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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekday...Show More
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

12:37 | May 1st, 2018

The Trump administration has delayed tariffs on steel and aluminum set to be imposed on U.S. allies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has evidence that Iran had a secret nuclear weapons program. Also, a day of protest is planned in P...Show More
Thursday, March 15th, 2018

12:27 | Mar 15th, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb appears to have won the special election in Pennsylvania. How vulnerable are Republicans right now? Also, President Trump has picked Larry Kudlow as his new top economic advisor. What kind of vision will the former CNBC host bring...Show More
Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

13:56 | Mar 14th, 2018

In Pennsylvania's 18th district, a special election is too close to call. Can a Democrat pull off a win in what's thought to be Trump territory? Also, what's known about the president's pick to lead the CIA? Gina Haspel once ran a secret prison where...Show More
Special Update: Rex Tillerson Out As Secretary Of State

10:10 | Mar 13th, 2018

President Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state. In a statement, the president said that he will nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson.
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

12:25 | Mar 13th, 2018

House Republicans say they found no evidence the Trump campaign colluded with Russia. Where does that leave the special counsel's investigation? Also, what's at stake in a special House election in Pennsylvania today?
Monday, March 12th, 2018

12:45 | Mar 12th, 2018

How does President Trump plan to make schools safer? The White House proposes firearms training for some teachers. Also, after weeks of airstrikes, Syrian government tanks have advanced into rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

13:49 | Feb 22nd, 2018

How far apart are the Parkland students and politicians with the power to change gun laws? We hear voices from face-to-face meetings in Tallahassee and Washington. Also, what's behind #TwitterLockOut? Some outspoken conservatives had their accounts s...Show More
Thursday, August 24th, 2017

12:35 | Aug 24th, 2017

The White House is expected to issue new guidelines on the ban on transgender people in the military. What does it mean for transgender members already serving? President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell reportedly haven't spoken in weeks. Can the t...Show More
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

13:26 | Aug 21st

The Trump Administration insists that the U.S. economy is in great shape. But the White House is exploring tax cuts - a move often used when an economy is struggling. So why these cuts and what could they look like? The U.S. has promised to continue ...Show More
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

13:37 | Aug 20th

Five years after Eric Garner's death - the police officer who placed him in a choke hold has been fired. Garner's family wants more. But the officer is planning to fight back as well. What does that action look like? We've seen the fight for democrac...Show More
Monday, August 19th, 2019

13:37 | Aug 19th

A suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul killed 63. The Islamic State in Afghanistan claimed responsibility. This comes amid peace negotiations between the United States and the Taliban. What does this mean for the security of Afghan citizens? In Cali...Show More
Friday, August 16th, 2019

14:39 | Aug 16th

After banning two Muslim members of Congress from visiting, Israel is now allowing one of them limited access to visit a relative. Why did Israel deny Representatives Omar and Tlaib entry in the first place? Also, how is President Trump convincing hi...Show More
Thursday, August 15th, 2019

13:22 | Aug 15th

The Dow dropped 800 points yesterday, marking the worst day for stocks this year. Are there signs of an oncoming recession? And six officers were shot during a stand-off in Philadelphia yesterday. What do we know about the suspected gunman now in pol...Show More
Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

13:12 | Aug 14th

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong have been demonstrating for 10 straight weeks. How could China clamp down, and what kinds of consequences could it face for doing so? Also, the U.S. is postponing some tariffs on Chinese goods until after the h...Show More
Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

13:33 | Aug 13th

The Trump administration wants to deny green cards to immigrants who use welfare programs. How will officials determine which immigrants are too poor to live in America? Also, Attorney General William Barr takes aim at the federal jail where financie...Show More
Monday, August 12th, 2019

13:39 | Aug 12th

Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sex trafficking underage girls, died in jail by apparent suicide Saturday. Why was he not being closely watched after a supposed suicide attempt just three weeks ago? Also, Hong Kong airport grounds all fligh...Show More
Friday, August 9th, 2019

13:03 | Aug 9th

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signals he's ready to talk about gun reform. Why are Republicans starting to consider gun legislation they've long resisted? Also, President Trump names a new acting Director of National Intelligence. Why was th...Show More
Thursday, August 8th, 2019

13:00 | Aug 8th

Hundreds of ICE agents raided food processing plants across Mississippi yesterday. What will happen to the 680 workers now in detention? Also, Republicans are signaling support for so-called red-flag laws, which would get guns out of the hands of peo...Show More
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

14:03 | Aug 7th

President Trump will visit El Paso, Texas today to console a community in mourning. How will grieving families receive him? Also, a new lawsuit claims the Boy Scouts of America continues to cover up a "pedophilia epidemic." What is the organization d...Show More
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

13:22 | Aug 6th

Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have renewed the debate around guns. The same debate that followed shootings in Las Vegas, Orlando, Newtown, Parkland, and Aurora. Will the outcome be any different this time? Also, more on the lives lost in El Paso ...Show More
Breaking News Update: President Trump Addresses Nation After Mass Shootings

11:21 | Aug 5th

President Donald Trump delivers remarks from the White House in response to two weekend shootings. NPR's Tamara Keith and Scott Detrow join with analysis.
Monday, August 5th, 2019

13:37 | Aug 5th

What drove two young white men in Texas and Ohio to each carry out unconnected massacres over the weekend? An anti-immigrant manifesto by one of the the suspected gunmen appeared on the website 8chan minutes before the attack. What is site's connecti...Show More
Friday, August 2nd, 2019

13:52 | Aug 2nd

President Trump said the U.S. will impose more tariffs on products imported from China if a deal can't be reached by September. And some Americans who studied in China are being questioned by the FBI, Also, Puerto Rico's governor is resigning, but wh...Show More
Thursday, August 1st, 2019

13:28 | Aug 1st

On the second night of the Democratic primary debate, Joe Biden's record was a big focus. What else did the candidates talk about? Also, we look at why the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been so difficult to contain.
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

13:31 | Jul 31st

We breakdown some highlights and takeaways from the first night of the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. Also, the Fed is expected to cut interest rates. What does that mean for the U.S. economy?
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

13:35 | Jul 30th

The Democratic presidential candidates begin a second round of debates Tuesday night in Detroit. A vigil is held for shooting victims in Gilroy, California. And, Capital One Bank is dealing with a major data breach.
Monday, July 29th, 2019

13:37 | Jul 29th

A gunman killed 3 people in a shooting at a Northern California garlic festival. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will leave the administration next month. Also, President Trump attacks Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings in weekend tweets.
Friday, July 26th, 2019

13:13 | Jul 26th

A report from the Senate Intelligence Committee says Russia targeted all 50 states in the 2016 election. The U.S. government will carry out the death penalty for the first time in nearly two decades. Also, Moscow prepares for protests against alleged...Show More
Thursday, July 25th, 2019

13:31 | Jul 25th

We dive deep on the testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees. And after nearly two weeks of protests, the governor of Puerto Rico has resigned.
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

14:35 | Jul 24th

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies Wednesday before two House panels. The Justice Department launches an anti-trust review into major tech firms. And a Pennsylvania school district rebuffs donor efforts to pay lunch debts.
Breaking News Update: Boris Johnson to Become U.K. Prime Minister

04:44 | Jul 23rd

Members of the ruling conservative party have elected Boris Johnson as their new leader. He will become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

13:09 | Jul 23rd

President Trump and congressional leaders strike a budget deal. Britain's new prime minister is to be announced Tuesday. And, Britain is at odds with the U.S. over how to manage tensions with Iran.
Monday, July 22nd, 2019

14:31 | Jul 22nd

Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he won't seek re-election. In Hong Kong, protests around China's control over the territory continue. Also, tensions are raised when Iran seizes a British oil tanker.
Friday, July 19th, 2019

17:03 | Jul 19th

The U.S. destroys an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz. We hear from Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. And, a heat wave is building across the U.S. Also, we have some details about next week's highly-antici...Show More
Thursday, July 18th, 2019

12:45 | Jul 18th

Trump continues his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color. Protests in Puerto Rico over the governor's texts turned chaotic. And, the U.S. says it will not sell F-35 jets to Turkey after the NATO ally bought missiles from Russia.
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

15:32 | Jul 17th

The House of Representatives votes to condemn Trump's racist tweets against four congresswomen of color. Planned Parenthood ousts its president. Also, protesters in Moscow demand opposition candidates be added to election ballot.
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

13:20 | Jul 16th

President Trump doubles down on racist remarks directed at freshmen congresswomen of color. The White House implements a new rule for asylum seekers from Central America. And, big tech comes to Capitol Hill for congressional hearings.
Monday, July 15th, 2019

