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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
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
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
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 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 right-wing, Law and Justice Party says it wants to give Poles back their identity and values. Supporters welcome Donald Trump's election, but not his coziness with Moscow.
Nov. 15, 2016
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.
Nov. 15, 2016
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.
Nov. 15, 2016
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.
Nov. 15, 2016
The dating app will now allow users to type in the gender that they identify with. The company said the change is meant to make the app more inclusive to transgender or gender non-conforming people.
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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