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Congress has failed to pass gun control laws for years. But following the massacre in Orlando, there are now competing proposals. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sen. Susan Collins about her proposal.
June 19, 2016
Philanthropist and collector Paul Mellon gave the gift of art to the American people. The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is honoring that gift as part of its 75th anniversary celebration.
June 19, 2016
Many Irish citizens living in Britain can vote in Thursday's referendum on European Union membership. Ireland, with billions of trade dollars at risk, wants them to vote to keep the UK in the EU.
June 19, 2016
The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers play for the top prize in basketball tonight. Slate's Mike Pesca shares his thoughts on the upcoming game with NPR's Rachel Martin.
June 19, 2016
The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing for tonight's NBA showdown. Cleveland sports teams, which haven't won a championship in 52 years, hope tonight breaks the curse.
June 19, 2016
The shooting in Orlando cut deep through the gay and Latino communities. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Xorje Olivares, Miriam Zoila Perez and Veronica Bayetti Flores about how the losses affected them.
June 19, 2016
Over 50 State Department officials signed a dissent memo, criticizing the administration's Syria policy. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to former ambassador Robert Ford about why many took this action.
June 19, 2016
Families of the 49 dead in the Orlando shooting are holding services, saying good-bye and arranging to bring bodies back home. But what happens if the person killed was living in the U.S. illegally?
June 19, 2016
Now that Iraqi forces are retaking Fallujah, what is next? NPR's Rachel Martin sat down with Lukman Faily, Iraq's Ambassador to the U.S., to talk about his country's future and America's role in it.
June 19, 2016
The FBI interviewed Orlando gunman Omar Mateen before he shot dead 49 people. John Pistole, former deputy director of the FBI, talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the bureau investigates leads.
June 19, 2016
Growing up in India, I never had to worry about Father's Day. But now I do. Would dad like a booze flask with a mustache decal?
June 19, 2016
In the U.S., VapoRub goes on a sick child's chest. In Russia, it might go on the soles of the feet. Cultural norms have a big effect on how we diagnose and treat illnesses, especially at home.
June 19, 2016
The presumptive GOP nominee spent much of May campaigning in states that he either won't win or probably will — instead of those swing states necessary to help him put him over the top in November.
June 19, 2016
In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Chicago to fight for fair and open housing. NPR's Michel Martin and WBEZ examined the state of activism in Chicago around fair housing and other issues today.
June 18, 2016
When Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of the Ohev Sholom synagogue heard about the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, he decided to show solidarity by taking his congregation to a gay bar in D.C.
June 18, 2016
Queer 2.0 host Jacob Tobia, pediatric nurse Alexis Joy Agsaulio, and etiquette writer Steven Petrow talk about how the LGBTQ community is processing the shooting in Orlando, and social media reaction.
June 18, 2016
In a recent poll, both Democrats and Republicans expressed low levels of trust in their party's nominating process for presidential candidates. We hear from voters around the country.
June 18, 2016
After the mass shooting at a gay nightclub some Orlando residents looked for ways to help families of the injured. An LGBT center has become inundated with donations of food and other items.
June 18, 2016
Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.
June 18, 2016
After interviewing dozens of people who knew Omar Mateen, investigators say his profile is more like that of a "typical mass shooter" than an individual radicalized by ISIS.
June 18, 2016

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