Massachusetts' highest court is considering whether roadside sobriety tests for marijuana can be used as evidence of driving stoned in the same way they are used to determine if a driver is drunk.
George Orwell's warning against regimes that create their own realities, published in 1948, is enjoying resurgent interest, hitting number one on the Amazon bestseller list.
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The update comes days after accusations surfaced online that the highly shared Women's March didn't show as trending on Facebook. The social site has been trying to curb fake news and filter bubbles.
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The plan is on hold while a legal battle plays out. Even if it's upheld, the Trump administration is likely to appeal to the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, states are looking at energy alternatives.
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The Trump Organization plans to open many hotels during this administration. And company's Mar-a-Lago club is doubling initiation fees. Ethicists say Trump is improperly profiting from his office.
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George Orwell's 1949 novel, 1984, was a hit when it came out, slipped into obscurity, and then was reborn after the BBC adapted it. It's remained popular ever since, but the Trump administration's "alternative facts" have pushed it to the top of the Amazon bestseller list.
President Trump called for a "major" investigation into voter fraud, after widespread criticism of his unverified claim that up to five million people voted illegally in the last election.
Republicans have many ideas on how to replace the Affordable Care Act, but little consensus on how exactly to do it. Lawmakers are hoping to shape that strategy at a 3-day policy retreat in Philadelphia.
The Trump transition at the Environmental Protection Agency is off to a bumpy start. External communications have been frozen, and this morning NPR reported that even academic papers by agency scientists will be subject to review during the transition.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Santa Fe, N.M., Mayor Javier Gonzales about President Trump's latest action regarding sanctuary cities. Last November, Gonzales told NPR his city would be hurt by cuts in federal funding, but remains committed to being a sanctuary city.
A new team is starting to take shape at the Justice Department. Among their early moves, a signal they will change the approach to major civil rights cases.
President Trump announced Wednesday executive actions that will reshape U.S. immigration policy, including plans for the wall, actions against sanctuary cities and new border patrol measures.
President Trump issued another round of executive actions Wednesday. These were targeted at his signature campaign issue of immigration.
"As much as I have a fear of heights, I decided that I would do this because the risks are so great and so tremendous at this point with this administration," said Greenpeace's Karen Topakian.
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Opponents of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines say that Trump's new executive memo is a disappointment. But it's one that they've been gearing up for.
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A wall would be expensive — up to $40 billion, according to one estimate. Experts say it's impractical, and a majority of Americans are actually against it. But it was a big Trump campaign promise.
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President Trump has suggested an import tax of up to 45 percent on goods made by U.S. firms overseas. But it's illegal to single out individual companies and it's unclear what form the tax would take.
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"Among many other things, we will build the wall" along the U.S. border with Mexico, the president said last night.
The Trump administration has ordered a temporary media blackout for the Environmental Protection Agency as its transition team gets into place. There are concerns that the administration is targeting environmental agencies that work on climate change in its early days.
President Trump on Wednesday is reportedly expected to announce the building of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. We discuss Trump's national security directives, which are expected to include limiting refugees from entering the U.S.