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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:27:00 -0500Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig will support members of the Electoral College who don't cast their vote the president-elect. NPR's Scott Simon asks him why he's decided to take up this cause.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:27:00 -0500The Washington Post has reported that the CIA says Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Washington Post reporter Adam Entous.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:42:00 -0500The Washington Post reports that intelligence officials say it's now "quite clear" Russian hackers worked to tip the presidency in Donald Trump's favor, an assessment his transition team dismisses.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:33:19 -0500Our series on dyslexia brought some powerful, and emotional, reactions from readers and listeners. Here's a sampling.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:00:19 -0500As more seniors keep working and maintain health coverage on the job, there is greater potential for costly confusion about when and how to sign up for Medicare.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:06:00 -0500The president-elect's team has sent 74 questions to the federal agency, including many about climate-change-focused personnel and programs. The department's lawyers are examining the request.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:52:00 -0500Everywhere we looked in the news this week — in prisons, politics, online — we found strains of racism. It even shows up from beyond the grave.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:37:00 -0500The bill, passed less than an hour before the deadline, will keep the federal government running until late April. Coal-state Democrats had been protesting provisions that affected miners.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:34:00 -0500The man accused of murdering nine people in the basement of a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., told FBI investigators he was motivated by racial hatred.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:57:00 -0500A church in Harrisonburg, Va., posted a simple message last year: "No matter where you come from, we're glad you're our neighbor," in three languages. Now the signs show up from D.C. to Detroit.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:14 -0500Astronaut John Glenn — who was one of NASA's original Mercury Seven — was the first American to orbit Earth. He flew the mission in just under five hours, circling the globe three times in a capsule named Friendship 7. Glenn, who says he recalls the mission as if it were just last week, told NPR's Audie Cornish he doesn't want the U.S. to lose sight of the future and America's role in outer space. This story originally aired on Feb. 20, 2012 on All Things Considered.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:14 -0500In the federal Charleston, S.C., church shooting trial Friday, jurors heard Dylann Roof's taped interrogation. In it, he confessed to killing the nine parishioners.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump is putting his own stamp on the role of chief executive, which has some people rejoicing and others worried about where he's going to take the country.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump will retain a credit as executive producer of the reality TV show Celebrity Apprentice. The new season, with new "boss" Arnold Schwarzenegger, premieres January 2. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says no one but Trump knows how involved he will be, but the news seems to contradict NBC's past assertion that it has severed business ties with Trump.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500New economic research shows Americans are no longer as likely to make more than their parents did at the same age. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to New York Times columnist David Leonhardt about what he calls the "Index of the American Dream."