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The Trump administration appears close to finalizing a review of the nation's nuclear posture. It calls for the U.S. to develop new nuclear systems and capabilities at a time of heightened tensions between America and other world powers.

A meteor streaked over southeast Michigan Tuesday night, creating a sonic boom so loud it shook houses. After seeing the spectacle in the night sky, thousands of people took to social media to share what they witnessed.

Apple says it will build a new campus and create 20,000 new jobs as part of a sweeping investment plan for the U.S.

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, who has resigned from the National Park System Advisory Board. He, along with eight others, have said that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has failed to meet with the board once since being confirmed last March.

The White House may have tried to invoke its "executive privilege" to keep former chief strategist Steve Bannon from answering questions from the House Intelligence Committee. But can it make a soft invocation without actually sending a letter that fully cites that doctrine?

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Kevin Jennings, president of the Tenement Museum in New York City, about why the phrase "legal immigration" does not apply to early immigrants to the U.S., who came to this country before immigration laws were enacted.

House Republicans have introduced a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open for another month while lawmakers keep working on a longer term spending and immigration deal.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian influence in U.S. elections. While his probe's details are unknown, one focus may be links between President Trump and Russian money launderers.

Medical journalist Jeanne Lenzer warns that implanted medical devices are approved with far less scrutiny and testing than drugs. As a result, she says, some have caused harm and even death.

The two countries will also form a unified women's hockey team to compete in the Winter Olympics in February. The North will send a cheering squad to support its delegation.

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