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Putting Trump's Inauguration Into Context With Past GOP Presidents

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to John Podhoretz, who was a speechwriter for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, and now is editor of "Commentary" magazine about past inaugurations.

Residents, Businesses And Charities Urge The Trumps To Get To Know D.C.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Washington, D.C., is not just about government. It's a city with cultural and social scenes. The unofficial D.C. has been preparing for the Trump family.

Divided States: Sometimes It's Better Not To Talk About Politics

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

As part of a follow-up to our Divided States series, we hear from Trump supporter Jon Jackson, a veteran who owns a farm in Georgia, and Diana Font, a businesswoman and lifelong Republican, who voted for Hillary Clinton.

Senate Panel Peppers Treasury Secretary Designate Mnuchin With Questions

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Steve Mnuchin ran into sharp criticism at his confirmation hearing. Most of it had to do with his role as the CEO of a bank that critics say turned into a foreclosure machine.

What Do We Know About The Security Challenges Facing Trump?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

The transition from the Obama White House to the Trump administration is likely to change the country's direction on key issues.

Trump To Deliver Inaugural Address Shortly Before Noon

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Donald Trump's inaugural address, which is expected to take place in the middle of a full day of events, could have far reaching effects.

As The GOP Tries To Dismantle Obamacare, Its Approval Rating Goes Up

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

The new administration is working with Congress to overhaul the health care system. Many more people have insurance since the Affordable Care Act. Donald Trump has promised "insurance for everybody."

What Will America Look Like Under The Trump Presidency?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

What will America look like under Trump? David Greene talks to Chris Buskirk, publisher of the conservative blog "American Greatness," who was an early Trump backer, and he presents his own intellectual vision for a Trump-led country.

Donald Trump To Be Sworn In As The 45th U.S. President

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

President-elect Trump and his family on Friday morning will travel with the Obama family from the White House to the Capitol for the swearing-in ceremony.

Donald Trump Has Plans To Hit The Ground Running

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Trump plans to move quickly after taking office to implement his agenda. Some actions will take the shape of executive orders. Others legislation, which could move rapidly through a GOP Congress.

White House Odd Couple: Donald Trump And Mike Pence

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Unlike the president-elect, his No. 2, Mike Pence, is a known quantity in Washington, D.C.. So he could be a crucial bridge between Donald Trump and Capitol Hill. But how much influence will he have?

Investigative Reporter Wayne Barrett Dies At 71

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Wayne Barrett chronicled Donald Trump's rise on the New York scene. Barrett made his name as an investigative journalist at the Village Voice newspaper. We have a remembrance.

The Art Of The Brain, On Exhibit

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 1:54am

Santiago Ramon y Cajal's drawings, seen in a new book and exhibit this month, are a remarkable example of the seminal, creative, re-orienting significance of pictures in science, says Alva Noë.

(Image credit: Courtesy Instituto Cajal del Consjo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, © 2017 CSIC)

Protesters Prepare For Women's March After Trump's Inauguration

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:55am

About 200,000 demonstrators are expected to march on the National Mall on Donald Trump's first full day as president. Organizers say they want the rights of all women to be expanded and protected.

(Image credit: Hansi Lo Wang/NPR)

The Slants: Fighting For The Right To Rock A Racial Slur

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 9:46pm

The Asian-American band's case, inextricably linked to the battler over a certain NFL team, leaves some activists torn. While inclined to stand with a fellow advocate, they wonder: At what cost?

(Image credit: Ariel Zambelich/NPR)

FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be. Not Everyone Is Thrilled

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 8:06pm

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat and what to avoid. But critics say it muddles matters.

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Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Extradited To U.S.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:56pm

The Mexican government has extradited Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera to the United States. He will face charges connected to his leadership of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels.

Brazilian Corruption Investigator Killed In Plane Crash

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:51pm

Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and business executives. The government has called for three days of national mourning.

(Image credit: Eraldo Peres/AP)

Trump At Lincoln Memorial Concert: 'You're Not Forgotten Anymore'

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:33pm

"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than I did. I'm the messenger. I'm just the messenger."

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What To Expect For Donald Trump's Inauguration

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:28pm

Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of a polarized United States. His inaugural address, expected in the middle of a full day of events, could have far-reaching consequences.

(Image credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)




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