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Nichols directed such movies as The Graduate and Birdcage and Broadway musicals such as Spamalot. He won nine Tony Awards. Nichols died Wednesday at 83. He talked with Terry Gross in 2001.
President Obama outlined his plans to overhaul immigration by executive action in a speech Thursday night. For reaction, Arun Rath talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma.
Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.
In Liberia, Ebola runs rampant in rural areas. In response, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are trying Rapid Response Teams which "flood the zone" and isolate cases.
Marchers took to Mexico City' streets to protest the government's handling of the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 students. Mexico's president has been criticized for his handling of the case.
The final novel of the trilogy has been cut into two pictures. This one is a placeholder film. It exists to smooth the transition from its successful predecessors to a glorious concluding part.