Historian and author Randall Hansen is the lucky winner of what we could call the "collateral winner" of the year award. That's because his book Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany 1942-1945 has been mistaken by book buyers for the Michael Wolff's Trump exposé.
With trailer parks destroyed and hundreds of homes ruined by Hurricane Irma, rents have skyrocketed and housing has become unaffordable for many in the Florida Keys. Local officials are scrambling to find ways to provide low-cost rentals affordable for waitresses, fishing guides and others vital to the area's tourist economy.
In Supreme Court arguments on Wednesday, the justices appeared divided over whether Ohio's so called "use-it or lose-it" voter registration rule violates federal law. The state has one of the nation's most aggressive voter-purge systems in the country.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Jake Quinn, of Asheville, N.C., who is one of the plaintiffs who claimed that the state's districts are unconstitutionally partisan. A panel of federal judges have now ruled in Quinn's favor.