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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:33:00 -0500President-elect Trump will inherit ongoing conflicts with no end in sight when he takes the oath of office — a brutal fight against the Islamic State and a never-ending stalemate in Afghanistan.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:16:00 -0500Besides the hundreds of thousands of people who are expected in Washington, D.C., to cheer on the new president on Inauguration Day, thousands more are planning to protest.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:40:02 -0500Brownie Harjo runs a martial arts studio in the oldest building in Holdenville, Okla. Though the small town has seen better days, Harjo believes Holdenville still has potential.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:40:02 -0500President-elect Donald Trump has named some well known figures as special advisers. But it's still unclear as to what that title might mean and what extent of power these positions might hold.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:40:02 -0500Juan de la Rosa Diaz, 20, came to the U.S. illegally at age 5. Now, he's a senior in political science at Virginia Tech. He worries about what a Trump presidency means for him and others like him.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley faced tough questions from a Senate panel on Wednesday about how she would represent the Trump administration at the United Nations.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Among the dozens of people granted clemency by President Obama on Tuesday was Oscar Lopez Rivera. Depending on who you ask, he is either a freedom fighter or a terrorist.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -05002016 was the warmest year on record, according to a new report by the U.S. government. This is the third year in a row that global temperatures have soared above the 20th century average. The report comes ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump, who has at times, referred to global warming as a "hoax."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Russians have been counting the days until Donald Trump is sworn in as the next U.S. president. Officials, and official television, have been blasting the Obama years and looking forward to improved ties.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Senate health committee heard from Rep. Tom Price Wednesday on his nomination to become the secretary of Health and Human Services. Obamacare was a top issue, and the congressman's stock dealings in medical companies were also discussed.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500President Obama held his final news conference Wednesday before leaving office. He fielded several questions about his successor, Donald Trump.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Uchenna Ikonne, a Nigerian music scholar, about Onyeabor's career and how he turned his back on music to become a born-again Christian in the 1980s.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Supreme Court tests whether the Patent and Trademark Office violated the First Amendment when it refused to register the "disparaging" band name, "The Slants."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Commerce Secretary nominee signaled that the Trump administration would respond aggressively to trade violations, but several GOP senators worried that such confrontations could harm the economy.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500President Obama convened his final press conference in office on Wednesday less than a day after commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning. Obama was expected to face questions about his decision to grant clemency to Manning, who gave hundreds of thousands of military and diplomatic files to WikiLeaks.