19
Acting chief of staff is collateral damage from Trump's G-7 reversal: -Mulvaney had publicly touted Doral as the single best summit location in all of the US. -Mulvaney had dismissed Camp David as especially poor site; Trump just suggested Camp David as a Doral alternative.
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David Gura Oct 19
God, I hope this is refundable:
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Tom Nichols Oct 19
I'm almost sorry Trump didn't double down on the also-impeachable G7 thing, but at least he waited long enough for enough Republicans to get out on a limb defending it before he sawed it off behind them.
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Kai Ryssdal Oct 19
1. It’s against the law. 2. I mean, you kind of saw this coming, right? 3. I wonder how Mulvaney’s feeling now about having had to do that announcement.
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Dan Lavoie Oct 19
Replying to @djlavoie
There is no defensible journalistic rationale for how differently these stories were played.
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