Steve Inskeep talks to former ethics counselors — Richard Painter who advised President Bush and Norman Eisen who advised President Obama — about Trump's business holdings and possible conflicts.
Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Gerson, a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, who has been a consistent critic of Donald Trump. How is the president-elect's message shaping up?
President-elect Donald Trump wants to undo two regulations for each new one that is issued. Republicans have a long list of rules they'd like to rescind on issues like the environment and labor.
As Donald Trump moves to name his pick for Defense secretary and secretary of State, David Greene talks to Leon Panetta, who served as CIA director and Defense secretary in the Obama administration.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence has close ties on Capitol Hill, where he served in the U.S. House for 12 years.
A legal debate is heating up around a provision called the Emoluments Clause. Experts are examining whether Trump can legally continue dealing with companies controlled by foreign governments.
The Supreme Court questions how states may determine whether a capital defendant is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be executed.
Utica, N.Y., reshaped its culture and economy by opening the door to refugee immigrants. People in Utica are asking what happens to their experiment after President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
Post-election polls paint a picture of a nation that's cautiously optimistic about a Trump administration. However, voters are still heavily divided.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.