The new president was a fierce critic of Barack Obama's foreign policy during the presidential campaign. Here's a look at the difficult issues he has just inherited.
"Quiet," by the Los Angeles-based singer MILCK, goes viral after a group of women perform it a capella during the weekend protest in Washington, D.C.
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The jazz band, known for its soulful interpretations of songs by Nas and Ol' Dirty Bastard, plays its own new material live in the NPR Music offices.
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We have new music from The Kinks' Ray Davies. This British songwriter's fascination with U.S. culture culminates in a new album with The Jayhawks called Americana.
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Russia, Iran and Turkey will reportedly sign an agreement to "create a trilateral mechanism" to enforce the ceasefire that was reached last month.
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Our occasional series on storytelling in video games continues with the epic Western Red Dead Redemption. It's the tale of a reformed gunslinger tasked with hunting down the members of his old gang.
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The prolific singer, songwriter and bandleader balances confined chaos and riotous pop hooks on his newest self-titled album.
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Mayor Tom Norton of Greeley had a courtside seat at the University of Northern Colorado. The Greeley Tribune reports he walked on the floor to protest a referee's call, and he was ejected.
That's why the University of Washington is considering a new class offering with a provocative name: Calling B.S. It's about teaching better critical thinking skills.
New research indicates that people are inclined to over-attribute positive traits to themselves, especially when it comes to moral virtue — which is concerning, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.
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Rising temperatures in the Austrian Alps have forced some ski resorts to close, while other are looking to buy more snow-making machinery. Scientists say you can't attribute one bad season to climate change.
Gambia's defeated leader has left the country, but it appears that he plundered the state coffers on his way out. The Democratically elected president is set to return from exile.
After weeks in which Donald Trump had mocked U.S. intelligence officials, he paid a visit to the CIA on Saturday. Trump told staffers that he's now with them, "a thousand percent."
Doctors in South Africa are launching the world's first HIV vaccine trial in seven years. Medical experts here have labeled the trial landmark because of the scale and complexity of the project.
Across the deep South, people are picking up the pieces after a weekend of violent storms and tornadoes. Nearly 20 people were killed Saturday, eight of them near the South Georgia town of Adel.
Trump begins his first full week at the White House. There may be movement on agenda items like repealing Obamacare, but also the risk of distraction over media coverage and inaugural crowd size.
Awards for the best children's books of the year will be announced on Monday morning by The American Library Association. We examine the significance of the Caldecott and Newbery medals
After White House spokesman Sean Spicer called in the media Saturday to berate reporting on inaugural crowd size, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway introduced the concept of "alternative facts."
To launch our road trip series, "Our Land" across the country as Donald Trump takes office, we meet freshly minted citizens at their naturalization ceremony in Kansas City, Mo.
Rachel Martin talks to Hisham al-Omeisy, an independent political commentator in Yemen, about the humanitarian crisis there. A new UNICEF report on the country's civil war estimates at least 10,000 have died and 400,000 Yemeni children are at risk of starvation.