Last Build Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:28:58 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:28:58 -0500Yadkin County, N.C., is overwhelmingly white, and went overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in November. Voters there hope Trump will lessen what they've felt was a weight on them for the past eight years.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:00 -0500The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that without the federal mandate and subsidies, the number of people who will lose their health insurance could grow to 32 million over 10 years.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:13:00 -0500"Deny them sex until they show you their voter's card," Mishi Mboko urges. The tactic is not new. Women have gone on sex strikes in the past to try to end wars and curb violence. But is it effective?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:53:00 -0500Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary, faces her Senate confirmation hearing.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff about President Obama's economic legacy.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500Dozens of Democrats in the House of Representatives plan to boycott the inauguration of Donald Trump after the president-elect hit back at Rep. John Lewis, who said his election was not legitimate.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500A Congressional Budget Office analysis requested by Democrats says a repeal of Obamacare could leave millions uninsured. But Republicans insist they will come up with a replacement law to provide insurance.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500President-elect Trump's pick to lead the Department of Education, Betsy DeVos, appeared before the Senate's education committee Tuesday for her confirmation hearing. She is expected to be asked tough questions about her past support for private school vouchers and for limiting charter school oversight.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500After Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech and Donald Trump's interview with The Times of London, NPR's Robert Siegel talks with David Rennie, the Washington bureau chief of The Economist, about what lies ahead for relations between the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500A White House fixture for eight years has a new home. The Obamas paid "Malia and Sasha's Castle" one last visit on Monday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500New poll numbers suggest Donald Trump will take office with historically low approval ratings. His transition team has said "unity" is the theme of the inaugural, but the president-elect's tweets these past few weeks have done little to foster that idea.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:48:00 -0500Two new polls show that only around 4 in 10 Americans view Donald Trump favorably. The president-elect responded by blasting polls as "phony" and "rigged."
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:56:00 -0500The Lincoln Bible was purchased for the 1861 inauguration by Supreme Court Clerk William Thomas Carroll.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:50:00 -0500Trump's campaign comments toward China were extremely strong, and we're likely to learn soon how much was rhetoric and how much will become actual policy.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:22:00 -0500Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump won a "convincing victory."