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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius about President-elect Donald Trump's statements on NATO and Russia, and how the new administration could affect Lithuania.
Nov. 15, 2016
The current Republican Party leadership have all been re-elected by unanimous voice vote for the 115th Congress. Speaker Paul Ryan was also re-nominated to lead the GOP in the new Congress.
Nov. 15, 2016
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and a member of Donald Trump's transition team, on conflict within Trump's circle of advisers and his plans to "drain the swamp."
Nov. 15, 2016
As the mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani was a proponent of a controversial policing philosophy that calls for police to go after small crimes in hopes of preventing bigger problems.
Nov. 15, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will have a major role in governing. The men have many differences: in experience, style and ideology.
Nov. 15, 2016
A commission chaired by Tony Blair and Leon Panetta calls for a U.S.-led strategy focusing on stopping radicalization before it happens and partnering with tech companies to fight extremism online.
Nov. 15, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is scrambling to fill a Cabinet and an administration in the next 65 days. The transition is off to a chaotic start.
Nov. 15, 2016
Cohen's friend Suzanne Verdal fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Co. First sold in the 1940s, it remains popular even today.
Nov. 15, 2016
As diplomats await news of their new boss, all eyes are on Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump friend with little foreign policy experience. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is also in the running.
Nov. 15, 2016
Critics from the left and the right have charged that Donald Trump has invited a modern face of racism into the White House by naming Breitbart chief Steve Bannon to be his chief strategist.
Nov. 15, 2016
The billion-dollar museum is set to open near Giza's pyramids next year. The highlight: King Tut. But amid a financial crisis and drop in tourism, who will come?
Nov. 15, 2016
The federal government spends more than $30 billion a year to fund the National Institutes of Health. How will a new administration affect academic research? What about pharmaceutical research?
Nov. 15, 2016
The GOP leadership elections are a show of unity heading into the new year where Republicans will control both the legislative and executive branches.
Nov. 15, 2016
It's billed as the "largest movable land-based structure ever built," and is an important step toward ultimately dismantling the reactor. The 1986 blast was the world's worst-ever nuclear disaster.
Nov. 15, 2016
New Yorker writer Evan Osnos talks about the executive orders and other actions that Trump can use to undo existing agreements on climate change, immigration and foreign policy.
Nov. 15, 2016
Twitter has long faced criticism for its inability to curb harassment and threatening posts. It's now giving users new ways to flag abuse or avoid seeing offensive posts.
Nov. 15, 2016
Some Massachusetts opioid users are so desperate to quit the drug habit they are asking judges to lock them up and require treatment. But critics question whether courts should play this role.
Nov. 15, 2016
Viruses can hit people in different ways, with symptoms ranging from minimal to severe. A doctor wanted to know if that was true for Ebola as well.
Nov. 15, 2016
Many counties in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin, Iowa and Pennsylvania that had backed President Obama just four years ago were crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
Nov. 15, 2016
Pipelines are center stage in a fight over the nation's energy future, concerns about climate change, and private property rights. And Donald Trump's election means the battles are likely to continue.
Nov. 15, 2016

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