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A week after violent clashes during a white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Va., today's "Free Speech" rally in Boston was met with massive counter-protests.

After a week of turmoil and shake ups in the Trump administration, presidential historian Michael Beschloss discusses with NPR's Dwane Brown where this president stands compared to past leaders.

The White House has had a tumultuous week. President Trump's comments about Charlottesville, Va., have been widely condemned, and the week ended with the ouster of White House strategist Steve Bannon.

NPR has been checking in with the Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas since primary season. Following backlash over President Trump's comments following white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Va., NPR's Robert Siegel checks in with Hutchinson to ask how he thinks the president is handling the situation.

Derek Jeter had a spectacular career playing shortstop for the New York Yankees, during which he managed to avoid scandal and embarrassment and kept his private life tastefully private. So, what might all that brilliance as a player mean for him as he now becomes an owner?

When the University of Louisville took down a monument to Confederate soldiers from the Civil War, a nearby Kentucky town welcomed the statue — and residents still like that it's there.

President Trump's national security team has been trying — and failing — for months to come up with a new plan for Afghanistan. On Friday, they will meet again at Camp David to plot a way forward in the longest war in U.S. history. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says all options are on the table. What are they, and what's the country's goal at this point?

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Joshua Green, author of The Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency and senior national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek about reports that Steve Bannon is leaving the White House.

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Jess Walter about the significance today of the 1992 deadly standoff between right-wing fundamentalists and the federal government at Ruby Ridge in Idaho.

Business leaders have resigned from Trump's council over his response to Charlottesville. But evangelical leaders say they see their role differently.




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