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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:00:16 -0500Volunteers started working the day after Thanksgiving to give the White House its annual holiday charm.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:42:51 -0500We track down a fake-news creator in the suburbs, uncover his empire of fake-news sites, and get him to tell us his secrets.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:26:00 -0500Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since 1979. China's foreign minister says he believes the call will not change U.S. policy toward China.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:07:00 -0500Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:02:00 -0500A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500U.S. criticism of the drug war in the Philippines has caused a profound souring of relations with the country, but Donald Trump's presidency could have a positive impact.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500Presidential transitions are the moment when a presidential campaign switches from trying to win over voters to planning how to actually govern. For the incoming team, it is a high-stakes process that can be a deeply intimidating. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to David Axelrod, adviser to President Obama, and Ari Fleischer, press secretary to George W. Bush.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500Gen. James Mattis broke ranks with the Obama administration and left his post in charge of U.S. Central Command over his fixation on Iran as a threat to the U.S. Mattis is known as an independent thinker in the military. His past statements put him at odds with some of Donald Trump's views as well.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, about the beginning of President-elect Donald Trump's "thank you" tour, new controversy over Trump's tweets about voter fraud and his latest cabinet appointments.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500Donald Trump held the first of several post-election rallies, returning to the tone of his campaign and repeating many of the claims he made on the trail. But now he's the president-elect.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500The fake news controversy is rocking the ad industry, with Kellogg's and other brands pulling ads from Breitbart. But advertisers may be more worried about sites that generate fake traffic using bots.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:04:00 -0500On the eve of a debate among DNC chair candidates, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is facing criticism about his past remarks about Israel.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:45:00 -0500Legally, recently retired generals aren't eligible to serve as secretary of defense. While praising James Mattis' service, some Democrats question whether he should lead the Defense Department.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:00 -0500Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:24:00 -0500A quadrennial post-election Harvard tradition brings together senior campaign staffers from both sides to discuss the election. This year's forum was at times consumed by raw feelings.