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The James Comey Saga, In Timeline Form

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:24am

A year and a half ago, James Comey, then the head of the FBI, said "part of doing our work well is to make sure we don't talk about it."

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Evangelicals Rethinking LGBTQ Rights And Inclusion

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:06am

Most evangelical church leaders condemn same sex relationships. But some evangelical churches and colleges are starting to have open and frank conversations about sexual orientation and gender identity. Evangelicals and rethinking LGBTQ rights and inclusion.

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What's The White House's Word Worth?

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 9:06am

The president says that with so much going on, we can't expect his spokespeople to be on the same page. So whom do we believe?

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How Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Has Unprecedented Access To Trump

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump named Icahn as an unpaid special adviser on regulatory changes. But no one has defined what a special adviser is, or how much power Trump has given to his longtime rival and friend.

News Brief: North Korea Missile Test, Malware Spreads, Search For FBI Director

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:00am

North Korea launches a successful missile test that some say is a "game changer." Malicious software that holds data for ransom is infecting computers. Efforts continue to find a new FBI director.

With Travel Ban On Hold, Where Do Things Stand With Enhanced Vetting?

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump's controversial travel ban is back in federal court on Monday. The ban was supposed to create time and space to allow for more careful scrutiny of people visiting the U.S.

Who's On The Short List To Replace FBI Director James Comey?

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:00am

The firing of FBI Director James Comey has raised many questions about whether he will testify before Congress and what role Attorney General Jeff Sessions will play in the hiring of the new director.

Receptive Audience At Liberty University Praises Trump's Accomplishments

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump gave the commencement address at Liberty University. School President Jerry Fallwell, Jr., and members of the evangelical university community share thoughts on Trump's time in office.

Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Military Prison

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 4:56pm

US News and World Report writer Steven Nelson discusses the case of Chelsea Manning with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly. Manning was sentenced to 35 years for leaking large amounts of government secrets.

Amateur Investigator Probes Possible Links Between Trump And Russia

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Jeff Jetton, by day the owner of the D.C. restaurant Toki Underground, by night an investigator looking into any connections between President Trump and Russia.

Critics Lash Out At Trump After He Fires FBI Director James Comey

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:52am

Donald Trump's base is standing with him, liberals see the firing as adding fuel to calls for an impeachment and lawmakers on both sides feel angst.

How Is President Trump Doing? 2 Trump Voters Weigh In

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks in with two Trump supporters on the how the president is doing. Kevin Eisbrenner is from Michigan and Rena Tolson is from Maryland.

Moms Who Lost Daughters In Truck Underride Collisions Push for Greater Safety

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:46am

Lois Durso's daughter was killed instantly in 2004 when her car lost control in a blizzard and slid under the side of a truck trailer. Marianne Karth lost two daughters in a truck accident in 2013.

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This Isn't 'Another Watergate' But It Plays As One On TV – And On Twitter

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:00am

Watergate happened before many Americans alive today were born. But President Trump was in his later 20s at the time and surely recalls the traumatic events that ruined a president.

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'Auntie' Maxine Waters Is The Political Crush Of The Moment For Young Progressives

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 8:43pm

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has spent more than 40 years in public service. But suddenly, she's the "It" girl of the left.

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At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:31pm

For his first commencement speech as president, Donald Trump chose Liberty University, a bastion of evangelical support during the 2016 campaign.

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What Are The Implications Of Seeking Tougher Sentences For Drug Crimes?

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:52pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Marc Mauer of the Sentencing Project and Marc Levin of Right on Crime about the possible impacts of seeking the strongest possible charges for drug crimes.

How Is James Comey's Dismissal Being Perceived Around The World?

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:52pm

Michael Leiter, former director of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center discusses how James Comey's dismissal will impact the FBI's ability to collaborate with global intelligence agencies.

Former White House Counsel To Nixon Doesn't Think Trump Has Had A Massacre Yet

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:52pm

Amid comparisons between President Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey and the Watergate scandal's "Saturday Night Massacre," John Dean, a White House Counsel to Nixon, shares a historical view.

Comey's Removal Started A Whirlwind Week Of Politics

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:52pm

In a stunning development this week, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Here's a look back at the biggest takeaways from this week in politics.

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