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The Hungarian paper closed Wednesday, as the country's media is slowly becoming less and less objective. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Flora Garamvolgyi, who covered foreign affairs for the paper.

FBI investigators reportedly sought information on the Access Hollywood tape as part of the raid of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. Why? Some see a possible nexus with potential campaign finance violations.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Professor Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina about how social media impacts people's social connections and private lives.

An American generation of Muslims in Chicago sees community organizing as the path for the faith to stay relevant to a younger generation of Muslims who often feel alienated. Rami Nashashibi leads the Inner City Muslim Action Network and sees the social work as a solution to the apathy that leads people away from religion or the marginalization that sometimes leads to anger and violence.

With the recent chemical weapon attacks in Syria, some are calling for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried as a war criminal. For a sense of how that might work, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Alex Whiting, a former prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and Harvard law professor.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee heard from President Trump's nominee to lead the State Department, CIA Director Mike Pompeo. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., about the hearing.

Farmers in Nebraska are taking the news of a trade war with China in stride. The tariffs on agricultural exports — particularly soy beans will hurt — but are the voters of this Republican state willing to take the pain and for how long?

A report from a Missouri House committee investigation alleges that during an extramarital affair Gov. Eric Greitens physically abused a woman and forced her to have sex against her will on numerous occasions. There is pressure on Greitens to step down, but he denies the report's findings and is refusing to resign.

President Trump's nominee to become the next Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, appears before the Senate Foreign Relations committee Thursday, hoping for a quick confirmation.

Following President Trump's vow on Twitter to attack Syria and the five days since the alleged chemical weapons attack which prompted the move, no attack actions have been taken.

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