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Republicans released their final bill to overhaul the nation's tax code. They'll now work quickly this week to pass the $1.5 trillion dollar package and send it to the president by Christmas.
NPR has obtained recordings of calls made by Houston residents fearful about putrid odors in the hours and days after Hurricane Harvey started flooding the city's petrochemical infrastructure.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with astronaut Peggy Whitson, who returned from a mission to the International Space Station this fall. Whitson has spent more time in space than any other American.
Billionaire Tom Steyer has launched a TV ad campaign calling for impeaching President Trump. That may please many in the Democratic base, but others are wary of that message heading into 2018.
In the wake of today's #MeToo moment, the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas and the testimony of Anita Hill have new resonance.
Saudi Arabia called President Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital "unjustified and irresponsible."
Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Mimi Swartz of Texas Monthly and Jeronimo Cortina of the University of Houston about how the state's booming Latino population has affected its political landscape.
Honduras has been shaken by protests over a contested presidential election. Supporters of the opposition candidate, a TV personality, say the vote has been stolen by the incumbent president.
The rains after Hurricane Harvey flooded more than 100,000 homes in the Houston area. Now, thousands of day laborers are working nonstop and are also worried about getting paid.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to tax lawyer and former George W. Bush administration official Greg Jenner about potential loopholes in the Republican tax plan.
When disaster strikes it is often those on the lower end of the economic ladder, like immigrants, who suffer the most.
Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Marvin Odum, Houston's chief recovery officer, about the city's need for more federal aid since the region was hit by Hurricane Harvey.
Washington was roiled by sexual harassment allegations and resignations this week, even as the Russia investigation pressed on.
Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.
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Genesis Blu is both a psychotherapist who works with teenagers and a rapper. "I love them equally," she says.
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KJZZ listener Shaun Kuter plays this week's puzzle with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster.
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As the Trump administration prepares to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Mideast scholar Aaron David Miller the likely effects of such a move.
President Trump is expected to announce plans to shrink Utah's Bears Ears National Monument. State representative Michael Noel tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why he supports the plan.
An overhaul of the tax code passed the Senate with no Democratic votes. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., why his party stayed away from the legislation.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Karen Attiah, Washington Post global opinions editor, about women of color in the #MeToo movement.