NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ames Simmons, director of transgender policy at Equality North Carolina, about the compromise measure to repeal most of the state's controversial bathroom bill.
As the Trump administration cracks down on illegal immigration, several states dominated by Democrats are pushing laws and regulations that would prevent the states from sharing data about immigration status with federal authorities.
In North Carolina, lawmakers have voted to repeal the state's controversial law that, among other things, limited protections to LGBT residents.
The Trump administration's draft proposal on the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be seeking only modest changes in the 23-year-old trade deal. On the campaign trail, Trump railed against NAFTA, calling it the worst trade deal ever.
After deciding to skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Brussels for a NATO meeting and to calm fears about the Trump administration's commitments to key European institutions that have helped support peace and prosperity on the continent for decades. Trump has had harsh words for both the European Union and NATO officials.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, about how state health care exchanges will work now that the AHCA has failed in Congress.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Amy Brittain, investigative reporter for The Washington Post, about opportunities American candy manufacturers see in the Trump administration.
Donald Trump seems to have ignited a firestorm within the Republican Party with a tweet dare to the Freedom Caucus: work with him or he will work with Democrats.
With the House Russia investigation in gridlock, the Senate Intelligence Committee seems determined to remain above the partisan fray as it held its first open hearing on Russia Thursday.
President Trump has called NAFTA a "catastrophe" and threatened to impose a border tax on Mexican imports. How does that impact produce companies with operations on both sides of the border?
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Sen. Mark Warner says the Russian leader worked to undermine the 2016 presidential election.
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President Trump seems to have given the U.S. military a freer hand — but without apparent diplomatic or political strategies to accompany the increased military engagement.
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The group led GOP opposition in the Obama years, but after torpedoing efforts to overhaul health care led by President Trump, the Freedom Caucus is sorting out how to work with fellow Republicans.
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin says preventing suicide among military veterans is his "number one clinical priority," and that he is working to fill some 45,000 open jobs in the agency.
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President Trump has proposed spending cuts to programs that prop up rural areas that voted for him. While some policy experts bemoan that, there are rural voters who fully support those cuts.
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David Greene speaks with Sen. Angus King of Maine ahead of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday looking into Russian interference in the U.S. election.
North Carolina Republicans and the state's Democratic governor announced a deal to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill." But LGBT rights advocates say they oppose it.
A comedian with a fake name and a horse is winning over voters in Serbia by declaring he is a corrupt thief. He's a parody of how Serbs see their politicians, and he's running second in the polls.
Two former top allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have received prison sentences for their roles in closing lanes on a bridge in what became known as the "Bridgegate" scandal.
Gary Cohn was a dyslexic kid from an immigrant family in Cleveland who rose to lead Goldman Sachs. Now he's becoming perhaps the most powerful voice for economic policy in the Trump White House.