13:26 | Jul 15th

Critics are saying a series of tweets from President Trump targeting progressive Democratic congresswomen are racist. And why didn't immigration raids expected this weekend happen? Also, protesters in Puerto Rico are calling on the governor to resign...Show More
Friday, July 12th, 2019

13:39 | Jul 12th

This weekend parts of the southern U.S., including New Orleans, will be hit by the first tropical system to strike the U.S. this hurricane season. And, the president says he will no longer try and add a citizenship question to the Census. Also, singe...Show More
Thursday, July 11th, 2019

12:43 | Jul 11th

Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is defending a plea deal he oversaw nearly a dozen years ago as a U.S. attorney in Florida. And the British Navy stopped Iran from blocking a U.K. tanker. Also, one of the biggest teachers unions in the country is suing...Show More
Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

13:48 | Jul 10th

We go to the U.S. southern border as new data shows apprehensions of those crossing illegally were lower in June. A judge in the Census citizenship case says the Trump administration can't change its team of lawyers. Also, why are Democrats calling f...Show More
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

13:20 | Jul 9th

Federal prosecutors have charged multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of minors and paying victims to recruit other underage girls. And a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong that spawned mass protests is dead. Or is it? Also,...Show More
Monday, July 8th, 2019

13:20 | Jul 8th

Hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein faces allegations of sex trafficking. Iran says it exceeded a second uranium enrichment limit outlined in the 2015 nuclear deal. And, California is bracing for aftershocks following two powerful earthquakes.
Friday, July 5th, 2019

13:01 | Jul 5th

A recap of President Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July event. Also, Sudan's military and civilians leaders reach an agreement to share power. And Canadians are struggling over whether to sell military equipment to Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, July 4th, 2019

13:07 | Jul 4th

Is President Trump getting ready for an Independence Day speech or a campaign event? Critics say the White House faces possible legal trouble if a July 4th address becomes partisan. And leaving the Gaza Strip can be difficult, but conditions there ha...Show More
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

12:58 | Jul 3rd

A scathing new report from the Dept. of Homeland Security's own watchdog office says migrants are being held in overcrowded detention centers for too long. It also points to why there are growing dangers for Border Patrol agents at those facilities. ...Show More
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

13:11 | Jul 2nd

What does a private Facebook page reveal about federal agents doing public business? Lawmakers are calling out U.S. Customs and Border Protection over a scathing investigative report and conditions they saw in a migrant detention facility. Also, Iran...Show More
Monday, July 1st, 2019

13:05 | Jul 1st

President Donald Trump went for a walk on North Korean soil in a history-making photo op and meeting with Kim Jong Un. But can it turn into a step toward a nuclear agreement? Also, pro-democracy protesters are sweeping across Hong Kong. What are they...Show More
Friday, June 28th, 2019

13:54 | Jun 28th

An exchange over civil rights between California Sen. Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden stood out during round two of the Democratic primary debates. What other issues did candidates focus on? And why does a man who smuggles migrants ...Show More
Thursday, June 27th, 2019

13:16 | Jun 27th

Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls sparred over policy issues in their first primary debate. What have voters learned as another ten candidates prepare for a second round tonight? And NPR has exclusive reporting on a possible rollback of a policy t...Show More
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

14:01 | Jun 26th

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify to Congress about his probe into election interference and the 2016 Trump campaign. What more can lawmakers expect to learn? Plus, the acting head of Customs and Border Protection is resigni...Show More
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

13:15 | Jun 25th

Iran's leaders lashed out at the Trump administration overnight for imposing new sanctions. This comes as U.S. officials are trying to build a coalition to protect shipping lanes in the Persian Gulf. What kind of threat does Iran pose in the Gulf? Al...Show More
Monday, June 24th, 2019

13:24 | Jun 24th

The Trump administration says it is imposing new sanctions against Iran today. Will more sanctions convince Iran to renegotiate the nuclear deal? The administration is also set to discuss part one of its Middle East peace plan this week. Why why have...Show More
Thursday, June 20th, 2019

13:05 | Jun 20th

Iran shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. disputes that it was in Iranian airspace. Joe Biden's recent comments draw heat from his 2020 presidential rivals. China's president visits Pyongyang to hold two days of talks with North Korea's leader.
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

13:24 | Jun 19th

President Trump's first official 2020 campaign rally included allegations of a witch hunt and attacks on Hillary Clinton, but will airing past grievances be enough to secure a win in 2020? Plus, critics have questions about the president's plan to ha...Show More
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

13:54 | Jun 18th

The leaders of both the U.S. and Iran say they want to avoid war. But how does that square with the newly-announced U.S. plans to increase troops in the Middle East, and Iran's plans to increase nuclear fuel stockpiles? Plus, what is the journey like...Show More
Monday, June 17th, 2019

13:28 | Jun 17th

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a military conflict with Iran is not off the table, but that President Trump doesn't want a war. So why are some U.S. allies skeptical? And why did protesters march again in Hong Kong, even after authorities d...Show More
BONUS: Hooponomics

10:26 | Jun 15th

The first year after it was introduced, not many three-pointers were attempted. But by last season, more than one out of every three shots attempted in NBA games was a three-pointer. We bring you the story of the three-point shot's takeover of basket...Show More
Friday, June 14th, 2019

13:31 | Jun 14th

The U.S. blames Iran for an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. What does Iran's dismissal of the accusation mean for the standoff between the two countries? And Democrats are responding to President Trump's remarks about foreign campaign ...Show More
Thursday, June 13th, 2019

13:20 | Jun 13th

President Trump says he doesn't think there would be anything wrong with listening to foreign actors who offer information on campaign opponents. Why does the FBI director say there is? And health officials say a fear about the Ebola outbreak in the ...Show More
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

12:46 | Jun 12th

Protests in Hong Kong turned violent as tens of thousands of people filled the streets overnight to oppose a controversial extradition bill. Why do citizens say it could threaten their freedom from mainland China? And what do President Donald Trump a...Show More
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

13:18 | Jun 11th

House Democrats and the U.S. Department of Justice make a deal on who can see documents related to the Mueller probe. Could it move the needle for lawmakers considering impeachment? Also, an opioid manufacturer goes from making hundred of millions of...Show More
Monday, June 10th, 2019

16:05 | Jun 10th

President Trump says he's not getting enough credit for a border security deal with Mexico, but his critics say he's claiming too much. What will the agreement actually achieve? Plus, massive crowds in Hong Kong protest a change in the law that would...Show More
BONUS: Mitch Part 1: 'Win This Thing'

36:20 | Jun 8th

Mitch McConnell has been described as "opaque," "drab," and even "dull." He is one of the least popular - and most polarizing - politicians in the country. So how did he win eight consecutive elections? And what does it tell us about how he operates?...Show More
Friday, June 7th, 2019

13:28 | Jun 7th

Mexico is making a new pledge to address the immigration crisis: sending 6,000 troops to its border with Guatemala. Is it enough to stop the U.S. from imposing tariffs on Monday? And the abortion debate in America is as divisive as ever, but are opin...Show More
Thursday, June 6th, 2019

13:18 | Jun 6th

President Trump alluded to "something pretty dramatic" early Thursday, suggesting he still plans to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports by Monday. Who will actually feel the pain? And eight Americans captured in northern Syria, believed to be famil...Show More
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

13:33 | Jun 5th

Mexican diplomats head to the White House today to argue against new tariffs, and top Senate Republicans hope they succeed. President Donald Trump calls the possibility of Republicans blocking those tariffs "foolish." And newly-surfaced documents fro...Show More
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

12:54 | Jun 4th

What's on the agenda for President Donald Trump's meeting with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, as demonstrators gather in several U.K. cities to protest the state visit? And what's ahead for Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google as the fed...Show More
Monday, June 3rd, 2019

14:15 | Jun 3rd

A woman who lost her best friend in a workplace shooting is calling for tighter security. What's next for her and survivors of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach? Also, President Trump insulted London's mayor on Twitter as he landed in the UK today....Show More
Friday, May 31, 2019

14:20 | May 31st

President Trump announces a 5% tax on all goods from Mexico — until Mexico stops people from illegally crossing into the U.S. Missouri may soon be without a clinic that provides abortions. Millions of children in West Africa almost lost access to a l...Show More
Thursday, May 30, 2019

13:31 | May 30th

Special counsel Robert Mueller underscores Russia's attempt to interfere in the 2016 election, and that his investigation did not exonerate President Trump. Venezuela's opposition leader talks to NPR. And, the shifting reputation of the common weed k...Show More
Breaking News Update: Robert Mueller Steps Down After Leading Russia Inquiry

