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President-elect Donald Trump made three senior cabinet appointments Friday. His picks for national security adviser, CIA director and attorney general offer clues to his administration's priorities.
Nov. 19, 2016
The state of Michigan is fighting a judge's order mandating water delivery to Flint residents who need it. Democrat state Sen. Jim Ananich of Flint discusses the controversy.
Nov. 19, 2016
Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat, leads the Republican incumbent by 6,600 votes, with both candidates hovering just below the 49 percent mark.
Nov. 19, 2016
One day after vandals hit their playground at Brooklyn's Adam Yauch Park, kids took it back, adorning a make-believe train with hearts and flowers. The park will host a rally Sunday.
Nov. 19, 2016
Donald Trump wants to punish local law enforcement that doesn't cooperate with immigration law, but the decisions to enforce are varied, and some worry it could lead to abuse.
Nov. 19, 2016
Pence was met with boos and cheers as he came to see the show, and afterwards the diverse cast and crew delivered a pointed statement about what they believe really makes America great.
Nov. 19, 2016
Computer detection of potentially false stories; labeling news that might be false; cutting ad revenue: Those are steps Facebook could use to combat fake news.
Nov. 19, 2016
Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts talk about a complicated relationship between an adult woman and her stepfather.
Nov. 19, 2016
Last year, Turkey's president condemned Trump and suggested his name be removed from two skyscrapers in Istanbul. But now the government and its supporters say they're glad he won.
Nov. 19, 2016
Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.
Nov. 19, 2016
Vice president-elect Mike Pence attended the Broadway production of Hamilton last night. At the end of the musical, the cast of the show had a message for him.
Nov. 19, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine about the career of tennis star Andy Murray whose elementary school was the site of a school shooting in 1996.
Nov. 19, 2016
The Obama Administration has removed the Arctic Ocean from any new off shore oil and gas leasing for the next 5 years. Environmentalists wanted the move due to concerns over climate change.
Nov. 19, 2016
The conservative radio host and commentator was a vocal critic of Trump during the presidential election. Beck talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his evolving political views and finding common ground
Nov. 19, 2016
The running shoe company was never a big fan of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade deal pursued by the Obama administration. But after Trump won the election, New Balance found itself in a pickle.
Nov. 19, 2016
Scott Simon speaks with U.S. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on President elect Donald Trump's new pick on attorney general and their role.
Nov. 19, 2016
It's often quoted that Ray Kroc made a fortune and his wife spent it — on causes he may not have agreed with. Lisa Napoli talks to Scott Simon about the life and love affair in her new book.
Nov. 19, 2016
French conservatives choose their candidate for President on Sunday. The winner will likely face off against Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front in the presidential election next year.
Nov. 19, 2016
Marta Dusseldorp currently stars in three popular Australian shows: "Jack Irish", "Janet King" and "A Place to Call Home." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Dusseldorp about her career.
Nov. 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has settled three outstanding lawsuits related to his now-defunct Trump University. The New York Attorney General announced the $25 million settlement Friday.
Nov. 19, 2016

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