Last Build Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:06:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:06:00 -0500Mansoor Shams has been standing on street corners around the country with a sign saying, "I'm A Muslim U.S. Marine Ask Anything." It's exhausting, "but I feel like it's almost become my mission."
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:56:00 -0500Though Motown's hits were recorded in a studio, newly discovered live recordings of session guitarist Dennis Coffey make the case that the label's iconic sound was forged in Detroit's nightclub scene.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:56:00 -0500President Trump's use of social media to endorse or shame companies is a new public-relations channel. Some are leveraging that to recycle old news on job creation or other investment plans.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:44 -0500President Trump moves ahead with campaign agenda items, but a controversial and debunked claim from the election still looms.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:44 -0500Writer Mark Baumer, who was walking across the country barefoot, was struck by an SUV this weekend and died.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500Academy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday with the musical, La La Land, receiving 14 nominations, tying a record.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500California Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, where he highlighted the ways in which the nation's largest state plans to oppose the new Trump administration's initiatives.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500President Trump signed five executive actions Tuesday morning. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Cristina Rodriguez of Yale University about the historical use of executive orders and their limits.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500NASCAR is reinventing itself — again. A new point system may or may not draw new fans to the sport, but it will change how people watch. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Scott Fowler, sports columnist for the Charlotte Observer, about the new changes.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500President Donald Trump took executive action designed to speed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Opponents say they will challenge the projects at every step.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500Columbia University released a new report detailing its historical ties to slavery. The report highlights how slavery affected the financial, social and intellectual status of the institution. NPR's Ari Shapiro discusses the details with report author Eric Foner.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500A Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday exposed some daylight between President Trump and his nominee for budget director when it comes to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Mick Mulvaney wants to overhaul these entitlement programs, while Trump said during the campaign he wants to leave them alone.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Pippa Norris, director of the Electoral Integrity Project, about President Trump's claim, now made twice, that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500With Mike Pompeo newly installed as director, NPR looks at how the CIA might evolve under the Trump administration, and if it will continue its evolution from spy service to paramilitary force.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500On this week's All Songs Considered: Musicians face personal challenges, political uncertainty, the state of humanity — and rally.