15:56 | May 29th

Special counsel Robert Mueller officially shut down his Russia investigation on Wednesday in an unusual appearance in which he restated his findings and made clear that he never considered it an option to charge President Trump.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

14:01 | May 29th

Missouri's last abortion provider could lose its license this week. Aging levees are all that protect some Oklahoma communities from rising waters in the Arkansas River as forecasters predict more rain. New election technology sparks security questio...Show More
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

13:16 | May 28th

Destructive tornadoes touched down in Ohio overnight. A lesson from a California wildfire: aid may need to come before a disaster strikes. And, four French ISIS fighters have been sentenced to death.
Monday, May 27, 2019

12:58 | May 27th

President Trump meets with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on North Korea, trade, and more. Populist and nationalist parties make gains in Europe's parliament. And, Teva Pharmaceuticals agrees to settle an opioid case in Oklahoma.
Friday, May 24, 2019

13:58 | May 24th

Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Senate approved a $19.1 billion disaster aid package. And, a federal grand jury hit WikiLeaks' leader Julian Assange with new charges.
Thursday, May 23, 2019

14:33 | May 23rd

President Trump's bipartisan infrastructure meeting escalates in blame-trading with Democrats. After 17 years in federal prison, John Walker Lindh is set to be released. He was captured in Afghanistan in 2001. The White House may blacklist a Chinese ...Show More
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

13:15 | May 22nd

House Democrats meet to decide whether to move forward with impeaching the president. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are briefed on the threat Iran poses. Viruses are genetically modified to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

13:18 | May 21st

A fifth migrant child dies in U.S. custody. The White House eases a ban on Chinese company Huawei, while Google restricts access to its operating system and apps. And the U.S. tracks deals with Iran after it reimposed secondary sanctions against the ...Show More
Monday, May 20, 2019

13:58 | May 20th

The debate over abortion heats up ahead of the 2020 presidential election as more states pass restrictive laws and aim to get the issue to the Supreme Court. As the U.S. nears full employment, what does that mean for Americans' job prospects and payc...Show More
BONUS: The Murder Of The Rev. James Reeb

52:13 | May 18th

In 1965, the Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Ala. No one was ever held to account. We return to the town where it happened, searching for new leads in an old story. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's White Lies.
Friday, May 17, 2019

13:54 | May 17th

A federal judge orders the government to release parts of the Mueller report that were previously redacted. President Trump calls for an overhaul of how the U.S. handles legal immigration. A rural Kansas town grapples with its hospital's closure.
Thursday, May 16, 2019

13:30 | May 16th

President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan. Tensions mount between the U.S. and Iran. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Education Department has been blocking efforts to police the student loan industry.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

13:18 | May 15th

Alabama's Senate passes a controversial abortion bill. Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to escalate. And, Facebook announces it is tightening rules around its livestreaming feature.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

13:05 | May 14th

The trade war between the U.S. and China escalates. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Russia for the first time since becoming top diplomat — what will top the agenda between two increasingly divided countries?
Monday, May 13, 2019

14:09 | May 13th

After the U.S. raised tariffs on China last week, Beijing vowed to retaliate — so far, it hasn't. As Congressional Democrats launch more investigations into President Trump, the White House has focused on one strategy: non-cooperation. And health wor...Show More
Friday, May 10, 2019

14:16 | May 10th

Higher tariffs on Chinese imports go into effect as the U.S. and China continue to try and negotiate a trade deal. And, we'll hear from a Russian agent imprisoned in America. Also, Pope Francis has issued new rules requiring priests and nuns to repor...Show More
Thursday, May 9, 2019

13:24 | May 9th

A House committee voted to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt of Congress. Where does that fight lead? And U.S.-China trade delegations to begin two days of talks amid new tensions between both sides. Also, the Department of Health says pharmaceu...Show More
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

13:31 | May 8th

The House Judiciary Committee moves forward with a contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr. A year after the U.S. pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, Iran now says they will stop complying with some commitments of the deal. And, South Af...Show More
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

13:30 | May 7th

The White House is fighting China in trade talks, but a new report found top advisers battled over whether to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. Also, a U.N. report warns that humans have put a million species at risk of extinction.
Monday, May 6, 2019

13:28 | May 6th

After an escalation of violence at the Israel-Gaza border that left casualties on both sides, tensions settle down. Trump threatens a tariff hike against China. And, two Democratic presidential contenders campaign in South Carolina.
Friday, May 3, 2019

14:41 | May 3rd

Nancy Pelosi says Bill Barr committed a crime, accusing him of lying to congress. Can Democrats punish the Attorney General? The CEO of a major drug company has been convicted in a high-profile case linked to the opioid epidemic. The company bribed d...Show More
Thursday, May 2, 2019

15:00 | May 2nd

Attorney General William Barr has chosen not to testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Could Democrats hold him in contempt? Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido, called for the largest march in the country's history yesterday. Fewe...Show More
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

14:01 | May 1st

Democrats have even more questions when Attorney General William Barr comes to testify today. We now know Robert Mueller had written Barr, saying his summary of the special counsel's report was inadequate. In Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaido ...Show More
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

13:11 | Apr 30th

President Trump likes infrastructure. So do Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. The two sides meet today. Can they agree on a plan? Demonstrations in Sudan led to the ouster of Omar al-Bashir after 30 years in power. But those who rallied aren't finished...Show More
Monday, April 29, 2019

13:05 | Apr 29th

A day after a gunman attacked his synagogue, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein delivered a message of resilience. What more are we learning about the shooter's motives? Joe Biden certainly has name recognition. But does he have a plan to distinguish himself fr...Show More
Friday, April 26, 2019

13:31 | Apr 26th

China defends a global push to build infrastructure. The Chinese president promotes it. Think tanks explain it. Even college students are encouraged to study it. So why does it still make westerners suspicious? Is next year's election simply a refere...Show More
Thursday, April 25, 2019

13:46 | Apr 25th

Joe Biden's been indecisive about a presidential run. That indecision ended today. The former vice president became the 20th Democrat to declare. What's his pitch to a party with a diverse field to choose from? A surge in measles cases has led to ext...Show More
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

12:16 | Apr 24th

Sri Lanka's president admits that critical intelligence never reached the highest parts of government ahead of the Easter Sunday attacks. He's promising an overhaul. But what changes could prevent a similar attack? Robert Mueller wrote that the Russi...Show More
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

13:16 | Apr 23rd

In Sri Lanka, survivors of those killed on Easter are not just dealing with grief. They're also dealing with the reality that there were warnings ahead of these attacks. Could the government have done more? Some Democrats are pushing for impeachment,...Show More
Monday, April 22, 2019

13:15 | Apr 22nd

Church leaders in Sri Lanka demand retribution after attacks on Easter Sunday left hundreds dead. Were there warning signs of the danger? President Trump's personal lawyer gives yet another take on the infamous Trump Tower meeting in 2016, claiming t...Show More

40:42 | Apr 20th

Fed up with government inaction, young people start rebuilding Mosul on their own. But in post-ISIS Iraq, volunteering can quickly become an act of rebellion. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's Rough Translation.
Friday, April 19, 2019

13:22 | Apr 19th

Robert Mueller's report did not indict the president but detailed efforts to derail an investigation. What do Democrats do as the president claims victory? And protesters finally forced Sudan's president from power last week. But their demonstrations...Show More
Key Findings And Analysis From The Mueller Report

30:31 | Apr 19th

The 448-page document, released today after a nearly two-year-long inquiry, says Mueller's investigation did not establish that the Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian interference effort, which was described as "sweeping and s...Show More
Thursday, April 18, 2019

13:16 | Apr 18th

We don't know what's in the Mueller report, but people already have opinions. What bothers Democrats about the timing of today's release? President Trump sounded optimistic even after his last meeting with Kim Jong Un broke down. So why is North Kore...Show More
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

13:37 | Apr 17th

Pledges of hundreds of millions of euros are rolling in to pay for the planned reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral. What are the biggest challenges when it comes to this rebuilding project? President Trump has proclaimed his distaste for the s...Show More
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

14:13 | Apr 16th

It took generations to build the Notre Dame Cathedral. Yesterday its spire burned and fell within hours. How much of the building beneath that spire survived? Some 2020 democratic contenders are releasing their tax returns. How much money do candidat...Show More
Monday, April 15, 2019

13:45 | Apr 15th

The leaders of so-called sanctuary cities are rebuking a proposal floated within the White House to drop off asylum seekers in their communities. What triggered the president to promote an idea lawyers rejected? The White House also generated news co...Show More
Friday, April 12, 2019

