A study of 1.25 million media stories says a Breitbart-centered media ecosystem fostered the sharing of stories that were, at their core, misleading. Steve Inskeep talks to researcher Yochai Benkler.
In politics, it sometimes feels like we can't agree on basic facts. But according to neuroscientist Tali Sharot, facts are not enough — emotions may be the key to changing our minds.
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On top of the fear immigrant parents have of the Trump administration's immigration enforcement, they worry about the children they could be separated from. So they're making plans, just in case.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the House GOP health care bill on Monday. Proponents of the bill downplayed the importance of what the CBO is likely to do.
The Congressional Budget Office has released a report on the potential impact of the House GOP health care bill.
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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Atul Gawande, a surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, about how he thinks the Republican proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare will affect doctors and patients.
While half of the states have Republicans in control of the legislature and the governor's office, unified GOP control doesn't mean it's easy to push through an agenda. Florida is a prime example, where a public feud is unfolding between two state leaders as the annual legislative session gets underway.
Rep. Steve King is under fire from fellow Republicans for tweeting out support for a far-right nationalist in Europe. But years of criticism for past racially insensitive remarks make it clear that King isn't swayed by disapproval from his own colleagues.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Benjamin Weiser of The New York Times about the career of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was fired Saturday after he refused to resign.
In some ways, the American Civil Liberty Union's new national legal director, David Cole, has spent his entire career preparing for this moment.
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The Trump administration has until the end of the day Monday to send a House panel any evidence that former President Obama ordered surveillance on President Trump, as Trump has claimed.
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The conservative Iowa lawmaker with a history of inflammatory statements tweeted in support of a right-wing Dutch politician.
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The CBO is expected to soon release its projections on the impact of the House Republicans' proposed health care bill on the economy, the federal budget and the health care industry.
President Trump has been in "sell mode" on the health care bill, and he has invited conservative GOP members of Congress over to the White House bowling alley this week.
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President Trump's twitter habits are well known, he has a tendency to make news in another way that is abbreviated. It's called a pool spray.
One of the EPA programs the administration may eliminate is the office of Environmental Justice, according to The Washington Post. Steve Inskeep talks to Mustafa Ali, who helped found the office.
People withe pre-existing conditions would still be protected from insurance discrimination under the new House GOP bill, but it remains to be seen how that benefit would be paid for.
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Voters in the Netherlands go to the polls on Wednesday, March 15, for a general election. Much of the attention is on the anti-immigrant populist party led by conservative Geert Wilders.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Texas Rep. Michael McCaul about what residents in the Rio Grande Valley think about immigration reform, trade with Mexico, and the idea of a wall.
President Trump is working to convince reluctant Republicans to support the House GOP bill to replace Obamacare.