U.S. Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners

Updated at 11:15 a.m. ET Newly enacted U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel imports have sparked a sharp reaction from around the globe, with several nations warning of an all-out trade war. President Trump on Thursday made good on a promise to impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. The levies are to go into effect in 15 days. The administration clarified this week that Canada, the largest single source of imported steel (about 16 percent),...

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Media Mavens Merci Bouquet Honoree

This week's Merci Bouquet goes to Peter Cuthbert! This year's Grand Marshal for the WHB St Patrick's Parade, history teacher for 30 years at WHB High, Korean war vet, and author.

One of the Environmental Protection Agency's top officials resigned yesterday.

Natural gas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners is buying Sunoco in a deal valued at about $5.3 billion.

The acquisition would give Energy Transfer the capability to transport crude and other liquid hydrocarbons that are being produced in greater quantities thanks to the boom in shale drilling. Sunoco's pipelines crisscross the country, connecting the Great Lakes and Northeast to America's refining center along the Gulf Coast.

Fountains Of Wayne On Mountain Stage

Apr 30, 2012

The masterful power-pop band Fountains of Wayne makes its second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live in Charleston, W.V. The band's latest album, 2011's Sky Full of Holes, is its first in five years, and features plenty of crunchy, guitar-driven pop.

Update at 6:08 p.m. ET. Man City Wins 1-0:

A header from Vincent Kompany was all it took for Manchester City to come out today against Manchester United.

As the AP reports, this match has been billed as the "biggest Manchester derby ever," and Kompany scored the winning goal during first-half stoppage time.

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Cheese is a staple of many diets and, let's face it, it makes us happy. But sometimes we worry about the fat and calories it contains. Add this little guilt trip, plus a rise in veganism over the past few years and an increase in reported allergies to milk and soy, and now you've got a ripening market for cheese alternatives.

Britain's High Court has ordered the country's major Internet service providers to block one of the oldest and biggest file-sharing websites.

Host Michel Martin marks Tell Me More's 5th anniversary on NPR's airwaves by speaking with political strategists Donna Brazile and Ron Christie. They discuss the past five and next five years in politics. They examine the dividing lines of race, gender, and party, and what they mean for our political future.




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