14:33 | Apr 12th

The president surprised many in 2016 by cracking the so-called blue wall, winning the states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. How are 2020 Democrats planning to build that wall back up again? Three historically black churches burned in Louisi...Show More
Breaking News Update: Julian Assange Arrested

11:11 | Apr 11th

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London Thursday, British police said, ending the long tenure of the anti-secrecy activist in Ecuador's embassy. The U.S. Justice Department announced they have charged him with conspiracy to commit com...Show More
Thursday, April 11, 2019

13:58 | Apr 11th

The Attorney General makes a bold claim about the 2016 presidential election, saying that he believes spying did occur on the Trump campaign. William Barr says he now wants to investigate the origins of the special counsel. One of the biggest tabloid...Show More
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

13:18 | Apr 10th

Presidential adviser, Stephen Miller, is known for his hard line on immigration. How big a role does he play in shaping President Trump's border policies? Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting to cling on to power in Israel. Both he and his rival claimed ...Show More
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

13:35 | Apr 9th

The Department of Homeland Security is facing a leadership void. With Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen out, the number of Trump officials serving in an acting capacity grows. What are the consequences of temp help at the top? The United States has designat...Show More
Monday, April 8, 2019

13:48 | Apr 8th

It's not like the Secretary of Homeland Security hasn't been busy. So why is Kirstjen Nielsen resigning from the Trump administration and why now? Ahead of a big election in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has touted Israel's right to self-defense. Can th...Show More
Friday, April 5, 2019

13:22 | Apr 5th

The family of an Ethiopian Air crash victim has filed a lawsuit. How much legal trouble does the aircraft maker face? Having backed away from his latest threat to close the border, President Trump shifts to threatening Mexico's auto industry. What's ...Show More
Thursday, April 4, 2019

12:49 | Apr 4th

Investigators have released their findings on the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max plane crash. They say the crew followed all the manufacturer's instructions. So how much blame does Boeing bear? Did the attorney general fail to portray some of the key fin...Show More
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

13:56 | Apr 3rd

Some migrants who overcrowded federal facilities on the southern border are simply released on the street. What drives families to make a dangerous journey? Chicago's newly elected mayor wants people born in poor neighborhoods not to become poor adul...Show More
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

13:46 | Apr 2nd

How did the Trump Administration respond to concerns over security clearances? A House committee cites a whistle-blower who says the White House overrode concerns dozens of times. She also says they found ways to humiliate her. President Trump is thr...Show More
Monday, April 1, 2019

13:31 | Apr 1st

Why cut off aid to Central American countries? President Trump explains that decision, claiming that the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are responsible for the increasing numbers of migrants fleeing north. Just as he considers run...Show More
Friday, March 29th, 2019

13:20 | Mar 29th

President Trump is declaring victory. Yet a survey finds most Americans still have questions. What do we not yet know from the Mueller report that's not yet released? Some Venezuelans say they're ready to fight the government of Nicolas Maduro. They'...Show More
Thursday, March 28th, 2019

13:00 | Mar 28th

Something changed at the southern border this week. Agents stopped more migrants than they'd seen in years. How can authorities respond? British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to quit, if only lawmakers approve her Brexit deal. And judge ove...Show More
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

13:43 | Mar 27th

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says he's focused on safety. So, why did the FAA let a type of Boeing plane keep flying after two crashes? Congress will be asking him today. In Chicago, prosecutors have dropped the charges against act...Show More
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

13:11 | Mar 26th

Democrats have set a date. Congressional leaders wrote to the attorney general demanding to see all Robert Mueller's investigation materials by April 2nd. A rocket fired from Gaza slammed into a house north of Tel Aviv, and now Israel is striking bac...Show More
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

13:11 | Mar 26th

Democrats have set a date. Congressional leaders wrote to the attorney general demanding to see all Robert Mueller's investigation materials by April 2nd. A rocket fired from Gaza slammed into a house north of Tel Aviv, and now Israel is striking bac...Show More
Monday, March 25th, 2019

13:18 | Mar 25th

President Trump responded to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, claiming he's exonerated even though Mueller wrote that his report "does not exonerate" the president. Mueller left obstruction of justice an open question but found no evid...Show More
Robert Mueller Concludes The Russia Probe, Submits Report To The Attorney General

16:18 | Mar 23rd

Attorney General William Barr received a report on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller about the findings from Mueller's investigation into the Russian attack on the 2016 presidential election. The NPR Politics Podcast breaks down everything you...Show More
Friday, March 22nd, 2019

14:05 | Mar 22nd

How much really changed when the president sent a tweet about Israel? He said it's time to recognize Israel's claim to land it seized from Syria. The rest of the world begs to differ, as it has for fifty-two years. A House committee says Jared Kushne...Show More
Thursday, March 21st, 2019

14:05 | Mar 21st

It took New Zealand less than a week since a mass shooting to plan for gun control. How are gun owners responding? John McCain - war hero and longtime senator - still seems to torment President Trump from the grave. Why does the president spend so mu...Show More
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

15:11 | Mar 20th

President Trump has nominated a former Delta airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration. Can he navigate the FAA through the crisis after two Boeing airplane crashes? Also, West Virginia's attorney general is suing the state's Cath...Show More
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

12:50 | Mar 19th

Some New Zealanders are upset that their government is pushing for gun control following the massacre at two mosques last week. How does the debate in New Zealand resemble the one in America? Also, historic floods in the Midwest have killed three peo...Show More
Monday, March 18, 2019

14:07 | Mar 18th

New Zealand's prime minister has vowed to tighten gun laws in response to the deadly attacks at two mosques last week. Will she face any opposition? Also, an investigation finds that the Federal Aviation Administration pushed Boeing to conduct some o...Show More
Friday, March 15th, 2019

13:35 | Mar 15th

Mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have left at least 49 people dead. Also, a judge has ruled that families of those killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary can sue a gun manufacturer. And, which Republican senators br...Show More
Thursday, March 14th, 2019

13:07 | Mar 14th

The FAA has grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the U.S. as investigators probe the cause of the crash in Ethiopia. Also, new information suggests the special counsel's investigation is done. And, what's it like for a religious minority returning...Show More
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

13:20 | Mar 13th

Dozens of parents have been charged in college admissions scandal. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign a moratorium on the death penalty. And, Australian Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing two b...Show More
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

12:58 | Mar 12th

After the Ethiopian Airlines crash, the FAA says Boeing's 737 Max 8 is safe. Will former Vice President Joe Biden get into the Democratic race for president? And, why this is an important week for Britain and Brexit.
Monday, March 11th, 2019

13:28 | Mar 11th

An Ethiopian Airlines crash raises concerns about a Boeing airliner. The White House's proposed annual budget reflects the president's priorities. U.S. backed forces close in on the last Islamic State stronghold in Syria.
BONUS: American Shadows

42:21 | Mar 9th

Conspiracy theories in American politics go way back. How did they help create the United States, and how did they become the currency of political opportunists? We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's history podcast, Throughline.
Friday, March 8th, 2019

13:40 | Mar 8th

Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, sentenced to 47 months in prison. The house votes to condemn anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry. Funerals begin for victims of a tornado in Alabama.
Thursday, March 7th, 2019

03:16 | Mar 7th

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces sentencing Thursday. Arizona Senator Martha McSally reveals she was raped while serving in the military. Minnesota's new congresswoman stirs controversy.
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

13:24 | Mar 6th

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won't run for president. California's attorney general declines to prosecute officers who killed an unarmed black man last year. And, the FDA approves a major new drug to treat depression.
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

13:37 | Mar 5th

Rescue crews in Alabama search for survivors of the deadliest U.S. tornado since 2013. A new NPR investigation reveals inequities in the way federal disaster aid is disbursed. Canada's prime minister is embroiled in a scandal.
Monday, March 4th, 2019

13:31 | Mar 4th

Congressional probes into President Trump gather steam. In Sacramento, two officers who shot dead an unarmed black man won't face criminal charges. ISIS fighters attempt to defend their last pocket of territory.
Friday, March 1st, 2019

13:48 | Mar 1st

The testimony of Michael Cohen has prompted House Democrats to seek more interviews and hearings with associates of President Trump. What's next? And, we get the reaction overseas on the failed summit between the U.S. and North Korea. Also, what to e...Show More
Thursday, February 28th, 2019

13:43 | Feb 28th

President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ended without a deal. Also, we have analysis of Michael Cohen's testimony before the House Oversight Committee.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

