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President Trump says he will sign a border funding compromise to avert a shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency in order to build a border wall. Also, Amazon cancels plans for New York.
Husband and wife Larry and Sharon Adams have spent the past two decades renovating homes in their Milwaukee neighborhood. Their commitment to their community grew out of their own relationship.
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Amazon says it will abandon plans to open one of its headquarters in New York. The announcement came abruptly, after New York leaders spent months campaigning for the facility.
Journalist Maria Ressa has been released on bail after she was arrested on Wednesday on charges of "cyber libel." Her arrest came amid fears of a broader crackdown on the press in the Philippines.
NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., about the president's plan to declare a state of emergency and divert funds to build a border wall.
Virgnia Gov. Ralph Northam and actor Liam Neeson were both involved in actions widely condemned as racist. Both denied they are racist. It's a phenomenon known as "racism without racists."
The elegant woman — wearing pearls, a long dress, and a slight smile — has captivated historians and art lovers for centuries. Was she a daughter? A wife? A lover? No one knows for sure.
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A 1982 law empowers the secretary of defense to redirect military construction funds during a presidentially declared national emergency.
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Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that top Justice Dept. officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment. But his new book is about far more than that.
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Tax refunds so far have been smaller than last year's. Some taxpayers kept a bigger share of their income, but for others it reflects an overhaul that rewarded high earners the most.
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After the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., some of the students participated in the musical Spring Awakening. Christine Barclay directed it.
Congress votes Thursday on a measure that includes a fraction of the money the president wants for a border wall. Steve Inskeep talks to White House spokesman Adam Kennedy about Trump's position.
In 2017, the man reported an income under $20,000, and also reported paying $1 million in withholding taxes. The IRS refunded him $980,000 — that is, until it figured out what he had done.
Former first lady Michelle Obama was on the Grammy Awards over the weekend. Marian Robinson texted her daughter: "I saw it, because (someone else) called me."
President Trump on Wednesday told law enforcement officers from across the country that a border wall will happen. Steve Inskeep talks to Tucson police chief Chris Magnus about border security.
David Greene talks to D'Angelo McDade, executive director of Chicago anti-violence group the Peace Warriors, about his work with student activists from Parkland, Florida.
The creators of Harry Potter and the Sacred Text are launching a podcast about romance novels. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Vanessa Zoltan, host and producer of the upcoming podcast Hot & Bothered.
The Trump administration's point man on Venezuela was convicted of misleading Congress during the Iran-Contra affair. Abrams' past came up during a House hearing on Venezuela's political crisis.
A federal judge ruled that the ex-Trump campaign chairman lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's office after agreeing to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's influence in the election.
David Greene talks to Jessica Bakeman of member station WLRN and Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie about the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, a year ago.