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Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt, stemming from a 2011 racial profiling case. Arpaio faces a maximum of 6 months in jail and a monetary fine.

Recreational marijuana sales are booming in Las Vegas as tourists catch on. But under current Nevada law, there's only one place people can consume cannabis: their private residence.

Deadly protests erupted in Venezuela after Sunday's vote to elect a special assembly that will rewrite the constitution. Freelance journalist Mariana Zuniga speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish.

Sam Shepard was both a prize-winning playwright and an an acclaimed actor. He won a Pulitzer for Drama for Buried Child in 1979 and wrote more than 40 other plays as well as short stories and essays. He died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 73.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar have ramped up their lobbying efforts to gain international support in their 2-month-old feud. That includes TV attack ads, and flooding online media sites with competing messages.

President Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to an Army medic on Monday afternoon at the White House, nearly 50 years after his heroic actions during the Vietnam War.

Followers of jailed rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia are using livestreaming, particularly on Facebook, to galvanize the movement far beyond the American West.

Jim McCloughan will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday for his heroic actions during the Vietnam War. He is credited with saving 10 soldiers over three days during a 1969 firefight.

Michael Allen, a special assistant to President George W. Bush, talks about President Trump's new chief of staff, what his style is and how the retired general might deliver.

Sen. Jeff Flake says he hopes for bipartisan cooperation on health care after last week's failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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