Morning Edition : NPR 5 April 2018

Facebook Says 87 Million Users' Data May Have Been Improperly Accessed

Rachel Martin talks to David Ingram, tech correspondent for Reuters, about the data grab by Cambridge Analytica that may have been much bigger than first reported.

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GOP Iowa Rep. Young Argues Tariffs Will Harm Overall Economy

David Greene talks Republican Rep. David Young of Iowa, who's a Trump supporter, but disagrees with the president on trade tariffs. Iowa exports $10 billion of goods annually.

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Viral Sensation: Yodeling Boy In Walmart

A video of Mason Ramsey, 10, standing in an Illinois Walmart — in cowboy boots and a bow tie — yodeling Hank Williams has gone viral. The Internet did its thing, and there are now remixes.

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Golfer Hurts Ankle Celebrating Hole-In-One At Masters

Tony Finau started jumping up and down and then his ankle bucked and he collapsed on the green. Finau puts his hands on the protruding ankle and appears to pop it back in place.

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Tiger Woods Is A Favorite To Win This Year's Masters

Tiger Woods hasn't won a golf tournament in five years, but he is the talk of the Masters. Max Adler of Golf Digest tells David Greene that Wood's story is almost mythical — for better and for worse.

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Brazilian Court Ruling May Hinder Lula's Comeback Attempt

Brazil's supreme court ruled ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva may be sent to prison while he appeals his corruption conviction. He leads in opinion polls ahead of October's presidential vote.

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El Paso Mayor On National Guard Mexican Border Deployments

President Trump is sending the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. David Greene talks to Dee Margo, mayor of El Paso, Texas, who says he's not convinced that his city needs additional forces.

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Hog Farmers Worry They'll Be Further Squeezed By China's Pork Tariffs

One farmer says he's seen hog prices drop to the point where it may cost some farmers more to raise a pig than they can sell it for — and he worries about lower sales.

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Central Americans' Caravan Appears Stalled In Southern Mexico

Hundreds of Central American migrants stuck in southern Mexico say they hope to continue moving northward in the coming days. News of the caravan drew the ire of President Trump.

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Trump Base Supports National Guard Deployments To Border

David Greene talks to Phoenix-based conservative talk show host Chris Buskirk about President Trump signing a proclamation to send National Guard troops to the border with Mexico.

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg To Testify Before Congress

Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Tony Cardenas of California about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg scheduled to appear before two House panels next week regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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ProPublica: Teen Who Informed On MS-13 Slated For Deportation

Rachel Martin talks with Hannah Dreier of ProPublica about her reporting on MS-13 and the story of Henry, a gang member who tried turn his life around but could be deported by immigration authorities.

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Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act: A Classic Economics Horror Story

The U.S. and China have announced new protectionist tariffs, in what some fear is a trade war. We bring you the story of a bygone era of American protectionism: the Smoot-Hawley tariffs of the 1930s.

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Trump Readies National Guard To Monitor U.S.-Mexico Border

President Trump is directing the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security to work with governors to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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News Brief: Border Security, Facebook User Data

President Trump signs a proclamation to send the National Guard to the border with Mexico to try to cut down on illegal immigration. More information is out about Facebook's handling of its user data.

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