Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:36:40 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:36:40 -0500The administration will not direct public schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identities. It notes the primary role of state and local districts in education policy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:37:00 -0500In the Civil War's waning years, African-Americans trying to find lost loved ones used classified ads in newspapers. More than 900 of these notices are now accessible via an online database.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:03:00 -0500The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:40:00 -0500On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released two memos laying out the Trump administration's plans for detaining and deporting more people. The changes in policy could affect millions.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:18:00 -0500Residents were ordered to evacuate overnight after creeks and reservoirs flooded, and won't be allowed home for at least another day.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:02:00 -0500Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.
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 16:17:00 -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.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:15:00 -0500The activist campaigned to change rules, so that people with disabilities could get nursing care and other support at home past the age of 21, and get married without losing Medicaid benefits.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:47:00 -0500Scientists in India say the frogs are actually fairly common but have eluded discovery likely because of their extremely small size, secretive habitats and unusual calls.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:44:00 -0500The global fight against government corruption has often been led by the U.S., but those in the movement's trenches worry that signals being sent by the Trump administration could undercut the effort.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:44:00 -0500Chief Justice John Roberts calls the case "a perfect storm" of circumstances that culminated in a lower court "making a decision on life or death on the basis of race."
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0500Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times says that when it comes to national security, President Trump "doesn't trust the civilian national security establishment and they don't trust him."
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:34:00 -0500While the majority of residents in high-crime, high-poverty areas have a negative view of the police, they're also willing to work with law enforcement to make communities safer.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:11:00 -0500After Texas officials moved to block the health provider from receiving Medicaid dollars, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the state, allowing the group to stay in the program.