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Friday News Roundup - International

May 18, 2018

With guest host Celeste Headlee.

The week began with cheers and clashes. While an American delegation (including two controversial pastors) were celebrating the opening of a U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, more than 50 Palestinians were killed.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 18, 2018

With guest host Celeste Headlee.

This week we learned how the crossfire hurricane was born.

That’s the codename originally given to what’s commonly called the Mueller investigation into President Trump and alleged Russian meddling. Though … the president has another name for it.

Why More Women Are Going For The Big Freeze

May 16, 2018

Egg freezing has long offered hope for women who wish to delay having children. These days, some employers cover the procedure for their workers. It’s even kind of trendy. And glamorous.

'The Great Revolt' In The Voting Booth

May 16, 2018

Donald Trump’s victory in 2016 may have surprised a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean it was a fluke.

Journalists, pundits, professors and political strategists have spent over a year analyzing how Trump won. In their new book The Great Revolt, columnist Salena Zito and Republican strategist Brad Todd look at who Trump won. Who are the voters who put them over the top?

Women who become pregnant face an unexpected danger in the U.S.: maternal mortality. Complications from pregnancy, labor and childbirth result in the death of an estimated 700 to 900 women each year — a rate higher than any other developed Western nation.