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Trump's lawyer said the trust isolates him from his business interests. A document from the trust says he can take out money whenever he wants.
April 3, 2017
Gov. Rick Scott is reassigning 21 first-degree murder cases from State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who says seeking capital punishment is not in the best interest of justice.
April 3, 2017
Anger, frustration, even an unsubtle suggestion of war — there's been some heated talk lately between the U.K. and Spain about a single rock. Here's a primer on what all the fuss is about.
April 3, 2017
Although NHL players have expressed a desire to once again play in the Winter Olympics, league officials say they won't be halting the season to make time for the 2018 Games in South Korea.
April 3, 2017
A new study finds that people who are overweight, but not obese, have shorter life spans. It's the opposite of a 2013 study that got a lot of attention by finding a few pounds might be good for you.
April 3, 2017
Clint Watts, a former FBI agent, describes a diffuse network of Russian hackers and propagandists conducting a misinformation campaign that didn't stop with the election of President Trump.
April 3, 2017
Outspoken and influential Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died over the weekend. He was known for his criticism of anti-Semitism and of the Soviet Union.
April 3, 2017
Journalist Ben Taub of The New Yorker spent several months following a Nigerian teenage girl's route as she tries to reach Europe, risking death, forced labor and sex work.
April 3, 2017
The trust intended to build an ethics wall between President Trump and his businesses was quietly changed in February. Now he is allowed unlimited payments from the trust, among other changes.
April 3, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, a member of the Judiciary Committee, about why she voted against Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court and why she supports a Democratic filibuster.
April 3, 2017
Senate Democrats on Monday secured the votes needed to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. This sets up a political fight that will change the way future high court nominees are considered.
April 3, 2017
Nomadic herders are invading wildlife conservancies in the Rift Valley in search of pasture for their cattle, resulting in violence as police move in. But some local farmers say it's more complicated.
April 3, 2017
The University of North Carolina is up for its sixth overall title, while Gonzaga is going for its first, in Monday night's championship game.
April 3, 2017
Michael Ignatieff, president of Budapest's Central European University, discusses the Hungarian government's efforts to shut down the school, which awards diplomas accepted in the U.S. and Hungary.
April 3, 2017
President Trump hosts Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House Monday. The Obama administration never invited Sissi to Washington out of concerns over his human rights record.
April 3, 2017
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with cybersecurity expert Clinton Watts about how a Russian misinformation campaign influenced the 2016 presidential campaign and beyond.
April 3, 2017
Ten people were killed and many more injured by the blast in Russia's second-largest city. No one has claimed responsibility, but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is calling it a terrorist attack.
April 3, 2017
President Trump is focusing on foreign policy priorities this week, including visits with several world leaders, as his domestic agenda is paused in Congress.
April 3, 2017
A black Mississippi resident sued the state, saying the use of the Confederate battle flag amounted to state-sanctioned racial discrimination. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed the suit.
April 3, 2017
Mylan is recalling some EpiPens distributed between December 2015 and July 2016, saying a potentially defective part could make them fail to activate during a life-threatening allergic reaction.
April 3, 2017

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