Last Build Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:52:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:52:00 -0400Michelle Taylor is taking part in a project to reconstruct slave cabins at Montpelier, the estate of President James Madison. Through her research, she discovered a personal connection to the site.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0400The body of former President James Polk may be on the move again. He's been buried on the grounds of the Tennessee state Capitol, but there's discussion about moving his remains to his former home.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:56:00 -0400Groups that help low-income families get food aid report a big drop in the number of immigrants seeking help. Some are canceling government benefits for fear it will affect their immigration status.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:27 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Louise Carter-King, mayor of Gillette, Wyo., about the impact that President Trump's executive order loosening regulations on coal will have on the the town.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:26 -0400Football is usually king on the campus of South Carolina. But, for this week, basketball rules as the men's team has reached it's first Final Four. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Gene Sapakoff, who covers the team for The Post and Courier.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional the standards used by the state of Texas to determine whether a convicted murderer is mentally deficient and thus may not be executed.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400The Scottish Parliament is expected to demand a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on Tuesday. Supporters want the vote to be in 2019 or 2020, just as Brexit negotiations are due to reach their final stage.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Donatella Rovera, senior crisis response adviser for Amnesty International, about evidence of American airstrikes destroying houses with entire families inside in east Mosul, Iraq.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400President Trump signed a sweeping set of executive orders on Tuesday that aim to dismantle the Obama administration's efforts to combat climate change.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400The Government Accountability Office has agreed to review costs and security measures associated with President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago. Trump has spent five weekends there since taking office.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Sarah Kliff of Vox about how Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price could dismantle parts of the Affordable Care Act through regulations.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Melissa Mays, a plaintiff in the lawsuit that just reached a settlement in federal court over lead-tainted water lines in Flint, Mich.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400House Rep. Adam Schiff updated NPR correspondents about the state of the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into President Trump's potential connections to Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. Schiff has called for the committee's chairman to recuse himself from the process.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400"Connection Lost: The Tinder Opera" is an 11-minute video dramatizing a young man's quest for love via the popular dating app. It marks an effort to adapt a 400-year-old art form to modern media.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400Police are trained to avoid warning shots for tactical and legal reasons. But this long-standing prohibition is being reconsidered under public pressure to reduce deadly shootings by police.