13:21 | Feb 27th

President Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, testifies in public before a congressional panel Wednesday. President Trump is in Vietnam for a second summit with North Korea's leader. Also, tensions escalate between India and Pakistan.
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

13:24 | Feb 26th

The House is set to vote Tuesday to end President Trump's border wall emergency. It's Election Day in Chicago as voters there select a new mayor. Also, Walmart is changing the greeter position in a way some say will disproportionately affect workers ...Show More
Monday, February 25th, 2019

13:14 | Feb 25th

We take a look at the latest on the situation in Venezuela as Vice President Pence is in Colombia to meet with Latin American leaders. Pope Francis calls for an "all-out battle" against clergy sex abuse. Also, Green Book wins the Oscar for best pictu...Show More
Friday, February 22, 2019

13:34 | Feb 22nd

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has voted to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District amid many signs that the outcome was tainted. And, Chicago police say actor Jussie Smollett staged an attack on himself. Also, a landmark s...Show More
Thursday, February 21st, 2019

13:52 | Feb 21st

Update: Since this podcast published, Jussie Smollett has been taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report about being attacked on the street. A 24-year-old woman who fled America to join ISIS now wa...Show More
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

13:27 | Feb 20th

The House Oversight Committee says the Trump administration sought to rush the transfer of American nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Also, why were five armed Americans arrested in Haiti amid violent protests there? And we go to a lab in Italy whe...Show More
Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

13:12 | Feb 19th

President Trump continues his push for regime change in Venezuela. North Carolina election officials are looking into the outcome of the state's 9th Congressional District, which may involve fraud. Also, the latest from Syria.
Monday, February 18th, 2019

13:46 | Feb 18th

President Trump is likely facing several lawsuits against his national emergency declaration. What are they challenging? And former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe blasts the president in a new book and an interview with NPR. Also, the latest twist...Show More
Friday, February 15th, 2019

13:52 | Feb 15th

President Trump says he will sign a border funding compromise to avert a shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency in order to build a border wall. Also, Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters.
Up First Special: One Year After The Parkland Shooting

15:45 | Feb 14th

One year after the shooting claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Fla., many are still angry with Broward County Schools superintendent. Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Patrick Petty lost his sister in the attack, but he said his belief in the Second Amendme...Show More
Thursday, February 14th, 2019

12:29 | Feb 14th

A judge rules ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied in the Russia probe. And it's been a year since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. We check in on how the community has been healing. Also, a former Air Force counterintelligence office...Show More
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

13:48 | Feb 13th

President Trump is not happy with a border security deal, but thinks a government shutdown is unlikely. Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" is convicted on all charges. What's the reaction in Mexico? And, many migrant children are sent to one massive Florid...Show More
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

13:19 | Feb 12th

Congressional negotiators say they've come to an "agreement in principle" on border security to avoid another government shutdown. And at his rally in El Paso, Texas, President Trump says he's building the wall regardless of what's in the deal. Also,...Show More
Monday, February 11th, 2019

12:59 | Feb 11th

Under fire for different controversies, both Virginia's governor and lieutenant governor say they will not step down. And we check in on talks on a border security deal as President Trump heads to El Paso, Texas. Also, the latest from Venezuela's ong...Show More
BONUS: How The CIA Overthrew Iran's Democracy In 4 Days

38:40 | Feb 9th

The United States and Iran have a long history of animosity, but when did this start? Much of it can be traced to four days in August 1953, when the U.S. overthrew Iran's democratically elected prime minister. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's n...Show More
Friday, February 8th, 2019

13:58 | Feb 8th

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing the National Enquirer's parent company of extortion. Also, the Supreme Court has temporarily blocked implementation of a Louisiana abortion law and we look at the Democratic agenda in Congress.
Thursday, February 7th, 2019

13:37 | Feb 7th

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveils her environmental plan on Thursday. Multiple political scandals envelop Virginia. And, an update on the Camp Fire which destroyed the town of Paradise, Calif.
Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

13:28 | Jan 29th

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone will be arraigned in federal court today. Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei faces U.S. charges for stealing trade secrets, lying to banks and violating sanctions against Iran. And the U.S. has placed sanctions o...Show More
Monday, January 28th, 2019

13:29 | Jan 28th

Congress and the White House have three weeks to come to an agreement about border security - or else the government could shut down again. Federal workers are bracing themselves for another furlough, even as they return to work today. And the prosec...Show More
Breaking News Update: Roger Stone Indicted

12:34 | Jan 25th

Former Trump campaign consultant Roger Stone has been indicted and arrested, according to documents released by the Department of Justice.
Friday, January 25th, 2019

15:15 | Jan 25th

President Trump says he'll consider a plan to temporarily fund the government — if he gets a down payment on a border wall. But Democrats stand their ground. And as the partial government shutdown continues, funding for government safety net programs...Show More
Thursday, January 24th, 2019

13:18 | Jan 24th

President Trump postpones the State of the Union address until the government reopens. When will that day come? And what do voters in Ohio think about the prolonged shutdown? In Venezuela, two people are claiming to be president, and the internation...Show More
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

13:41 | Jan 23rd

The Los Angeles school strike is over and teachers return to the classroom after reaching an agreement with the LA school district. The Senate will vote on two dueling bills to fund the government — and neither is expected to pass. Meanwhile, FBI age...Show More
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

13:07 | Jan 22nd

The Senate will vote on a bill this week to fund the government through September — but with provisions for the border wall, Democrats have called it a non-starter. Meanwhile, a tenth of TSA workers called out sick over the weekend. Many have said th...Show More
Monday, January 21st, 2019

14:07 | Jan 21st

President Trump offered an extension of temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for funding for the border wall. Democrats called it a "non-starter". What comes next? And a viral video captures a tense scene at the Lincoln Memorial betw...Show More
Friday, January 18th, 2019

14:33 | Jan 18th

The shutdown showdown between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi intensifies. Meanwhile, a report from BuzzFeed News says Trump instructed his onetime lawyer to lie to Congress. And North Korea's top negotiator is in Washington, DC. Could...Show More
Thursday, January 17th, 2019

13:26 | Jan 17th

The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll results show President Trump losing support from key parts of his base. And a Chicago judge rules on whether three police officers covered up for their colleague in the 2014 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan...Show More
Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

13:07 | Jan 16th

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament today, after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit plan. Meanwhile, federal employees in the U.S. search for temporary work to make ends meet as the partial governm...Show More
Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

13:35 | Jan 15th

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King is stripped of his House committee assignments for his comments on white nationalism and supremacy. And Attorney General nominee William Barr faces the Senate Judiciary Committee in his first day of confirmation...Show More
Monday, January 14th, 2019

12:48 | Jan 14th

New reporting suggests the FBI was concerned about Trump's behavior as early as 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May makes one last push to sell her Brexit plan — or, she warns, there will be no Brexit at all. And public school teachers in L.A. g...Show More
Friday, January 11th, 2019

13:52 | Jan 11th

The partial government shutdown is now tied for the longest in U.S. history, and President Trump appears closer to declaring a national emergency to fund a border wall. Also, the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is likely to be on the Secretary of...Show More
Thursday, January 10th, 2019

13:28 | Jan 10th

President Trump is taking his argument for a border wall to the border, while talks over funding the wall are stalled in D.C. What is his visit expected to accomplish? And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to give a speech in Egypt today against ...Show More
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

13:43 | Jan 9th

In his prime-time appeal to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the President said the new trade deal with Mexico would indirectly pay for it. Is that true? And there is fresh outcry over allegations of sexual assault against singer and producer ...Show More
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

12:48 | Jan 8th

President Trump delivers his first televised Oval Office address tonight to talk about his border wall agenda, as the partial government shutdown hits day 18. And as National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives in Turkey, how do shifting messages on...Show More
Friday, January 4th, 2019

12:35 | Jan 4th

The House passed a plan last night to re-open the government without funding the border wall. Meanwhile, more U.S. troops are expected at the border soon to build and upgrade border fencing. In the middle of this partial government shutdown, how is t...Show More
Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

13:13 | Jan 3rd

Democrats take control of the House today. Is President Trump's demand for border wall funding doomed? Also, how effective would a wall really be at keeping migrants out of the U.S.? Plus, new details about the American citizen detained in Russia. Ar...Show More
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

12:41 | Jan 2nd

Top congressional leaders gather at the White House today for a briefing on the border. Are they ready to start negotiating? Also, family members of an American citizen detained in Russia are speaking out. Is there any reason to believe the accusatio...Show More
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

