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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:18:00 -0500Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke's confirmation hearing is scheduled for this week. Energy developers and tribal leaders are cheering. But environmentalists are wary of the Montana congressman.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500President Obama leaves office with successes in healing America's racial divide as well as work left undone. NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji explains the complicated landscape he had to navigate.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500Murray Horwitz began his career as a clown on the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus. With the Greatest Show on Earth planning its last performances this spring, he remembers that experience.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500The inventor of Pinyin, a system that converted Chinese characters into words with the Roman alphabet, died on Saturday. Zhou Youguang was 111 years old.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500The church Martin Luther King Junior was baptized in as a child and where he served as minister holds a special significance — especially on MLK Day.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary nominee Gen John Kelly say they would not support a Muslim registry. But U.S. Muslims remain wary.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Oman's Foreign Ministry announced Monday it is accepting 10 more detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison. Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald provides an on the status of the prison.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Known for writing a book that is often required reading for diplomats, U.S. ambassador Samantha Power grapples with her own Problem from Hell that is the war in Syria.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500A new report from the International Crisis Group says the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal has lived up to its promises. But President-elect Trump has called the deal horrible, leaving its future unclear.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Last October, a cyber attack made it hard for people to access Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and other popular sites. Here's what we learned from that massive "distributed denial of service," attack.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Mexico has become a crucial manufacturing hub for all the major global automakers. Access to markets and duty-free exports are a big reason why.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Cokie Roberts remembers the political climate in 1983 when the bill to give Martin Luther King Junior his own holiday finally passed, and the years-long battle for it to be adopted nationwide.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500For the last three years, researchers in the United Kingdom have been studying the lowly chicken, and they say there's much more to the ubiquitous bird than many people realize.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Danny Murillo and Steven Czifra, former Pelican Bay prisoners who started the Underground Scholars Initiative, a program to help counsel former prisoners going to college.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500To start our road trip to Donald Trump's inauguration, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with black clergy and educators in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, about their hopes and fears for what the next four years may hold.