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President Trump's top economic adviser Kevin Hassett says that despite recent large drops in the stock market, "the fundamentals for the economy are very sound."

NPR's Mary Louise speaks with Michael Schneider, executive editor of IndieWire, about the Olympics as a TV event this year. It'll be a year without Matt Lauer and Bob Costas.

Opioids are a public health emergency, Donald Trump says, but he hasn't acted on the White House opioid commission's recommendations to expand treatment.

Civilian death tolls are piling up as the Syrian regime and its ally Russia attack Eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, and parts of the northern Idlib province.

A new study from Human Rights Watch finds the residents are being given the drugs despite an FDA warning that they can increase the risk of death for older people with dementia.

Many Senate Democrats seeking reelection are in states that Trump carried in 2016. That presents opportunities for the GOP to win and make a takeover effort by Democrats tougher. But there's a problem as the GOP has had trouble recruiting top tier candidates in several important races.

Wednesday is the final day of a major corruption trial centered on the Baltimore Police Department. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, who is at the federal court in Baltimore and has been covering this case.

Veterans are divided on President Trump's desire for a military parade. Many believe it is a fitting tribute to the all-volunteer force, others worry it will be misinterpreted as a show of force.

U.S. troops are on the ground in Syria training local forces to fight ISIS. But Turkish troops and their local allies are on verge of a confrontation with them.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Sue Mi Terry of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about Kim Yo Jong, the increasingly influential sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, who will be joining the country's Olympic delegation.

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