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President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to testify under oath in January at Trump Tower — just weeks before he raises his hand to swear in at his inauguration.
Dec. 17, 2016
Rep. Mick Mulvaney is a prominent member of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of around 40 conservatives that grew out of the Tea Party movement.
Dec. 17, 2016
Is comedy timeless? Comedian Jim Gaffigan explores that question by delivering ancient jokes to an unsuspecting audience.
Dec. 17, 2016
If you go to an NBA game, should you expect to see the star players on the court — or at least on the bench? NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com about all things basketball.
Dec. 17, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Greg Poling of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative about China installing weapons on islands in the South China Sea, and seizing a U.S. underwater drone.
Dec. 17, 2016
Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed a law stripping Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper of power. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Michael Bitzer, political science professor at Catawba College.
Dec. 17, 2016
Thousands of people in Aleppo are waiting to be evacuated from the besieged city. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Los Angeles Times reporter Nabih Bulos about the latest developments in Syria.
Dec. 17, 2016
Have you heard of Chocolate Charlie, Black Cake or Cherry Mash? These traditional holiday candies and sweets are only made in certain parts of the country.
Dec. 17, 2016
Voting patterns show that areas where Donald Trump did well were also places where opiate overdoses and deaths occurred. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Shannon Monnat who led the study.
Dec. 17, 2016
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving a notorious 1984 murder in Washington, DC. The key issue involves whether prosecutors failed to turn over favorable evidence to the defendants.
Dec. 17, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump continued his "Thank you" tour in Florida Friday, where both Trump supporters and critics gathered.
Dec. 17, 2016
Weekend Edition has been collecting holiday recipes from NPR staffers. This morning, we feature German Christmas Stollen, a favorite of NPR's Kim Bryant.
Dec. 17, 2016
German authorities are using online hunters who sift through websites and videos to find Muslim extremists and monitor their recruitment efforts.
Dec. 17, 2016
President-elect Trump is scheduled to testify under oath in January at Trump Tower — just weeks before he raises his hand to swear in at his inauguration.
Dec. 17, 2016
Trump has sent mixed signals about how he regards climate science. Researchers are divided over whether to appeal him, or prepare for a fight.
Dec. 17, 2016
Britain is reeling from a scandal involving allegations of sexual abuse in youth soccer. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Guardian reporter Daniel Taylor, who broke the story.
Dec. 17, 2016
The sugar industry in Hawaii dominated the state's economy for over a century. But it has shrunk in recent years. Now, the last of the state's sugar mills has wrapped up its final harvest.
Dec. 17, 2016
As many as a third of defendants in urban areas remain in jail because they could not post bail. An increasing number of states are changing that with risk-based systems of pre-trial detention.
Dec. 17, 2016
Google sifted through 5 million satellite images to create a series of zoomable, time-lapse videos depicting the human impact on the planet.
Dec. 17, 2016
In the Obama administration, Republican-dominated states such as Texas often sought to block the president's agenda. In the Trump era, California may play that same role.
Dec. 17, 2016

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