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CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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And Congressman Chris Stewart is with us now. He is a Republican. He represents the 2nd District of Utah, and he serves on the House Intelligence Committee. Congressman, welcome. Thank you so much for joining us.

CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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And Congressman Chris Stewart is with us now. He is a Republican. He represents the 2nd District of Utah, and he serves on the House Intelligence Committee. Congressman, welcome. Thank you so much for joining us.

CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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And Congressman Chris Stewart is with us now. He is a Republican. He represents the 2nd District of Utah, and he serves on the House Intelligence Committee. Congressman, welcome. Thank you so much for joining us.

CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

If you want healthy plants, some people say you should talk to them. If you want to make delicious cheese, try playing hip-hop music.

That's the finding of a recent experiment by researchers in Switzerland who set out to determine how soundwaves might affect the microorganisms that give cheese its flavor.

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CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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CHRIS STEWART: Good evening.

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We want to turn now to reaction from the White House. President Trump has spent the weekend in Florida at one of his estates. He spoke not long ago before stepping on Marine One.

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WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency, entangled Trump’s family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president’s closest associates.

The report, still confidential, marks the end of Mueller’s probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump’s attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, federal courts.

The recent case of an 11-year-old girl in Argentina who was raped by her grandmother’s boyfriend was shocking enough. But when the girl, who’s referred to as Lucia, complained to a doctor of stomach pains, it turned out she was pregnant.

Lucia’s situation was covered in the media, and local news reports said she and her family wanted an abortion. She was 16 weeks pregnant at the time. And in Lucia’s case, it was legal.

My Economy: Using the jobs you hate for creative fodder

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My Economy tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of people trying to make it, because we know the only numbers that really matter are the ones in your economy.

The Nathaniel B. Palmer is headed back to port in Chile. Scientists aboard the vessel have spent the last several weeks conducting research at Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica.

There’s a sense of excitement to return home to family.

University of Alabama PhD student Victoria Fitzgerald is excited to see her 10-month-old daughter. “I left and she was barely crawling,” Fitzgerald said. “And now she’s like standing up for herself.” 

The legacy of the war on drugs

Mar 22, 2019

We're in the middle of one of the deadliest drug epidemics in history, with nearly 50,000 people dying from opioid overdoses in the United States in 2017. On this season of our podcast The Uncertain Hour, we look at how these kinds of crises end. Today, we'll play you a bit from the first episode, all about an Oval Office address from George H.W. Bush that turbocharged the war on drugs. Plus, the latest home sales numbers and the struggle to fight extremism online.

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