Last Build Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:35:43 -0400The state of Washington's Attorney General Bob Ferguson played a part in President Trump's first travel ban being blocked. He now talks about the first 100 days in office and Trump's travel ban.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:19:00 -0400The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400Prosecutors in Milwaukee are conducting a probe into a death last year at the county jail. An inmate died of dehydration, after staff allegedly turned off the water to his cell. It's one of four deaths in recent years at the facility, which high-profile Sheriff David Clarke oversees. Although he runs as a Democrat, Clarke is a frequent conservative commentator and served as a surrogate for President Trump on the campaign trail.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Emma Brown, an education reporter for The Washington Post, about the federal court judge's ruling on Monday allowing a city to leave an Alabama school district under desegregation orders. The judge said, even though she believes the motivation is racial, she will allow it to separate under certain conditions.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:30:00 -0400Kenneth Williams was the final inmate executed as the state sped up its schedule to beat the expiration date of its lethal-injection drugs.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:23:00 -0400The school alleges the chemical manufacturing giant is responsible for the elevated levels of three likely carcinogens in its groundwater. Its lawsuit asks that the company provide for their removal.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:06:00 -0400People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:00 -0400NPR's Audie Cornish talks with moderate Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey about what he's looking for in the new health care bill.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:06:00 -0400An advocate against female genital mutilation/cutting explains: "I wanted to break the sense of powerlessness that persists generation after generation."
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:16:00 -0400Lawyers for convicted murderer Kenneth Williams unsuccessfully sought stays from courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. Williams is the fourth and final inmate to die in Arkansas this month.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:06:08 -0400The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:03:00 -0400Police departments in about 95 percent of cities nationally have put wearable cameras on officers, or soon plan to. But do these body cameras make neighborhoods safer? Scientists want to find out.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:21:00 -0400Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Arkansas' flurry of executions this month has raised questions about the pace and process. But after inmates are put to death, what happens to the legal questions that were raised just before?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:23:00 -0400President Trump has called out the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, but the recent ruling on withholding federal grants was made by a single district court judge.