Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, angry over the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, wants other countries to lead peace efforts now. He is making his case to the U.N. Security Council.
There are six detainees cleared for release from Guantanamo Bay. One was scheduled to be transferred to Saudi Arabian custody Tuesday, but U.S. officials now say that's not happening. The five others have been awaiting placement in a third country for years, but the State Department office assigned to place them remains vacant.
It's known that Russian groups used Facebook and other social media platforms to spread false information during the 2016 election, but now Russian bots are doing the same after the Florida shooting. So, how are tech giants thinking about tackling these issues and making sure the same thing doesn't happen in this year's midterm election?
President Trump responded to the indictment of Russian nationals over interference in the 2016 campaign with tweets blaming President Obama for not stopping the interference and insisting it did not change the outcome of the election. Trump's responses to the shooting in Florida and recent White House scandals are also under scrutiny.
U.S. trade partners are threatening retaliation if the Trump administration follows through with proposed tariffs or quotas on imported steel and aluminum. Kentucky bourbon and Harley Davidson motorcycles are among the exports that could be targeted.
The Democratic National Committee elected new leadership one year ago, with many major problems to solve in the wake of a disastrous 2016 campaign for the party. Now, party leaders look at what success they have had.
Less than a month ago someone close to the Parkland shooter contacted the FBI to report his gun ownership, desire to kill people and the potential to conduct a school shooting. The FBI now says that tip never made it out of its central call center to be acted upon. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former FBI assistant director Ron Hosko about what the FBI's processes are for handling tips from the public, and what needs assessing in the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting.
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are headed to Tallahassee to lobby state lawmakers to pass new gun regulations. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Steve Bousquet of the Tampa Bay Times about the state of play and Gov. Rick Scott's relationship with the NRA.