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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a press conference today in Berlin, and she took a lot of questions about President Trump. NPR's Martin Kaste was there. He's with me now. Hi, Martin.

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The NATO summit in Brussels hadn't even officially started yet, and President Trump started lashing out at NATO allies.

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We've been debating in the newsroom - is this really a trade war with China? Should we really be using that metaphor yet? Well, now we pretty much can. At 12:01 Eastern Time today, the United States fired the first shots in the trade war by imposing tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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President Trump is undoing another act of his predecessor. President Obama offered advice on how schools could use affirmative action within the law.

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We don't know yet who President Trump is going to nominate to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Mexicans have overwhelmingly elected a new president.

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What a scene it was. Thousands of people converged in California over the weekend for the music and arts festival Coachella. There were dozens of performers, but, really, there was only one who actually mattered - Beyonce.

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Fired FBI Director James Comey has given his first big interview.

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When Martin Luther King, Jr. flew from Atlanta to Memphis on the morning of April 3, 1968, he was not in a particularly good state of mind.

"While the plane was about to take off, there was a bomb threat that was specifically targeted at King and that delayed the departure of the flight," says Joseph Rosenbloom, author of the new book Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last 31 Hours. "They brought dogs onto the plane, they evacuated the passengers. And so the plane arrived an hour or so late in Memphis."

As Memphis marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., NPR sat with three generations of a Memphis family to find out: What does Dr. King mean to you?

The family is Robert Tunstall, 67, his daughter Karen Hartridge, 40, and her son, James Hartridge, 11.

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The United States kicked out 60 Russian diplomats and closed a Russian Consulate. Russian officials were saying that they were going to respond with a reciprocal move.

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Feels like it has become a weekly ritual - firings and resignations from the Trump administration. But last night, the firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin still came as a bit of a shock.

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Dozens of Russian intelligence officers now have less than a week to leave the country. The White House has told 60 Russian diplomats to get out.

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And we are watching the death toll rise after a vicious attack this morning in the capital of Afghanistan.

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This is part two of a two part series. Listen to part one here.

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