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Apr 17, 2018

The Washington Post | Evening Edition: Trump says U.S. and North Korea have had direct talks at ‘very high levels’

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Trump says U.S. and North Korea have had direct talks at ‘very high levels’
President Trump is expected to meet in late May or early June with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following months of escalating tensions over North Korea's nuclear program. Trump said a meeting with Kim could still fall apart but expressed confidence that discussions have been going well.
By David Nakamura and Anne Gearan  •  Read more »
IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before midnight deadline
The agency said it was struggling to accept returns from the widely used software program TurboTax and the massive tax preparation company H&R Block. Officials said taxpayers would not be punished if their returns arrive late because of the glitches.
By Jeffrey Stein and Mike DeBonis  •  Read more »
 
Gorsuch joins liberal justices to declare parts of immigration law too vague
The Supreme Court’s ruling could limit the government’s ability to deport those with criminal records, something that President Trump has identified as a priority.
By Robert Barnes  •  Read more »
 
         
One person dies after engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
The plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an “apparent in-flight engine failure of the left engine.” A passenger reported that the engine exploded. Social media footage showed a heavily damaged engine. 
By Faiz Siddiqui and Martine Powers  •  Read more »
 
Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for training on May 29 after arrest of two black men
More than 8,000 stores will close for an afternoon for racial-bias education. The two men were arrested while waiting at one of the chain’s stores in Philadelphia last week, triggering multiple days of protests and calls for a boycott.
By Rachel Siegel and Alex Horton  •  Read more »
 
Carl Kasell | 1934–2018
NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves dies at 84
His resonant and reassuring voice helped define NPR as an emerging force in news broadcasting. He joined the public radio network in 1975 and, four years later, helped inaugurate “Morning Edition.” He later became the comic foil on the news quiz show “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!”
By Adam Bernstein  •  Read more »
 
One person dies after engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
The plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an “apparent in-flight engine failure of the left engine.” A passenger reported that the engine exploded. Social media footage showed a heavily damaged engine. 
By Faiz Siddiqui and Martine Powers  •  Read more »
 
Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for training on May 29 after arrest of two black men
More than 8,000 stores will close for an afternoon for racial-bias education. The two men were arrested while waiting at one of the chain’s stores in Philadelphia last week, triggering multiple days of protests and calls for a boycott.
By Rachel Siegel and Alex Horton  •  Read more »
 
Carl Kasell | 1934–2018
NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves dies at 84
His resonant and reassuring voice helped define NPR as an emerging force in news broadcasting. He joined the public radio network in 1975 and, four years later, helped inaugurate “Morning Edition.” He later became the comic foil on the news quiz show “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!”
By Adam Bernstein  •  Read more »+

Trump says U.S. and North Korea have had direct talks at ‘very high levels’