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So a young woman in an office after hours is talking with her male boss.

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DAVID SCHWIMMER: (As Boss) It's a big responsibility.

ZAZIE BEETZ: (As Employee) Oh, it's - I know. It's huge.

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RNC Chair On State Of The Union

Jan 31, 2018

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Let's follow up on President Trump's State of the Union speech. Raj Shah is on the line. He is the deputy White House press secretary. Mr. Shah, welcome to the program.

RAJ SHAH: Thanks a lot for having me on this morning.

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Those in the room for the president's speech included Democratic Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, who's on the line from his office.

Senator, good morning.

CORY BOOKER: Good morning. Good morning.

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President Trump has signed an executive order to keep the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, open. It was a key campaign promise, and the president made this announcement during his State of the Union speech last night.

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New Word In The Dictionary: 'Snowflake'

Jan 31, 2018

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Oxford English Dictionary added new words, including snowflake.

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That's not a new word.

INSKEEP: It's right here on the list.

MARTIN: Not a new word - billions fall in snowstorms.

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The many people watching the president's discussion of immigration last night included voters in the battleground state of Nevada. Immigrant rights activists and organizers there watched with NPR's Leila Fadel.

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Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Admit it. Yodeling is awesome.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: (Yodeling).

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All right. We're going to turn now to Kenya, where an opposition candidate is still refusing to give up.

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