News : NPR 30 March 2018

Israeli Troops, Palestinian Protesters Clash; At Least 7 Dead

Protests along the border of the Gaza strip turned violent Friday; Palestinian officials say at least seven Palestinians have been killed. Host Noel King talks to NPR's Daniel Estrin in Jerusalem.

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For Passover, These Orthodox Jews Are Cooking On Live TV

Chabad-Lubavitch Jews don't watch TV, but they'll often appear on on local news across the U.S. during holidays. Their goal: to share recipes, promote Jewish observance and educate the general public.

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2 Coalition Personnel Killed In Syria

Two people were killed and five wounded by an improvised explosive device in Syria, the U.S.-led coalition said Friday.

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Advertisers Ditch Laura Ingraham After She Mocks Parkland Activist

Ingraham tweeted that Parkland shooting survivor and gun-control activist David Hogg whined about being rejected from four colleges. She later apologized after Hogg called for a boycott of her show.

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Democrats Call For Senate Hearing Over 2020 Census And Citizenship Question

Four Democrats on the Senate oversight committee for the Census Bureau say they're worried the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census is "tainted by improper political considerations."

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Using Pentagon Money To Pay For A Border Wall Is Harder Than It Seems

President Trump spoke to Defense Secretary James Mattis about using military money to build the wall. But Congress — and the Constitution — might get in the way.

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K-Pop Stars Red Velvet Set To Perform In Pyongyang This Weekend

North Korea sent a musical delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics last month. This weekend, South Korean performers will head north for the first time in more than a decade.

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Time's Running Out For Many Frail, Older People In Puerto Rico

Ausberto Maldonado picked corn and asparagus for years on the U.S. mainland before retiring in Puerto Rico. He has diabetes, and as the island's safety net wears thin, he's struggling to survive.

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As Atlanta Seeks To Restore Services, Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise

The FBI says the practice of locking computer systems in exchange for money has become increasingly common, and that cities, schools and hospitals are especially vulnerable to hackers.

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