13:09 | Jan 1st

President Trump says he will not back down on his demand for border wall funding. What kind of leverage do Democrats have in this standoff? Also, Russia has arrested an American citizen accusing him of espionage. Is this payback for a Russian operati...Show More
Monday, December 31st, 2018

14:20 | Dec 31st, 2018

The partial government shutdown enters its second week. How do President Trump and Congress get out of this? Also, hundreds of migrants have been released from overcrowded detention centers. Who is taking them in? Plus, opposition candidates in the D...Show More
Friday, December 28th, 2018

13:43 | Dec 28th, 2018

Is there any sign the partial government shutdown will end soon? Also, are migrant detention centers struggling to keep up with President Trump's border crackdown? Plus, stock market swings have thrown investors into a tizzy. Can this market volatili...Show More
Thursday, December 27th, 2018

14:15 | Dec 27th, 2018

President Trump visited American troops in Iraq yesterday. He has decided to pull troops out of Syria and Afghanistan. Is Iraq next? Also, what are U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents doing to keep child migrants in detention centers safe? Plus...Show More
Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

13:16 | Dec 26th, 2018

An 8-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Christmas Day. What happened? Also, are Democrats and President Trump any closer to striking a deal on border wall funding? Plus, Turkey's president has...Show More
Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

13:50 | Dec 25th, 2018

The stock market is facing its worst December since the Great Depression. What triggered the plunge? And is the head of the Federal Reserve really to blame as President Trump claims? Also, why Israel wants to move up its elections.
Monday, December 24th, 2018

14:11 | Dec 24th, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are now working without pay. How long will this partial government shutdown last? And what caused a deadly tsunami in Indonesia, where hundreds are still missing? Also, how President Trump's decision to pull...Show More
Thursday, December 20th, 2018

14:28 | Dec 20th, 2018

President Trump says it's time for U.S. forces to leave Syria. Around 2,200 US troops have been fighting ISIS in Syria. And, another federal court decision blocks Trump's immigration crackdown.
December 19th, 2018

13:30 | Dec 19th, 2018

The Senate approves a bipartisan criminal justice bill. Hundreds of detained migrant children could be released before Christmas. And, open scientific collaboration may be helping North Korea evade nuclear sanctions.
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

14:07 | Dec 18th, 2018

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is sentenced Tuesday. CBS denies ex-CEO Les Moonves $120 million in severance. And, regulators failed to stop an epidemic killing thousands of coal miners.
Monday, December 17th, 2018

13:37 | Dec 17th, 2018

More personnel moves at the White House, as a partial government shutdown looms. A federal judge's ruling threatens Obamacare. And, the latest in the sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein.
Friday, December 14th, 2018

13:47 | Dec 14th, 2018

Federal prosecutors investigate President Trump's inaugural committee. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. And Puerto Rico's cockfighting industry faces a possible ban.
Thursday, December 13th, 2018

15:16 | Dec 13th, 2018

Two sources implicate the president in illegal campaign contributions. Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi gets support for House Speaker job. Government shelters near capacity with migrant children.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

13:01 | Dec 12th, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get budget for a border wall. And Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency.
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

13:00 | Dec 11th, 2018

As a partial government shutdown looms, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi meet the president to discuss border wall funding. Britain seeks changes to the Brexit deal. U.N. climate talks continue in Poland for a second week.
Remembering The Life And Legacy of President George H.W. Bush

23:25 | Dec 1st, 2018

The patriarch of a political dynasty, Bush was the last World War II vet to serve in the Oval Office. His son, George W. Bush, called him "one of the greatest one-term presidents in the nation's history." The NPR Politics Podcast has this remembrance...Show More
Friday, November 30th, 2018

13:41 | Nov 30th, 2018

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen entered a new guilty plea on Thursday. Leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico prepare to sign a deal to replace NAFTA at the G20 summit. And Mexico inaugurates a new president.
Thursday, November 29th, 2018

14:44 | Nov 29th, 2018

Republican and Democrat Senators defied the President by moving forward a resolution to end US involvement in the war in Yemen. Also, Trump heads to the G20 in Buenos Aires amid questions over an escalating trade war with China and Russian aggression...Show More
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

13:15 | Nov 28th, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's attorneys have been reportedly briefing Trump's legal team on Robert Mueller's investigation. Indonesian investigators reveal that Lion Air pilots struggled to overcome a faulty flight control system bef...Show More
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

14:03 | Nov 27th, 2018

The special counsel's office says ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached a plea deal and should be sentenced. GM announces a major restructuring. French protests continue over a hike in fuel prices.
Monday, November 26th, 2018

13:31 | Nov 26th, 2018

The U.S. shut down its largest border crossing with Mexico over the weekend. A report from The Associated Press indicates designer babies are more within reach. And the Trump Administration releases a report showing climate change may shave 10 percen...Show More
Friday, November 23, 2018

14:43 | Nov 23rd, 2018

President Trump uses a teleconference with members of the military to tout his political successes. There will be an emergency EU summit Sunday to sign off on the withdrawal deal between the U.K. and the EU. And, let the holiday shopping begin!
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

13:13 | Nov 14th, 2018

The death toll is up to at least 48 in California wildfires. British Prime Minister Theresa May presents a Brexit plan to her cabinet today. And a look at China's growing repression of mostly Muslim minorities.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

13:10 | Nov 13th, 2018

The death toll in the California wildfires climbs to 44. Official results show: Arizona voted for a Democratic senator for the first time in 30 years. Amazon is on the verge of announcing its second headquarters.
Monday, November 12th, 2018

13:32 | Nov 12th, 2018

Wildfires tear through northern and southern California. Florida recounts ballots in the races for governor and U.S. senator. And former first lady Michelle Obama's book, "Becoming," is out Tuesday.
Friday, November 9th, 2018

13:58 | Nov 9th, 2018

The Trump Administration issued a rule to attempt to restrict migrants' asylum rights. Also, the latest on the Thousand Oaks shooting and potential election recounts in Florida and Georgia.
Breaking News Update: Shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

07:24 | Nov 8th, 2018

Thirteen people are dead after a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
BONUS: The Hearing

34:21 | Nov 3rd, 2018

In Florida, the ultimate swing state in national elections, 1.5 million people cannot vote, because they have a past felony on their record. And there is one way for people to try and get that right back: Ask the governor directly. We're sharing a bo...Show More
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

13:52 | Nov 2nd, 2018

With five days to go before voters go to the polls in the mid-terms, candidates are making their closing arguments. President Trump has his own closing argument and it's all about immigration. In Minnesota's 8th District, a longtime Democratic House ...Show More
Thursday, November 1st, 2018

14:03 | Nov 1st, 2018

Americans are increasingly uneasy with the lack of civility in politics. They fear it will lead to more violence of the kind we've seen this past week. That's one finding of a recent NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. ACA insurance exchanges open today, a...Show More
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

13:54 | Oct 31st, 2018

President Trump has made immigration his focus ahead of the mid-terms. It's a winner with Republicans, not so much with Independents. A new poll from NPR and IPSOS about sexual harassment and the #METOO movement offers an interesting finding: those s...Show More
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

15:26 | Oct 30th, 2018

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will pay a visit to the Pittsburgh community shattered by a mass-shooting last weekend at a synagogue. On-line conspiracy theories and the culture of hate emigrate to the mainstream from the dark web via s...Show More
Monday, October 29, 2018

15:52 | Oct 29th, 2018

Eleven worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue died Saturday in an attack by a gunman shouting anti-semitic statements. The final week of campaigning, ahead of mid-term elections will no doubt involve denunciation of the weekend synagogue shooting, as w...Show More
Thursday, October 4th, 2018

13:39 | Oct 4th, 2018

Today senators will get a look at the FBI's supplemental background check on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The White House has already weighed in, saying the findings confirm Kavanaugh's denial of charges he sexually assaulted a young woman ...Show More
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

13:50 | Oct 4th, 2018

New reporting on President Trump's financial history contradicts his frequent brag that he's a self-made billionaire, and indicates that his wealth has declined since he became president. The national conversation around Supreme Court nominee Brett ...Show More
Tuesday, October 2nd 2018

12:56 | Oct 2nd, 2018

The FBI is interviewing former acquaintances of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as agents look into allegations of sexual assault against him. Four days after an earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia, rescue and recovery efforts are still un...Show More
Monday, October 1st, 2018

13:03 | Oct 1st, 2018

A vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination is delayed a week while the FBI looks into allegations against the nominee. The U.S. and Canada come to terms allowing a new NAFTA to move forward. The death toll rises on the Indonesian island of ...Show More
Friday, September 28, 2018

