The revival of playwright Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" reminds us that clothes and garments have long been the site upon which bigots can project their prejudices and fears.
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Two congressmen met with President Trump seeking support for a bill to expand the government's ability to negotiate drug prices. But it's not clear it would have much impact or will gain support.
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Texas leads the nation in wind energy, while wind turbine technician is the fastest-growing job in the U.S. The industry flourished under former Gov. Rick Perry, Trump's new energy secretary.
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Hawaii's attorney general calls Trump's executive order "Muslim Ban 2.0." The suit argues that the ban subjects Muslims to discrimination and second-class treatment, and damages the state's economy.
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They say Trump is violating the Constitution's Emoluments Clause by doing deals with entities linked to foreign governments.
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The Chinese Trademark Office had denied Trump those naming rights for a decade even as Chinese-owned businesses used his name without paying licensing fees.
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Just before the November elections, Louise Mensch reported that U.S. authorities had sought FISA warrants to monitor Trump associates. The White House has pointed to her reports to substantiate Trump's claim that President Obama wiretapped him at Trump Tower, but Mensch says she never said that.
As Congress begins the process of amending the Republican health care bill, listeners tell us how the proposed plan will affect their insurance costs.
Two House committees are debating Wednesday on a Republican to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Nico Sell, co-founder of Wickr, about the WikiLeaks documents regarding government surveillance utilizing security flaws in commonly used devices.
President Trump's indications that he would consider other solutions to the Mideast conflict besides two states has opened the door to lots of proposals from Israelis and Palestinians.
Wednesday's "A Day Without A Woman" national strike aimed to underscore the collective economic might of women. As part of International Women's Day, organizers asked women to strike from paid and unpaid labor, limit shopping and wear red in solidarity. The economic and political impact of the strike is not yet clear.
There are 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Since 2001, two U.S. presidents, Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama, both favored comprehensive immigration reform that would have legalized their status. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with political scientist Norman Ornstein about why Washington has failed to fix our immigration system.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Certner, legislative policy director for the AARP, about the House Republicans' heath care reform proposal.
A Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, currently being marked up in House committees, is the first step of GOP plans to overhaul the nation's health care system.
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"Do we need to lower the bar in what we believe as conservatives simply because a Republican is in the White House?" Rep. Mark Sanford asked on Tuesday. For many, the answer has been no.
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James Comey told attendees at a cyber conference in Boston that he does not intend to leave before the end of his 10-year term. Comey has faced critics on both sides of the political spectrum.
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Steve Inskeep talks to Neal Katyal on legal challenges to the revised executive order on travel to the U.S. Katyal is lead attorney for the state of Hawaii and a former acting U.S. solicitor general.
As president, Trump's called for — with no evidence — investigations into alleged wiretapping by Obama and some 3 to 5 million people he believes voted illegally.
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The House Republican health care proposal to replace Obamacare may not cut costs, increase choices or boost coverage in the end.
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