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Barbershop Thanksgiving: Talking Politics At The Table

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 4:21pm

Civilities columnist Steven Petrow, NPR's Sam Sanders and Danielle Belton of The Root talk Thanksgiving: how to deal with family political arguments, and what's up with $66 collard greens?

Trump Victory Leaves U.N. Officials Hoping To Keep Climate Deal In Place

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 4:21pm

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson reflects on his time in office and shares his concerns about the incoming Trump administration and the anti-globalism movement elsewhere.

What Do Trump's Cabinet Appointments Say About His Priorities?

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 4:21pm

President-elect Donald Trump made three senior cabinet appointments Friday. His picks for national security adviser, CIA director and attorney general offer clues to his administration's priorities.

N.C. Challenger To Gov. McCrory Remains In Lead As Final Ballots Counted

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 3:52pm

Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat, leads the Republican incumbent by 6,600 votes, with both candidates hovering just below the 49 percent mark.

Swastikas Are Painted At Adam Yauch Park In NYC — But Kids Win The Day

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 1:42pm

One day after vandals hit their playground at Brooklyn's Adam Yauch Park, kids took it back, adorning a make-believe train with hearts and flowers. The park will host a rally Sunday.

'Hamilton' To Pence: 'We Are The Diverse America Who Are Alarmed'

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 9:45am

Pence was met with boos and cheers as he came to see the show, and afterwards the diverse cast and crew delivered a pointed statement about what they believe really makes America great.

'Misinformation' On Facebook: Zuckerberg Lists Ways Of Fighting Fake News

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 9:12am

Computer detection of potentially false stories; labeling news that might be false; cutting ad revenue: Those are steps Facebook could use to combat fake news.

Turkey's Leader And Supporters Give Trump Benefit Of The Doubt — For Now

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:44am

Last year, Turkey's president condemned Trump and suggested his name be removed from two skyscrapers in Istanbul. But now the government and its supporters say they're glad he won.

This Family Doesn't Agree On Trump — But They Await His Presidency Together

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

Danny McNeish voted for Hillary Clinton; his father and stepmother voted for Donald Trump. And though they disagree on who's best for the country, this Virginia family keeps things civil, even calm.

'Hamilton' Cast Makes Appeal To Attendee Mike Pence, Amid Emotional Audience

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

Vice president-elect Mike Pence attended the Broadway production of Hamilton last night. At the end of the musical, the cast of the show had a message for him.

A Trump Reversal On Obama's Arctic Oil Drilling Ban Won't Be Easy

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

The Obama Administration has removed the Arctic Ocean from any new off shore oil and gas leasing for the next 5 years. Environmentalists wanted the move due to concerns over climate change.

Glenn Beck: We're Being 'Conned' By Both Polarizing Parties

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

The conservative radio host and commentator was a vocal critic of Trump during the presidential election. Beck talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his evolving political views and finding common ground

New Balance On Damage Control After Trump Statement 'Taken Out Of Context'

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

The running shoe company was never a big fan of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade deal pursued by the Obama administration. But after Trump won the election, New Balance found itself in a pickle.

Trump Taps Anti-Immigration Hardliner Sen. Jeff Sessions For Attorney General

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

Scott Simon speaks with U.S. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on President elect Donald Trump's new pick on attorney general and their role.

French Conservatives Fear Populist Wave That Carried Trump Will Foreshadow Primary

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

French conservatives choose their candidate for President on Sunday. The winner will likely face off against Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front in the presidential election next year.

Trump Agrees To Settle Trump University Lawsuits For $25 Million

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

President-elect Donald Trump has settled three outstanding lawsuits related to his now-defunct Trump University. The New York Attorney General announced the $25 million settlement Friday.

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Sees Common Ground With Trump On Trade

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 7:07am

The Democratic senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown, tells NPR's Scott Simon he's willing to work with Donald Trump's administration on a number of issues.

Once Trump's Loudest GOP Critic, Mitt Romney Set To Meet President-Elect

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 5:00am

Donald Trump may be taking the old adage of keeping friends close and enemies closer to heart. Romney was one of Trump's harshest Republican critics throughout the presidential campaign.

New Yorker Editor David Remnick Describes Obama's Reactions To Election

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 7:17pm

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker talks about his interviews with President Obama in the days before and after the election.

Jared Kushner And The Anti-Nepotism Statute That Might Keep Him From The White House

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 5:46pm

Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner, might not be able to fill a position in the White House because of a federal anti-nepotism statute.

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