Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500There's no legal definition for a "sanctuary city," but that doesn't stop people from using the term. We answer listeners' questions about what it means to be a sanctuary city.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:51:00 -0500McCorvey, who adopted the pseudonym Jane Roe in the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in 1973, was a champion for abortion rights activists and — later in life — for their opponents, as well.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500With Secretary Betsy DeVos rolling up her sleeves and joining President Donald Trump to talk with educators and parents, Washington, D.C., is at the center of a lot of education news this week.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:03:00 -0500After years of declining numbers, hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are rising exponentially. But good statistics are hard to come by.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with ProPublica reporter Sarah Smith about why victims of domestic violence risk arrest if they report it in Connecticut.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500As we depend on our cell phones more and more, the tools to peek into our phones are getting better. Local police departments across the country are investing heavily in this technology. And, with few laws governing what police can collect and store, that has a lot of privacy advocates alarmed. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to City Lab reporter George Joseph about the spread of tools that let police collect cell phone data.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:36:00 -0500If the Colorado newspaper files a lawsuit, legal experts say it would be the first of its kind, potentially setting a legal definition for what is considered fake news and what is not.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:04:00 -0500A federal appeals court ruled that part of the state's "Docs vs. Glocks" law limiting what doctors can ask patients about guns in the home violates the First Amendment right to free speech.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:01:00 -0500Discussions of a border wall happen at the intersection of environmental and civil rights.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:48:00 -0500A 29-year-old man was arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C., accused of buying a gun and ammunition as part of a plan to carry out a white supremacist attack "in the spirit of Dylann Roof."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500Steve Inskeep talks to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman about his legal challenges to the White House's travel ban and other ways he is opposing President Trump's agenda.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500A rural road in northern New York has become a magnet for migrants who no longer want to stay in the U.S. Growing numbers are stepping into Canada, knowing Mounties immediately will arrest them.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:33:00 -0500A Texas prosecutor says immigration agents violated the sanctity of a courthouse to detain a woman who was seeking a protective order against her boyfriend.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500The Washington Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a florist who declined to do the flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding broke the state's anti-discrimination law.