Colorado’s two U.S. Senators are backing the President’s call for a line-item veto to eliminate what he thinks is wasteful spending…The Justice Department says it’s reviewing a request by Colorado and 12 other states looking for the government’s help obtaining supplies of a scarce execution drug…and, a federal judge is hearing arguments on whether to block a prayer luncheon planned at the Air Force Academy Thursday.

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January 20, 2018 | NPR · Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it’s associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you’re able to kick back and relax?
 

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January 20, 2018 | NPR · Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She will be the last survivor to speak at his sentencing hearing in Michigan.
 

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January 20, 2018 | NPR · The government is now in a partial shutdown — happening on the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — after Congress failed to keep funding going ahead of a midnight deadline.
 

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January 19, 2018 | NPR · Family members said they hoped that the cause of his death would spark discussion about the power and danger of opioid drugs.
 

January 19, 2018 | NPR · The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, Utah, the first since the Harvey Weinstein story broke. This year’s slate of films reflect vast cultural shifts across the country and the world.
 

January 19, 2018 | FA · Greg Barker’s new film follows Obama’s foreign policy team as they set about negotiating an arms deal in Iran, a climate accord in Paris and a response to refugee crises in Syria and parts of Africa.
 

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January 19, 2018 | NPR · Family members said they hoped that the cause of his death would spark discussion about the power and danger of opioid drugs.
 

January 19, 2018 | NPR · The rock band sued a hotel in Mexico that has the same name as the “lovely place” in their iconic 1976 song. That hotel was trying to trademark the phrase “Hotel California” in the U.S.
 

January 19, 2018 | NPR · In a career full of accolades, Dolly Parton now adds two world records to her collection. Guinness World Records recognized her as the female artist with the most hits on Billboard’s Hot Country songs charts and for the most decades with a top 20 hit on Billboards Hot Country Songs Chart.
 

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