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Polls Suggest Americans Warming To Donald Trump, But With Reservations

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:07pm

Post-election polls paint a picture of a nation that's cautiously optimistic about a Trump administration. However, voters are still heavily divided.

Trump's Rejection Of TPP Paves Way For China To Strike Asian Trade Deals

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

President-elect Donald Trump's abandonment of the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens the way for China to strike its own deals across Asia.

Anti-Defamation League Reacts To Video Of Alt-Right Movement Meeting

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Deborah Lauter of the Anti-Defamation League about what they know about the so-called alt-right movement and for reaction to video circulating of the group's gathering in Washington, D.C., last weekend.

Anti-Defamation League Official: Recent Racist Incidents 'A Wake-Up Call'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

The rise in hate crimes and in the prominence of white nationalist groups since Donald Trump's election highlight the need for concerned people to stand up and fight, says Deborah Lauter of the ADL.

Hillary Clinton's Popular Vote Lead Is 1.7 Million And Growing. Here's Why

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

There are still 2 million ballots left to count in California. Most of those votes will likely go to Hillary Clinton, further running up her lead in the popular vote.

Obama Presents 21 Medals Of Freedom In White House Ceremony

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jordan, Robert Redford, Bill and Melinda Gates and several other bold face names are receiving the Medal of Freedom from President Obama Tuesday.

How Past Presidents Approached Time-Honored Tradition Of Political Satire

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

American humorists have a long history of satirizing its leaders. From essays to cartoons to TV, Presidents get poked at and most just take it because it comes with being the most powerful person in the country. President-elect Donald Trump appears to be having a hard time — even now that he has won — with Saturday Night Live.

U.K. Rejects Trump's Call For Nigel Farage To Be Ambassador To The U.S.

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

The British government has rejected a suggestion from President-elect Trump that it should appoint arch-Brexiteer Nigel Farage to be the United Kingdom's ambassador in Washington, D.C.

Stanford Study Finds Most Students Vulnerable To Fake News

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Professor Sam Wineburg about his study that tested over 7,800 teenagers about their ability to differentiate fake from real news and sponsored ads from news articles.

Jeff Sessions Appointment Poses Threat To Booming Marijuana Industry

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general has many in the fast-growing marijuana industry worried. Sessions is a vocal opponent of marijuana legalization.

Trump Foundation Admits To Violating Ban On Self-Dealing In Tax Filing

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

Donald Trump's charitable foundation admitted on a tax form to violating a legal prohibition on "self-dealing," according to The Washington Post. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to reporter David Fahrenthold about the discovery.

President-Elect Donald Trump Meets With 'The New York Times'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

Various reporters and editors from The New York Times met with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with reporter Mike Grynbaum about the meeting.

Trump Video Lays Out Priorities, But Questions Of Conflicts, Transparency Remain

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:58pm

Trump's video was notable as much for what was left out as what he talked about. Much of it wasn't new, but there was no talk of repealing Obamacare or building a wall.

Trump Foundation's Tax Returns Reportedly Acknowledge Violating IRS Rule

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:39pm

The foundation has been accused of "self-dealing" by using its funds to pay off debts that Donald Trump incurred in his business dealings.

On Conflict Of Interest And Climate Change: What Trump Told 'Times' Journalists

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:27pm

President-elect Donald Trump had a wide-ranging talk with New York Times journalists. He disavowed the alt-right and also dismissed concerns about his potential conflicts of interests.

Trump Calls For U.K.'s Nigel Farage To Be Ambassador To The U.S.

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:51am

The U.K. prime minister's office rejects the suggestion, pointing out that it already has an ambassador in Washington. A Downing Street spokesman says dryly: "There is no vacancy."

The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It's Also Centuries Old)

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:18am

Many say the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance is beyond anything they've experienced before. But there are preludes in Native American history, and you don't have to look too far back to find them.

The Big Overlap Between Trump's Global Holdings And U.S. Foreign Policy

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:01am

Trump has financial stakes in multiple countries where he'll face tough foreign policy choices. How does he separate U.S. interests from his business interests?

Trump Announces On Twitter He Canceled Meeting With 'New York Times'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 7:47am

On Tuesday, Donald Trump claimed the Times had changed the terms of the meeting. The paper says it was caught by surprise by the tweet, and that it was Trump's team that was attempting to alter terms.

Utica, N.Y., Which Welcomes Refugees, Monitors Trump's Muslim Comments

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

Utica has been shaped for decades by its policy of welcoming refugees. People there say the fear many Americans feel over new Muslim immigrants doesn't match their community.




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