Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:49:38 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:49:38 -0500This week, Bob Mondello joins us for our annual Oscars Omnibus: We talk nominees we haven't got around to yet, and look in on some of the hottest races.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:28:00 -0500An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500There's a country music band based in Istanbul with Syrians and Americans. Their latest tune is about President Trump's immigration order.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500Ezekiel Mutua is the head of Kenya's film board. He's really just supposed to rate films and other media. But over the past year, he has undertaken a censorship crusade expanding his mandate into the Internet, music and even forcing the cancellation of a lesbian speed-dating event.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500Late night TV shows heavy on sharp satire of President Donald Trump are scoring well in the ratings. NPR takes a look at the phenomenon.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500The deadline has passed for protesters of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to clear the camp they have inhabited for months. The camp is expected to be flooded in the coming days, and the pipeline is nearly complete.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Texas inmate who argued that he received a death sentence because an expert told the jury that he was more likely to be violent in the future because he's black.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500The number of immigrants staying in the U.S. illegally is estimated to be around 11 million. But demographers say that figure may become harder to track as President Trump ramps up deportations.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500The Department of Homeland Security wants to hire thousands more immigration and border security agents to help implement the administration's goals. But that's easier said than done.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:38 -0500The Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minn., is the largest mall in the United States, and it is now looking for a writer-in-residence.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0500Ned Price worked at the CIA from 2006 until last week. He says he quit because, "I reluctantly concluded that I cannot in good faith serve this administration as an intelligence professional." NPR talks to Price about his decision and asks whether others may follow.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0500Members of Congress are back home this week, and many are getting an earful from angry constituents and demonstrators worried about efforts to repeal Obamacare, among other issues.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0500The late Van Cliburn won a piano competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Today, pianists competing in an event named after Cliburn hold a certain reverence for the man and the moment.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:19:05 -0500With an army of strings backing up heavy lyrics, the Danish songwriter's session might just give you the shivers.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:17:00 -0500President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in 2016. Looking at Trump's term so far, one Democrat worries she will regret switching parties. Another says she will be voting GOP from now on.