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Jimmy Carter Announces That His Cancer Is Gone

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 4:23pm

The former president paused during his regular Sunday School class to relay some good news: His melanoma is gone. Carter's been undergoing radiation and drug treatment to battle the disease.

Obama To Deliver Speech On Terrorism And San Bernardino Attacks

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 4:23pm

President Obama will address the nation Sunday night on the threat of terrorism in the wake of the attacks in California and Paris. It will be a rare prime-time speech from the Oval Office.

Tea Party And Democrats Aligned Against Campaign Finance Measure

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 9:43am

The measure is being included in a bill to keep funding the federal government. It would allow the major parties to spend more in coordination with Senate and House candidates.

Sure, We Want An Honest And Trustworthy President, But It's Complicated

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 7:04am

In times of stress, in particular, many countries have turned to leaders regarded as tough and decisive — even if they were also seen as controversial and untrustworthy.

A Potential Act Of Terrorism Tests A President — And Americans' Nerves

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 5:04am

As the U.S. investigates a shooting in California as "an act of terrorism," President Obama will address the nation Sunday night in what will be just his third speech from the Oval Office.

As Florida's Puerto Rican Population Booms, Political Parties Move In

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 4:04am

Each month, about 1,000 Puerto Rican families are moving to central Florida, a swing region. Migrating in part because of the island's economic crisis, both parties are now trying to woo them.

At Heart Of Refugee-Resettlement Debate, A Rift Between Church And State

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 4:16pm

Indiana's governor has asked the Catholic Church to halt a plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the state. Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski explains why he expects the archdiocese to move forward anyway.

Barbershop: San Bernardino, Chicago And The Yellow Brick Road

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 4:11pm

In the Barbershop, Arsalan Iftikhar, Bridget Johnson and Jimi Izrael discuss the San Bernardino shootings, the shakeups in the Chicago Police Department, and NBC's live production of The Wiz.

#MemeOfTheWeek: San Bernardino, Journalists And The #MuslimApartment

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 7:04am

Cable news outlets broadcast a tour of the home of Syed Farook, suspect in the San Bernadino shooting. Some included images of drivers' licenses, and Social Security cards. The backlash was swift.

Free Enterprise Lens Opens Climate Change Conversation For Conservatives

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 6:55am

Former congressman Bob Inglis became passionate about climate change while in Congress. He tells NPR's Scott Simon there's a way to make fixing climate change palatable to his party: make it about the power of free enterprise.

More Jobs, Cheaper Gas And Rising Stocks Help The Economy Look Up

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 5:45am

The U.S. economy turned up encouraging signs for most Americans. Workers can now find more jobs, and drive to them using cheaper gas. And retirement accounts are getting a boost from rising stocks.

Christmas At The White House, Where You'll Want To Hang That Snowflake Just Right

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 4:03am

Every year, hundreds of people apply for a chance to volunteer to decorate the White House for the holidays. All 70,000 ornaments and 8,000 snowflakes of it.

Thousands Of Migrants Stage Protests Along Closed Greek-Macedonian Border

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:25pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Scott Carrier of the website "Home Of The Brave" about how the European Union has decided to allow only refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan into Northern Europe.

Growing Puerto Rican Community Transforms Politics In Central Florida

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:25pm

In recent years, Puerto Ricans have begun changing the political map along the hotly contested Interstate 4 corridor in Florida. These days, about 1,000 new Puerto Rican families a month are moving to Central Florida. And both political parties are trying to win them over. NPR explores the potential impact of the fast growing Puerto Rican community on presidential politics.

Week In Politics: San Bernardino, Calif., Shooting, U.S. Policy On Syria

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:25pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss politicians' responses to the shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., U.S. policy on Syria and Trump's positioning with the GOP.

Presidential Candidates Still Like To Party

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 11:27am

House party, that is. Even as campaigns get larger, candidates who want to win in New Hampshire continue to meet voters one-on-one. Why does this curious tradition survive?

House Committee Report Finds Secret Service Is 'An Agency In Crisis'

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:45am

In the last decade, 143 security breaches or attempted breaches have taken place. The committee suggested the scope of the agency's duties be reviewed to determine what "missions can be shed."

Why Aren't Ads Buying GOP Candidates Better Poll Numbers?

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:44am

Trump has spent a tiny fraction of what Jeb Bush has spent on TV ads, but the former reality TV star remains unshakably at the top of national polls.

Trump Criticized For Using Stereotypes While Speaking To Republican Jewish Coalition

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 3:59am

Donald Trump appeared before the Republican Jewish Coalition, joking about Jewish stereotypes. The audience received those rather well, but was not as receptive to his political views about Israel.

Dick Cheney's Bust Unveiled At The Capitol, As He's Lightly Roasted

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:29pm

Former Vice President Dick Cheney returned to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday for a ceremony honoring his service as president of the Senate. Former President George W. Bush was among those honoring him.

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