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."
NPR's Nina Totenberg discusses questions about the incoming Trump administration, some potentially big issues before the Supreme Court and Trump's progress toward nominating a ninth Supreme Court justice.
Demonstrators across the country are protesting against the completion of the Dakota Access pipeline. The pipeline is located near the reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The federal government has halted construction, but the companies building the pipeline have asked a federal court to let them complete the project.
Pianist, singer and composer Mose Allison died Tuesday morning at his home in Hilton Head, S.C. He just celebrated his 89th birthday last Friday. He died of natural causes. Allison's witty lyrics and Southern drawl were favorites of jazz fans and the British rockers who covered his songs — from The Who to The Clash to Van Morrison.