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An investigation has uncovered dozens of old, seemingly delinquent political campaigns spending money long after the actual campaigning is over. Christopher O'Donnell of the Tampa Bay Times talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about how lax regulations make it easy for former politicians to tap into campaign funds.

Following last week's release of a controversial GOP memo, the committee voted Monday to make public a counter Democratic memo. The memo will now be sent to the White House.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ted Weisberg, president of Seaport Securities about Monday's record stock point drop.

The stock markets went through a whipsaw trading session on Monday, punctured by bouts of panic. At one point, the Dow fell as much as 1,579 points, the largest intraday-point drop in the history of the index.

President Trump is going after Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, which voted to release a counter-memo following the GOP memo that Trump says vindicates him in the Russia probe.

A Super Bowl ad featuring the words and voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. has sparked debate over the proper use of his speeches. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with David Garrow, author of the book Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Saudi Arabia's attorney general says the kingdom has netted more than $100 billion from princes and businessmen being held at a luxury hotel in the capital, Riyadh. The incident has raised questions about the economic health of the oil-rich kingdom.

Air strikes by the Syrian government and its Russian backers have increased, hitting hospitals and apparently employing chlorine gas. The escalation comes after rebels shot down a Russian plane.

The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time in history on Sunday. NPR's Gene Demby is from Philadelphia, and talks about what the win means for the city and for him.

Esmond Bradley Martin, a leading American investigator into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade, was found stabbed to death in his home in Kenya. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Frank Pope, CEO of Save the Elephants about Martin's life and impact.




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