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Congressional campaigns have been releasing b-roll of their candidates, which can then be used for superPAC ads in their favor. Footage of Sen. Mitch McConnell got some extra attention online.
March 29, 2014
Russia has a long and legendary literary tradition that can perhaps give us insight into their president today.
March 29, 2014
Residents of a small town in southern Arizona say a local Border Patrol checkpoint is unnecessary and that agents have overstepped legal bounds. So now they conduct their own form of surveillance.
March 29, 2014
Latino activists have changed their strategy, tired of waiting for Congress to pass immigration legislation. Instead of pursuing lawmakers, many are calling on the White House to act on its own.
March 29, 2014
In a case that has stunned California's political community, Sen. Leland Yee is charged with trafficking shoulder-fired missiles and plotting with a character known as "Shrimp Boy."
March 29, 2014
Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to conduct such a procedure in West Virginia.
March 29, 2014
Latinos are the most uninsured group in the country, but they're newly leery of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.
March 29, 2014
The official death toll in the mudslide that turned a community into a disaster area in Oso, Wash., holds steady. And it seems a figure about damage done by landslides is nearly 30 years out of date.
March 29, 2014
Sales of the airliner are flagging, and airlines are retiring their 747 fleets. The end may be near for the original "jumbo jet," but in its glory days, it offered an experience like no other.
March 29, 2014
"We have absolutely no intention of - or interest in - crossing Ukraine's borders," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a Russian TV station Saturday.
March 29, 2014
Kentucky came back to beat defending champ Louisville and Michigan State upset Virginia Friday night, as the NCAA men's basketball championship finalized its Elite Eight lineup.
March 29, 2014
It's the latest violence leading up to the April 5 vote. The Taliban is warning citizens that heading to the polls could be deadly.
March 29, 2014
This week the supreme court heard arguments that test an important part of the Obama health care law. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.
March 29, 2014
Some lawmakers are saying that the annexation of Crimea could fundamentally change how the U.S. relates to Russia. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Senator John McCain.
March 29, 2014
General Motors announced Friday that it was recalling 824,000 more small cars due to faulty ignition switches. NPR's Sonari Glinton speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about GM's woes.
March 29, 2014
The families of passengers who were aboard the missing airline have many hard questions — including what kind of compensation they can expect. NPR's Scott Simon discusses this with lawyer Marc Moller.
March 29, 2014
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is designed to encourage women to contribute to the online encyclopedia. Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian American Art Museum tells NPR's Scott Simon why.
March 29, 2014
Even as the presidential public financing system has been all but abandoned, advocates are trying to bring such a system to New York state. What happens there could be a model for other states.
March 29, 2014
This week an Egyptian court sentenced over 500 people to death. NPR's Leila Fadel tells NPR's Scott Simon that it was one of the harshest verdicts ever imposed in modern Egypt.
March 29, 2014
President Obama met with Pope Francis this week at the Vatican. Among those watching most closely were young American Catholics. NPR's Don Gonyea sits down with a group of Catholic millennials.
March 29, 2014

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