14:29 | Sep 28th, 2018

People across the country listened to the testimony of a Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says she did not want to speak out publicly about her sexual assault, and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the man who denied it. We discuss what happ...Show More
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

13:38 | Sep 18th, 2018

A Senate panel will hear from the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assaulting her when they were both teenagers. President Trump orders new tariffs on China. Also, Turkey and Russia reach a deal to forestall an assault o...Show More
Monday, September 17, 2018

13:41 | Sep 17th, 2018

A vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court may be delayed after a woman said he attempted to sexually assault her decades ago. Hurricane Florence has weakened but it is still causing damage and flooding. Also, a powerful typhoon slam...Show More
Friday, September 14, 2018

13:23 | Sep 14th, 2018

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is close to reaching a plea deal in a federal courtroom in Washington, D.C. Investigators are looking into what caused multiple explosions in three Massachusetts towns. Also, the latest on Hurricane Florence.
Thursday, September 13, 2018

13:39 | Sep 13th, 2018

Hurricane Florence weakened slightly as it continued to blast toward the Carolinas. An update on the off-duty Dallas police officer who entered a neighbor's apartment and shot him dead. Also, CBS has fired the longtime executive producer of 60 Minute...Show More
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

12:43 | Sep 12th, 2018

North Carolina and South Carolina are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence. A new NPR/Marist poll shows President Trump's approval rating at 39 percent. Also, an update on the protests and unrest in Basra, Iraq.
Monday, September 10, 2018

13:24 | Sep 10th, 2018

Ahead of midterms, former President Obama has returned to the campaign trail. After harassment allegations, CEO Les Moonves is out at CBS. Also, a controversy after a dramatic win by Naomi Osaka over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open.
Friday, September 7th, 2018

13:11 | Sep 7th, 2018

It's the final day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing. Twitter has banned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform. Also, New York and New Jersey are the latest states to launch probes into the Catholic Church's h...Show More
Thursday, September 6th, 2018

13:40 | Sep 6th, 2018

Senators grilled Brett Kavanaugh on the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, amid more protests and talk of precedent. The White House reacts to an explosive op-ed in the New York Times written by a member of the administration. Also...Show More
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

15:24 | Sep 5th, 2018

It's the second day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings. Executives from Facebook and Twitter appear before a Senate panel to address election meddling. Also, excerpts from Bob Woodward's latest book, Fear: Trump in the W...Show More
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

13:32 | Sep 4th, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has his first day of confirmation hearings today. Colin Kaepernick has joined Nike's "Just Do It" campaign. Also, a fire at a museum in Brazil destroyed millions of artifacts.
Monday, September 3rd, 2018

13:16 | Sep 3rd, 2018

We preview Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing this week. The U.S. says it's cutting military aid to Pakistan. Also, a Myanmar court has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison for breaching a law on state secrets.
Friday, August 31st, 2018

14:32 | Aug 31st, 2018

The Justice Department has backed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University illegally discriminates against Asian-Americans. And mourners are paying tribute at funeral services and memorials for Senator John McCain and Aretha Franklin.
Friday, August 24th, 2018

15:48 | Aug 24th, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a rebuke to President Trump, vowed the Justice Department wouldn't be swayed by politics. Hurricane Lane has dumped torrents of rain on Hawaii. Also, Pope Francis visits Ireland this weekend.
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

14:37 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Will President Trump's legal problems multiply now that two former aides have been labeled guilty? How has the political reaction played out? Also, time is running out on Britain's plans for an orderly Brexit.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

13:20 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was convicted by a jury on eight tax and fraud charges. The president's former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to several charges in a separate trial. Also, Facebook has shut down a massive disinform...Show More
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

13:16 | Aug 21st, 2018

A group with ties to the Russian government has been linked to a new hacking attempt. The Trump administration is expected to replace the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan. And many inmates in U.S. prisons plan to protest conditions with work a...Show More
Monday, August 20th, 2018

12:57 | Aug 20th, 2018

President Trump responds to a story in The New York Times that details cooperation between White House counsel Donald McGahn and the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller. Venezuela takes dramatic measures to stem inflation. Also, a new Ebola out...Show More
Monday, August 13th, 2018

13:25 | Aug 13th, 2018

The administration takes aim at a law designed to protect military service members from questionable lending practices. Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she took copious notes while working there in order to protect herself. And ...Show More
Friday, August 10th, 2018

13:12 | Aug 10th, 2018

Dozens of children in Yemen were killed Thursday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit their bus. Prosecutors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may rest their case Friday. And white supremacists are expected to convene i...Show More
Thursday, August 9th, 2018

12:06 | Aug 9th, 2018

The president's legal team sent a letter to the special counsel offering a possible interview with Trump as part of the Russia probe. Ride-hailing apps are subject to new regulation in New York City. And diplomatic fallout continues after Canada cri...Show More
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

12:16 | Aug 8th, 2018

A special election for a congressional seat in Ohio is too close to call — but it's probably a bad sign for Republicans either way. And a former Paul Manafort ally did not mince words when he testified against the former Trump campaign chairman yeste...Show More
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

12:46 | Aug 7th, 2018

Prosecutors call their star witness in the Paul Manafort trial. A raft of elections tonight will give us a read of which messages work for both parties. And the U.S. reimposes some sanctions on Iran.
Thursday, July 19th, 2018

13:17 | Jul 19th, 2018

Will congressional Republicans act to head off future Russian election interference? Bureaucratic warfare rocks the Department of Veterans Affairs. And a new law goes to the heart of Israel's identity.
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

12:44 | Jul 18th, 2018

President Trump takes that Helsinki comment back. Another thread in the story of alleged Russian influence in U.S. affairs. And disturbing stories from migrant detention facilities, from those inside.
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

12:20 | Jul 17th, 2018

There's been bipartisan negative reaction in the U.S. to President Trump's Helsinki performance. What's Russia thinking? And student protests against Nicaragua's government draw a violent response.
Special Update: Trump-Putin Summit

11:38 | Jul 16th, 2018

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken to the press following their summit in Helsinki.
Monday, July 16th, 2018

12:31 | Jul 16th, 2018

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki - why have some senators strongly urged the president not to meet Putin alone? And southern Iraq is in turmoil as protests over jobs and a shortage of basic services draw a military response.
Friday, July 6th, 2018

12:42 | Jul 6th, 2018

EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns under a cloud of numerous ethics questions. U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports start today, with China expected to quickly respond in kind. And the U.S. military begins abruptly discharging immigrants who'd enlisted in a s...Show More
Thursday, July 5th, 2018

11:56 | Jul 5th, 2018

Have Democrats found an election-year message and strategy? U.S. whiskey makers get caught up in a tariff fight. And the U.S. and Iran trade threats over oil exports and a key shipping lane in the Persian Gulf.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

13:03 | Jul 4th, 2018

The Trump Administration withdraws Obama Administration guidance on affirmative action. Protests in Greater Pittsburgh over a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. And World Cup madness heads for the quarterfinals.
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

12:19 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Three red-state Democratic senators may hold the key to the next Supreme Court seat, there are reports of new construction at North Korean nuclear sites, and good news on lost kids from a cave in Thailand.
Monday, July 2nd, 2018

12:14 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Mexico elects a leftist president, and President Trump says he won't ask potential Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade - but does he need to?
Breaking News Update: Travel Ban Upheld

17:26 | Jun 26th, 2018

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's most recent travel ban. The court says the the policy is based on legitimate national security grounds. We hear reaction from a supporter of the ban, Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and an opponent...Show More
Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

13:32 | Jun 26th, 2018

Harley-Davidson announced that it would be moving some of its production overseas — to avoid EU tariffs. China could be blocked from investing in U.S. tech companies. And six states will hold primaries today; voters in South Carolina will weigh the v...Show More
Monday, June 25th, 2018

13:56 | Jun 25th, 2018

President Trump ramps up the rhetoric on immigration as agencies scramble to implement the executive order he issued last week. All the extra focus on immigration may be diverting resources from addressing Trump's core concerns about drug smuggling a...Show More
Friday, June 22, 2018

13:05 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Immigration legislation gets postponed — again. A dramatic story from the child detention centers. And Turkey's election will gives its next president new powers.
Thursday, June 21, 2018

12:46 | Jun 21st, 2018

President Trump ended a policy that sent thousands of children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he just created new problems. The children held may be there indefinitely. And are Veterans Affairs whistleblowers be...Show More
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

12:31 | Jun 20th, 2018

President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation amid a national outcry over his administration's family separation policy. Also, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross heads to the Hill, where he is expected to face tough que...Show More
Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

