With a temporary lifting of President Trump's ban on refugee admissions to the U.S., Syrian families have been getting back on flights they were bumped off last week.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta about why he thinks President Trump's travel ban could increase the chances of an attack at home and endanger American troops abroad.
Donald Trump won the White House with huge backing from small town America and those who felt left behind. Now that he's president, can Trump help them for the next four years and beyond?
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Right now, Betsy DeVos just barely has enough votes to be confirmed after two Senate Republicans announced last week they won't support her nomination.
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Once a bustling town, Lancaster, Ohio, is now beset by unemployment, low wages and drug abuse. Brian Alexander chronicles the rise and fall of his hometown in his new book, Glass House.
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The politics mainly came in the commercial breaks, until social media users realized the Atlanta Falcons' statistical command was being crushed by a blue wall.
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A document signed by former CIA Director Michael Hayden and others backs two states who say President Trump's immigration ban "unleashed chaos."
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President Trump's travel ban is on hold for now but the administration is appealing. Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland about the ban and other political issues.
Why Obamacare is gaining in popularity, why people are marching in the streets, even why Trump won the presidency can all be explained by one thing — relative deprivation.
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Trump is the focal point not only of national political events but of national attention, period. When was the last time football was so overshadowed in the media the week before the Super Bowl?
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A federal judge in Washington State has temporarily blocked President Trump's travel ban affecting refugees, and citizens of seven Muslim majority countries. The administration is appealing.
In a small corner of Nairobi, where men gather to talk politics, President Trump is adored. They view him with hope that populism and the will of the people can be respected in a democracy.
NAFTA critics say money and jobs go to Mexico, but U.S. companies, like Kansas City Southern, do benefit. The company, built around trade with Mexico, has been hit hard by Trump's victory.
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Neil Gorsuch is a self-proclaimed "originalist." It is a philosophy very different from that of his mentor, Justice Byron White.
Director Barak Goodman talks about his new documentary Oklahoma City, which traces the Oklahoma City bombing's origins in the white supremacy movement and anti-government sentiments.
Beth Fukumoto has been the Minority Leader in the Hawaiian State House of Representatives since 2012. But she was ousted from the seat last week after openly criticizing President Trump's rhetoric.
Jonathan Adler, legal commentator and law professor at Case Western Reserve University, discusses the tension between the judiciary and the White House after President Donald Trump's travel bans.
President Trump spent the weekend criticizing a federal judge who put a temporary stay on the travel restrictions he ordered last week. Vice President Pence and other GOP leaders took a softer tone.
Spicer's confrontations with reporters got the Saturday Night Live treatment. Poorly-fitted suit and all.
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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to longtime NFL insider Amy Trask, former Oakland Raiders CEO, about all the politics swirling around the Super Bowl, and what she thinks of this year's matchup.