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Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled his first charges in the Russia imbroglio on Monday. Three former Trump aides were involved, and members of Congress have said they want to pass a bill protecting Mueller from being fired by Trump if the president feels threatened.
Oct. 30, 2017
In Hollywood, over the weekend more allegations of sexual assault came to light, as actor Anthony Rapp shared his account of an incident that happened in the '80s with Buzzfeed. Actor Kevin Spacey, allegedly assaulted Rapp, then 14, when they were working on Broadway. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Adam Vary, who broke the story.
Oct. 30, 2017
Jury selection for the federal trial against Cliven Bundy begins Monday. The anti-government rancher is charged with leading an armed standoff against federal agents in 2014 that reignited a long simmering 'range war' over control of US public lands in the West.
Oct. 30, 2017
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee. He joins NPR's Mary Louise Kelly to talk about former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort's indictment and what else is ahead for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. election.
Oct. 30, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Washington Post reporter Philip Bump about George Papadoupolos, an adviser to the campaign who admitted to lying to the FBI about his interactions with Russian operatives.
Oct. 30, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with attorney Sol Wisenberg, former deputy independent counsel under Kenneth Starr, about what the indictments handed down today tell us about where special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation might be headed.
Oct. 30, 2017
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl spoke for the first time at his sentencing hearing. He apologized to those he harmed by deserting his unit in Afghanistan.
Oct. 30, 2017
The White House is trying to create distance between President Trump and the actions special counsel Robert Mueller took against several of Trump's former campaign aides in connection with his investigation.
Oct. 30, 2017
The Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations committee on whether the Authorization for the Use of Military, passed shortly after 9/11, should be amended or repealed. The law is still the basis for U.S. wars and military operations around the globe.
Oct. 30, 2017
The Justice Department has laid out a description of how early and how often Russian agents reached out to President Trump's then-nascent campaign in 2016; a former foreign policy aide has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the matter. Separately, Trump's former campaign chairman and a top aide were charged with money laundering.
Oct. 30, 2017
Premiums for top-line HealthCare.gov policies are going up, federal officials confirm. But higher subsidies could cut some consumers' out-of-pocket expenses enough to make coverage cheaper overall.
Oct. 30, 2017
Candy is supposed to be sweet and delicious. So why are we tempted by candy that pretends to be made of hazardous chemicals, that threatens to nuke our tastebuds, or that dares us to be disgusted?
Oct. 30, 2017
Donald Trump repeatedly called Bergdahl a traitor on the campaign trail — remarks he recently alluded to when Bergdahl pleaded guilty. Bergdahl's lawyers said that constituted unlawful influence.
Oct. 30, 2017
The concoction, crispy fried chicken tossed with a sweet and sour sauce, is an Americanized version of dishes found in China. But this top seller has developed its own authenticity over the years.
Oct. 30, 2017
A judge in Washington, D.C., has issued a temporary injunction to prevent President Trump' prohibition on transgender members of the military from being enforced for the foreseeable future.
Oct. 30, 2017
Police escorted some members of the Catalan government out of their offices, as the ongoing crisis over Catalonia's independence claim continues to create uncertainty.
Oct. 30, 2017
Peter Madsen denies killing her, police say, maintaining that her death was an accident. Wall was researching a story in August on board a submarine he built.
Oct. 30, 2017
Open enrollment on the exchanges for health insurance created by the Affordable Care Act will be different this time around. Here are some tips on how to make the most of it.
Oct. 30, 2017
A third of black Americans say they avoid calling the police when in need because of fear of discrimination. And nearly half say they or a family member have been treated unfairly by the courts.
Oct. 30, 2017
George Papadopoulos lied to FBI agents about meeting a professor with Russian ties who had promised to provide "dirt" on Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.
Oct. 30, 2017

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