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NPR's Scott Simon talks with CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour about a speech she gave last week in New York calling for the freedom of the press — in the United States.

President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with the President of Taiwan had diplomats apoplectic. The conversation broke nearly four decades of diplomatic practice with Taiwan and China.

Composer J.J. Wright combines sacred music with jazz for a project based on texts and melodies of Advent. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to him from Rome where he now interns with the Sistine Chapel Choir.

Civilians in the rebel-held side of the city are fleeing for their lives, dodging crossfire along the front line to reach the regime-held part of the city. "It was all so sudden," one woman tells NPR.

Steve Inskeep talks with former Commerce Secretary Donald Evans and libertarian economist Tyler Cowen about the problems that arise when a president pressures individual companies to do his bidding.

A quadrennial post-election Harvard tradition brings together senior campaign staffers from both sides to discuss the election. This year's forum was at times consumed by raw feelings.

The Smithsonian show isn't about the words of the Quran so much as the people who laboriously copied it, letter by letter. When they made a mistake, they fixed it with flourish — and sometimes gold.

One year ago, a terrorist attack at a county office party in San Bernardino left 14 people dead and 22 injured. Survivors of the attack and members of the community say the attack still haunts them.

Speaking to a crowd in Cincinnati where he celebrated his win in Ohio, Trump compared Mattis to World War II Gen. George S. Patton and said a formal announcement of his nomination would come Monday.

The state is a Republican stronghold, but even Idahoans have doubts on whether President-elect Donald Trump can help the timber industry recover after job cuts and a series of mill closures.

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