President-elect Donald Trump held a rally in North Carolina as he works on building his administration. Meanwhile, Vice President-elect Mike Pence spoke to conservatives at Trump's Washington hotel.
Art Sisneros is a Texas elector who decided to resign rather than vote for Donald Trump in the Electoral College later this month. He explains how he came to that decision.
Commentator Cokie Roberts talks about the role of federal civil service during a presidential transition in a new, interactive Morning Edition segment called #AskCokie.
Donald Trump held a North Carolina rally on Tuesday night, basking in his victory in a state that was expected to go to Hillary Clinton. Trump's backers say they hope he'll move quickly as president.
The White House and other government agencies are not required to follow the Fair Labor Standards Act when it comes to paying interns. Many interns struggle to survive in the nation's capital.
The president-elect also formally introduced retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his pick to lead the Defense Department. Congress is also moving to fast-track a waiver he needs to be confirmed.
Alex Jones, whose radio show is carried by more than 160 stations, has also said the Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job and the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school never happened.
Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: people think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.
Election 2016 isn't quite over yet. Louisiana voters will soon pick a new senator, and Republicans are trying hard to make sure they hold onto the seat.
President-elect Donald Trump called for the U.S. government to cancel a deal with Boeing to develop a new Air Force One due to cost concerns.
A decision by the Army Corps of Engineers on Sunday put a halt on the construction of the oil pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Protesters rejoiced after months of demonstrations. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak about what's next for the pipeline.
President Obama has some six weeks left in office, and Republicans are worried his administration will be issuing regulations up until the very end. The administration says it has more rules in the pipeline, but so-called midnight regulations are a presidential tradition.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Craig Whitlock of The Washington Post about his story that found the Pentagon buried a report showing how the Department of Defense could save $125 billion over five years, out of fear that Congress would cut defense spending.
But stocks represented a tiny fraction of Trump's personal fortune, most of which is tied up in real estate and brand licensing deals.
The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.
The president-elect complained about possible cost overruns of a new version of Air Force One, picking a fight with Boeing, the American aircraft-maker.
As Donald Trump's cabinet takes shape, Sen. Jeff Merkley, an Oregon Democrat, weighs in. He says he's "deeply concerned" about the choice of Ben Carson to leading Housing and Urban Development.
President-elect Donald Trump's digital director talks about the unconventional ground game he unleashed in the run-up to the presidential election and how those strategies might help Trump govern.
Though he has no government experience, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been selected to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development by President-elect Trump.
There's no evidence to support it, but the conspiracy theory that President Franklin Roosevelt knew beforehand about Pearl Harbor refuses to die, to the consternation of World War II historians.