The House Intelligence Committee's Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks about the CIA's assessment that Russian hacking during the presidential election was aimed at helping Donald Trump win.
Republican John Kennedy is headed to the Senate with his runoff victory in Louisiana on Saturday. His victory means the GOP will have a 52-48 edge in the Senate come January.
The president-elect appeared to disparage the quality of the storied rival game, telling CBS Sports that, "I don't know if it's necessarily the best football, but it's very good."
A 74-point questionnaire asks for a list of employees who attended conferences on climate change. Legal experts worry if it's an effort to weed out agency environmentalists.
Radio host Ken Rudin, Washington, D.C. conservative commentator Gayle Trotter, and Farajii Muhammad of WEAA in Baltimore discuss Donald Trump and the week in politics.
This week Ohio lawmakers passed a ban on abortions after just six weeks of pregnancy. But they also passed a 20-week ban, which the governor may be more likely to sign into law.
An online "professor watchlist" claims to expose those who promote "leftist propaganda." University of Notre Dame professor John Duffy and peers asked to have their names added to the list in unity.
The CIA has concluded that Russia launched a cyberintelligence operation to influence the U.S. election in an apparent effort to help Donald Trump win, a U.S. official tells NPR.
Longtime President Yahya Jammeh conceded defeat in an election last week. Now, he says there were irregularities in the results and is calling for a new election.
Despite skepticism of Trump — and losing the popular vote — his supporters say it's time to move on and trust the president-elect to figure things out. They're willing to give him a very long leash.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to tap into his business experience to run the country. As a businessman, he has been willing to adjust his plans to get things done.
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii introduced the "Stop Arming Terrorists Act" this week. She talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the bill and how it relates to US involvement in Syria.
The Trump transition team is asking which Department of Energy employees have been involved in climate change talks. A long questionnaire sent to agency employees is raising concerns.
Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig will support members of the Electoral College who don't cast their vote the president-elect. NPR's Scott Simon asks him why he's decided to take up this cause.
The Washington Post has reported that the CIA says Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Washington Post reporter Adam Entous.
The president-elect's team has sent 74 questions to the federal agency, including many about climate-change-focused personnel and programs. The department's lawyers are examining the request.
Everywhere we looked in the news this week — in prisons, politics, online — we found strains of racism. It even shows up from beyond the grave.
The short-term funding bill would keep the federal government running until late April. Republicans punted until after President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
The teeth of winter are closing on the makeshift camp in North Dakota where demonstrators are trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Some are heeding tribal calls to leave, while others are digging in. But the company building the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline was in federal court Friday, trying to overturn a decision by the Army Corps of Engineers blocking the project.
President-elect Donald Trump is putting his own stamp on the role of chief executive, which has some people rejoicing and others worried about where he's going to take the country.