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From listeners asking us "whether we had learned anything from Donald Trump?" to others saying they "#hoprah" she runs, there was plenty to say about a future candidate Winfrey.
President Trump lays out his plan to boost agriculture and prosperity in rural America. What’s at stake is more than a hill of beans.
A speech at the Golden Globes by Oprah Winfrey leads to speculation that she might run for president.
America has a teacher shortage that’s expected to keep growing. Do the solutions short-change American students?
Artificial Intelligence…do you worry, or welcome a world where our machines don’t need us?
Salvadoran immigrant Irma Flores might have to leave the United States when her immigration status expires in 2019, but that doesn’t change one basic fact.
The Trump Administration rules that nearly 200,000 Salvadorans must leave the country or be deported. Now what?
Homelessness in America is rising. More and more cities are putting their homeless on buses with one-way tickets out of town. We’ll dig in.
A psychiatrist who edited a provocative book about President Donald Trump’s mental health said Monday that there were signs he was “unraveling” as pressure from the Russia probe increases on his administration.
The growing speculation about President Trump’s mental and emotional well-being.
Pot in America now—California legalizes recreational marijuana, Attorney General Jeff Sessions changes federal policy. We'll read the smoke signals.
One good way to help the environment is simply to expose people to the world of birds, the novelist and essayist Jonathan Franzen said Friday on the NPR show On Point.
Trump and Bannon feud. Manafort sues. Iran protests. Hot talk about nuclear buttons. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Novelist and birding enthusiast Jonathan Franzen joins us to talk about the beauty, wonder and threats facing the world’s birds.
Frostbitten Florida, snowy South Carolina, sub-zero New England—we’ll look at the big freeze and Mother Nature’s message.
What happens when opioids ravage the lives of mothers and fathers? A surge in foster children. Opioids and the crisis in foster care.
Big-ticket items face Congress this year. Immigration. Infrastructure. Entitlement reform. We’ll look at the most pressing issues on the Congressional docket.
rethinking what we need versus what we want. Author Ann Patchett took up the challenge.
From war to peace, from worry to hope. We take stock of where we are now and where we may be headed in 2018.
From healthcare to food production to renewable energy, how innovators are shaking up the status quo to change the world.