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President Trump says he encouraged his White House lawyer to cooperate with the special counsel. But does the president know what Don McGahn actually told Robert Mueller?

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President Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan yesterday. And the White House says he's also reviewing the security clearances of nine other intelligence officials. Most of them are former officials.

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The four states holding primaries today each have a distinctive story.

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The Trump administration is taking aim at a law that was designed to protect military service members from getting cheated by shady lending practices.

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So what exactly was the purpose of that Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer in 2016?

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Bill Browder was not surprised Vladimir Putin called him out by name at Monday's press conference with Donald Trump in Helsinki.

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In a ruling seen as a major victory for privacy rights in the digital age, the U.S. Supreme Court this morning has ruled that police need a search warrant to track people's cellphone locations. For more on what this means, we're joined by NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg. Nina, thanks for being here.

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MARTIN: On its face, this seems like a highly consequential ruling.

Kamasi Washington's idea of heaven is the world he creates and retreats to in his mind. The jazz torchbearer's double album Heaven and Earth, out today, represents that inward heaven versus his outward reality on Earth.

Grab the tissues — the Fab Five are back with a second season of Netflix's Queer Eye.

For the uninitiated, Queer Eye is a makeover show where five gay men with different areas of expertise (fashion, food, grooming, interior design) have a week to help change the life of one person, who they refer to as a "hero."

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Explosive criticism of a Trump administration policy has led the administration to continue the policy while denying it can do anything about it.

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OK. So what do we make of this? North Korean state media are saying more than the White House did about yesterday's presidential summit. The North Koreans claim that President Trump made big concessions.

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And I'm Rachel Martin in Singapore, where we have watched history unfold.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Chairman Kim and I just signed a joint statement in which he reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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This week's meeting in Singapore has some of the trappings of the lead-up to a heavyweight prize fight.

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The G-7 summit is one of those international meetings that is usually known for being pretty friendly.

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In making a cover album of Talking Heads' Remain in Light, people kept telling Angélique Kidjo that the absurd songs had no meaning. But it didn't seem that way to her. She connected the music with folk songs from her home country of Benin and interpreted them through the same cultural lens that the band did.

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President Trump is broadening his demand for the Justice Department to reveal information about its investigation of his own campaign.

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I guess you could say President Trump is essentially ordering the United States Department of Justice to investigate itself.

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So how exactly can President Trump reassure Kim Jong Un that he will not be overthrown?

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If you've flipped through a radio dial recently, there's a good chance you've stumbled on Charlie Puth's voice — maybe on a few stations at once. His song "Attention" has been everywhere for months; the full album, Voicenotes, is out today.

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