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Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 9:19am

"All options are on the table," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during his visit to South Korea, amid rising tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile program.

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We Asked People What They Know About Taxes. See If You Know The Answers

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 4:00am

Results of a new Ipsos poll conducted for NPR suggest Americans may be sending a garbled message when they voice their opinions on taxes.

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Voters Back Home Don't Mind If Mark Meadows Bucks Authority

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:57am

Rather than resent Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C, for rebellious moves like torpedoing the GOP's replacement for Obamacare, voters outside Asheville are showing support for the legislator.

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Democrats Perez And Sanders Aim To Put The Party Back Together Again

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:57am

Democrats are watching bellwether elections. Steve Inskeep and NPR's Scott Detrow talk to Tom Perez — chairman of the DNC — as he begins a national unity tour with Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Georgia Special Election A Chance For Democrats 'To Make A Statement'

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 4:38pm

In the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Ga. the outcome of a special election to fill a longtime Republican House seat on Tuesday could be an indication of how voters feel about the Trump administration.

Protesters Call For Release Of Trump's Taxes

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

Protesters around the country demanded President Trump release his taxes. In Florida, protesters were near Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, where he is spending the Easter weekend.

A Conservative Roundtable On Trump's Foreign Policy Reversals

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with David Adesnik of the Foreign Policy Initiative and Scott McConnell of The American Conservative to understand the split beliefs in the Republican party.

Trump Spending Easter Weekend At Mar-A-Lago

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis of The New York Times from Mar-a-Lago, where President Trump is spending his seventh weekend, about Trump's reversals in the past week.

#GrabYourWallet's Anti-Trump Boycott Looks To Expand Its Reach

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

Shannon Coulter, the founder of the anti-Trump boycott movement #GrabYourWallet, believes the protest is having a broader cultural impact beyond affecting a corporation's bottom line.

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Georgia Democrats See Chance To Send A Message With Special Election Upset

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:00am

Jon Ossoff's campaign has attracted a lot of money and volunteers from across the country. But local, older voters who lament the longtime GOP lean of the area are now fired up too.

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Artist Sets Futuristic Dinner Party In World Reshaped By Rising Seas

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:00am

How will our diets shift as climate change causes sea-level rise and coastal flooding? Photographer Allie Wist attempts to answer that with pictures of an imagined "post-sea-level-rise dinner party."

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On Saturday Night Live, Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Has An Easter Message

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:42am

On SNL, Alec Baldwin's President Trump had a reality-show elimination between Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, while Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer had a brief — and inaccurate — history of Passover.

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Protesters Want To See Trump's Tax Returns And Have Their Voices Heard

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

President Donald Trump will be spending Easter at Mar-A-Lago, but outside of the private club, protesters will be demanding that he release his taxes.

Executions In Arkansas Blocked By Federal Judge After Week-Long Trial

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

Court rulings have stalled plans by the state of Arkansas to execute several prisoners before its supply of a lethal-injection drug expires at the end of this month.

After This Week, Is Trump's Message Still America First?

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, conservative political commentator Lenny McAllister, and Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com talk about the week's many developments in foreign policy.

Protesters Use April 15 To Demand Trump's Tax Returns

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:13pm

Protests across the country, including in D.C. and near Trump's private club in Florida, focused on the president's decision to keep his tax returns private.

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Outside Money And Volunteers Pouring Into Georgia Special Election

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

Tens of millions of dollars and hundreds of volunteers are flooding into a congressional special election in Atlanta's suburbs. Democrats say it's a referendum on Trump's first few months in office.

Evaluating Trump's First 100 Days With A Former White House Staffer

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Thomas "Mack" McLarty, who was Bill Clinton's first chief of staff in 1993, about his first 100 days in the White House. Trump is approaching that mark.

A Week Of Policy Reversals For Trump

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

As the Trump administration looks for legislative and policy wins, the president is publicly reversing positions on issues as varied as Syria and health care.

Trump's Travel Costs Add Up, Setting Him On Path To Outspend Obama

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

President Trump is again at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, meaning his already-high travel costs are now higher. A group that tracks presidential travel says the visits could cost $1 million each.

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