Steve Inskeep talks to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, who looks ahead to another week of tumultuous politics as President Trump and GOP leaders try to sell their health care plan to the party.
In Martin County, the drinking water comes from a river contaminated by sewage and years of coal and gas extraction. Residents hope a new federal focus on infrastructure will help them fix the system.
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In Oregon, lumber companies try to innovate to survive the years-long downturn in the timber industry. Some are succeeding. Others aren't and their communities suffer.
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Our listeners who drive for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft share their stories about what it's like to work for these companies.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to financial writer William Cohan about the firing of Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
The U.S. and Mexican economies meet each other along the long border. We traveled to the border city of McAllen, Texas to talk to locals about jobs, taxes, trade and NAFTA.
Twitch became a popular site for its constant live streams of people playing video games. Its latest addition is Twitch IRL: Same players, same streams, but without the gaming.
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Officials say Trump's tough stance has led to fewer apprehensions at the border. But amid heightened threats of family separation and terrorization, some think the journey is still worth the risks.
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Now that Donald Trump is president, online reviews of his hotels, restaurants and other properties have become much more politicized. But his presidency may help offset negatives for the Trump brand.
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Gottlieb is seen as a mainstream pick for an agency that oversees a quarter of the U.S. economy, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food, cosmetics and other areas of human and animal health.
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The group that sets rules for training doctors is scrapping a 16-hour cap on shifts worked by first-year medical residents. The move, which will be implemented in July, has its fair share of critics.
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President Trump is touting positive jobs numbers for his first full month as president. But those numbers are based on expectations of what Trump will do as president.
The Trump administration got some encouraging signals this week: an employment report shows solid job growth, while illegal border crossings fell sharply.
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Demonstrators in Washington, D.C., were urging the Trump administration to meet with tribal leaders, and protesting the construction of the nearly complete Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Peter Navarro, top trade adviser to the president, worries that foreign takeovers of U.S. food and defense companies could make America less secure. But economists see no signs of that happening.
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Meanwhile, the unemployment rate stayed about where it has been, dropping just a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7 percent. All in all, the report builds on jobs gains in January.
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Small grocery stores known as bodegas were once the cornerstones of New York City's Puerto Rican community. The industry has transitioned between ethnic groups, including now the Yemeni community.
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These days, talking to a bot is commonplace: think Siri, or your chatty banking app. But you wouldn't talk to your toaster like you talk to a friend — unless your toaster had a great sense of humor.
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LEF Farms is investing $10 million to grow gourmet lettuce indoors in New Hampshire. Neighbors say they support the idea of locally grown food, but worry that the lights may affect property values.
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President Trump is being sued by a group of lawyers who say he is violating the emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution. We examine why the framers of the Constitution inserted the clause.