All Things Considered : NPR 9 April 2018

Yes, You Really Do Hear Each Crunch Of Popcorn While Watching 'A Quiet Place'

The horror movie is a hit at the box office, but poses a conundrum for those who like to take in their cinema with snacks.

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The Rise — And Stall — Of Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Mitch Kapor says Zuckerberg — set to appear before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday — is at a crossroads, and reflects on his performance as a leader in the public eye.

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How Facebook Has Changed Since NPR First Reported On It 13 Years Ago

Facebook was first mentioned on NPR on Aug. 19, 2004 in a story about a Harvard University website called "The Facebook." Two months later the name "Mark Zuckerberg" first appeared in a story about a site called connectyou.com and the legal battle that ensued.

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Denim Companies Stretch To Compete With Leggings

Last year, imports of elastic knit pants surpassed imports of denim jeans for the first time. Big brands like Levi's are now changing their designs to reclaim customers.

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Trump Blasts 'Total Witch Hunt' After FBI Raids His Longtime Attorney's Office

The president unloaded on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions hours after the FBI executed search warrants against Michael Cohen.

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Trump Denounces Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Says 'It Can't Be Allowed To Happen'

President Trump denounced the suspected poison gas attack in Syria that took place over the weekend and said the U.S. would soon decide how to respond.

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Canadian Community Mourns Loss Of 15 Members Of Youth Hockey Team

Over the weekend 15 members of a Canadian youth hockey team were killed in a bus collision in rural Saskatchewan. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Globe and Mail reporter Carrie Tait about how the community is coping.

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Black Parkland Students Feel They're Not Being Heard In Gun Violence Discussion

After the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., some students feel like they're being left out of the national discussion about gun violence — even though they were already talking about guns before the shooting happened.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate Run, Challenging Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson

After eight years as Florida's governor, Republican Rick Scott announced Monday he's challenging incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the race for the U.S. Senate. Gun control and President Trump are expected to be among the top issues.

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'Denver Post' Editorial Board Publicly Calls Out Paper's Owner As More Layoffs Take Place

The Denver Post editorial board is taking on the paper's hedge fund owner amid dozens of newsroom layoffs. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Chuck Plunkett, the paper's editorial page editor.

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National Guard Using Cybersecurity Skills To Protect Integrity Of Midterm Elections

Election officials concerned about malign forces hacking voting-related systems have an unexpected resource to draw upon: the National Guard. Guard soldiers in several states are using their cybersecurity skills to protect the 2018 elections.

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Financial Analyst Says Most Consumers Don't Realize How Their Data Is Used

The core business model of Facebook and other tech companies has revolved around user data and advertising. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with financial analyst Brian Wieser about how — and if — that could change in light of the Cambridge Analytica news.

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Former Obama Adviser Says He Regrets Not Implementing Targeted Military Strikes In Syria

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Philip Gordon of the Council on Foreign Relations about the suspected chemical attack in Syria and the next steps for the U.S. administration.

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Images From Suspected Poison Gas Attack Show Syrians Struggling To Breathe

President Trump says he will decide how to respond to a suspected chemical attack in Syria within 48 hours. Images on social media showed people struggling to breathe and foaming at the mouth.

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Syrian Medical Student Treated Some 70 Patients After Suspected Chemical Attack

Over the weekend, dozens of Syrians choked to death in an alleged chemical attack. Mohammed Samer is a 23-year-old medical student who treated patients. He speaks about what he witnessed firsthand.

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