The military commissions for terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay have resumed. Former President Obama failed to close the prison. But President Trump has vowed to keep it open and send new detainees.
Mexican officials are meeting with the Trump administration this week to discuss the two countries' relationship and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon about President Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, an opponent of the Affordable Care Act.
Commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts takes listener questions and sorts through the Cabinet confirmation process.
President Trump's statements that aren't true challenge many newsrooms. NPR will report what it can verify, says news chief Michael Oreskes.
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If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, some of those left uninsured will be veterans. They may turn to the VA, further burdening a troubled health care system.
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President Trump says he plans to announce his pick for the high court vacancy next week. Among the finalists are three judges who were appointed to their current positions by President George W. Bush.
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Mansoor Shams has been standing on street corners around the country with a sign saying, "I'm a Muslim U.S. Marine. Ask anything." It's exhausting, "but I feel like it's almost become my mission."
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California Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, where he highlighted the ways in which the nation's largest state plans to oppose the new Trump administration's initiatives.
President Trump signed five executive actions Tuesday morning. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Cristina Rodriguez of Yale University about the historical use of executive orders and their limits.
President Donald Trump took executive action designed to speed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Opponents say they will challenge the projects at every step.
President Trump moves ahead with campaign agenda items, but a controversial and debunked claim from the election still looms.
A Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday exposed some daylight between President Trump and his nominee for budget director when it comes to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Mick Mulvaney wants to overhaul these entitlement programs, while Trump said during the campaign he wants to leave them alone.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Pippa Norris, director of the Electoral Integrity Project, about President Trump's claim, now made twice, that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election.
Democrats suffered a stunning defeat in the November election. As the party tries to rebuild, one place that might offer some lessons is Ohio, a state long-considered a presidential battleground.
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Arizona has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids in the U.S. The federal health law put a dent in those numbers, but child advocates fear any gains will disappear if the law is repealed.
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Trump repeated the unproven claim to congressional leaders on Monday, and his press secretary on Tuesday affirmed "the president does believe that." There is still no proof of widespread fraud.
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Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., used the example of inaccuracies put forth by the Trump administration to test whether or not the South Carolina Republican would deal in facts or "alternative facts."
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Morning Edition hosts talk through Inauguration events with NPR's Scott Horsley at the White House, and check in on activity on the National Mall with NPR's Pam Fessler.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, discussed plans to revamp the federal tax code Tuesday morning, including a dramatic drop in corporate taxes and restructuring the IRS.
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