The president will strategize with congressional Democrats about defending the Affordable Care Act. David Greene talks to Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York, who chairs the House Democratic Caucus.
Donald Trump and Republican leaders have promised to repeal and replace the law. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, vice-chair of the Trump transition team.
Rep. Roger Marshall of Kansas was being sworn in on Tuesday by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Marshall's son was in the camera shot dabbing. You may know the dance move. Paul Ryan didn't.
Police are using a 1970's classic rock song to get people to be safer on the roads. One officer wrote on his Facebook page that it would be a better fit if the song was called "Blinded by the White."
Mexico deregulated gas over the weekend sending the price of fuel up by as much as 20 percent. Angry motorists have been staging highway blockades.
The Senate Armed Services Committee is expected to conduct the first hearing on Russian cyber threats. Rachel Martin talks to David Kramer, former assistant secretary of state under George W. Bush.
The latest chapter in South Korea's political drama is under way — a court has begun deciding whether to remove the impeached president from office.
The proposal to weaken an independent ethics panel was scrapped after widespread condemnation. David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania about the political fallout.
A statement released on Tuesday by NBC News said Megyn Kelly will host a weekday morning program and will also have a Sunday evening show. The switch will take place later this year.
President Obama will strategize with Democrats on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning on ways to preserve Obamacare. Republicans are committed to dismantling the healthcare law in its current form.
From the black power salute at the '68 Olympics to Michael Jordan to Colin Kaepernick, commentator Frank Deford looks at the changing role of protest in sports through the decades.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature says giraffes are on the way to extinction. Rachel Martin talks to Julian Fennessy of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation about the animals' status.
Sister Frances Carr, leader of the nearly extinct religious group, has died. Shakers advocate pacifism, communal ownership and celibacy. Two other members remain at the Shaker community in Maine.
Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, talks to Rachel Martin about President-elect Donald Trump's relationship with the press.
U.K. officials are making plans to leave the European Union. They'll do it using the EU's own constitutional rules. Our Planet Money teams looks into why the EU has a built in exit clause.
NPR's political director gives us the latest on moves by House Republicans to curb an independent ethics watchdog. President-elect Donald Trump has already weighed in.
Donald Trump's transition team made the announcement Tuesday. Lighthizer was deputy trade representative under Ronald Reagan, and is seen by many as a longtime advocate of more protectionist rules.
GOP members voted to strip the Office of Congressional Ethics of its independence. Rachel Martin talks to Richard Painter, the chief ethics counselor for President George W. Bush. about the vote.
Greece native Jennie Fagen, who graduated from the University of Rochester, wrote a parody of "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" from The Sound of Music. The Bills haven't made the playoffs in 17 years.
In California, a man was pulled over after police saw him weaving in and out of traffic. When they did a blood test, the only thing that came up was caffeine — drunk driving charges were dropped.