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'It Was Time To Make A Hard Stand'; Closing Arguments Underway In Malheur Trial

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 12:17pm

Seven defendants who occupied Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge stand accused of conspiracy, theft of government property and illegally carrying firearms. Among them are Ammon and Ryan Bundy.

What Time Does The Last Presidential Debate Start?

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:49am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate Wednesday night for the last time in Las Vegas.

Third Debate Guests Include Trump Tormentor, Benghazi Mom, Obama Half-Brother

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:14am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both invited guests to the third presidential debate with an eye towards rattling their opponent.

Marco Rubio Warns GOP On WikiLeaks: 'Tomorrow, It Could Be Us'

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 9:17am

The Florida senator, up for re-election, says he won't discuss leaked emails from political opponents, citing an effort by a foreign government to sway the U.S. election.

Here's One Controversy You May Not Hear About In The Last Trump-Clinton Debate

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 5:01am

In Nevada, 81 percent of the land is owned by the federal government. It's a number that's hugely controversial — and one that may not get much attention in the final presidential debate Wednesday.

Across A Divide On Immigration, Trump Inspires Hope And Fear In A Changing Nevada

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 5:00am

The area around Reno is one of the hottest battlegrounds in 2016. It's also a place where rapid demographic change is underway — exposing divisions between native and foreign-born residents.

In The Swing State Of Florida, GOP Voter Plans To Switch To Clinton's Side

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

As part of our Divided States project, David Greene talks to Renata Sago, of member station WMFE, and Diana Font, a lifelong Republican who plans to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Cuban-Americans Play A Big Role In Florida's Presidential Voting

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene and NPR reporter Greg Allen discuss the high stakes in Florida, and they hear from a voter in Miami, a Cuban-American mother of three, who is backing Donald Trump.

Not An Enormous Trump Supporter, But Florida Man Will Vote For Him Anyway

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene talks to Robin Sussingham of member station WUSF, and to Allen Sale, who is nearing retirement and says he's voting for Trump — but that Trump wasn't his first choice for the nomination.

Pulse Nightclub Attack Turns Florida Voter Into A Clinton Supporter

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene talks to John Palys, a gay man in his 30s who is most concerned about gun control and student debt. The Pulse nightclub attack made him even more determined to back Clinton.

4 Things To Watch In The 3rd Presidential Debate

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:00am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off one last time before election day. Here's 4 things to watch in the Las Vegas debate.

Poll Workers Are Hoping For Calm But Preparing For The Worst

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:27am

This election, the focus is on vote rigging. But election officials say they are more worried about possible violence at the polls.

Ecuador Acknowledges It Restricted WikiLeaks Founder's Internet Connection

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 7:51pm

Julian Assange, who lives at Ecuador's embassy in London, says his hosts acted under pressure from the U.S. His website has published stolen emails that have embarrassed Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Trump Proposes Term Limits For Congress

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:44pm

The GOP presidential nominee says limits are needed to end the "cycle of corruption" in Washington.

Platform Check: Clinton, Trump Hold Polarized Positions On Immigration

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Immigration is one of the most divisive issues in the presidential race. NPR takes a look at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's policy proposals on the subject.

Jewish Leaders Condemn Trump For Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Missouri Voters To Decide Whether To Rein In Unlimited Political Cash

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

At $50 million and counting, Missouri's gubernatorial election is the most expensive in the country. A ballot measure could reimpose contribution limits after getting rid of them in 2008.

Jewish Leaders Concerned Trump Fuels Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Survivors Present Recommendations On How To End Human Trafficking

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Evelyn Chumbow, a survivor of human trafficking, about the report she and other survivors put together for the U.S. government with their recommendations for how to stem human trafficking in the U.S.

Obama Criticizes Trump's 'Rigged' Election Claims Alongside Italian Leader

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting the U.S. election might be "rigged." Obama spoke at a White House news conference, alongside Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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