Carol Park grew up working in a bulletproof cashier's booth at a gas station in Compton, Calif. Now, 25 years after the Los Angeles riots, she reflects on the violence and racism that shaped the city.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review and Chris Buskirk, publisher and editor of the website American Greatness, to measure President Trump's first 100 days in office.
NPR's David Greene talks with Maria Teresa Kumar about President Trump's first 100 days. She's a Democrat and the executive director of Voto Latino, a political advocacy organization for Latinos.
"The Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon," is how state media will have to introduce the president.
Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on Friday, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic Christian churches this month that killed dozens of people.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to North Korea expert and negotiator Joel Wit about how the current administration's approach to North Korea lines up with previous administrations.
The tech industry is getting hit hard by turnover among workers who believe they've been treated unfairly. It's most acute among underrepresented workers, including women and minorities.
It's been 25 years since the Los Angeles riots. NPR's David Greene talks with the Rev. Cecil Murray, a former pastor at First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles.
Steve Inskeep speaks to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the Trump administration's goals and strategy in dealing with North Korea's latest provocations.
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue mistakenly mailed out duplicate tax refund checks. The extra checks went to about 500 people and total more than $360,000. But only one of each can be cashed.
Author Paula Hawkins was down on her luck when her 2015 book The Girl on the Train became a smash hit. Now she's grappling with success and preparing to launch her followup, Into the Water.
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President Trump relies on a group of current and former generals to run national security. Does that increase the chances that he'll order military action?
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It's commonly accepted that as societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. But recent research suggests it's more complicated than that.
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Georgetown University says it will try to atone to the descendants of slaves sold more than a century ago. One concrete step is "preferential admissions" for descendants, but it doesn't help everyone.
President Trump will speak at the National Rifle Association convention on Friday. The last sitting president to address the NRA was Ronald Reagan in 1983, and the gun debate has changed since then.
We discuss President Trump's first 100 days, a "ridiculous standard" that he's embraced. Also, a rare interview with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. And the Pope arrives in Egypt.
In 2004, Michael Yandell was a U.S. Army bomb tech during Operation Iraqi Freedom when he and his partner were exposed to sarin. Almost 13 years later, he talks about the experience with his wife.
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Director Jonathan Demme has died from complications of esophageal cancer. Demme directed Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs, which won 5 Academy Awards including best director and best actress.
Police may soon have a device that can tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.
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President Trump Thursday night reversed earlier White House comments that the U.S. would withdraw from NAFTA. Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Will Hurd, R-TX, about NAFTA and the southern border wall.