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'The Atlantic': What Putin Really Wants

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A new study finds that a lot of money is flowing into races for state Supreme Court. Millions of dollars are coming from sometimes mysterious donors, and a lot of it goes to negative advertising. Here's NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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President Trump, nearing the end of his first year in office, appears close to a big win in Congress. He is urging lawmakers to move quickly now that House and Senate Republicans say they have agreed on a tax plan.

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A Father's Pregnancy Photo Shoot

Dec 14, 2017

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. An expectant father came up with a perfect gift for the mom. Nick Roberts surprised his girlfriend, Brianna, with a pregnancy photo shoot.

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This is where the mom bares her belly and kind of shows off the bump?

A Hippo For Christmas, At Last

Dec 14, 2017

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Good morning. I'm David Greene.

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GAYLA PEEVEY: (Singing) I want a hippopotamus for Christmas.

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In Tanzania today, a solemn ceremony.

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