Columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts discusses the history of congressional oversight — those high-stakes moments when Congress has to investigate the activities of other branches of government.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly unveiled rules aimed at tougher enforcement of immigration laws. It's a policy shift that puts millions of people in the U.S. illegally at risk of deportation.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a "very sympathetic case" involving the shooting of an unarmed Mexican teen on the border. The justices will decide if the boy's family may sue the border agent.
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Questions are being raised about how much influence Tillerson has with the White House. He was absent from the president's recent meetings with the leaders of Canada, Israel and Japan.
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Milo Yiannopoulos is having a very bad few days. The 32-year-old conservative provocateur resigned from Breitbart, lost a book contract and a high-profile speaking engagement after past remarks resurfaced showing him seemingly praising pedophilia.
President Trump said Tuesday anti-Semitic violence is "horrible" and more work needs to be done to root out bigotry. His comments came after criticism that he hasn't spoken out against anti-Semitism.
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officers can't enter someone's residence without a warrant. When they don't have a warrant, they sometimes describe themselves as police officers to get people to let them in the door. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Joel Rubin of The Los Angeles Times about this tactic.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday unveiled new rules aimed at tougher enforcement of immigration laws, a major policy shift that could put millions of people in the U.S. illegally at risk of deportation.
One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.
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As thousands protested outside Britain's parliament Monday, members debated whether President Trump should have the honor of meeting the queen on a state visit. Rhetorical skills were on full display.
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Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here are the candidates' own words on where they want to take the party next.
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President Trump announced that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be his new national security adviser. David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who tweeted his strong approval of the pick.
Rachel Martin talks to FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel. When she decided to resign her term on the commission early, it set up an opportunity for President Trump to shape political spending rules.
Immigrant advocates say they've seen more interest in applying for U.S. citizenship from green card holders since President Donald Trump first announced his travel ban order.
After the resignation of retired Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump has picked three-star Army Gen. H.R. McMaster to be national security adviser. He's known as an intellectual military strategist.
Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Tom Reed, who represents New York's 23rd District, and co-chaired Trump's transition team, about angry outbursts at his constituent meetings over the weekend.
A U.S. border patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national from across the border, and the agent was not disciplined. The boy's family says a suit is their only possibility for justice.
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NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.
A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.