No U.S. administration has ever officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but Trump has promised to do so — and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.
One mosque in central New Jersey is trying to figure out its place in the community — and in America — after the election of Donald Trump.
NPR's Nina Totenberg discusses questions about the incoming Trump administration, some potentially big issues before the Supreme Court and Trump's progress toward nominating a ninth Supreme Court justice.
The current Republican Party leadership have all been re-elected by unanimous voice vote for the 115th Congress. Speaker Paul Ryan was also re-nominated to lead the GOP in the new Congress.
President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will have a major role in governing. The men have many differences: in experience, style and ideology.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and a member of Donald Trump's transition team, on conflict within Trump's circle of advisers and his plans to "drain the swamp."
President-elect Donald Trump is scrambling to fill a Cabinet and an administration in the next 65 days. The transition is off to a chaotic start.
As diplomats await news of their new boss, all eyes are on Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump friend with little foreign policy experience. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is also in the running.
Critics from the left and the right have charged that Donald Trump has invited a modern face of racism into the White House by naming Breitbart chief Steve Bannon to be his chief strategist.
The GOP leadership elections are a show of unity heading into the new year where Republicans will control both the legislative and executive branches.
New Yorker writer Evan Osnos talks about the executive orders and other actions that Trump can use to undo existing agreements on climate change, immigration and foreign policy.
Many counties in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin, Iowa and Pennsylvania that had backed President Obama just four years ago were crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
President Obama and Vice President Biden have long been open about their friendship and respect for one another, so much so that the POTUS bromance has come to be known as a "BROTUS."
Muslim commentator Beenish Ahmed says the election results "make official a nostalgia for a whiter America."
The Democratic campaign of 2016 came down to relying on two categories: minority voters and Trump's character issues. There were lots of both, to be sure, but not quite enough of either.
Despite a lot of rhetoric, decades have passed — and administrations have come and gone — with little progress in educating language-minority students.
Facebook is under fire for fake news — articles that are not true, but go viral anyway — on its website. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says fake news isn't a problem, but Facebook is taking steps to block it.
The former Vermont governor is lobbying to be Democratic National Committee chairman, a position he held in the run-up to President Obama being elected. David Greene talks to Dean about his strategy.
The lead up to the presidential election saw GOP congressional leaders in conflict with their nominee. After winning the White House and retaining control of the Senate and House, are they united?
David Greene talks to Mary Beth Long, a senior Pentagon official during the George W. Bush administration, who signed a letter opposing Donald Trump's candidacy, and then changed her position.