Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross has made his fortune buying up troubled companies with the hopes of turning them around. Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, who met with Ross.
The Steelers' coach was caught on Facebook Live insulting New England. Patriots coach Bill Belichick said he missed the insult because, "I'm not on Snapface" — conflating Facebook and Snapchat.
The artist's name is Juuso and he's a 900 pound brown bear. His paintings are on display in Helsinki. Some of the bear's prints have sold for more than $4,000.
As the inauguration nears, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Donald Trump's foes of undermining the president-elect's legitimacy. The U.S. says Russia is trying to undermine global order.
Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut about hearings for Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, and Tom Price, Trump's pick to lead Health and Human Services.
Advocates were surprised that Trump chose top VA official David Shulkin as his pick to run the full department. What concerns them is Trump's support for increasing the privatization of VA services.
Rachel Martin talks to reporter Glenn Greenwald, who has been a vocal advocate of Chelsea Manning. He also helped NSA leaker Edward Snowden publicize classified material.
Morning Edition is checking in with some of the voters who participated in our Divided States series. We hear now from Ennis Tait, a pastor from Ohio, who supported Hillary Clinton.
President Obama commuted the prison sentence of ex-Army Private Chelsea Manning, who gave a trove of secret military and diplomatic files to WikiLeaks. Obama's action has angered many in the military.
As plans are announced for a new professional football league in Los Angeles, commentator Kevin Blackistone says it is only filling a void that college football should be taking care of.
TV critics from across the country are in Pasadena, Calif., for the Television Critics Association press tour. It's that time when networks, cable companies and streamers present their upcoming shows.
On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president. Columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, as part of our regular segment #AskCokie, answers questions about inauguration history.
Billionaire Wilbur Ross will testify in front of a Senate committee on Wednesday. Democrats have criticized him as one of the Wall Street elites that Trump is packing into his administration.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has sparked controversy for his denial of climate science and his ties to fossil-fuel interests. Here's what to expect in Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
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Rep. Tom Price goes before a Senate panel for the first time since being picked to head Health and Human Services. Expect sharp questions about Medicare reform, drug prices and his stock portfolio.
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Senate confirmation hearings begin on Tuesday for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for education secretary. Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan, who has serious concerns about DeVos.
People in a Swedish town learned that their only maternity ward was closing. The nearest one is more than 60 miles away. Two midwives are offering a training course on delivering a baby in a vehicle.
A shark gave birth last year to 3 baby sharks. She hadn't had contact with a male shark. A British magazine reports some animals that reproduce sexually can occasionally reproduce asexually.
A Turkish official says the suspect confessed after he was arrested on Monday in Istanbul along with four other people. There are indications he was acting on behalf of the Islamic State.
Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin warned his players to keep a low profile on social media in the run-up to Sunday's playoff game. Antonio Brown surreptitiously streamed the speech on Facebook Live.