11:41 | Jun 19th, 2018

Outrage grows as the Trump administration uses the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border to pressure Democrats on immigration legislation. President Trump once again threatens new tariffs on more Chinese goods. And the World...Show More
Monday, June 18th, 2018

11:34 | Jun 18th, 2018

Opposition to the Trump administration's policy of separating families of migrants at the southern border is growing. On Sunday, there was a protest outside a facility near El Paso, Texas, where a group of migrant boys are being held.
Breaking News Update: President Trump Speaks to Press

10:59 | Jun 15th, 2018

This morning, President Trump took to Twitter. Then he left the White House and spoke directly with the press outside, touching on several topics, including the Singapore summit and a new inspector general report about former FBI chief James Comey.
Friday, June 15th, 2018

12:46 | Jun 15th, 2018

A new immigration bill could end the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the Southwest border. And a Justice Department report criticized fired FBI Director James Comey for his handling of the Hillary Clinto...Show More
Thursday, June 14th, 2018

12:29 | Jun 14th, 2018

The Justice Department's inspector general releases a highly anticipated report today. What will it reveal about the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's emails? Also, an assault on a Yemeni port city threatens to cut off aid to millions of people.
Monday, June 11th, 2018

12:08 | Jun 11th, 2018

President Trump is in Singapore for a one-on-one meeting with Kim Jong Un. What's a realistic outcome? Also, the European Union plans to impose its own tariffs against the United States. And court documents shed light on what led to a new census ques...Show More
Friday, June 8th, 2018

13:04 | Jun 8th, 2018

Before meeting with Kim Jong Un, President Trump heads to Quebec for the G7 summit. He'll meet with world leaders united against his trade policies. Also, a visit to an immigration court in Texas. And why is Pope Francis meeting with oil executives t...Show More
Thursday, June 7th, 2018

12:56 | Jun 7th, 2018

Japan's prime minister visits President Trump again today. Shinzo Abe wants reassurance ahead of U.S. talks with North Korea. Also, a medical mystery in China: some American consulate workers have fallen ill after hearing strange sounds.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

12:50 | Jun 6th, 2018

How are primary elections setting the stage for November? One theme: Democrats are getting a boost from female candidates. Facebook defends a data-sharing partnership with a company linked to China's government. And a rare look at some controversial ...Show More
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

12:48 | Jun 5th, 2018

Prosecutors accuse President Trump's former campaign chairman of witness tampering. How do new allegations against Paul Manafort affect the special counsel's Russia probe? Also, eight states hold primary elections today. And NPR sits down with Apple ...Show More
Monday, June 4th, 2018

13:01 | Jun 4th, 2018

In a confidential memo, President Trump's lawyers argue he can't be charged with obstructing the Russia investigation. How does presidential power figure into the special counsel's probe? Also, at a G7 meeting in Canada, American allies criticize the...Show More
Friday, June 1, 2018

16:55 | Jun 1st, 2018

American and North Korean officials are trying to get nuclear talks back on track. What obstacles still stand in the way? And President Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, is known for making legal threats in order to protect his high-profile cli...Show More
Thursday, May 31, 2018

12:47 | May 31st, 2018

A former North Korean spy met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York yesterday. Is the summit President Trump canceled last week back on? And European powers have until the end of the day to save their nuclear deal with Iran. Though, is ther...Show More
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

12:53 | May 30th, 2018

President Trump tried to fire up his base at a rally in Nashville, Tenn., last night by focusing on immigration. Will immigration unify Republican voters ahead of the midterm elections? Plus, ABC pulls the plug on Roseanne after she likened a former ...Show More
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

12:02 | May 29th, 2018

President Trump visits Nashville, Tennessee today, where a Republican senator is getting ready to retire. Could this reliably red state go blue? Also, a former CIA officer accused of sharing defense documents with China goes on trial today. How aggre...Show More
Monday, May 28, 2018

12:32 | May 28th, 2018

Just days after President Trump called off talks with North Korea, a U.S. delegation crossed into North Korea to prepare for a possible summit. So, is it happening? Also, why have Brazilian truckers gone on strike and paralyzed the country's economy?
Friday, May 25, 2018

12:46 | May 25th, 2018

Now that the U.S.-North Korea summit is off, is the prospect for peace on the peninsula completely lost? And did the classified briefings on the Russia investigation yesterday put suspicions around the FBI's supposed political motives to rest? Plus, ...Show More
Breaking News Update: North Korea Summit Cancelled

10:53 | May 24th, 2018

President Trump has called off a planned summit with North Korea, citing what he called "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from Pyongyang.
Thursday, May 24, 2018

13:04 | May 24th, 2018

House Republicans and another group of bipartisan lawmakers will get details today about an FBI source attached to the Trump campaign in 2016. Are President Trump and his allies in Congress trying to back up the narrative of a witch hunt? Also, will ...Show More
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

14:50 | May 23rd, 2018

President Donald Trump lowered expectations for a summit with North Korea, and also suggested he'd be flexible on demands for unilateral denuclearization. So who's got the upper hand? After another night of primary races, including the historic nomin...Show More
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

12:43 | May 22nd, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice gave into President Trump's demand to reveal classified information about the investigation into his own campaign. What's the alleged inappropriate behavior he wants to find, and what makes critics call his use of power...Show More
Friday May 18, 2018

12:59 | May 18th, 2018

President Trump says he will give "very strong" protections to North Korea's leader if he surrenders nuclear weapons. How could the U.S. guarantee the rule of a foreign dictator? Also, a patient with Ebola recently turned up in a large city in the De...Show More
Thursday May 17, 2018

12:45 | May 17th, 2018

It was a year ago today that Robert Mueller was named special counsel in the Russia investigation. What have we learned from a year of memos, indictments and subpoenas? Also, why are trade representatives from the US, Mexico and Canada having such a ...Show More
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

12:16 | May 16th, 2018

North Korea has threatened to cancel a planned summit with President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Senate Democrats force a vote to stop the repeal of the Obama administration's Net Neutrality rules. Also, we look at what Tuesday's congressional primaries m...Show More
Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

12:23 | May 15th, 2018

On the same day that the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, more than 50 people were killed when Israeli troops fired on protesters in Gaza. Also, primary elections will be held Tuesday in Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Idaho and Oregon. Plus, Europe...Show More
Monday, May 14th, 2018

12:00 | May 14th, 2018

On Monday, the U.S. officially moves its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the contested city of Jerusalem. Thousands of Palestinians are expected to demonstrate and confront Israeli troops. Plus, the Trump administration considers softening severe ...Show More
Friday, May 11th, 2018

12:48 | May 11th, 2018

President Trump ends a big week at a political rally in Elkhart, Indiana. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly sits down with NPR for a rare on-the-record interview. And Iraqis go to the polls this weekend for the first elections since the defeat of...Show More
Thursday, May 10th, 2018

12:55 | May 10th, 2018

Three American men who had been held by North Korea returned to the U.S. and were met by President Trump early Thursday morning. Meanwhile, Israeli and Iranian forces exchanged fire over Syria. And a federal department meant to protect people with st...Show More
Special Update: North Korea Releases 3 Americans

10:54 | May 9th, 2018

North Korea has released three American detainees. They left the country with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was in North Korea to plan for an upcoming bilateral summit. President Trump tweeted that a date and place for the summit have been set,...Show More
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

12:37 | May 9th, 2018

The President's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, may have received hundreds of thousands of dollars from several corporate clients — one with ties to a Russian billionaire. Also, can the Iran nuclear deal still exist without the U.S.? And what lessons...Show More
Monday, April 30th, 2018

12:04 | Apr 30th, 2018

A group of Central American migrants have arrived at the U.S. border seeking asylum. They face an uncertain future. And the leaders of North and South Korea said they are closer to denuclearization after last week's summit. What role did President Tr...Show More
Friday, April 27th, 2018

14:13 | Apr 27th, 2018

Kim Jong Un crossed the South Korean border for a historic meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday. The leaders agreed to work toward denuclearization and an official end to the Korean war. Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault...Show More
Breaking News Update: VA Nominee Steps Aside

10:53 | Apr 26th, 2018

President Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs has withdrawn from consideration. Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who serves as White House doctor, was accused of being drunk on duty and overprescribing medications.
Thursday, April 26th, 2018

12:10 | Apr 26th, 2018

President Trump's pick to lead the VA is facing further allegations of professional misconduct. And the embattled head of the EPA testifies before lawmakers today. He is expected to face questions about possible ethics violations. Tomorrow, the heads...Show More