Damage to the spillway at the giant Oroville Dam in northern California prompted mass evacuations. Officials say the crisis has eased a bit as the water level at the reservoir has dropped.
Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Adam Schiff about allegations Trump's National Security Adviser secretly discussed ways to lessen sanctions with Russia's ambassador while Obama was still in office.
The Israeli army has an archeology unit and it digs up artifacts in the occupied West Bank. It's so controversial that some aspects are not made public by the army.
Protesters took to the streets in a Paris suburb to protest the brutalization of a young black man while in police custody. The protests turned violent with incidents of looting and arson.
President Trump on Monday welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House, where refugee policy and trade are expected to come up. Meanwhile, Trump's travel ban remains on hold.
As she did in 2012, Adele swept her "general category" nominations. Beyoncé has never won either Record or Album of the Year - Adele is the first to twice sweep the Album, Record and Song of the Year awards.
The Trump organization reportedly is moving ahead with plans for resorts in Scotland and the Dominican Republic. Last month, President Trump's attorney said he would take on "no new deals" overseas.
In Iraq, the eastern side of Mosul was retaken from ISIS last month. The extremists still hold the western side of the city, and Iraq's security forces and their allies have paused before beginning the next stage of the offensive.
The Canadian government is nervously waiting to see how President Trump plans to handle the NAFTA agreement. So far, its Mexico in Trump's crosshairs. There's talk Canada should distance itself from Mexico so as not to become "collateral damage."
There's concern that Canada may get swept up in any disagreement or trade war between the U.S. and Mexico. Canada's ambassador has said Canada needs to avoid becoming "collateral damage."
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David Greene talks to Anita Dunn, White House communications director during President Obama's first term, about Trump's strategy, and ability to control the messaging on policy agenda.
Germany will have to forge a relationship with a new U.S. president, while dealing with security concerns around the world. Rachel Martin talks to German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen.
Have you ever struggled with how to be there for a friend in pain? If so, you're not alone. Illustrator Emily McDowell says her new book is a "guide for how to show up ... after you've sent the card."
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A study tracking depression rates among U.S. teens from 2005 to 2014 finds an increase — especially among girls. A steady diet of harsh judgements from social media may play a role, researchers say.
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A hiker in Colorado found the drone stuck in a tree about 600 miles away from where it went missing. Nobody knows how the $1.5 million aircraft got there.
The view from the hospital in southern Italy is so good that one man faked a life-threatening illness to get himself inside to watch a sold-out game. It didn't work — security kicked him out.
Japan's Shinzo Abe will be the second world leader to meet with President Trump at the White House. Former U.S. ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy talks with David Greene about what to expect.
President Trump has made American manufacturing a central concern. Can a complicated approach called a border adjustment tax make it happen? Planet Money looks at how it's supposed to work.
John Lansing is the CEO of the agency in charge of the government-funded Voice of America news service. He talks with Steve Inskeep about the agency's operations under the new administration.
NPR's David Greene talks to TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer about why he signed an amicus brief opposing Trump's executive order on immigration. An appeals court has kept the ban on hold.