Attorney General Jeff Sessions referred to Hawaii as "an island in the Pacific," and many Hawaiians felt the description was dismissive of the 50th state.
The next phase of Congress' investigation into the Trump-Russia story could be a major focus on U.S. intelligence — and what Republicans call its abuse.
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Justice Department officials are demanding proof that cities receiving millions in law enforcement grants are complying with federal immigration law.
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Scientists plan to march in hundreds of cities across the country on Saturday. But not all scientists think it's their role to be an activist.
Those who've escaped say they were beaten and tortured by authorities, and forced to reveal the names of their gay friends.
On Tuesday, the U.S. attorney general marveled that "a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could block President Trump's travel ban. Hawaiians say he messed with the wrong archipelago.
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In 2011, Paula Williams Madison walked away from her job as an executive at NBC Universal, in search of her family's history.
The technique coaches new mothers to develop physical and emotional bonds with their babies.
Ayad Akhtar writes plays that challenge audiences' notions of Islam, while also challenging Muslims' assumptions about their own faith.
NBC News' Beth Fouhy and Ayesha Rascoe of Reuters join us to discuss whether Republicans will be able to come to an agreement on a new health care overhaul plan.
Goldie has released a remix of "Inner City Life," his landmark drum and bass song from 1995's Timeless, by none other than Burial.
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MacKay's new solo album, Esker, is a rich and easygoing reminder that the American guitar tradition is a vast and detailed one.
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Despite the company-wide initiative for diverse hiring, change in the newsroom has been incremental.
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The Canadian country musician makes his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage with this humorous performance, as recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.
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Aya Hijazi and her Egyptian husband were accused of child abuse, but human rights groups called the charges specious and prosecutors offered no proof. The couple were jailed for nearly three years.
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Monk only lent his talents to the film world once, and the soundtrack is finally being released in time for Record Store Day. Here he paints one of his classic ballads in darker tones.
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The Kyoto-based band takes vengeance on an eye-patched boss in this wild tribute to gritty B-movie violence.
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"Thinking Of Place" is both epic and wistful, with moody reflections and memories of a time gone by.
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The ambient composer Wolfgang Voigt returns to the GAS moniker with an urgency that rumbles more deeply, with strings hung like endless cobwebs across dark valleys.
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This week's show combines a chat about The Fate Of The Furious that we had with Gene Demby and Chris Klimek and a discussion of clapbacks and feuds from our Chicago live show, led off by Sam Sanders.
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